Broward County, FL – XXXTENTACION’s mom Cleopatra Bernard has reportedly filed a lawsuit in opposition to Ariana Onfroy, X’s half-sister.
According to The Daily Beast, Bernard believes an interview Onfroy gave to British tabloid The Sun about X’s June capturing demise implicated her in his homicide.
During the interview, Onfroy acknowledged his homicide was an “inside job.” Although she by no means particularly named Bernard because the orchestrator, Bernard thinks there’s sufficient confusion across the article that she determined to sue for defamation, libel and slander.
“It is with such unhappiness and regret that the tragic finish Bernard’s] son’s life needed to be muddied with the disgraceful and hatred sic] phrases his sister in direction of his personal mom,” Bernard’s legal professionals Aaron Behar wrote within the authorized doc. “Given Onfroy’s] horrific and emotionally disturbing accusations made purely out spite, Plaintiff can not merely ignore the harm the feedback have precipitated not solely to her fame, but additionally to her monetary and enterprise endeavors as properly.”
In the article in question — titled “INSIDE JOB’ XXXTentacion’s sister claims rapper’s homicide was arrange by member his inside circle” — Onfroy steered somebody aside from the 4 males presently charged with X’s homicide was concerned in planning his demise.
“It was undoubtedly an inside job,” she mentioned. “There’s anyone on the within that knew the place he was going to be and the precise time he was leaving for the murderers to know when to return and to do what they did. It undoubtedly was arrange.”
X was killed in June exterior RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Investigators initially deemed it a “random theft.”
Bernard is asking for upwards $15,000 in damages.