The sentencing of Tory Lanez within the ongoing court docket case over the taking pictures of Megan Thee Stallion has been delayed.
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Final evening (August 7), a listening to was held at a court docket in Los Angeles, California, the place Lanez was meant to be charged after being discovered responsible in December final yr. Nevertheless, it has been revealed that the sentencing will proceed at this time (August 8).
In line with the BBC, prosecutors on the case are looking for a 13-year sentence.
Whereas Megan Thee Stallion – who was shot in each toes by Lanez after attending a celebration in 2020 – wasn’t current on the listening to, she submitted a court docket assertion that reads per an Related Press report: “Since I used to be viciously shot by the defendant, I’ve not skilled a single day of peace. Slowly however certainly, I’m therapeutic and coming again, however I’ll by no means be the identical.”
Per Stallion’s assertion, which was learn in court docket by Los Angeles County Deputy District Lawyer Kathy Ta, the rapper additionally mentioned she “merely couldn’t deliver myself to be in a room with Tory once more.”
Lanez – actual identify Daystar Peterson – was discovered responsible of all three costs pegged in opposition to him: one rely of assault with a semiautomatic firearm; one rely of carrying a hid, loaded, and unregistered firearm in a car; and one cost of discharging a firearm with gross negligence.
In April, Megan Thee Stallion – actual identify Megan Pete – issued a “ultimate” response over the incident. In her response, she mirrored on the “humiliation” she confronted from the general public when coming ahead with the claims.
“I perceive the general public intrigue, however for the sake of my psychological well being, I don’t plan to maintain reliving essentially the most traumatic expertise of my life again and again. I’m selecting to vary the narrative as a result of I’m extra than simply my trauma,” she wrote.