The Do We Have A Problem singer Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty surely has a problem in his life right now. He was recently sentenced to one year of in-house arrest and three years of probation after failing to register as a sex offender in Los Angeles.
As per various reports, in the past Petty was able to get rid of a 10-year sentence in prison after he failed to register as a sex offender when he moved to California with his wife Nicki Minaj. Keep scrolling to know more details about the case.
Nicki’s hubby Kenneth was sentenced to house arrest, and probation for not registering as a sex offender
Yes, you heard it right. According to the report of Page Six, Petty pleaded guilty in September to a federal count of failing to register himself as a sex offender. After several postponements, now he has been ordered by the court to pay a total of $55,000 as fine.
In addition to this, Kenneth has also been told to live in his multi-million-dollar Calabasas mansion under home detention for the next year. As per the media outlet, Nicki’s husband was arrested by the cops in March of 2020 after he was ordered to register as a sex offender in California in November 2019 but he failed to do so.
Petty was convicted of attempting to rape a 16-year-old girl in 1994
Before starting his romance with Minaj, Kenneth was convicted of first-degree attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl in the year 1994. At that time, he was required by law to register as a sex offender in New York.
Despite that, Petty decided to make another move then, after getting married to Nicki he moved out of the state in October 2019. While making an appearance on The Real in September 2021, the 16-year-old girl whose name was Jennifer Hough spilled the beans on the whole incident.
Hough told the media outlet, that Kenneth reached out to her and stopped her at a bus stop and soon afterward he pulled out a knife and took her to a house. She claimed that he raped her at that house.
Jen alleged Petty and said, “I knew what he wanted. He pushed me down on the bed, we wrestled for my clothes.” After returning to her school, she told the security about the incident, and Kenneth was arrested on that day.
Nicki has defended her husband Kenneth in the past
The Bang Bang singer has never stepped back when it comes to supporting her man. She has decided to stick by her husband Kenneth’s side through thick and thin. In the past, Minaj has stood up for her man on multiple occasions. The couple welcomed their first child, a baby boy in September 2020.
In the year 2018, Nicki took to her Instagram to address the incident and she wrote, “He was 15, she was 16 … in a relationship. But go awf, [sic] internet, y’all can’t run my life. y’all can’t even run y’all own life.”
We just want to say that Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty must follow all the instructions of the court for his betterment. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.