Lil Reese Met With Serious Backlash for Harassing Man Sleeping on the Street
UPDATE (Sept. 8):
On Friday (Sept. 8), Lil Reese was filmed staying true to his word about giving back to the homeless in an apologetic letter he uploaded to his Instagram Story. In the footage, the 30-year-old rapper handed a few homeless people several dollar bills and something to eat.
UPDATE (Sept. 7):
On Thursday (Sept. 7), Lil Reese posted an apologetic letter in his Instagram Story after a video surfaced of someone in his crew deciding to dump a drink all over a sleeping man's head. The Chicago rapper insisted that he doesn't condone the offensive behavior and promised to donate monies, clothes and food to homeless initiatives twice a month.
"I would like to apologize to my fans and everybody watching for recording and laughing while they were pouring water on the homeless man in the video," Reese wrote. "I do not condone or support that type of behavior in anyway."
"I will be giving away money to the homeless community as well as giving away food, clothes, and water twice a month going forward [100 emoji]," he concluded.
ORIGINAL STORY (Sept. 6):
Lil Reese is facing serious black for harassing a man sleeping on the street.
Lil Reese Posts Video of Himself and His Friends Harassing a Man Sleeping on the Street
On Tuesday (Sept. 5), a since-expired Instagram Story originally posted by Lil Reese began to circulate all over social media. In the video clip below, Lil Reese and his friends can be seen strolling down the street before coming across a man who is sleeping on the street. As the Chicago rapper films himself and his crew approaching the individual, things take a turn for the worse.
"Get his a*s, get his a*s," someone off-camera can be heard saying as Lil Reese keeps the camera rolling. "Put that b***h on his head. F**k him."
From there, someone with Lil Reese decides to dump a drink all over the sleeping man's head, which is met with laughter from the group.
"Don't do that, man," the unexpecting man on the street yells. "That ain't right, man."
Lil Reese Met With Heavy Backlash for Harassing a Man Sleeping on the Street
As a result of the tough-to-watch video, Lil Reese is being blasted left and right for his actions. The universal response from most social media users is that Reese is way out of pocket. While some express utter shock at how Lil Reese and his friends were treating the man, others are warning the Chicago native that there may be negative karma headed his way.
"That Was Lame Bosses Don't Do That Should Have Put Some Hundreds In His Pocket And Told him Clean Yourself Up And I Give You A Job," one Twitter user wrote regarding Lil Reese.
"Just saw the video of Lil Reese pouring his drink over a sleeping unhoused man's head," a commenter replied. "Universe, do ya thing."
XXL has reached out to Lil Reese for an official statement on the matter.
Check out the video of Lil Reese harassing the man sleeping on the street and the heavy backlash he's facing about it below.