UPDATE 1/5: Tyga's reps reached out to TMZ with a response to these allegations and said that Tyga only contacted O'Malia to potentially sign her to his label. According to Tyga's manager, Anthony Martini, the rapper only asked her to FaceTime with him so that he could hear her sing while he was in the studio. Martini also reportedly sent pictures of text messages to TMZ where O'Malia mentioned to Tyga that she was 17.
See below for the original story published on 1/4/16.
It looks like Tyga has found himself in some potentially serious legal trouble, as reports are surfacing that he may have contacted a 14-year-old model named Molly O'Malia. OK! originally posted the story back in December, which alleged that Kylie Jenner busted Tyga texting O'Malia. After rumors surfaced, O'Malia hired famed civil rights lawyer Gloria Allred to represent her.
During a press conference today in New York, O'Malia spoke to reporters for the first time and says Tyga did indeed initiate contact with her through Instagram. At first, she thought he was interested in her music (She's an aspiring singer) but she became alarmed when he continually asked to FaceTime with her. Allredadded that while Tyga texted her client often, the two were never romantically involved like OK! initially reported. She also said that while the original report suggested that O'Malia was "excited to be part of a sex scandal," that just isn't the truth.
Allred aired out OK! and is blaming the publication for revealing O'Malia'sidentity; the magazine used a poorly pixalated photo of her on a cover. O'Malia also alleges that OK! never contacted her or her mom to use her photos and that they never would have allowed it if they did. Allred is now seeking a formal apology from the magazine to O'Malia due to her overall embarrassment from the falsified story. "People who are not well known—who are otherwise voiceless and powerless and feeling hopeless—have a right to have their side of the story. They have a right to do that. She is 14 years old," Allred said.
It's currently unclear if this situation will lead to a lawsuit and Tyga has yet to respond. We'll continue to update this story as more details come out.
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