Canadian rapper Tory Lanez has been handed a 10-year prison sentence for the shooting of fellow artist Megan Thee Stallion, following a Los Angeles party in 2020, Your Content has learned.
The incident, which made headlines globally, occurred after a heated argument in an SUV following a party in the Hollywood Hills. Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete, suffered gunshot wounds and later identified Tory Lanez, born Daystar Peterson, as the assailant.
“I’m grateful for justice and to begin healing,” Megan Thee Stallion commented after the verdict. Los Angeles District Attorney, stated that “This case serves as a reminder that fame does not place anyone above the law.”
The trial saw several witnesses, video footage, and medical evidence being presented to substantiate the claims. Megan had initially refrained from naming Lanez directly after the incident, citing concerns for her safety, but later publicly accused him during a live stream on Instagram.
This verdict concludes one of the most high-profile legal battles in recent entertainment history.
As Tory Lanez prepares to serve his sentence, questions about the long-term implications for his career and the broader discussions about violence in the entertainment industry remain.