LOS ANGELES — Megan Thee Stallion mentioned Tory Lanez confirmed little worry for her protection after he shot her in 2020 and as an alternative confused her to offer protection to him.
“I will be able to’t pass to prison, I am already on probation,” Megan recalled what Lanez mentioned to her that evening. She added that Lanez mentioned, “I’ll come up with 1,000,000 bucks. Don’t inform on me.”
The 27-year-old Grammy winner, whose complete identify is Megan Pete, presented emotional testimony on Tuesday after prosecutors referred to as her to the witness stand. After years of going through assaults on her credibility from other people on social media — and now Lanez’s protection lawyers — she recounted beneath oath as soon as once more that Lanez shot her within the ft when they argued.
“I will be able to’t consider I’ve to return right here and do that,” Megan mentioned, maintaining again tears.
Lanez, 30, whose actual identify is Daystar Peterson, faces fees together with attack with a semiautomatic firearm and wearing a loaded, unregistered firearm in a automobile. On Dec. 5, prosecutors filed a 3rd fee for discharging a firearm with gross negligence. If convicted, he may just face 22 years in jail. He has pleaded now not responsible to all 3 fees.
Consistent with prosecutors, Lanez and Megan were given into an issue whilst driving in an SUV after leaving a pool birthday celebration thrown via Kylie Jenner within the Hollywood Hills on July 12, 2020, prompting Megan to invite to be let loose of the automobile. After she were given out, Lanez shot her thrice, prosecutors mentioned as his trial started on Monday.