Practically two years after she was allegedly shot within the foot by Tory Lanez, Megan Thee Stallion opened up concerning the incident in a brand new interview with “CBS Mornings” co-host Gayle King. This marks her first tv interview because the taking pictures incident occurred on July 12, 2020. In 2021, LA decide Keith Borjon ordered that the assault and weapons possession fees in opposition to the Canadian rapper be upheld. Nevertheless, Lanez maintains he isn’t responsible.
Throughout her interview with King, a tearful Megan detailed the occasions of the night that led to the alleged taking pictures. “It was an argument as a result of I used to be able to go and all people else wasn’t able to go. However that is, like, regular good friend stuff,” she defined. “It should not have gotten this loopy.” The 2 rappers have been reportedly driving in an SUV collectively within the Hollywood Hills simply earlier than the incident passed off.
Megan went on to inform King that she by no means raised her voice or grew to become bodily with anybody, which made Lanez’s alleged actions all of the extra surprising. In line with the rapper, it was when she bought out of the automotive that the scenario escalated. “So I get out of the automotive and it is like every little thing occurs so quick. And all I hear is that this man screaming. And he stated, ‘Dance, b*tch.’ And he began taking pictures,” she stated. “And I am similar to, ‘Oh, my God.’ Like, he shot a few instances. And I used to be so scared.”
At that time, Megan stated she was afraid for her life. She alleged Lanez was “standing up over the window” taking pictures, and within the second, she was afraid to maneuver for worry of being hit. “I did not even need to transfer. I did not need to transfer too fast,” she stated. “I do not know if he is gonna shoot one thing that is, like, tremendous vital. I do not know if he may shoot me and kill me.”
In line with the “Los Angeles Occasions,” Los Angeles Police detective Ryan Stogner testified in courtroom on Dec. 13, 2021 that Lanez did yell “Dance, b*tch!” as he allegedly opened hearth on Megan, per an earlier interview he performed along with her. He additionally claimed that Lanez made a telephone name from jail to a good friend of Megan’s, during which he apologized for what occurred. Each Lanez and his lawyer, Shawn Holley, denied that the taking pictures was ever talked about throughout the name. In the course of the detective’s testimony, Lanez reportedly shouted in courtroom, “How about you inform me what I used to be apologizing for, bro? That do not make no sense,” earlier than being hushed by his lawyer and the decide.
In 2021, Megan addressed the truth that some publications have been attempting to gaslight her after TMZ reported that she allegedly bought right into a battle with a good friend earlier than the incident with Lanez. “Like I have been SHOT and the main focus of some these headlines are dismissing that I used to be attacked with a WEPON WHILE I WAS UNARMED and attempting to color it as a cat battle between associates why do I’ve to relive this with everybody on the web daily ? And watch y’all gaslight me,” she tweeted.
Like I’ve been SHOT and the main focus of some these headlines are dismissing that I used to be attacked with a WEPON WHILE I WAS UNARMED and attempting to color it as a cat battle between associates why do I’ve to relive this with everybody on the web daily ? And watch y’all gaslight me
— TINA SNOW (@theestallion) December 15, 2021
Following the incident, Megan initially informed police that she sustained her accidents by stepping on damaged glass after attending a celebration at Kylie Jenner’s residence, as reported by TMZ. Police beforehand arrested Lanez for possessing an unlawful firearm earlier than fees have been pressed for the taking pictures. Per BET, Megan posted an Instagram Dwell video on Aug. 20, 2020, during which she accused Tory of taking pictures her and claimed that she held that info again from police in worry of inflicting authorized bother for her good friend on the time.
“You shot me, and you bought your publicist and your individuals going to those blogs mendacity and sh*t. Cease mendacity,” she stated within the now-deleted video. “Why lie? I do not perceive. I attempted to maintain the scenario off the web, however you are dragging it.” Within the video, she additionally famous that 2020’s nationwide protests over police violence discouraged her from calling the police as a result of she feared what could have occurred in the event that they responded to a automobile crammed with Black women and men and a loaded firearm.
The case is ready to go to trial in September of this yr.