Lil Tay, who’s believed to be between the ages of 14-16, took to Instagram on Saturday to interrupt her silence for the primary time since a faux announcement about her dying went viral in August. The rapper and singer went dwell on the favored social media app whereas carrying a pink outfit that included a sleeveless crop prime and matching skirt. She began off taking part in the piano earlier than sitting down to speak about intimate particulars in her life, together with why she’s been out of the highlight for years and the way her father, Christopher Hope, and his spouse allegedly abused her.
In the course of the clip, she defined that her father solely stepped again into her life after she was well-known and had custody of her for some time. She mentioned it was when she was underneath his custody that the alleged abuse, each bodily and psychological, was happening. She additionally talked about the dying hoax and claimed it was her father who was behind it.
Tay went on to say that an individual has additionally been claiming to be her ex-manager, however they’re mendacity and dealing together with her dad. She wrapped the livestream up by confirming that her mother, who she mentioned helps her, now has custody of her once more and he or she’s able to restart her music profession. She adopted the open dialogue with a put up that includes a brand new music video for a music referred to as “Sucker 4 Inexperienced,” which will be seen beneath.
“IM BACK🔥IM BACK ☺️IM BACK😜LINK IN MY BIO‼️ YALL BITCHES THOUGHT THE SHOW WAS OVER😩 😂😂😂SUCKER 4 GREEN OUT NOW!!!LINK IN BIO‼️ EVERYONE GO WATCH‼️” she captioned the put up.
Tay’s claims comes after her father denied the abuse allegations and the declare that he faked her dying final week. “The one that is liable for that Instagram put up, in addition to anybody repeating the fully false and libelous accusation inside it, are nearly sure to grow to be defendants in a defamation lawsuit,” Christopher mentioned in a press release to TMZ. “Every little thing said is 100% false, and I belief that this ought to be apparent to anybody who is aware of me or the lengthy historical past of absurd and unfaithful statements made by the assorted individuals who have managed the Instagram account,” he added.
Across the similar time, Tay shared a photograph of her father to her Instagram story with the caption, “My abusive racist misogynistic lady beating father faked my dying.” A second put up exhibits any person’s palms (seemingly Tay’s) on a passport. Tay has not independently spoken out concerning the newest accusations in opposition to her father.
Shortly after the faux dying announcement about Tay went public, the proficient star confirmed she was alive, in a press release. “I need to make it clear that my brother and I are protected and alive, however I’m fully heartbroken, and struggling to even discover the appropriate phrases to say,” she informed TMZ by way of her household on August 10. “It’s been a really traumatizing 24 hours. All day yesterday, I used to be bombarded with infinite heartbreaking and tearful cellphone calls from family members all whereas making an attempt to kind out this mess.”