Rental Car Company Sues Teenage Rapper For Allegedly Crashing And Abandoning That Lambo in WeHo
One of the great mysteries of our times may be coming to a close. The figures behind The Great Lamborghini Crash of 2017 have been brought into the light thanks to a lawsuit over the matter.
To recap, a Lamborghini Huracan (retail: $240,000), which had allegedly been street racing a Bentley through West Hollywood on the night of June 28-29, lost control and crashed into two parked cars near the intersection of Romaine Street and Genesee Avenue. Witnesses claim the driver of the Lambo then abandoned the car, hopped into the Bentley, and sped off.
Well, Exotic Car Rental in downtown L.A. isn't happy letting the story end there. The company brought a lawsuit against 17-year-old rapper NBA YoungBoy (aka Kentrell DeSean Gaulden) on July 7, accusing Gaulden and associate Desmond Hardnett for destroying and abandoning a rented vehicle (re: the Huracan). What's more, the lawsuit states that Hardnett was meant to be the sole driver of the Huracan, and breached contract by allowing Gaulden to drive it.
WeHoVille reports that the lawsuit was filed in L.A. Superior Court on Thursday and that it identifies Gaulden as a Beverly Hills resident.
According to TMZ, the suit is seeking damages and additional costs totalling over $350,000. What's more, they add that Gaulden claims "the reason the car was left behind is because there was an injury that required a ride to the hospital."
It'll be hard to argue out of this one, as Gaulden is driving a white Lamborghini Huracan in the music video for his song "41" released last week.
The lesson here, ladies and gentlemen, is to always opt for insurance on the rental.