New York rapper 50 Cent is big mad right now. The hip-hop veteran has come forward to go off-off on TV personality Gayle King bringing up late NBA icon Kobe Bryant‘s past sexual assault accusation.
Big Facts: Fif went to his social media pages Wednesday and questioned Gayle’s need to bring up the since-dismissed legal case in a TV interview.
High-Key Details: This week, Gayle interviewed WNBA legend Lisa Leslie and forcefully brought up Kobe’s 2003 incident.
Wait, There’s More: The now-infamous incident happened during Bryant’s mid-20’s.
In 2003, when Bryant was 25, he was accused of raping a 19-year-old woman at a hotel in Colorado. His accuser ultimately declined to testify, and the criminal case was dismissed; she and Bryant later settled a civil suit out of court. After the case was dropped, the NBA player issued a public apology, saying, “Although I truly believe this encounter between us was consensual, I recognize now that she did not and does not view this incident the same way I did.” (Decider)
Before You Go: Social media has erupted with pure smoke aimed at King over her decision to bring up Kobe’s 2003 drama.