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Young Thug Responds To Backlash After His Little Girl Is Seen Driving A Car Without A Seatbelt

Hip-hop star Young Thug has come under fire after a heart stopping video was recorded of his underage daughter driving a car.

The young girl – who’s reported to be under the age of 10 – can barely see over the dashboard as she drives down a down a public road. 

The 20 second clip has no sound as the youngster drives without a seatbelt on.

Young Thug Responds To Backlash After His Little Girl Is Seen Driving A Car Without A Seatbelt
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At one point, a woman’s hand reaches over to realign the wheel of the luxury vehicle Lincoln car. The tiny child then continues to drive down an empty residential street in Georgia.

According to TMZ, the female passenger is the girl’s mother, but Young Thug was not in the car at the time.

He has since responded to the criticizm levelled against him and vehemently denies having any involvement.

“Never would I put my child’s life in danger nor anyone else’s life. I am out of town and that video is clearly in Atlanta,” the Best Friend artist wrote on Instagram.

“I am a very safe man, especially when it comes down to my kids. I am very smart, last thing I’m looking for is clout/fame I have both.”

“Plus she wouldn’t dare even ask me could she drive a car…But it’ll be handled ‘expeditiously.’ You people must get smarter than you are to think I’m anywhere near such thing.”

Young Thug Responds To Backlash After His Little Girl Is Seen Driving A Car Without A Seatbelt
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The video was first posted to The Shade Room’s Instagram page and has since racked up more than 2.2 million views.

Actor/Singer Tyrese and former NBA player Matt Barnes have been quick to call out the 27-year-old rapper and his family’s parenting methods.

 

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#PressPlay: #YoungThug’s baby girl showing y’all she can push the whip 🚘💅🏾😩

A post shared by The Shade Room (@theshaderoom) on Jun 3, 2019 at 6:01pm PDT

“I’m almost sure DFCS [Department of Family and Child Services] is gonna see this,” Tyrese warned in an Instagram comment.

“Stupid,” added Barnes. 

In a statement published to TMZ, young Thug’s representatives have said that nobody was in the area at the times of the dangerous incident. They also claim the girl only drove the car for around thirty seconds.

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Written by Christine Haveford

Christine loves all things cinema, and she's been that way ever since she was a little girl. In fact, she is so passionate about cinema that she decided to pursue cinematography as a full-time career, and is now pursuing film studies at the New York Film School. Originally from Florida, she is still exploring the new city, people, places, and the culture, loves the new weather, going ice skating during winters, and spending time with her fellow classmates and friends from college.

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