Megan Thee Stallion Prosecutors Asks Judge to Sentence Tory Lanez 13 Years in Prison

by Xara Aziz
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The Megan Thee Stallion/Tory Lanez saga continues.

On Tuesday, Megan’s legal team requested that convicted felon Tory Lanez be sentenced to 13 years in prison for shooting the Hot Girl Summer star.

According to prosecutors, Lanez “waged a campaign to humiliate and re-traumatize the victim,” which is why they feel a sentencing of 13 years would be justice served.

Born Daystar Peterson, the 30-year-old Canadian rapper faces sentencing next week after a trial jury found him guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion following an argument after a Hollywood Hills pool party. He was convicted on three felony counts: assault with a semiautomatic handgun, having a loaded and unregistered firearm in a vehicle and gross negligence in discharging his firearm.

Now, prosecutors argue that should the rapper be sentenced to less than the 13 years they are seeking, he would “endanger public safety” and “not be in the interest of justice.”

“The defendant actively invited harassment of the victim by spreading misinformation to his large following in an effort to galvanize the public against the victim and even the prosecution team without any regard to the dangers it posed,” prosecutors wrote in a court filing. “The defendant has weaponized misinformation to his large following to such a degree that it has left a lasting traumatic impact on the victim.”

The filing further states that Lanez “not only lacks remorse” but also is “clearly incapable of accepting any responsibility for his own actions. The defendant’s lack of remorse is insidious, leaving this court no assurances that the defendant will not repeat this type of behavior in the future.”

Last month, it was found that Megan Thee Stallion was in the clear and would not have to return to court after a Los Angeles judge denied Tory Lanez’s request for a new trial, according to a new KABC report. The ruling came after the rapper was convicted of felony assault.

Judge David Herriford of the Superior Court of Los Angeles County denoted during an April 17 hearing that the Canadian rapper would be sentenced within 30 days of the decision on the motion for a new trial.

The news came just one day after Lanez’s attorney requested a retrial. As the hearing ended, the 30-year-old entertainer pleaded with the judge to allow him a new trial.

“Your honor, please don’t ruin my life,” KABC reported he said as he exited the courtroom.

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