Carmelo Anthony Won't Slap a Ho, But May Pay Someone $5,000 to Do It

August 30, 2010

Over the weekend, disgruntled Denver Nuggets employee Carmelo Anthony entered the social media limelight with a controversial tweet about assaulting women. After the sentiment was met with “mixed reviews,” he later announced that his account had been hacked. (Luckily, he built up tons of credibility with his Stop Snitchin’ DVD cameos and recent trade demands, so everyone will probably buy the excuse.)

The story itself is a tad peculiar, so let’s paint the picture with a little background information.

The woman at the center of the story is a generously described “model” named Kat Stacks, who is famous for sexually pleasing obscure rappers and then mocking them publicly. (If only my high school guidance counselor had informed me of this career option...)

This unique sexual strategy has reportedly made Stacks the source of a viral video contest throughout the hip-hop community.

According to The Miami New Times, entourage members of famous rap crews routinely run up to Stacks, slap her in the face and film it for later amusement and/or self-incriminating court evidence.

Yes, this is an actual thing people are doing for fun.

Though Stacks has never been publically been linked -  in any way – to Anthony, the NBA superstar gave her a shout-out on Twitter for a conspicuously absent reason:

I got 5k for whoever see @ihatekatstacks and slap the s$!t out her pigeon ass face. Real talk. U f$%& with the right one now.

When u do it record it and send it to me along with name and address. Real talk.

Since the NBA has taken somewhat of a loose “please don’t pay people to hit women” stance, Anthony claimed that his Twitter account was hacked eight hours later.

At this point, it’s impossible to know if Anthony’s account really was compromised, or if he was simply using the suddenly common security breach excuse to avoid reprimand.

If only there was a way and/or machine to tell when people with sketchy associations to drug lords were lying, we may be able to get to the bottom of this thing.

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