George Floyd’s Daughters Mother Announces $250M Lawsuit Against Ye West

FILE - Kanye West arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on  Feb. 9, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. West, who goes by Ye, is ending the contract between his company Yeezy and the struggling clothing retailer, confirmed his lawyer in an emailed statement to The Associated Press Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

At a glance

  • The mother of George Floyd’s daughter plans to sue Ye West for $250 million following the rap and fashion mogul’s alleged claim that a fentanyl overdose caused Floyd’s death in 2020.
  • Roxie Washington said she is suing on behalf of herself and Gianna Floyd, the daughter she had with Floyd.
  • Kanye implied in an interview that first aired Sunday that the 46-year-old Floyd died from an overdose and not at the hands of Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin, who was later convicted of murder.

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