She said, he said. Kim Kardashian Ray J’s past relationship is still making headlines nearly two decades later, thanks to the singer’s former manager.
During an appearance on the the “Bootleg Kev” podcast in September 2021, Wack 100 claimed that he was in possession of “part two” of the infamous sex tape that the Skims founder made with Ray J (real name Raymond Norwood) when they dated in the early 2000s. “We can’t put that out there in the world like that. That’s disrespectful,” the “Sexy Can I” singer’s former manager said at the time, stating that he would “gift” the footage to either his former client or Kardashian’s ex-husband Kanye West.
“The claim that there is an unreleased sex tape is unequivocally false,” Kim’s attorney Marty SingerA statement was made to this effect Us Weeklyat the time. “It is unfortunate that people make these statements to try and get their 15 minutes of fame.”
Ray J echoed those sentiments, saying Wack 100’s claims were “not cool” and upset him. “How can I show growth and maturity if this kinda of stuff keeps happening?” he wrote via Instagram in September 2021. “I’m a father now and my job is to be a great parent and put them first. This is not the message I want to send out – smh.”
However, West spoke out in an interview with The Guardian on January 20, 2022. Hollywood Unlocked‘s Jason LeeThe footage was allegedly retrieved by Ray J himself, who also kept a second tape from being made public. “I went and got the laptop from Ray J myself that night,” the Yeezy designer recalled. “I met this man at the airport, then got on a red-eye, came back [and] delivered it to her at 8 a.m. in the morning.”
He continued: “[Kim]She cried when it was revealed to her. It’s not hard to understand why she wept when she saw it on her laptop. Because it represents how much she’s been used. It represents how much people didn’t love her and they just saw her as a commodity.” Ray J seemingly replied at the time via Twitter, writing, “This needs to stop. I also have kids.” (He shares Melody and Epic with Princess Love. Kardashian and West share daughters North, Chicago, and their sons Saint, and Psalm.
Though she didn’t comment on West’s claims at the time, the KKW Beauty founder revealed that she learned about the threat of new sex tape footage being released while her son Saint was playing Roblox on his iPad. “I can’t believe this is happening right now,” Kardashian said in an April 2022 episode of Hulu’s The Kardashians, after seeing the “super inappropriate” popup that her son came across online. The two subsequent installments followed her efforts to regain control of the footage. They also included the emotional moment West gifted her with the computers, hard drives, and tape.
“All of this is a lie smh,” Ray J commented on a Hollywood Unlocked Instagram post that included a clip from The Kardashians. “Can’t let them do this anymore – so untrue.” The Love & Hip Hop Hollywood alum claimed that his meeting with the “Ultralight Beam” rapper didn’t happen the way it was explained on the show and accused his ex-girlfriend and her mother, Kris JennerYou can twist the story to make him look worse.
“I’ve sat in the shadows for over 14 years allowing the Kardashians to use my name, to abuse my name, make billions of dollars over a decade and a half talking about a topic I’ve never really spoken about,” Ray J told The Daily MailIn May 2022. “I’ve never leaked anything. I have never leaked any sex tapes in my life. It has never been a leak.”
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