During her second day of testimony, Megan Thee Stallion's former best friend Kelsey Harris denied being paid off by Tory Lanez. As previously reported, Tory Lanez has been accused of shooting at Megan Thee Stallion, wounding her in both feet after shouting “Dance, b*tch” back in July 2020. He was initially charged with two counts of assault with a semiautomatic weapon and carrying a loaded, unregistered weapon inside a moving vehicle. The Canadian rapper has since been hit with a third felony charge in connection to the shooting for allegedly using a firearm negligently.
According to TMZ, under cross examination, Tory Lanez's attorney asked Kelsey if the rapper paid her anything, she said, “No. I want to make it very clear … Tory didn't pay me anything.”
Earlier in the day, the prosecution asked if she remembered telling them during a September interview “that Tory tried to bribe you?” She said, “I don't remember what I said in September.”
She also did not recall telling prosecutors in September that Tory fired the gun, or seeing Megan limping after the gunshots were fired that night in July 2020.
When asked why she's changing her story, Kelsey said that she was “receiving pressure” back then. When asked from what or whom, she said, “from everything.” When asked who shot Megan, Kelsey responded, “I don't know.”
Later, Tory's attorney asked Kelsey about the fact that police say she had gunshot residue on her hands, and she said she wasn't sure where it came from, adding, “I just know I had it.”
She also acknowledged she and Megan did have a physical altercation in the SUV, but she tried to downplay it, saying they were drunk and “probably just bumped each other.” As for reports they were yelling at each other outside of the vehicle, she would only admit they both got out at the same time.
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, prosecutors presented texts Kelsey sent immediately after the alleged shooting describing Tory physically attacking her, and at least one other that read, “Tory shot Meg.”
Kelsey said she'd sent the texts in a panic, or she didn't remember sending them at all.
Megan's attorney told The Shaderoom that Kelsey has been “compromised,” adding, “Whether a threat or bribe, but we’re looking into it.”