Megan Thee Stallion (real name Megan Pete) has described the aftermath of the alleged Tory Lanez shooting as “torture” during her testimony at his trial.
Pete claimed the incident took place following a party at Kylie Jenner’s house. An argument broke out after Lanez (real name Daystar Peterson) revealed he’d been in a sexual relationship with Pete to her friend Kelsey Harris, who is also slated to testify during the trial.
“I don’t wanna be on this Earth,” Pete emotionally stated at one point during the ceremony. “I wish he woulda shot and killed me if I knew I would go through this torture.” At another moment, she said: “I can’t believe I have to come in here and do this.”
Prosecutor Kathy Ta Ta showed the courtroom body camera footage of Pete being taken out of a large black vehicle and slowly making her way to the side of the road while her feet were bleeding. Reliving the experience was a clearly emotional experience for the rapper, who sniffled throughout the day.
At some point during the car ride, Peterson allegedly told Pete to stop lying to Harris about the nature of their relationship. Pete claimed in court they became friends after they lost their respective mothers. Harris was devastated to discover the truth because she had a “crush” on Peterson, and a verbal disagreement broke out.
Pete also claimed Peterson begged her not to go to the police and even offered her and Harris $1m in hush money. “Why are you not worried about how I am? You just shot me!” Pete recalled when Peterson tried to buy her silence.
When probed about her initial resistance to say she was shot by Peterson, the rapper said: “I didn’t want it to be a big mess like it is now.” Pete also described the hip hop community as a “boy’s club” and said she knew the hate that would come because she was “telling on one y’all’s friend”.
If Peterson is convicted of all three felony counts he faces, then he could be sentenced to spend 22 years in prison.