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Akon Facing Criticism Over Michael K. Williams Comment, 'The Famous & Rich Go Through More Problems Than The Poor'

Akon Facing Criticism Over Michael K. Williams Comment, 'The Famous & Rich Go Through More Problems Than The Poor'

Hot97 Staff
09/09/2021 12:00 AM EDT
Akon is facing some criticism…The hip-hop star shared a few words for the late Michael K. Williams, who died earlier this week. The actor's official cause of death hasn't been revealed, but police suspect it to be from a fatal od.As reported on XXL, Akon spoke to TMZ about the passing of The Wire actor. Akon gave his condolences but also said that rich people "struggle more" than the poor. Akon said, "The famous and the rich go through more issues than the poor. You know when they say 'More money, more problems,' that's a real thing." Take a look:https://twitter.com/videomixtape_/status/1435656004239335431?s=21Social media wasn't feeling Akon's comment. Check out some responses:https://twitter.com/llcooltakes/status/1435710772663959560?s=21https://twitter.com/winkiesword/status/1435681323570667523?s=21https://twitter.com/claycane/status/1435646441557528583?s=21How do you feel about Akon's comment?RIP Michael K. Williams. You will be missed!