Following her DUI arrest last week, Teairra Mari is getting her life back in order. The 23-year-old singer attended Sunday services at Oasis Church in Los Angeles, her first public outing since being charged with drunk driving in Beverly Hills. She released a statement over the weekend owning up to her mistake and apologizing to those she disappointed.
Rico Love, who signed Teairra to his Division1 label, spoke exclusively with Rap-Up.com about the incident. “I don’t condone drinking and driving. I don’t support it,” said the hitmaker. “I think it was a foolish decision on her part, but at the end of the day we all make mistakes. I had that big brother talk with her and I’m gonna continue to have that with her. But I love her and I still believe in her talent, so we just gonna keep it movin’ and give her our full support. But I do not condone that type of activity at all whatsoever.”
So far Rico and Teairra have recorded five songs together for her Division1 debut and he plans to drop her first single at the top of 2012. “She’s a superstar. If somebody is a star and they have that ‘it’ thing that cannot be taught, all you have to do is put a record with it,” he explained.