In an essay penned by Megan by handThe Texas-born rapper states that this is “the last time I’ll mention anything about the case in the press,” and said he “doesn’t plan on going back to reliving the most traumatic experience of my life.” I choose to change the narrative because I am more than my trauma.”
The piece begins with a similar claim, reaffirming that Megan sees herself as a survivor, not a victim, “because I really survived the unimaginable,” she writes. “Not only did I survive being shot by someone I trusted and considered a close friend, I also endured the public humiliation of having my name and reputation dragged into the mud by that person for the whole world to see.”
as leader December 2022 trialSeveral members of the music industry and online audiences shared comments online that either discredited or generally converged on Megan’s statement about the attack. half madness. “I could have let the hardships break me down, but I persevered even when people treated my trauma as an ongoing joke,” he writes, “conspiracy theories about never getting hit” and “false narratives my ex-best friend went through.” shoot me.”
“I never would have thought that people wouldn’t believe me,” he said, but continued with the belief that “truth and indisputable truth would prevail.” Calling Lanez her “aggressor”, Megan denounced the Canadian rapper, who she said was “laughing and joking about my trauma” and “selling false narratives about what happened on the night of July 12, 2020”.
“Imagine what it feels like to be called a liar every day. Especially from someone who was once part of your inner circle.”
Megan also spoke in detail about her depression and how it has been keeping her from getting inspiration for her own career. “I didn’t feel like making music. I was in such a low place that I didn’t even know what I wanted to rap about,” she said. “I wondered if people care anymore. There would really be times when I was backstage or in my hotel with tears in my eyes and then I had to get Megan Pete together and be Megan Thee Stallion.
She continued, “When a guilty verdict was given on December 23, 2022, it was more than justification for me, it was a victory for every woman who has ever been shamed, sacked and held responsible for a violent crime committed against them. ”
The passionate article ends on a hopeful note, with Megan admitting that “the physical and mental scars from all this ordeal will always hurt”, but she took a break from social media and “spends time with my dogs, hanging out with my manager, Farris.” and praying a lot” helped her heal.
“I’m excited to be back in music because I’ve changed a lot,” she said. “I play with new songs and new sounds that I can’t wait for everyone to hear.”
The article comes only a few weeks later Lanez asked for a recommendation The shooting case is for a new trial, but the judge has yet to make a decision.