Raz-B of B2K has lengthy claimed that he was sexually abused by the group’s former supervisor Chris Stokes.
While his bandmates had beforehand denied the allegation, Omarion now believes there could also be some fact to matter after witnessing Raz-B’s habits throughout their reunion tour earlier this yr.
Omarion shared his ideas throughout a latest interview with VladTV after Vlad instantly requested the singer if he believed Raz was molested.
“I definitely think something happened to him. I don’t know what happened to him but I think something happened to him.”
Omarion resisted saying for sure Stokes was the one who sexually abused Raz, however conceded that “something traumatic” occurred to his former bandmate and buddy.
“I didn’t see anything happen [between Raz and Stokes],” he stated. “So I don’t know; but the way that he responds to certain things, something traumatic has definitely happened.”
Raz joined all the unique members of B2K earlier this yr for a profitable reunion tour.
However, he missed a number of dates as a result of he didn’t really feel secure round Stokes—who labored on the tour—and to “focus on his health and well-being” after being arrested for allegedly strangling his girlfriend.
Omarion is standing by his bandmate, although.
“Let me simply say this about Raz as a result of he’s a really passionate particular person. He’s clearly publicly and personally needed to take care of some traumatic issues. Trauma is likely to be completely different for you however his coronary heart and his effort has at all times been that.
“He’s a good person. He always tries to do his best. He just has some things like we all have that he needs to work out. I believe he’s working on that right now.”
However, he had little to say about the place his relationship at present stands with Stokes.
“I have nothing to say about him,” he stated after revealing the supervisor was as soon as married to his “play auntie.”
The 35-year-old singer confirmed a lot maturity within the VladTV interview, most exhibited when he appeared unbothered whereas discussing the mom of his two kids, Apryl Jones, who’s at present relationship his different B2K bandmate, Fizz.