Tory Lanez: ‘If I was supposed to be in jail, I would be’

The embattled Lanez had an eyebrow-raising exchange on Twitter after he made an observation about the return of Kodak Black.

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Rapper Tory Lanez tweeted Thursday about Kodak Black, who is back in the studio after having his sentence commuted by former President Donald Trump. 

“Y’all ni**as don’t understand how hard this ni**a Kodak finna come back,” Lanez wrote

Tory Lanez is shown onstage performing at The Staples Center in Los Angeles back in October 2019. (Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images)

A user replied: “Jail time for you boo.” 

Lanez then responded: “Lol it’s like y’all don’t understand… if I was suppose to be in jail… I would be in jail… please leave me alone… I’m TIDE BLEACH BIHHH.” 

“And dats on ‘innocence’ bihhh,” he added. 

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The embattled emcee has been charged with felony assault in a shooting earlier this year that injured rap superstar Megan Thee Stallion. 

When he was charged in October, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office issued a statement which included the following: “On July 12, the defendant and the 25-year-old victim got into an argument while riding in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills. The victim exited the vehicle and [Tory Lanez] is accused of shooting several times at her feet and wounding her.”

“The defendant also faces a gun allegation,” officials contended, “and that he personally inflicted great bodily injury.” 

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The case has been hotly debated on social media, with Megan frequently defending her allegations that it was Lanez who shot her in her feet. She was treated at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. 

Most recently, she took to Twitter after an unsubstantiated story circulated asserting charges against Lanez had been dropped. 

“Y’all can’t tell when sh*t fake news?” she tweeted. “Y’all still don’t see an ABUSER picking with me?”

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“The first court date got pushed back bc of the inauguration,” Megan continued, “but I can’t wait until the MF FACTS come out!”

Last week, Lanez’s attorneys asked a California judge to drop a gag order preventing him from speaking publicly about the case, saying it was “significantly prejudicial” and it “jeopardizes his right to a fair and judicial proceeding.”

Lanez is due back in court on Feb. 25.

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