Megan Thee Stallion will not be silenced — that a lot she made clear in her empowered “Rapper of the 12 months” profile in GQ, printed on Monday (November 16). In it, the Houston rapper shared new particulars in regards to the incident this summer time whereby she was shot in each toes after leaving a pool celebration and was, allegedly, supplied cash to cowl it up.
On the morning of July 12, rapper Tory Lanez was arrested in Los Angeles. As reported on the time, police had been responding to a home disturbance name within the Hollywood Hills after witnesses reported an argument inside an SUV that led to gunshots. The argument was corroborated by Megan’s account: She defined that, after an argument broke out on the drive residence from the pool celebration, she tried to go away the automobile however returned as a result of she was carrying a bikini and her cellphone was useless. After making an attempt to go away a second time, she mentioned that that Lanez started taking pictures at her toes, putting her.
“Like, I by no means put my arms on no person,” she instructed GQ. “I barely even mentioned something to the person who shot me once I was strolling away. We had been actually like 5 minutes away from the home.” The musician defined that, when the police arrived, she instructed them she had unintentionally minimize her toes, fearing moving into bother, or worse. “[At this point] I am actually scared,” Megan instructed GQ, “as a result of that is like proper in the midst of all of the protesting. Police are simply killing everyone for no motive…”
She mentioned Lanez supplied her and her good friend cash to maintain quiet in regards to the occasion, an allegation denied by Lanez’s lawyer. “I am pondering, ‘I can not imagine you even assume I need to take some cash. Like, you simply shot me.’” Lanez is presently dealing with costs over an alleged taking pictures incident in July, issued on October 8. They embody assault with a semiautomatic firearm and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a automobile, per NME.
In the meantime, Megan Thee Stallion is on the glow-up, staying robust by getting susceptible. Regardless of web trolls making an attempt to tear her down after she got here ahead along with her account of the incident, she penned a powerful op-ed for The New York Occasions in regards to the significance of centering and defending Black ladies. On Friday (November 20), she’s going to launch her debut album, Good Information.