by Mara Peoples
July 11, 2017
Photos by Steve Granitz/WireImage and Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage
Child star Maia Campbell responded to former In The House cast member LL Cool J after the rapper/actor publically solicited help after a disturbing video of her earlier this week went viral. Watch Campbell’s response below.
— Karen Civil (@KarenCivil) July 11, 2017
Late Monday night, LL Cool J wrote in response to his former co-star, “You can’t help someone who doesn’t want your help.”
You can’t help someone who doesn’t want your help.
— LLCOOLJ. (@llcoolj) July 11, 2017
Earlier this week, a shocking new video of Campbell went viral where she appears unkempt and wearing only a bra and underwear at a gas station in Stone Mountain, GA. During the video, taken by a local rapper, Campbell was heard saying, “I want some crack” and describes that she had been raped by an unidentified individual.
The star allegedly stop taking her bipolar medication after her daughter was born and was arrested numerous times for a range of crimes including: car theft, drug possession and prostitution. In 2012, Campbell voluntarily moved from a mandatory mental health facility to a resident treatment center. She also agreed to be featured on OWN’s Iyanla: Fix My Life.
For years, Campbell has been struggling with her addiction but this time, her relapse captured former co-star LL Cool J‘s attention. This morning he posted on Instagram in hopes to reconnect with Campbell in an effort to help her get back on track.
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