Twitter Reacts To Verdict In Tory Lanez Shooting Trial

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On Friday (December 23), social media users flooded the internet with their thoughts on the verdict reached in the trial of rapper Tory Lanez, who was found guilty of shooting Megan Thee Stallion in July 2020.

Lanez, 30, was charged with one count each of assault with a semiautomatic firearm, discharging a firearm with gross negligence and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle, along with allegations that he personally used a firearm and inflicted great bodily injury on Megan Thee Stallion, whose real name is Megan Pete.

In a packed courtroom last week, Megan Thee Stallion testified that Lanez told her to "dance, b*tch," and shot her in the feet following a July 12, 2020, get-together at Kylie Jenner's home. The entertainer said she had no doubt that Lanez fired the shots "over nothing more than a bruised ego."

"When Megan insulted his ability as an artist -- that's what set him off that night," the prosecutor said of Lanez.

However, in his summation, Lanez's defense attorney, George Mgdesyan, offered a very different narrative, telling the panel that Megan's then-close friend Kelsey Harris pulled the trigger in a jealous rage after finding out that Lanez had slept with both women.

"This was about jealousy ... two woman that love a man and found out" that Lanez had been unfaithful to them both, the defense attorney said. Harris is not charged in the case, but she did testify.

Social media has played a large part in the case, with people questioning whether she got shot at all, speculating on her sexuality and past intimate relationship in large part due to bloggers,

Here's what users had to say now that the over two-year saga has ended.

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