New York rapper Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty are making headlines for the wrong reasons right now. The hip-hop pair have reportedly been sued by a woman Onika’s husband allegedly attempted to rape in the mid-90’s.
Nicki Minaj + Kenneth Petty Targeted
According to reports, both Nicki and Kenneth are accused of harassing the victim to recant her story of what really happened in 1994. The 43-year-old claims she was attacked by Petty as a teenage Queens resident which is the reason he was arrested on suspicion of rape, pleaded guilty of attempted rape and served nearly 5 years in prison as a result.
The victim has filed a lawsuit alleging Minaj and Petty, who have an 11-month-old son, have been harassing and intimidating her to force her to recant her story.Minaj, 38, is accused of contacting the victim’s family and lying to her social media followers about the incident. (The Guardian)
Alleged Victim In Kenneth Petty Case Speaks Out
In January 2021, the victim in the rape case went public. In a video posted to social media, the woman tells the married couple to stop harassing her and her family.
The unnamed woman is reported to be the victim from Kenneth Petty’s 1994 rape case. Petty pled guilty to attempted rape and served four years, and is currently a registered sex offender. Petty and Nicki Minaj were married in 2019 and have a newborn son together.
“This message is for Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty. Tell your f*cking people to leave my family alone, okay? Don’t call my f*cking family, don’t call my brothers, don’t call anybody. Leave me and my family the f*ck alone.”
Nicki Minaj Unfollows Everybody On Instagram
Minaj raised eyebrows by recently unfollowing everyone on her Instagram — including her music-industry friends. The IG purge saw Nicki unfollow the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat and Ariana Grande, along with everyone else.
Nicki Minaj has cleaned her following count. She is currently no longer following anyone on via Instagram.
Nicki Explains Big IG Move
Initially, Nicki cut her following list down by about 600, leaving the new number at 723. Some fans thought it was a hint that she’s dropping a new album on 7/23, but the rap Barbie made it sound like some sort of glitch. Soon after, she went from 723 to zero.
“Bare with me with this following list you guys. Sorting it out.”