Megan Thee Stallion's Heart-Wrenching Testimony Leads to Tory Lanez Conviction

Megan Thee Stallion's Heart-Wrenching Testimony Leads to Tory Lanez Conviction

Updated on August 11, 2023 17:43 PM by Andrew Koschiev


Introduction(ImageCredits:Rolling Stone)

Megan Thee Stallion took the stand as a witness for the prosecution during the assault trial of singer Tory Lanez in Los Angeles Superior Court, spooked for the first time in explicit detail about the night Tory Lanez allegedly shot the rapper Houston in the feet in 2020 and the event's residual effects on her career and life.

The Incident and Trial Proceedings

As the key witness for the prosecution, the rapper Houston, real name Megan Pete, described the incident in night of July 12, 2020. Megan Pete’s record said that the assault was caused by the fight she had with Lanez, real name Daystar Peterson, and Kelsey Harris, her ex best friend and assistant, while driving home from a Hollywood Hills pool party in the middle of the night.

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Megan Thee Stallion's Testimony and Statement

Megan Thee Stallion's Testimony and Statement(ImageCredits:People Magazine)

When the trial finally got going in Los Angeles late last year, after months of delays, Megan got to take the stand and give her version of events under oath. She told the jury it all began at the party hosted by Kylie Jenner in the Hollywood Hills on July 12, 2020. She told the trial the row started when she mocked Lanez' musical talents.

Megan stated that she demanded to be let out of the car and heard Tory shouting at her to dance. After that, Tory opened fire with a handgun. The jury heard how Megan left a trail of blood at the scene. Megan told the courtroom that Lanez had offered her $1 million to keep quiet about what happened, and called her afterwards to apologize and claimed that he was too drunk.

Divided Reactions and Controversy

With every development of this case, many media personalities and gossip blogs have shared unsubstantiated information that's caused controversy on social media about the validity of both Pete and Peterson's versions of the story. That online public controversy materialized in real life as supporters of both artists flocked outside of the courthouse for testimony.

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Lanez's Conviction and Sentencing

Lanez's Conviction and Sentencing(ImageCredits:People Magazine)

Tory Lanez was facing three felony charges of assault with a semi-automatic firearm such possession of a concealed, unregistered firearm, and negligent discharge of a firearm. If convicted, Peterson faces up to 22 years in prison or possibly deported back to Canada.

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Witness Testimonies and Sentencing Factors

Sentencing began on Monday, but did not conclude until Tuesday caused lawyers quarreled over aggravating factors. In a victim impact statement by Megan that was read for the court during sentencing, she said she will "never be the same" after the attack. She have not experienced a single day of peace, she healing and coming back, but she will never be the same.


Rapper Tory Lanez has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting Megan Thee Stallion in the feet. A jury in the US found him guilty of firing at Megan Thee Stallion in the Hollywood Hills during a fight. More than three years have passed since the 2020 shot incident, and a lot has happened inside and outside the court.

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