Megan Thee Stallion Opens Up About Getting Hurt In Shooting: "It Was Super Scary"
During an Instagram Live, rapper Megan Thee Stallion talked about getting shot recently! She revealed that she ended up having to get surgery, and said that people shouldn't joke about the situation. Plus, find out why she's been quiet on social media!
Megan Thee Stallion was injured in a shooting that happened earlier this month, and she took to social media to talk about the experience! As People reports, the rapper had an Instagram Live on Monday, where she spoke up for the first time about what she went through.
Megan Thee Stallion said she was "shot in both my feet"
Megan Thee Stallion was emotional as she revealed she had to get surgery for her injuries. "I was shot in both of my feet and I had to get surgery to get the s— taken out, to get the bullets taken out," she said, tearing up while she talked. "I had to get surgery. It was super scary."
"It was just the worst experience of my life and it’s not funny," she went on to say. "It’s nothing to joke about and nothing for y’all to go and be making fake stories about. I didn’t put my hands on nobody. I didn’t deserve to get shot. I didn't do s—."
Megan Thee Stallion relieved that she wasn't seriously injured in shooting
Megan Thee Stallion then shared her relief that none of her internal organs or crucial body parts had been impacted. "Thank God that the bullets didn’t touch bones," she said. "They didn't break tendons."
"I know my mama and daddy, my granny had to be looking out for me with that one because where the bullets hit at, it missed everything, but the motherf------ was in there."
Megan Thee Stallion talks social media silence: "that's not me"
Megan Thee Stallion then explained why she hadn't talked about the shooting online. "It’s not that I was protecting anybody, I just wasn’t ready to speak," she said. "That's not no s— you just immediately get on the internet and start talking about. And that's a lot of y'all's motherf------- problem. Y’all take your whole life to Instagram and Twitter and make it a diary, and that’s not me."
"I wasn't taking enough time for myself," the rapper— whose real name is Megan Jovon Ruth Pete— tearfully continued. "I thought I was ready to give good energy to other people, but people weren't ready to give good energy to me. I definitely had to sit my a— down and pray on it, and I do feel a lot better."
Megan Thee Stallion fires back at people joking about her getting shot
Megan Thee Stallion then turned her attention to those making jokes about the shooting. "I ain’t never seen so many men chime in something that wasn't their motherf------ business," she said. "What if your motherf------ sister got shot? What if your motherf------ girlfriend got shot?"
"What if you motherf------ best friend got shot?" the rapper asked. "Would you be cracking jokes then? "It's just a respect thing. Shut the f— up when s— don't have nothing to do with you." She then told fans that she's "alive and well, and strong as f—."
"I'm ready to get back to my own hot girl s—," she shared at the end of the stream. As People mentions, Megan Thee Stallion first mentioned the incident when she posted about it on Instagram on July 15, in order to "set the record straight."