The popular rapper from American, Lil Uzi Vert recently announced that his USD 24 million (Rs 175 crore) diamond that was fixed on his forehead was ripped out by his fans at the time when he dropped himself into the crowd at ‘Rolling Loud’ in the month of July this year.
On the occasion of the 18th anniversary of ‘Jay-Z’s 40/40 club’, he informed -“I had a show at Rolling Loud and I jumped into the crowd and they kind of ripped it out.” He added, “I’m feeling good, I still have the diamond so I feel good.”
However, fans have been contemplating that Lil Uzi got the high-priced gem removed as he was spotted without it at that time. Lil Uzi’s real name is Symere Bysil Woods, had initiated speaking about his diamond on his social media in January. Lil Uzi revealed that he had saved up money for years so that he could buy the diamond piece from his favorite designer, Elliot Eliantte.
The rapper took to his tweeter and wrote - “I’ve been paying for a natural pink diamond from Elliot for years now. This one stone cost so much I’ve been paying for it since 2017. That was the first time I saw a real natural pink diamond. A lot of M’s in my face.”
Also, Uzi has posted pictures of his bleeding forehead but the PR team soon deleted them. Later, the pictures were shared by his fan pages.
As per the reports, once a fan asked the rapper about the most expensive thing he posses. In response, the popular rapper said, “This diamond.” He added, “10 almost 11 carats.”
Also, Lil Uzi insured the pink diamond and he has not got the pink diamond fixed on his forehead again after the incident. When a fan tries to suggest Lil Uzi place the gem on a ring, then, as per the reports, he had joked and shared - “If I lose the ring yeah U will make fun of me more than putting it in my forehead haha jokes on you."
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