Rapper Tory Lanez is asking the decide in his Megan Thee Stallion taking pictures case to calm down a gag order so he can publicly defend himself.
Lanez was slapped with assault and firearms prices in October after he was accused of firing a gun at Megan and hitting her ft, following a dispute as they left a Hollywood Hills celebration in California final July.
The Savage magnificence required surgical procedure and he or she subsequently recognized Lanez as the person who shot at her as she tried to stroll dwelling.
He has since pleaded not responsible to the crimes, and whereas he awaits his subsequent court docket listening to, which was postponed from 20 January to 25 February, he needs permission to share his aspect of the story on-line – identical to Megan has repeatedly performed.
Lanez, 28, insists it is unfair for him to be barred from talking out in regards to the case or contacting Megan on-line, particularly after she recommended he and his representatives have been behind false rumours indicating the felony prices had been dropped final week – which he argues merely is not true, and calls into query their integrity.
In authorized papers obtained by TMZ, he additionally claims there may be “proof of gunshot residue implicating others” – however he is been unable to go public with the information as a result of court docket order.
A ruling on the request has but to be made.
The submitting emerged days after 25-year-old Megan took to Twitter to fume about unfounded experiences of dropped prices, and vowed Lanez – who she didn’t title instantly – can be locked up for his position in the summertime taking pictures.
“AT THIS POINT IM GETTING ANNOYED! STOP BELIEVING EVERYTHING YOU READ ON THE MF (motherf**king) INTERNET,” she informed her followers. “Think about how I really feel waking on daily basis seeing individuals LIE and switch my trauma right into a joke? That complete group figures out methods to create doubt with my story each week and the media eats it up (sic).”
“I can not wait till the MF FACTS come out!” she added. “B**ch you shot me AND MY STORY NOT CHANGING AND B**CH YOU GOING TO JAIL (sic).”
If convicted, Lanez faces as much as 22 years and eight months in state jail.