Nicki Minaj Pays "Cosby Actor" Geoffrey Owens $25Okay As Promised: Report
Just a few weeks in the past, Nicki Minaj pledged that she'd donate $25Okay to former Cosby actor Geoffrey Owens after he was job-shamed for working at Trader Joe's. While the "Ganja Burns" rapper was accused earlier this month of not following by means of along with her promise, it seems that she's stored her phrase and despatched Owens a verify for $25Okay.
According to TMZ, Nicki Minaj has despatched a verify for $25Okay to Geoffrey Owens after pledging to donate the cash on "Queen Radio" earlier this month. However, as a substitute of protecting the cash, the actor will probably be donating the massive verify to charity.
"I wish to give this donation of 25okay to the Actor’s Fund in reminiscence of the late, nice Earle Hyman -- who performed Cosby’s father, ‘Russell’, on “The Cosby Show” -- who lived his final a few years and died on the Actors’ Home, (funded and run by the Actor’s Fund)." He stated, "I'm extraordinarily grateful to Nicki Minaj for enabling struggling actors to proceed pursuing their desires."
In response, Nicki Minaj stated, "I am completely happy to be part of an important trigger. I want Geoffrey a lot success and need him to understand how cherished he's. Rest in Peace to Earle Hyman."
While Owens finally left his job at Trader Joe's due to the unwarranted consideration that got here from the viral second, it appeared to work out in his favor, finally. He's reportedly obtained a "handful" TV gives together with one from Tyler Perry who supplied Owens a gig on his present The Haves And The Have Nots.