Kenneth Petty, Nicki Minaj’s accuser speaks publicly on ‘The Real’: ‘I am bored stiff in being jumpy’
The lady at the heart of a lawsuit against Nicki Minaj and her husband Kenneth Petty is speaking out regarding the couple’s alleged intimidation methods.
Jennifer Hough acknowledged all over an look with her attorney Tyrone A. Blackburn on “The Real” that she desired to be in contact to the final public attributable to she’s “bored stiff in being jumpy.”
“I believe fancy the actions that had been taken in regards to this whole thunder attach me in a varied form of fret at my age, and it became inferior,” Hough steered the sunlight hours talk declare hosts. “The preferrred system no longer to be jumpy is to continue to be in contact up.”
In accordance with the Original York Remark’s Intercourse Perpetrator registry, Petty became convicted of attempted first-stage rape in April 1995 for the 1994 assault.
Hough recalled the time she says Petty raped her ahead of college that year. Hough encountered Petty at the bus end and he attach an object in her help and forced her valid into a shut-by home.
“I knew what he wanted,” Hough acknowledged. “He pushed me down on the mattress, we wrestled for my clothes.”
Hough acknowledged after Petty raped her he stood up in the nearby replicate and acknowledged: “I am the man, I am the man.”
When Petty’s conviction became publicized on social media years later, Minaj claimed Hough and Petty had been in a relationship and that Petty became 15 at the time. Co-host Adrienne Bailon requested Hough how Minaj’s claims made her feel.
“It became fancy reliving it but again attributable to it became a lie, it wasn’t correct, we both had been 16, we had been by no contrivance in a relationship. I moral felt lady to lady that became inferior of (Minaj),” Hough acknowledged.
USA TODAY has reached out to reps for Minaj and Petty’s attorney for comment.
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Hough filed a lawsuit against Minaj and Petty in the Eastern District of Original York in August. Within the criticism got by USA TODAY, the plaintiff introduced loads of claims against the “Enough Bass” rapper and Petty, including leer intimidation, emotional harm, harassment, assault and battery.
Petty authorised a plea deal on Aug. 8. for failing to register as a sex culprit in the whisper of California, in holding with moral documents got by USA TODAY.
Hough’s criminal educated has requested that Attain to a dedication Michael W. Fitzgerald reject the plea deal.
Blackburn wrote in the submitting that Minaj, 38, and Petty, 43, intimidated Hough, at once and circuitously, pressuring her to no longer be in contact about 1994 rape fees against Petty after the case turned public facts on social media.
Hough steered “The Real” an accomplice of Minaj and Petty got here to her home and attach $20,000 in her lap in alternate for silence. Hough declined the offer and acknowledged she later got a message from the accomplice that she “might perchance also merely tranquil’ve taken the money attributable to they’re going to attach that cash on my head.”
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Minaj and Petty had been served courtroom summons for Hough’s harassment lawsuit in September. In accordance with courtroom documents, Petty got both he and Minaj’s summons final week in particular person at their home in Calabasas, California.
Hough is asking for a trial by jury for her claims and plans to set up damages besides statutory damages and criminal educated’s fees.
Minaj and Petty married in October 2019 after changing into Instagram pleasant the old December. The two share a son, who turns 1 on Sept. 30.
Contributing: Jenna Ryu
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