Following the news that a warrant was issued for Offset after he slapped a teenager's phone out of his hand while on Instagram live, Offset's lawyer has accused the teen of trying to extend his "15 minutes of fame."
"This incident, which took place as Mr. Cephus was simply trying to buy items for his youngest child, was not reported to police for 4 days,” Offset's attorney, Drew Findling told AJC.
“This so-called ‘Victim’ instead took to social media for an extended 15 minutes of fame. There has been absolutely no investigation and nothing has been shown to indicate Mr. Cephus is the cause of any damage to this person’s property. The felony warrant is disgraceful and should be dismissed immediately.”
Offset is facing a felony charge of damage to property after the incident which took place on Friday at a Target in Sandy Springs.
The victim, 18-year-old Junior Gibbons, immediately reported the incident to the police, telling them that his $800 iPhone 8 was destroyed. Fans of Offset have accused the teen of trying to clout chase.