Drake slammed for kissing, touching 17-year-old in resurfaced video
Canadian rapper and singer Drake came under fire after a video of him kissing and touching the breast of a 17-year-old in a resurfaced video that is currently making rounds on social media.
A video of Drake flirting and dancing with a female fan during a concert was shared by a netizen, @thespookgod via Twitter on Thursday, Jan. 3.
The video, which had gone viral, has garnered over 3.37 million views, 22,100 retweets and 52,800 likes, as of this writing. It has also been reported by People, TMZ and Ok!, among other international publications.
drake kisses underage girl, learns she’s underage, then kisses her again but this time feels her breasts pic.twitter.com/oLkxZccHiS
— SPOOK GOD ALLAH (@thespookgod) January 4, 2019
Drake kissed the girl’s shoulders and neck before standing behind her for an embrace. After a while, he separated from the girl and said, “I get in trouble for s**t like this.”
He then asked for the girl’s age. When the girl said she was 17 years old, the crowd went wild.
“I can’t go to jail yet, man!” Drake stated. The concert was held at Ogden Theater in Denver in May 2010, as per TMZ yesterday. The age of consent in Colorado, United States is 17.
“Seventeen? How do you look like that?” he added. “You thick. Look at all this.”
“I had fun, I don’t know if I should feel guilty or not, but I had fun,” he later remarked. “I like the way your breasts feel against my chest. I just want to thank you.”
Despite learning that the girl he had been previously flirting with was underage, Drake went to kiss the girl’s hand. He then kissed both of her cheeks and forehead before bestowing a kiss on the girl’s lips, much to the delight of the crowd.
Drake and his camp have yet to issue a statement on the matter, as of this writing.
Netizens found no humor on the viral video. They took to the comments section of the post to express their disgust.
Sicko Mode 🤢
— “Pull-Up P” (@Otis_ROZAE) January 5, 2019
— Emalee (@archaeoccult) January 6, 2019
Drake’s fans were quick to point out that the singer-rapper did nothing illegal, seeing as the girl in the video is within the age of consent.
— From: Whence (@facsimilefore) January 5, 2019
It was in Colorado, age of consent in Colorado is 17. Drake was 20 when this happened anyways. It really isn’t that big of a deal/ age difference.
— Jacowi🥜 (@jacowi93) January 5, 2019
Others, meanwhile, remained firm that Drake should not have kissed the 17-year-old.
He kissed her on the neck
DRAKE said he gets carried away
Asks her age
She says 17
Kisses her on the lips pic.twitter.com/CZLt9EQ6vP
— Parth Jain🌐 (@dragonlord_66) January 5, 2019
So the girl told drake she was 17(sounds like what she said) he still proceeded to comment on her physical appearance, express how her breasts felt good on his chest and then he kissed her on her lips…. you sick motherfucka 🤦🏾♂️ https://t.co/Y3Rnn7QgSl
— Kip Ali (@KipAliOfficial) January 5, 2019
Some pointed out that Drake ought to be jailed for what he did.
na man drake found out a girl was 17 and went on to say i like the way your breasts feel against my chest please lock this man up
— ! shawn **+:) (@sickoshawno) January 5, 2019
Meanwhile, another netizen, @CoxDemarious, commented on the reaction of the crowd during the show.
Everybody in the crowd getting booked too
— DaeDae👺👨🎤💯 (@CoxDemarious) January 5, 2019
Drake was previously accused of grooming 14-year-old Bobby Millie Brown, after the “Stranger Things” star revealed that the singer-rapper gives her relationship advice. He also allegedly groomed Hailey Baldwin who is now happily married to Justin Bieber. Last year, he was also rumored to be in a relationship with 18-year-old model Bella Harris. JB
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