An OnlyFans mannequin accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend of their Miami condo referred to as him a racial slur throughout an intense argument earlier than his dying, cellphone recordings reveal.
The recordings had been made by Christian Obumseli earlier than he was killed on April 3. His girlfriend, Courtney Clenney, was arrested in Hawaii in August whereas she was in rehabilitation for substance abuse and post-traumatic stress dysfunction. She was charged with second-degree homicide with a lethal weapon.
The recordings, which present little or no video, had been obtained by NBC Information by means of a data request with the Miami-Dade State Lawyer’s Workplace. A spokesperson mentioned they have no idea the precise dates the recordings had been made.
In certainly one of them, the couple seems to be arguing about Obumseli saying howdy to a lady on a motorcycle journey.
“What’s going on?” Obumseli asks. “Are you gonna get this mad at me once I’m apologizing to you.”
“Drop your excessive pitch,” she screams.
He responds: “OK. I’m not doing it on function.”
Obumseli begins to apologize to Clenney however she cuts him off. “Shut up and let me f—ing slap you,” she yells earlier than demanding Obumseli discover her cellphone.
At one level, Clenney is heard calling Obumseli, who’s Black, the N-word. At different factors, she is heard crying hysterically.
In one other recording, Clenney asks Obumseli if he’s completed “gaslighting” her.
“Courtney, that’s a f—ing menace,” he responds. “I apologized however you hit me.”
It’s not clear what occasions led as much as the recordings.
Frank Prieto, an legal professional for Clenney, and Larry Handfield, an legal professional for Obumseli’s household, couldn’t instantly be reached on Thursday.
Prieto advised NBC Miami that the recordings don’t present context and reiterated statements he made earlier that his consumer was defending herself on the evening Obumseli was killed.
“She’s not going to trial for her life-style, her earlier arguments, or recorded rants. She goes to trial for defending herself in opposition to a violent battle along with her ex-boyfriend for which she feared for her life; Courtney is a sufferer of home abuse,” he mentioned.
The pair had been in a relationship since November 2020. Miami-Dade State Lawyer Katherine Fernandez Rundle has mentioned that it was an “extraordinarily tempestuous and combative” relationship and labeled Clenney because the aggressor.
Different movies which have been launched present Clenney showing to provoke a bodily assault on Obumseli in an elevator in February. One other exhibits her asking officers for a restraining order in opposition to him after an worker of their condo constructing referred to as the police.
A 911 recording from the day Obumseli died was additionally launched. In it, Clenney apologizes to Obumseli and tells the operator that her “boyfriend is dying of stab wound.” He’s heard within the name repeatedly saying that he can’t really feel his arms.
He was later pronounced lifeless at a hospital.
Clenney, who appeared on OnlyFans below the title Courtney Tailor and has 2 million followers on Instagram, is being held with out bail in a Miami-Dade County jail as she awaits trial.