Nicki Minaj’s Husband Sentenced to Home Confinement, Probation

Nicki Minaj, Kenneth Petty

Kenneth PettyTo whom is he married? Nicki MinajOn Wednesday, July 6th, he was sentenced for failing to register as an sex offender and was placed in one-year confinement.

According to the report, Petty, 44, was also sentenced to three years probation and a $55,000 fine. NBC. In September 2021, the music executive pleaded guilty to one count of failing to register as a sexual offender.

The same month, Us Weekly confirmed that Minaj’s husband could face up to 10 years in prison after he failed to register when he moved to California in 2019. The New York native’s charge stems from a 1995 conviction for attempted rape. Petty spent four and a quarter years in prison after an incident in 1994 that involved a 16-year old girl. Petty must be registered as a sex offender upon his release.

Petty’s legal issues continued when he pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter in 2006 after shooting a man four years prior. He was sentenced at 10 years imprisonment and served seven.

After his May 2013 release, Petty, 39, reconnected with Minaj. The couple had previously dated. Petty and the rapper made their public relationship public in 2018, and they were married less than a year later.

After Petty’s fans raised concerns about his previous encounters with law enforcement, the performer stood by Petty before their nuptials. “He was 15, she was 16 … in a relationship,” Minaj replied to a fan via Instagram in December 2018. “But go awf, Internet. Y’all can’t run my life. Y’all can’t even run y’all own life. Thank you boo.”

Later, Minaj praised the influence her husband has had on her mental state. “Whenever I’m down, I can have one conversation with my husband and it will get me back where I need to be mentally,” she shared on Queen RadioFebruary 2020. “He’s been a really great force in my life. I’ve known him since I was 17, and I feel a level of comfort with him that I hadn’t felt before to just be myself and to share who I am.”

Four months later, Minaj announced that she was pregnant with the duo’s first child. With the birth of their son, Minaj and her husband became parents in September 2020. “I think motherhood has made me see more good in people, more good in the universe. It makes you more of a forgiving person,” the songwriter said on The Late Late Show With James CordenFebruary “When I look at my son, I’m reminded that I am so blessed.”

She added: “I realized, for so many women, this is their dream. They dream of having a child, but not everyone gets that blessing. So when you have a little baby, you are reminded every day like, ‘Oh my God. Thank you God for this precious gift.’”

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