Keri Hilson Apologizes for Seemingly Reigniting Feud with Teairra Mari

The “Love and Hip Hop” star had threatened violence against the singer following an interview appearance.

Teairra Marí says it’s on sight when she catches fellow singer Keri Hilson.

The R&B star’s longtime feud reached its boiling point following Keri’s October appearance on Tank and J. Valentine’s podcast “R&B Money,” where she hinted at unresolved issues with the “Sponsor” singer during the segment called “I Ain't Saying No Names.”

Keri never says Teairra’s name, however, she goes on to describe an incident where a singer attended her show and remained seated in the front row with arms folded throughout the entire performance.  

Keri claimed that the star “didn’t want to be there, and it was very obvious” and that she felt “disrespected.” She added, “So, when they came to my dressing room backstage, I said something and we almost got to scrapping…. it could’ve got real ugly.” Hilson also deemed the person to be “pretty insignificant at this point.”

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The video circulated across the internet, eventually drawing Teairra's attention. In the comments section of the post, where it had been shared, the singer issued a firm message, stating, “Y’all, people gotta leave me alone. I don’t bother anybody, just leave me the f—ck alone.! 

She continued, “So now, Keri! What’s up you wanna fight or do you not want to fight because I’m gonna whoop your ass when I see you I’m sick of you people bothering me! You had a whole different story when I was in your face you’re a liar b—tch!!

Keri responded to Marí in an Instagram comment of her own, writing: “Well fellas, I guess the ‘I ain’t sayin’ no names’ segment didn’t work too well this time… Unfortunately this did happen around 12-13 years ago. I never knew until I saw the previous post you also told this story publicly.”

She later issued an apology to the “Love and Hip Hop” star, writing, “I’m responding to this because I don’t wanna allow anything to bring us back to a place we’ve long passed. And since it was a public story that got connected to you in public, it deserves a public apology. I’m sorry for telling the story especially with the energy & hurtful words that I used. 

Keri noted that her comments were “unnecessary because my feelings and energy at this point, in this present moment are nothing but love… no ill will or vitriol towards you. It’s an old story that I see now we’ve both told. I hope you’re doing well in this season & wishing you all the best in life.”

Teairra has yet to respond.

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