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Megan Thee Stallion Addresses False Reports That Charges Against Tory Lanez Were Dropped

Megan Thee Stallion shared her thoughts on the viral tweets that set off a rumor about the Hollywood Hills incident that took place last summer.

Believe it or not, there were viral tweets floating around earlier today stating the charges against Tory Lanez from the shooting incident involving Megan Thee Stallion have been dropped. 

Though those tweets included a screenshot of a Los Angeles County court website allegedly declaring the charges had been dropped, they were proven to be false. Complex reports a representative of the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has stated the court case is slated for February 25. Another report notes there was a hearing date on January 20. 

Photo Credit: Superior Court of California/County of Los Angeles

When asked for a comment, a rep for the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center court confirmed the February case date and shared the screenshots provided “limited information.”

Photo Credit: Superior Court of California/County of Los Angeles

Later in the afternoon on Thursday, a representative from Tory’s camp shared the following statement on the swirling rumors, “The blog that posted this info is wrong… The next hearing date is mid-February.”

Once the tweets gained traction online Megan fired off a few tweets that showed she wasn’t standing for the allegations that the charges were dropped. One tweet read, “Y’all still don’t see an ABUSER picking with me? The first court date got pushed back bc of the inauguration but I can’t wait until the MF FACTS come out !” In another tweet, she added, “Bitch you shot me AND MY STORY NOT CHANGING AND BITCH YOU GOING TO JAIL.” 

An additional tweet read:

Trauma is real I’m still traumatized from loosing my mom dad and one of my grandmothers and on top of that being shot. I’m not open abt anything on the internet usually bc I like to keep my emotions private but I’m reaching my limit, Im going to keep staying positive.

Lanez whose real name is Daystar Peterson was originally charged with one felony account each of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, personal use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. We previously reported the Hollywood Hills incident which released ahead of Megan Thee Stallion’s album Good News. She addressed the night Lanez allegedly shot her on the release.

Prior to the arrival of Good News, in November Megan publicly stated the rapper attempted to pay her and a friend to keep quiet about the incident. He also pled not guilty that same month. If convicted of the previously mentioned charges the Canadian rapper could spend a maximum sentence of 22 years and eight months in state prison.

Robyn Mowatt

Robyn Mowatt is a Staff Writer at Okayplayer where she covers culture, music, and fashion. You can see what's on her mind on Twitter at @robyn_mowatt.

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