"It's really dark," the "Vanderpump Rules" star says of the "fofty" feud.
When the "Vanderpump Rules" star stopped by "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" Monday night, she shut down the idea that Lala and Randall weren't completely in love with each other while also condemning the rapper for making his money issues so public.
"I'm really actually grossed out by the whole entire thing," Stassi told Andy. "I don't understand why this has become a relationship thing. Like, [Randall's] in love with Lala. Why is it that [50 Cent's] posting about money? Like, Venmo request, PayPal request. I don't understand why this is a whole Instagram thing. If so, tag me, 50, 'cause I could use some more followers."
"It's really dark," she added, turning her sights to her boyfriend, Beau Clark, who was standing behind the bar. "And you know, I've spent so much time with Lala and Randall. Beau and I are upset about it."
"I thought 'Fofty' didn't need to bring Lala involved, only because I thought, 'Wow, has Rand really emasculated himself,'" she said. "I mean, those [text messages] were -- wow -- I needed to faint. They were so much."
When Andy pointed out that Randall had paid the rapper the $1 million he supposedly owed him, Cecily noted he received even more than that "'cause then he made those shirts." She also said Lala should not have been brought into the feud, a comment with which Stassi agreed.
The unlikely yet highly entertaining feud began on Friday, when 50 took to Instagram to share a "Vanderpump Rules" snippet of Lala telling Stassi about how she met Randall and immediately landed an acting role in one of his films, adding that he got her Range Rover the day after she let him "hit it."
In his caption, 50 wrote, "10 seconds left in the 4th quarter, hoes are winning. Do you want a Range Rover? Yes, bitch, yassss. Then just run out and suck a dick. LOL. SMH. ME TOO ROLE PLAY: Are you an actress? Come to my hotel and act like you really want the role, then suck a dick. No good, Randall. No good."
In response, Lala shared a video of herself on Instagram Live, ripping into 50 and claiming he was "diminishing the validity" of the #MeToo movement.
50 retaliated by sharing a plethora of text messages he exchanged with Randall (they co-produced drama series "Power"), saying he owed him $1 million. He also likened Randall Emmett to Harvey Weinstein, likely because of Lala's response to his #MeToo reference.
In the texts, Randall apologized profusely, revealed he had asked the rapper to be a groomsman, begged "Fofty" (best typo since "covfefe") to make it stop and said the stress of the incident had sent him to the hospital with chest pains. But 50 didn't let up posting their private messages, brutal memes and photos poking fun at the producer.
The rapper then shared a second "Vanderpump Rules" clip of Lala telling other co-star Brittany Cartwright after a short-lived split from Rand, "There's a lot of dick out there for me to suck to get on a PJ. I'm just letting you know. Like, no matter what, I can still live that life. You just need to have a mouth, baby. It doesn't matter what you look like."
He captioned the clip, "Life after Fofty gets his money. BJs for new PJs." He also added shots of Emmett looking stressed and added the tune, "Manic Monday" by The Bangles, to the post.
On Monday morning -- "pay day" -- the rapper shared a picture of his head Photoshopped onto every single "Vanderpump Rules" castmembers' body in the opening shot of the Bravo series. "Fofty Cent Rules," the image read. Lala's co-star and former friend, James Kennedy, liked almost all of the rapper's shady posts, even commenting, "I'm DEAD," on the first snippet he shared.
In the midst of all the back and forth, Randall and Lala unfollowed each other from Instagram and have refrained from commenting on the matter publicly. Meanwhile, 50 began selling T-shirts mocking the ongoing fight. The shirt displays Emmett's message, "I'm sorry FOFTY," followed by 50's response, "$1,000,000."
By late Monday morning, 50 announced he had received his money and said he no longer had any issues with the producer. Although the rapper has since deleted every trace of the petty brawl from his Instagram, the T-shirts are still available for purchase.
"Vanderpump Rules" airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on Bravo.
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