Kenneth Petty, Nicki Minaj’s husband, has managed to sidestep 10 years in jail for failing to register as a intercourse offender after shifting to Los Angeles in 2019. Based on Rolling Stone, Petty can have a yr of in-home confinement and three years of probation. As well as, Petty should pay a $55,000 advantageous.
Talking in court docket, Petty accepted full duty for his failure to register.
“I’m ashamed, embarrassed and disrespected my spouse’s model,” Petty mentioned on the court docket. “There are not any excuses, I broke the legislation. I thanks for giving me the possibility to talk, to apologize.”
Minaj wrote a letter to the court docket, stating she has seen the event in Petty throughout their 20 years of realizing one another and the impression of his being in jail may have on their son. “I’ve little question my son can be traumatized if his father can be taken out of his life,” Minaj wrote.
In August 2021, TMZ reported Thursday that Kenneth Petty tried to have his identify faraway from the registry on a technicality. Petty acknowledged he was by no means given the possibility to oppose the danger stage assigned to him and alleges that somebody cast his signature earlier than the listening to as he was incarcerated throughout the time.
In March of the identical yr, Kenneth Petty’s alleged rape sufferer spoke out concerning the harassment she’s been receiving from her rapist and his spouse, Nicki Minaj. The alleged sufferer named Jennifer spoke concerning the harassment she’s obtained in wake of Petty’s 2020 arrest.
“I’m hoping for the reality to come back out, and no matter comes from that reality, to let or not it’s,” Jennifer mentioned. “After every thing that has occurred, it’s like, these folks have been prepared to sacrifice me so this man may stay within the public eye,” she mentioned. “I really feel like my household was prepared to sacrifice me.”