Rapper Cardi B has won a libel case against Blogger Tasha K, and was awarded $1.25million, TMZ reports.
According to the report, Rapper Cardi B had claimed the blogger made up harmful lies about her on the internet is ringing true with the jury, which just sided with her in federal court.
The rapper won her libel case against Tasha K, who she sued for posting videos where she alleged, among other things, Cardi B was a prostitute who dabbled in drugs and had contracted STIs.
After a week-plus long trial, Tasha was found liable on 3 separate claims, and ordered to pay rapper Cardi B the sum of $1.25 million in general damages and $250k for medical expenses.
Cardi had dragged on Tasha, suing her back in 2019 when the blogger refused to take down the damaging posts.
Cardi B even went on the witness stand during the trial and testified she was suicidal during this period as a direct result of Tasha’s stories.
Looks like she made an impact with jurors, she and her attorneys, Lisa Moore, Sarah Matz and William Pequignot scored a big win, and can close the book on this mess, for now, TMZ reports.
The judge said any potential punitive damages Tasha might owe Cardi will be determined in a future hearing.
Tasha K tweeted about the verdict, saying “My Husband, Attorney’s, and I fought really hard. I want to thank them for their long hours and sleepless nights. Winos it’s only up from here. See y’all in a few days. Back to work.”