October 2, 2022

TMZ & Nicki Minaj Slammed For False Court Filing Story; Lawyer Accuse The Rapper Of Victim-Shaming

The lawyer representing Kenneth Petty’s sufferer slams Nicki Minaj for victim-shaming Jennifer Hough.

Hough is pushing ahead together with her lawsuit towards Minaj and Petty for harassing her and discrediting claims that he raped her in 1994. On Thursday, TMZ claimed that newly “filed legal docs” confirmed that the rapper’s attorneys denied Hough was being taunted by the Petty’s to get her to alter her story. Nevertheless, Hough’s legal professionals denied that the supposed movement reported by TMZ was ever really filed.

“After the hearing yesterday, it is telling that TMZ would report something that did not occur, as opposed to the hearing that did occur that permits Ms. Hough to continue pursuing the default against Minaj,” the attorneys wrote in an announcement to The Each day Beast. With this newest loss in courtroom, Minaj should now seem at a listening to on January twentieth to defend herself.

Petty served a number of years in jail within the 90s after being convicted in New York of 1 depend of tried rape within the first-degree, second-degree assault, second-degree illegal imprisonment, and prison possession of a weapon. Hough was 16-years-old when Petty attacked her. He has been required to register as a intercourse offender since his launch. After Petty was arrested final yr for failing to register as a intercourse offender in California, Hough has maintained that the couple has stalked her and her household. She says that they need her to recount her authentic rape declare in order that Mr. Petty could be faraway from the registry.

Hough’s attorneys mentioned that TMZ didn’t attain out to them earlier than publishing their story in regards to the false movement. Their assertion says there’s “no excuse” for TMZ to submit incorrect data when the civil case filings could be simply accessed on-line.

“We do not support any form of bullying, perpetuating falsehoods, or otherwise victim-shaming,” Hough’s legal professionals mentioned.