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Tory Lanez Handed Protective Order, Cannot Contact Megan Thee Stallion

Today (October 13), Tory Lanez was scheduled to be arraigned in Los Angeles, where he is facing multiple felony charges in connection with a July 12 arrest. The arraignment has been postponed, Variety and TMZ report. The next hearing will take place on November 18, the Daily News reports can Pitchfork can confirm.

Tory Lanez reportedly attended today’s hearing via telephone. At the hearing, the judge issued a protective order, ruling that Tory Lanez cannot contact or come within 100 yards of Megan Thee Stallion. “You have been served orally and the court is ordering your attorney to provide you with that protective order,” Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Miguel Espinoza said, according to the Daily News.

Tory Lanez was arrested in July and booked for having a concealed firearm in a vehicle. According to TMZ’s initial report, Megan Thee Stallion was present at the scene of the arrest. Days after Tory Lanez’s arrest, Meg said that she had suffered gunshot wounds “as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me.” One month later, she named Tory Lanez as the assailant.

On October 8, Tory Lanez was charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm, personal use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. In a press release announcing the charges against Tory Lanez, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office noted that the rapper “also faces a gun allegation and that he personally inflicted great bodily injury.”

Tory Lanez has denied allegations of wrongdoing. He also addrssed the situation on his album DAYSTAR.

In an op-ed published in The New York Times today, Megan Thee Stallion wrote, “I was recently the victim of an act of violence by a man. After a party, I was shot twice as I walked away from him.” Tory Lanez is not named in the article.

Pitchfork has reached out to Tory Lanez’s lawyer Shawn Holley, as well as representatives for Megan Thee Stallion.


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