The Houston rapper (actual identify Megan Pete) was shot in the foot after a party at Kylie Jenner’s house in July 2020. She subsequently claimed that Lanez was the person who had fired at her.
Lanez was later charged with assault with a semi-automatic firearm, private use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a car. The rapper pleaded not guilty to the charges.
In a brand new interview with Rolling Stone, Megan has shared her account of the occasions that transpired, each on the evening in query and the times that adopted, stating that she “by no means would’ve thought [Lanez] would’ve shot at me in any respect”.
“I assumed we had an actual connection,” Megan mentioned of Lanez, believing that she and the Canadian rapper/singer had bonded over the mutual lack of their moms. “I assumed he knew me. And I by no means would’ve thought he would’ve shot at me in any respect.”
“I by no means put my palms on this man,” she continued. “I by no means did something to him. There was an argument. Folks argue day by day. Pals argue day by day.”
The pair will face one another in courtroom when the case goes to trial on September 14. Talking on the end result she hopes for, Megan mentioned: “I would like him to go to jail…I would like him to go below the jail.” If Lanez is convicted, he may spend as much as 22 years and eight months in jail.
Megan additionally mentioned a few of the reactions to the incident that she’s seen on social media – each constructive and detrimental – and the way she doesn’t really feel like individuals are taking her significantly when she speaks out on what occurred to her.
“Once I see Thee Hotties [Megan’s fan base] care about my psychological well being, they’ll be like, ‘OK, lady, you don’t need to get on-line. That’s wonderful. Oh, Megan, I’m simply sending you’re keen on and assist as we speak,’” she mentioned of her on-line supporters. “I’m like, ‘Y’all know my spirit!’”
Talking on her detractors, Megan mentioned that she’s seen individuals making grotesque feedback resembling: “Rattling, I might’ve shot that bitch too.”
“In some form of approach I turned the villain,” she added. “And I don’t know if individuals don’t take it significantly as a result of I appear sturdy. I’m wondering if it’s due to the best way I look. Is it as a result of I’m not mild sufficient? Is it that I’m not white sufficient? Am I not the form? The peak? As a result of I’m not petite? Do I not seem to be I’m price being handled like a lady?”
Megan went on to say that she feels “so unhealthy” as a result of she doesn’t really feel like anyone’s taking her significantly, however that she doesn’t need them to see her cry. “I don’t need them to know that I really feel like this, as a result of I don’t need them to really feel like, ‘Oh, I received you. I’m breaking you,’” she defined.
Elsewhere within the interview, Megan talked about having nightmares over the incident and the way she blames herself for what occurred. “I really feel disgrace, just a little bit, as a result of even after he shot me, I nonetheless was excited about everyone else within the automobile,” she mentioned. “I assumed everyone within the automobile was my buddy, [and] the entire time, that’s not how they considered me. That’s what actually hurts.”
The clip, which dropped on June 3, was directed by John Miserendino and Mugler’s artistic director Casey Cadwallader. In it, the rapper dances in opposition to a deep black background, sporting numerous Mugler items.