AML artists, I talk a lot about checking and regulating your emotions when it comes to how you deal and respond with the public over things said about you. I also say, often, that you cannot get on the public highways of Twitter, Facebook, Youtube and what have you and go off with temper tantrums etc. If you have an issue with someone, SUE them. Before the lawsuit is filed in court, your lawyers will help try to negotiate an amicable result. If that doesn’t work, then a jury or judge can help force a resolution to the dispute, after the conclusion of trial. It is a very effective and the legal way of finding solution to your disputes. You can also mediate (try to talk things out) or arbitrate (more informal kind of legal proceeding) your disputes.
We’ve seen Courtney Love, among others, sued for going off on twitter, against her lawyers for that matter. Now add Soulja Boy to the growing list. Needless to say, more to come and I suspect on Nigeria’s end, we are soon to see a lawsuit filed against some of our celebs who go online and go off with defamatory rants and abuse on others.
For analysis on USA Defamation laws, click here.
“(AllHipHop News) Soulja Boy has been hit with another lawsuit, the second one in the past seven days.
The Atlanta producer/rapper was involved in a serious car accident on June 23, after he allegedly crossed the double lines and smashed his Bentley into a Chevy, being driven by a pregnant woman.
Although Soulja Boy initially denied that he was behind the wheel, he eventually admitted to driving the Bentley that was involved in the car accident with a couple, Bobbiye Sullinger and Herman Flowers.
Sullinger and Flowers are already suing Soulja Boy for medical expenses, emotional distress and physical distress. . . ” – All Hip Hop News has the full story.
By the way, can we say “lame” to this song below? *Sigh*