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B. Simone Says She Takes 'Full Accountability' In Plagiarism Scandal, Reveals Her Team ‘Dropped The Ball’

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B. Simone speaks out for the first time after she was called out by several content creators who accused her of plagiarizing her self-help book. She says she’s taking full accountability and explained how it even happened in the first place. More inside…

B. Simone is speaking out for the time to address plagiarism accusations that have been circulating online.

In case you missed, the “Wild ‘N Out” star got blasted on social media by several content creators who accused her of stealing their content for her self-help book, “Baby Girl: Manifest the Life You Want." Once one content creator noticed she stole some of her content for B. Simone's self-help book, several others spoke out and shared images of their work compared to B's book to prove she did in fact take their content and used it for profit. Then, Twitter canceled her over it.

 

 

When the drama first popped off a few days ago, B. Simone’s manager, Mz. Skittlez, said they hired a design company to handle the book. Rapper Meek Mill even tried to come to her defense amid the controversy.

Now, she’s telling her story of how this mess began.

The controversy sparked a lawsuit, so, B. Simone was very careful with her words due to legal reasons. She said she couldn’t spill all the tea right now, but she said she felt she had to say something to address what was going on.

”I have been vulnerable, real, transparent, honest throughout my whole career," B. Simone started off saying in an Instagram video.

The comedienne said she hired a team that she felt she could trust to bring her vision to life, and basically create the book and its content, but the team allegedly did things that she did not know about.

"I had a vision to create a book for young women to change their mindset and have them manifest because that is how I feel I became successful in life," she continued. "Me and my team outsourced. We hired a team that we trusted. That we thought could bring my vision to life and they did a lot of things without my knowledge."

The 33-year-old entrepreneur said she was unaware of any plagiarism in the book, but she’s taking full accountability. The book has been pulled and will not be sold until everything is sorted out.

"I have reached out directly to every content creator that was disadvantaged an I am doing everything I can to fix this issue and make everyone whole," she wrote in the caption of the video.

Although she didn’t know about the plagarisim in the book, she said she’s the boss, so she’s the one who has to fix it.

"Even though this was not intentional, I am still so very sorry to the content creators and I understand their frustration 100 percent,” she wrote.

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I have built my career on complete transparency and vulnerability. I have shared my lows and have celebrated my highs for the world to see, and this moment wont be any different. I want to be honest with you all ALWAYS! Like most creatives I outsourced a team to help me with the details, the graphics, the wording, the arrangement of my book. I trusted this team of individuals to take my vision and translate it into what I hoped to be a map towards manifestation. I have reached out directly to every content creator that was disadvantaged an I am doing everything I can to fix this issue and make everyone whole. Even though this was not intentional, I am still so very sorry to the content creators and i understand their frustration 100%. To my supporters I apologize, you trust me to deliver honesty and authenticity and although some things were done without my knowledge I am the leader and I dropped the ball. I am working everyday to be a better human, a better woman, a better professional, and to do that successfully I have to own my shit. Thank you to those of you who have supported me. I am genuinely sorry that this happened and I vow to make it right

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Gotta pay the cost to be the boss. Especially when you outsource the very details of your business that is the basis of your business - like the content and messaging you are selling.

If she returns for another season of "Wild 'N Out", they're going to roast her endlessly.

 

Photo: B. Simone's IG

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