AceShowbiz - Offset's latest social media post has received mixed reactions. The "Bad and Boujee" emcee divided fans after he confessed that he is in a "dark place" following his cousin and Migos bandmate Takeoff's tragic death.
On Thursday, December 8, the 30-year-old rapper, born Kiari Kendrell Cephus, tweeted, "In a dark place." The husband of Cardi B also added a single middle finger emoji, seemingly hinting that anything he feels sucks.
The tweet was quick to spark debate, with many accusing him of seeking attention and pointing out that he "helped" his wife throw money during her show. "No disrespect, but.... If I lost someone I consider as family, i would definitely not be on twitter tweeting. I would go dark..without seeking attention for it," one person replied to his post.
"Him and Cardi are really using Takeoffs death for clout and sympathy . Their getting so much attention and this will definitely help Offset album sales . People are gullible af and not paying attention to what's going on . Offset didn't even get along with them . He doesn't even follow Takeoff and Quavo," someone else pointed out. A separate person added, "Bro shut up, you was helping your wife throw money a few days ago."
Defending Offset, one fan stressed, "Everyone grieves differently!!" The said person added, "Who r u all to tell this man he shouldn't b tweeting if he just lost someone! 4 some, talking isn't what they want 2 & they hold it in! He just lost..so be it! Leave @OffsetYRN alone!" A second said, "You dont have to explain anything to these internet people. Grieve the way you want to grieve. If you want to tweet, then tweet. If you dont want to, then dont. Theres no pleasing these people. Theyre going to make up stories, and believe whatever they want to believe."
Offset apparently has been having rough times since Takeoff was fatally shot on November 1 following an altercation at a club in Houston, Texas. Late last month, his wife Cardi admitted that it was hard to make him happy again. "We living our life normally, but deep down inside our hearts have been so heavy," the "Bodak Yellow" femcee claimed in a since-deleted Twitter voice note.
Over the weekend, Offset celebrated Takeoff's life when performing at Miami club E11EVEN. "We are going to go Takeoff crazy in here tonight. I'm doing this for my brother. For Takeoff, let's do this s**t," the hip-hop star told the crowd as he honored Takeoff. He then performed some of the group's hits, including "Bad and Boujee" and "Fight Night".
More recently, Offset warned fans not to post about his late cousin unless it's in a "good light." Along with an image of Jesus Christ posted on his Instagram Story, he wrote, "Don't post Takeoff unless it's in a good light please!"