Megan Thee Stallion testifies Tory Lanez shot her in the leg and told her to dance

Megan Thee Stallion told the jury that rapper Tory Lanez shot her five times in the leg, scolded her for dancing and injured her when she tried to leave him in the Hollywood Hills more than two years ago.

I am in shock. I’m scared,” the Grammy-winning hip-hop superstar testified Tuesday, according to The Los Angeles Times.

“I heard gunfire, and I couldn’t believe he was shooting at me.”

Her testimony comes on the second day of the trial of Canadian rapper Lanez, 30, who pleaded not guilty to negligent firearms, assault with a semi-automatic and carrying a firearm. loaded, unregistered in the vehicle.

With supporters gathered both outside the courthouse and in the courtroom hallways, Megan entered the courtroom in a purple suit with tight security late Tuesday morning.

“I just don’t feel well,” the 27-year-old said at the start of a question from deputy district attorney Kathy Ta.

“I can’t believe I have to come here and do this.”

I looked down at my feet, and all I saw was bloodMegan Thee Stallion

She said that on July 12, 2020, she left the party at Kylie Jenner’s Hollywood Hills home in a car with Lanez, his bodyguard, and her friend Kelsey Harris.

Megan said she and Lanez became close, sticking together after losing their mother and having sex from time to time.

Her friend Harris, who had “fallen in love” with Lanez, tried to cause trouble between the women by telling Megan she needed to stop lying to her friend.

The argument spiraled out of control and became even more heated when she and Lanez began to despise each other’s music and careers, Megan said.

She said: “I feel like that really misled him. “He kept shouting and cursing.”

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Megan Thee Stallion was in Los Angeles on Tuesday (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

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She was wearing a bikini, but got out of the car and tried to walk away when Lanez leaned over and opened fire, she said, leaving a wound on the instep of her foot.

At one point, he yelled “Jump, bitch!” she testified.

“I looked down at my leg and it was all blood,” she said.

“Now people are screaming. He looked shocked. Kelsey looks shocked.”

Lanez’s attorney George Mgdesyan said in the opening statement that her injuries indicated she could not clearly see the shooter behind her and that he would present more evidence against her story. it in court.

Lanez, sitting at the defense desk in a brown suit and turtleneck, took notes as she spoke.

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Tory Lanez pleaded not guilty to negligent shooting, assault with a semi-automatic firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle (Damian Dovarganes/AP)

He went to court holding his young son’s hand. He carried the boy out of the court during his lunch break and at the end of the day.

“This is my support system and I am his too,” he told reporters.

Lanez, whose legal name is Daystar Peterson, could face more than 22 years in prison if convicted on all counts. He could also be deported to his native Canada.

Lanez has had a string of hit mixtape and record labels since his career began in 2009, with his two most recent albums reaching the top 10 on the Billboard charts.

Megan Thee Stallion, whose legal name is Megan Pete, was already a huge rising star at the time of the incident and her career has skyrocketed since then.

She won a Grammy for best new artist in 2021 and had a number one Billboard Hot 100 single with her own song Savage featuring Beyoncé and was a guest on Cardi B’s WAP.

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