In April 2022, Courtney Clenney, an OnlyFans model, made a 911 call reporting that her boyfriend, Christian Obumseli, had suffered severe injuries. Upon the police’s arrival, they discovered Clenney holding Christian, who had been stabbed in the vicinity of his shoulder. Unfortunately, Christian succumbed to the stab wound, and Clenney faced murder charges as a result. ‘Killer OnlyFans Model: Deadly Love Story’ explores the evidence that led to Clenney being implicated in the murder.
Who is Courtney Clenney?
Courtney Clenney, born on April 21, 1996, hails from a modest middle-class background and is originally from Midland, Texas. At the age of 7, she, along with her parents, Deborah and Kim Clenney, and a sister, relocated to Austin, Texas. After spending 11 years in Austin, Courtney’s family eventually saw her venture to Los Angeles in pursuit of her career. Even from her childhood, she exhibited great ambition, always aspiring to attain the best for herself. Her quest for fame and fortune led her to admire the lifestyle of Kim Kardashian, who served as a source of inspiration for Courtney’s aspirations.
Beginning her journey on a YouTube channel, Clenney gained recognition by sharing content featuring her participation in bikini competitions and fitness videos on platforms like Instagram. As a social media influencer, she found success in the digital realm. Expanding her horizons, she ventured into films and television, securing roles in notable productions such as ‘Boyhood’ and ‘Everybody Wants Some!!’ Despite her achievements, financial struggles persisted, prompting her to take up employment at a strip club in Austin, a decision met with disapproval from her parents. Undeterred, she entered the realm of OnlyFans, where she eventually found both financial stability and fame.
In November 2020, Clenney crossed paths with Christian Obumseli, a cryptocurrency trader. Their connection deepened, leading to a flourishing relationship. Concurrently, Clenney’s social media presence soared, amassing around 2 million followers on Instagram and expanding across other platforms. Christian actively participated in her endeavors, accompanying her on photo shoots and taking on a managerial role. Together, they embarked on journeys across the globe for various shoots, embracing the opportunities that came their way.
Residing together in a penthouse apartment in Austin, Clenney and Christian appeared to have a harmonious relationship, but behind closed doors, their dynamic took a darker turn. According to a neighbor in Austin, loud and verbally aggressive disputes were a common occurrence. Another OnlyFans model who collaborated with Clenney revealed that she exhibited signs of instability, reportedly relying heavily on alcohol and drugs. The model further disclosed that Clenney and Christian engaged in intense and aggressive arguments whenever she was not sober.
A few months into their relationship, Clenney and Christian experienced another altercation while staying at a hotel in Las Vegas. Clenney called the police to have Christian removed from the room, and he informed officers that she had thrown a glass at him. As a result, she was arrested and charged with domestic battery, although the charge was later dropped. Seeking a fresh start, the couple relocated to Miami, settling into a luxurious condo. However, their new neighbors soon began to complain about the frequent noise, commotion, and fights emanating from their apartment.
On the afternoon of April 3, 2022, Clenney called 911 to report that Christian was injured. When the police entered their apartment, they discovered a scene of blood throughout, and Christian was in Clenney’s arms, bleeding from a stab wound. Despite being rushed to the hospital, he could not be saved. Clenney was immediately taken into custody from the apartment, and during questioning, she claimed that Christian had been choking her. In an act of self-defense, she stated that she threw the knife to protect herself, inadvertently causing the fatal stab wound. Clenney emphasized that she had no intention of killing Christian and was acting to defend herself.
Courtney Clenney’s Trial is Ongoing Even Today
Witnessing Courtney Clenney’s distressed state upon learning of Christian Obumseli’s death, the police were concerned about her well-being and decided to place her in a psych ward for two days to ensure her safety. Subsequently, after additional investigation, Clenney was charged with second-degree murder. Text messages retrieved from Christian’s phone allegedly revealed that he had informed her about going to the hospital for an injury, intending to explain it as a football-related incident. Additionally, surveillance footage from an elevator allegedly depicts Clenney repeatedly striking Christian.
In Christian’s phone, the police claim to have discovered an audio recording capturing Clenney using racial and insulting slurs, escalating into a heated and aggressive altercation between them. Adding to the complexity of the case, a neighbor residing across their Miami building disclosed witnessing Christian’s physical aggression towards Clenney on one occasion. Clenney’s parents asserted that she had contacted them after the incident, and their immediate advice to her was to call 911. They contended that their daughter had nothing to hide and firmly believed that she had acted in self-defense, maintaining that if the situation had unfolded differently, it could have been Clenney found dead.
Clenney, 27, who waived her extradition, is presently held in a Miami jail cell, anticipating upcoming hearings related to her case. A significant development occurred on January 30, 2024, when her parents, Deborah and Kim Clenney, were arrested on charges of unauthorized access to a computer or electronic device, stemming from their alleged attempt to gain access to Christian’s computer. The legal proceedings are ongoing, and Clenney awaits the outcome of the case.