Meek Mill water controversy explained: Twitter lambasts rapper for Instagram story

Olivia Olphin December 7, 2020
Meek Mill water controversy explained: Twitter lambasts rapper for Instagram story
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Meek Mill water controversy explained: the rapper is being roasted on Twitter for posting an Instagram story that shows him giving a $20 dollar bill to a group of young kids selling water on the street and telling them to split it. Fans are now calling the millionaire rapper “cheap”. Keep reading to find out what happened.

Who is Meek Mill?

Meek Mill was born Robert Rihmeek Williams in Philadelphia on 6 May 1987.

He is best known for being a musician. The rapper has had many high profile collaborations, such as with Drake, Lil Durk and Snoop Dogg.

Meek Mill’s new, EP Quarantine Pack, dropped on Spotify on 20 November this year. His top song, Going Bad, featuring Drake, currently has nearly 700 million streams on Spotify.

According to celebrity net worth, Meek Mill’s net worth is around $20 million dollars. The rapper has three children and split up with ex Milan Harris earlier this year.

Meek Mill water controversy explained

Meek Mill recently posted an Instagram story showing him giving money to a group of kids selling water on the street. In the video, Mill hands one of them $20 and then asks the kids to split it between themselves.

Twitter reacts to Meek Mill’s charity

Fans are now roasting the rapper on Twitter for his Instagram story. Some pointed out that Meek Mill’s car alone is worth nearly half a million dollars and that he should have given the kids more money. Others are suggesting that maybe not everything needs to be posted on an Instagram story.

Mill has addressed the water controversy directly.

The Meek Mill water controversy also generated some great memes.

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Olivia Olphin is a freelance writer at GRV Media. She graduated with a first in English Literature from UCL and with a distinction from the Broadcast Journalism MA at City University. She has three years of freelance journalism experience and during this time she has worked for companies such as Eurosport and Times Radio. Her particular areas of expertise include film, theatre, and TV; she will most likely be found bingeing the newest fantasy or Marvel series! Olivia has many years of reviewing experience, working as accredited press for the London Film Festival. She has also written widely about culture and sex education, as well as LGBTQ+ and women's issues.