Women in Music 2016

2 Chainz Being Sued for $5 Million for Calling a Woman a 'Thot'

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2 Chainz is being sued by a woman who claims she was fired from her job due to a video that features her, 2 Chainz and his friend and rapper Cap 1 and others.

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Christine Chisholm is featured in a video shot in what looks like the backstage area of a concert. The rapper refers to her as a "thot" (an acronym for “that ho over there”) and asks how and why she’s backstage.

2 Chainz and Cap 1 go back and forth on whether Chisholm is the woman they're looking for. "We apologize. We thought you were the other Tina," 2 Chainz tells her before another man tells her to "walk out the door."

According to the lawsuit, Chisholm claims that she was fired from her job at a barbershop because of the manager’s fear that the video would bring the shop "negative publicity," says TMZ.

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Chisholm was made aware that she was being taped at the latter end of the video. "While you're back here you're in blog territory," 2 Chainz tells her.

Chisholm also suing for $5,000,000 in damages, also claiming that the harassment and public abuse has damaged her reputation.

Representatives for 2 Chainz did not respond to a request for comment at the time of publishing.