XXXTentacion's mother, Cleopatra Bernard, has issued a response to the $11 million lawsuit filed against her by her late son's half-brother, Corey Pack.
XXXTentacion's mother, Cleopatra Bernard, was recently hit with a lawsuit from the late rapper's half-brother, Corey Pack, but she's not going down without a fight. The lawsuit was filed on Friday (June 19th), and essentially accuses Cleo of stealing millions of dollars from X's estate that were owed to Corey, with whom X shares a father. Corey's mother, Jodi Kavney, is suing Cleo on her son's behalf, claiming that 25% of X's more than $50 million estate was supposed to go to Corey, but that Cleo cut a deal with X's baby mama, Jenesis Sanchez, that ultimately cut Corey out of his portion of the estate.
Shortly after the news broke about the lawsuit, Cleo took to Instagram to express her feelings about the whole situation and issue a formal response. She posted a screenshot of the TMZ headline with the caption, "On the second anniversary of my son’s death, this what I have to wake up to. HERE WE GO AGAIN..." She also attached a statement explaining why the lawsuit is "completely without merit."
"The lawsuit filed by XXXTENTACION’s half-brother, Corey Pack, against XXXTENTACION’s mother, Cleopatra Bernard, is completely without merit," the statement reads. "Contrary to the allegations of the complaint, a court has already determined that Corey Pack is entitled to nothing from XXXTENTACION’s estate or trust. XXXTENTACION’s only child, and sole heir, is his son, Gekyume Onfroy. Any attempts by Corey Pack or his mother to take money from XXXTENTACION’s only child or to extract money from XXXTENTACION’s mother are completely without merit."
"Contrary to Corey’s false and misleading statements in his complaint," the statement continues, "Cleopatra has been exceedingly generous to Corey and his mother. Cleopatra has not only paid Corey’s living expenses and purchased him a car, but she has gifted to him and his mother, Jodi Kavney, a mortgage free home and paid the current year’s real estate taxes. We are confident that the courts will conclude, for a second time, that Corey Pack is entitled to nothing from XXXTENTACION’s estate or trust."
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Jodi is suing Cleo for $11 million on Corey's behalf, and, if excluding Corey from X's trust is proven to have been intentional on Cleo's part, she will seek to triple the amount. She is also arguing that Corey is entitled to an ownership stake in X's record label, Bad Vibe Entities.