Geoffrey Owens will quickly be $25,000 richer because of rapper Nicki Minaj, who introduced Wednesday that she is making a donation to the previous “Cosby Present” actor.
The donation comes only a few days following Owens’ resolution to give up his job at a New Jersey Dealer Joe’s after he was so-called job-shamed over the weekend.
Minaj made the announcement on her Beats 1 “Queen” radio present.
“That man is now getting so many alternatives,” Minaj expressed. “I personally need to donate on behalf of Queen Radio $25,000 to Geoffrey Owens. why? Imma let you know one thing. This man is a complete … legend in these streets.”
“What did you get by taking an image of that man on the grocery retailer,” she added.
Owens performed Elvin Tibideaux, the husband of one of many Huxtable daughters, Sandra, throughout his time on the “Cosby Present.” Nevertheless, he instructed the Good Morning America that he hasn’t had an appearing job that lasted greater than 10 weeks since leaving the present.
FULL INTERVIEW: @GMA EXCLUSIVE — "There's no job better than another…every job is worthwhile…" Actor Geoffrey Owens speaks out, responding to job shaming and backlash after a photo of him working at a grocery store was posted online: https://t.co/0wZJnpowI9 pic.twitter.com/aNiG5fV2yf
— Good Morning America (@GMA) September 4, 2018
He labored on the Dealer Joe’s retailer for 15 months earlier than images of him working as a cashier appeared within the Day by day Mail and on Fox Information, the actor mentioned.
Karma Lawrence, the lady who snuck an image of Owens as she paid for her groceries, instructed NJ Advance Media she meant no sick will and regrets her resolution.
“I do not know why I snuck an image,” mentioned Lawrence, 50. “I figured all people does it. I do not know what possessed me. I simply did it. I did not even give it some thought. I simply form of did it on impulse and it was a foul impulse.”
— T.J. Holmes (@tjholmes) September 4, 2018