In a report published by the outlet on Friday (September 25), sources linked to the situation also claimed the “Say It” singer, who the “Savage” rapper claimed shot her on July 12, then attempted to offer her hush money to cover up the incident.
“When she gets out of the car and says, ‘I’m just going to walk home,’ he pulls out a gun and says, ‘Dance, b—h,’ and he starts shooting her,” the insider told Complex.
Realizing his error, Lanez allegedly offered hush money to Megan and her friend Kelsey Nicole, who was also an apparent witness to the incident, which required the Houston native to undergo medical treatment after suffering injuries from bullet shrapnels that had to be removed from her heel.
“As she’s going into surgery, this maniac is texting her,” the source continued. “He’s basically trying to say he’ll pay. Her friend is [also] getting calls to receive money. He was trying to keep her quiet.”
“This is not okay and it’s not funny and it’s no something that we can just normalize,” they concluded.
These new claims appeared hours after Lanez released his new album, Daystar, on which the Canadian denies shooting Megan and claims he was set up to be the perpetrator.
"Megan’s people tryna frame me for a shooting/ But them boys ain’t clean enough," he raps on the track “Money Over Fallouts.”
Elsewhere, he argues, "How the f—k you get shot in your foot? Don’t hit no bones and tendons/ How the f—k your team is tryna paint me as some whole menace?"
Lanez dropped the project weeks after admitting his guilt in leaked text messages to Megan, though he doesn’t confess to shooting at her. However, Megan specifically named Lanez as her shooter in an Instagram Live video last month, which has since sparked a debate across the hip-hop community.
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