XXXTentacion’s family doesn’t want to have a funeral for him because they’re afraid someone will “shoot up the place,” Radar Online reports.
According to sources close to XXX’s family, the rapper’s relatives are begging his mother, Cleopatra Bernard, to cremate him instead of having a funeral because they fear the service “would turn into yet another crime scene.”
“His mother wants a funeral Opens a New Window. because that’s what he would have wanted,” the insider told Radar. “But other people in his family don’t want that at all because they don’t know if someone’s out there plotting to fire shots.”
“They’re also worried his fans are going to show up and possibly get too rowdy,” the source added. “His mom’s set on a funeral and wants all this violence to stop. She’s still grieving and trying to come to terms that her son’s dead.”
22-year-old South Florida tattoo artist Dedrick Williams was arrested Wednesday (Jun. 20) for his alleged involvement in XXXTentacion’s shooting death Monday afternoon in Deerfield Beach. Williams was charged with first-degree murder and was not given a bond. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said they were “seeking additional suspects” still at large.
XXX’s mother said his girlfriend was pregnant with his child before he was killed. She shared a photo of a sonogram along with the caption: “He left us a gift.” The ultrasound was taken on April 23rd, 2018 at 8 weeks, 3 days, which means the baby’s mother should be about 16 weeks (or four months) along by now.