Stripper Maliah Michel Says Drake Tried to Make Her Stop Dancing for Years
Drake had a lot of people talking this weekend when he retired a couple strippers' jerseys for Houston Appreciation Weekend. One of those jerseys had Maliah Michel's name on it, and even though she quickly responded to Drake's gesture over the weekend with a light jab, she hopped on Twitter Monday to share her experiences with the Toronto rapper.
On Monday, she initially responded to a post by HotNewHipHop that characterized Drake's gesture as "good-intentioned," to which she responded, "No fucking well intentions... eat a dick." Then she went in.
"I have to say something and it's from the bottom of my heart. I will be 34 in December. Do you know how good it feels to be able to walk in The club with girls 10 years plus younger than me and still be that bitch? Y'all and say what you want or think what you want," she wrote Monday. "But I call that blessed. And I was overweight. So this can be a career if you take care of yourself. Pay taxes and save your money."
She continued by claiming Drake tried to make her stop dancing. "Y'all don't know that nigga been trying to make me stop dancing. Always putting me down about it," she said, referring to Six God. "Always telling me I'm not better than anyone else in the club selling ass instead of dancing. But nigga can't stay out the club [...] Y'all just don't know. My only regret is ever trying to explain how much I love dancing. And thinking so highly of him [...] That I let his opinion of me mold my opinion of myself. Fuck that and fuck you if you got a problem [...] I remember pleading with him to understand. I said Beyoncé wears the same kind of stuff I wear [...] This nigga got mad and told me not to compare myself to Beyoncé [...] Bitch wha?! Don't you ever tell me not to compare myself to Beyoncé! I'm a woman that's what we do!! [...] No matter how light I tried to make things. Just always mean and hurtful. But whatever I'm done."
Over the weekend, Maliah had posted a picture to IG and responded to Drake retiring her jersey by saying, "Contrary to 'social media news' no man can retire me. I'm shaking this azz into a wheel chair. Maliah will retire Maliah."
You'll recall Drake mentioning Maliah on "Miss Me" when he said, "Someone tell Maliah I'm on fire, she should work tonight."
Peep all her tweets about Drake and her self-esteem as a dancer below.
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