Kentucky Governor Mistakenly Accuses Man Named Tupac Shakur of Fraud

Governor of Kentucky, Andy Bashear apologized to a local resident with the famous rapper's name, Tupac Shakur after the resident filed for unemployment. The governor immediately thought the resident was committing fraud because of his name. The resident, who goes by his middle name Malik, took this serious as benefits were needed since the coronavirus pandemic.

His place of work was shut down. He had originally applied for unemployment back on March 13 and wondered why he didn't receive any word back

“I’ve been struggling for like the last month trying to figure out how to pay the bills,” Shakur told the paper. Bashear went on to make a public apology.

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