[Blind Gossip] There has been chatter about this musician disappearing from public life and entering the witness protection program.
Will that actually happen?
He is def talking about it. He says he’ll get all his tatts removed and change his hair and even get plastic surgery if he has to.
He sounds serious.
WITSEC is good in theory but the reality is that he makes a living being famous and he can’t figure out a way to make a living being unfamous. WITSEC will give him some money for six months but then he has to earn his own money. If he can’t make a living, he might just hire a sh*t ton of bodyguards to protect him from the gang bangers.
BG Note: WITSEC is the Federal Witness Protection Program.
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[Optional] What would you advise him to do?
Musician: Tekashi 6ix9ine
Daniel Hernandez, aka Tekashi 6ix9ine, was facing up to fifty years in prison. So he turned state’s witness and ratted out a bunch of gang members.
Snitching like that may have helped with his prison time, but it certainly isn’t going to protect him from stitches.
That’s when Tekashi 6ix9ine started talking about changing his appearance and going into the Witness Protection Program.
It turns out that was all talk.
Just as your friends at Blind Gossip told you, Tekashi 6ix9ine can’t be “unfamous.” His desire for fame and money are more important to him than saving his own life. So he is just going to hire some bodyguards and move on with his music career.
Tekashi 6ix9ine No Thanks on Witness Protection 24/7 Security’s Fine by Me!!!
Tekashi 6ix9ine plans to do something very un-snitch-like — after all the snitching he just did — and that’s to reject the witness protection program as soon as he’s a free man again.
The federal trial that saw the rapper sing like a canary for 3 days wraps up Thursday as prosecutors and defense attorneys give closing arguments. Tekashi pointed fingers and named names of his old gang members (and other celebs too), but sources close to him tell us he will forgo any participation in witness protection — and will instead opt for a life of fame.
That might sound like a death wish, considering how many people he rolled over on during his testimony — but we’re told Tekashi’s still itching to make new music, and believes he can pick up where he left off.
Tekashi realizes the Nine Trey Bloods could be gunning for him, and possibly others who are pissed he turned rat for the feds — but we’re told his safety plan is simply round-the-clock security. It’s, essentially, the hide-in-plain-sight approach.
As for how he’ll foot the bill for 24/7 bodyguards — we’re told Tekashi still has some cash left from before his arrest … plus, he’s planning on his music career taking off again, once he’s out.
It won’t be cheap. As we reported, Tekashi also has family members who fear for their lives — so expenses could add up fast if he’s protecting them too.
Tekashi testified he believes he’ll be out as early as next year, which would mean the feds cut him one helluva deal. He was facing a minimum sentence of 47 years before agreeing to fully cooperate with prosecutors.
Hernandez even testified that Cardi B is a gang member, so he really didn’t hold anything back!
His bodyguards might be able to protect him from The Bloods… but to incur the wrath of Cardi B is a whole different kind of scary:
He’s going to need a bodyguard just to protect him from that side eye!
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