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Truth Hurtz: Tory Lanez Found Guilty Of Shooting Meg Thee Stallion, Misogynoir Twitter Holds L


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On Friday (Dec. 23), a Los Angeles jury found rapper and singer Tory Lanez, born  Daystar Peterson, guilty of shooting Meg Thee Stallion. The Canadian rapper and singer is facing up to 20 years, and deportation, when he is sentenced.

The now infamous incident occurred after Lanez and Meg attended a party held by Kylie Jenner. During an argument over their respective careers, which also included Meg Thee Stallion’s former friend Kelsey Harris, it was the former who ended up shot in both feet.

A trial that was closely watched by the social media peanut gallery, and elicited plenty of sexist commentary and gossip aimed at Meg, has culminated in Lanez being found guilty of assault with a semiautomatic handgun, carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle and discharging a firearm with gross negligence; all of which after felonies. Lanez will be sentenced in late January.

Reports the New York Times:

Jurors reached a verdict after about seven hours of deliberation across two days, following a trial that lasted nearly two weeks. Mr. Lanez, who had been free on bail during the trial following a period of house arrest, was immediately taken into custody. Sentencing was scheduled…

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