Megan Thee Stallion has recieved support from The Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium, who are denouncing violence against women.
Last week, Drake accused Megan about lying about being shot by Tory Lanez on ‘Circo Loco’ from his collaborative album with 21 Savage, Her Loss. On the track, Drizzy rapped, “This bitch lie ’bout gettin shots but she still a stallion”.
The Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium has now defended Megan in a letter co-signed by musician Ethel Cain, MeToo founder Tarana Burke, and Planned Parenthood CEO Alexis McGill Johnson, plus many more.
They started the letter by praising the career she’s built for herself before going on to discuss how she’s had to “endure public harassment and taunting not only from [Lanez] but from others choosing to stand with him.”
The Consortium discusses Megan’s “strength and perseverance” despite the harassment she’s faced “in ways that no young woman– no person at all– should be treated.”
The letter continued: “It must be said that our culture has failed you. In July of 2020, you experienced a violation of the highest order at the hands of someone whom you considered a friend… Bloggers have circulated rumors and excitedly reported on the most traumatic experience of your life as if it were juicy gossip, often perpetuating the idea that you’ve got a reason to lie.”
They added: “You’ve consistently been clear about what happened to you, but instead of being met with widespread support, people who should have had your back have chosen to stay out of the matter.”
Meanwhile, Megan Thee Stallion will perform a free concert tonight at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles as part of Apple Music Live.
Read the full letter from The Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium below.