As the trial approaches, fans are getting a timeline of Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez’s relationship before and after the alleged shooting. The rappers were also rumored to be lovers beforehand.
Before Monday’s trial (Dec.5), here’s a brief timeline of Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez’s rocky relationship:
March 2022 – “Substantial Evidence”
The pressure mounted on Tory Lanez after the DA’s office announced they had “substantial evidence” that supports Megan’s claims. Meanwhile, Megan said she was facing death threats.
June 2021 – Twitter Fingers
Tensions initially stirred up when Stallion publicly lashed out at DaBaby. She questioned his loyalty and accused him of pretending to be on her side in the publicized fallout between herself and Tory Lanez.
July 2021 – Violation Of Judge’s Order
Hip-hop crooner Tory Lanez landed himself in more legal trouble after performing at Rolling Loud alongside DaBaby. The “In For It” rapper violated a judge’s order to stay 100 yards away from the Houston rapper since the performance took place moments after Meg took the stage.
August 2021 – Tory Lanez Banned
Lanez appeared in an L.A. courtroom on August 23 to address him breaking Meg’s protection order against him. A judge ruled that the rapper violated the Traumazine artist’s restraining order by performing alongside DaBaby at Rolling Loud Miami while Meg was backstage.
The Toronto rapper, who made an in-person appearance in court, was later banned from any events Meg The Stallion would be present. The judge warned that Tory will be taken into custody if he doesn’t comply with the new mandate or violates the protection order again.
Dec 2021 – “Dance B*tch!”
New information regarding the shooting case between Tory Lanez and Megan Thee Stallion emerged when an officer testified that Tory Lanez told Megan to dance before shooting her. The LAPD officer said Tory Lanez shouted, “Dance bitch, dance!” while firing gunshots at the ground near Megan Thee Stallion’s feet.
He also testified that Megan said Tory apologized for shooting her and offered her money to keep quiet.
Jan 2020 – Partying + Social Distancing
At the beginning of the year, rap crooner Tory Lanez lived it up to the fullest. The hip-hop entertainer shared an epic shot of himself partying alongside his fellow music star. Also, shortly after the pandemic, Tory and the Houston Hottie weren’t taking social distancing seriously.
The rap heavyweights had social media’s full attention after linking up for random “friendship goals” moments.
June 2020 – Scandalous Nights
Megan unloaded a batch of new content. Notably, she shared a pic of herself rocking matching yellow Savage X Fenty gear. The photo received praise and major appreciation from rap star Tory Lanez and Power actress La La Anthony.
July 2020 – The Shooting Incident
That following month, Canadian hip-hop star Tory Lanez was reportedly the man responsible for nearly killing Megan Thee Stallion. New reports claim the rap crooner pulled the trigger inside an SUV with his publicized hip-hop pal.
December 2020 – “Protect Black Women”
Later that year, the “Savage” artist wasn’t staying silent. The hip-hop star spoke out on the importance of protecting Black women. Meg also shared that she is not afraid of getting criticized or victim-blamed for the near-death shooting allegedly at the hands of estranged friend Tory Lanez.
Tory Lanez is now set to go on trial next week for the alleged shooting of Houston rapper Megan Thee Stallion. This week, a hearing took place to select the jury in preparation for the upcoming trial.