viral social networks star Lil Taywho became famous at the age of nine for her scandalous clips in which she rapped and threw huge amounts of cash, broke her silence on Saturday with a music video and a series of Instagram Lives in which she played the piano, acoustic guitar and the electric guitar.
Lil Tay, now 14, began promoting her resurgence last week, posting on her Story that she would be “exposing everyone” at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday. Just before the specified time, Tay added a link to his bio for a music video titled “Piglet 4 Green” a light dance track with a video whose theme, unsurprisingly, is cash and sports cars. At approximately 3:15, he began the concert, first showing off his classical skills on a grand piano, then playing an acoustic version of the Eagles’ “Hotel California,” before finally donning an ’80s-style electric guitar and playing along with Metallica’s “puppet master.” Those in the comments were confused, yet impressed.
Shortly after 3:30, he took a seat in front of the camera to speak publicly for the first time (not through representatives or cited media interviews) since a now-deleted Instagram post. declaring that he had died It began circulating online last month.
In August, Lil Tay claimed that her Instagram account had been hacked and used to spread “discordant misinformation,” namely that she and her brother, Jason Tian, 21, had died under mysterious circumstances. “I want to make it clear that my brother and I are safe and sound, but I am completely heartbroken and struggling to even find the right words to say,” Lil Tay. he told TMZ At the time.
The star appears to have long had a contentious relationship with his father. In an interview with Well-informed person At the time news of Lil Tay’s alleged death began circulating, Hope strangely refused to confirm or deny whether Lil Tay and her brother had died or not. And in 2018, Lil Tay’s account was cleaned up, save for a post on her Instagram stories that said “help.” However, around this time, the account was also used to share posts containing several allegations of abuse against her father.
On Saturday’s Live, Tay expanded on these claims, walking viewers through accusations of inappropriate behavior by her father, as well as more serious allegations of neglect and abuse. She claimed that he had not been present in her life before her viral fame and that he only came back from her because he wanted to “control” her and her money. (She appeared to show “receipts” for these accusations: text messages between her mother and her father, as well as emails and photographs, but they all appeared upside down on camera.) She also stated that she believed he was behind the death hoax, since as well as a crypto currency using his name that would be published the day after the rumor was published on his account.
Hope, who practices law in Vancouver, Canada, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but has repeatedly denied the claims, stating that her concerns were based on Angela and Jason Tian, her mother and brother, They exploded. (Lil Tay and her mother have denied these allegations.) After a post on Tay’s Instagram account claimed Hope was behind the death hoax, he he told TMZ“Everything said is 100 percent false, and I trust this should be obvious to anyone who knows me or the long history of absurd and false statements made by the various people who have controlled the Instagram account.”
In August, Tay’s account shared a statement from a firm called MacLean Law, which claimed that it had successfully acquired primary custody of Angela Tian and that she had also been granted “exclusive final decision-making powers and responsibilities.” and daily in the best interests of Tay Tian.” Meanwhile, Hope was ordered to submit monthly child support payments in addition to other expenses, plus retroactive child support owed since 2014.
Despite fans’ interest in her family’s struggles, she seems eager to change the narrative. “I’m ready to move on,” she said at the end of the Live. “I’m done with this.”