Southern rapper Soulja Boy Tell Em has shared his thoughts on battling rumors over the past few years which have ranged from being engaged to having a drug addiction.
For Soulja, he feels the media is largely responsible for him being attached to false reports.
"To be honest with you, sometimes when you sit and think about it, it can get scary," Soulja Boy admitted. "You know what I mean? It's like the media can create a lie and sway, like, 80 percent of the general population to believe it. And there's really not anything I can do about it but deny it and denounce it -- but when you got them pushing forward and just steady trying to embed in people's heads, there's nothing you can do about it...You know what I'm saying? You see me on the BET red carpet. You see me doing my thing. You see me staying consistent with the music, staying with working with bigger and better artists in hip hop. I think that speaks for itself." (MTV)
In 2009, Soulja Boy was rumored to be engaged to model Rosa Acosta.
Crank them wedding bells! Did Soulja Boy get engaged to model Rosa Acosta? Check out pictures of the happy couple, plus bootylicious pics of Rosa below...MediaTakeOut is reporting that rapper Soulja Boy proposed to model Rosa Acosta some time last week. The website claims that a celebrity friend of Soulja Boy leaked the info. Soulja Boy has a huge fan base on Twitter that he shares the most minute details of his life with, from new tattoos to remote control Lamborghinis, but it appears the young star is trying to keep this bit of personal information under wraps. (Star Pulse)
Over the summer, celebrity groupie Kat Stacks accused the rapper of being a cocaine user.
"What up y'all, this Kat Stacks b*tch," Stacks said in a bathrobe recording herself. "Can't really speak loud right now because Soulja Boy's in the shower. Anyway though, I'm here at the motherf*cking hotel, at the Intercontinental Buckhead in Atlanta right across the street from Soulja Boy's condo. Anyway, I been here kicking it with this motherf*cker. Yo, this motherf*cker is a motherf*cking coke head. This motherf*cker's been doing dope all motherf*cking day. That's why n*gga can't f*ck me right. I f*cked this n*gga three times. The first two times he came in five seconds, the third time he couldn't get hard and the n*gga still came. This n*gga's a motherf*cking coke head yo. Yo, check this out yo. Look at this sh*t man, this n*gga's a motherf*cking coke head yo. It's funny as h*ll." (World Star Hip Hop)
The rapper later came forward to clear the air and deny Stacks' accusations.
"Man, from the whole situation, I learned that one, you gotta watch who you associate yourself with once you become a celebrity," Soulja Boy told radio host Funkmaster Flex. "Two, everybody don't have your best interest at heart, and three, it's just crazy being a celebrity, period. A rumor or source can go crazy on your name and that's just something that's been like, 'Wow.' I've been a celebrity for like, what, three years and this was just one of the craziest things that just had my name all out in the media, so, I don't know. It's not true, at all, 100 percent. We can go ahead and put that on the radio or wherever you want to put it at. What she said is not true at all. And just to all my fans that's waiting on my album, I want to make that clear. I was set-up. I was framed. And right now, we in a good position because we moved past that and all my fans still rocking with me and they seen past it. But, for anybody that ain't seen past it, I'm making it clear right now that it was all a lie." (Hot 97)