LL Cool J Asks Fans To Help Him Find Maia Campbell After Possible Video of Actress Surfaces

LL Cool J speaks onstage during The 58th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 15, 2016 in Los Angeles.
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LL Cool J speaks onstage during The 58th Grammy Awards at Staples Center on Feb. 15, 2016 in Los Angeles.

LL Cool J took to Twitter Sunday night (July 9) to ask fans, followers and anyone who may have a connection to his former co-star Maia Campbell for help. Video footage surfaced over the weekend presumed to be of the actress, high on drugs in Stone Mountain, Georgia.

The 39-year-old was allegedly seen missing a tooth while pumping gas and demanding crack. The former In The House actress also alleged to have been raped by a man she says thought he was Bill Cosby. The disheartening video below, which has garnered nearly 200,000 views, is said to have been leaked by Campbell’s supplier.

The Lip Sync Battle host saw the video of his friend and like many viewed it as exploitative.


After a video of #maiacampbell surfaced last week, #llcoolj wants to help. #blesshim

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Campbell’s struggle with substance abuse has been a tumultuous one. While she has relapsed in the past, she’s also maintained sobriety. In 2012, Campbell sat with Iyanla Vanzant and spoke in depth about her bipolar disorder, as well as her rocky relationship with her mother who had passed away.

At the time of this post, LL had not said whether or not he’d been able to get in contact with Campbell. The Atlanta rapper who filmed the video of Campbell, known as T-Hood, said he's not sorry for putting it out there. As reported by Vibe, Hood said he was not concerned with the actress' well-being while attempting to push a narrative of race and denouncing her battle with bipolar disorder.

“Y’all n****s would not be mad if I posted a white girl,” he said in an Instagram video by way of Straight From The A. “If I would have ran into muthaf***king Hillary Duff/ Lizzy McGuire and she was asking for crack and [was] sucking d**k at the gas station for money for crack, I would have posted her, too.”

“Just because she was a black actress from back in the day, who we already all know from Redan. She been on the block for years. We been knew this b***h. She been doing dumb sh*t. Went in the industry got geek up f**ked all in the streets, n***as sent her back to Atlanta and she got geeked up some more. This ain’t no mental disorder this b***h is just high as f**k.”

This article originally appeared on Vibe.