For Daystar Peterson, aka Tory Lanez, a record-breaking year in terms of music is going to end on a despondent note. The Canadian-born rapper found himself in trouble in 2020 when it was alleged that he shot rapper Megan Thee Stallion on her foot as she refused to dance for him while he was heavily intoxicated. A recent ruling has found the 30-year-old guilty of the same and he is now facing up to 23 years in prison for his actions. Needless to say, such a traumatic event can be pretty life-changing for the WAP star.
Megan the Stallion’s Boyfriend Issues a Statement After Tory Lanez Is Found Guilty
Support From Her Boyfriend
Following the verdict, Megan Thee Stallion's boyfriend put out a statement via Instagram stories. He said, "To any woman especially ones of color that has suffered an injustice. I feel for you. When you do find the courage to speak up .. it seems you will be ridiculed .. your credibility will [be] questioned .. your entire past will be held under a magnifying glass .. in an instant you can go from defendant in the eyes of the public .. to any one with a daughter Sister mother niece or aunt. I pray for their protection .. I pray for their covering .. I wouldn't wish this on anyone."
What Actually Happened?
While the exact details are still not clear, the most agreed-upon narrative is that Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion were engaged in a romantic relationship at the time of the incident. One night after coming back home, Lanez who was heavily intoxicated asked the 27-year-old to dance for him which she refused. The Canadian rapper then fired a few rounds at the ground, out of which a few bullets connected with Megan The Stallion and caused serious injuries.
What Did Megan Thee Stallion Have to Say?
During the trial when Megan Thee Stallion stepped on the stand, she blasted the entire music industry for taking his side in the matter. She said that she had been called a liar more times than she could count. Needless to say, the 27-year-old rapper will be feeling vindicated after coming out victorious against Tory Lanez.
What’s Next for Tory Lanez?
After the trial, Lanez's attorney believed that the judgment given was not fair at all. In all likelihood, they will file for a re-assessment of the verdict. However, at this point in time, Tory Lanez faces upwards of 20 years behind bars.