Jennifer Hough, the girl who filed a lawsuit towards Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty, who can be Petty’s rape sufferer, has dropped her authorized submitting towards the rapper.
According to courtroom paperwork obtained by XXL, filed on Wednesday (Jan. 12), Jennifer Hough’s lawyer, Tyrone A. Blackburn made a Notice of Voluntary Dismissal of Defendant Onika Tanya Maraj Pursuant to F.R.C.P 41(a)(1)(A)(i).
“Pursuant to Rule 41(a)(1)(A)(i) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Plaintiff, JENNIFER HOUGH (“Plaintiff”), and her counsel hereby give notice that Plaintiff voluntarily dismisses her claims against Defendant ONIKA TANYA MARAJ, without prejudice.
Dated: January 12, 2022, ” the doc reads.
TMZ stories that Minaj plans to go after Hough to recoup authorized charges related to the case. No cash was paid to Hough to settle the go well with, claims a supply.
While the lawsuit towards Nicki Minaj has been dismissed, her husband’s continues to be in impact. “The case was voluntarily dismissed in NY as for Ms. Maraj. The case against Mr. Petty is still ongoing. Stay tuned!” Blackburn informed XXL.
Hough stands by her claims that Petty raped her, however he alleges they’d consensual intercourse and he or she was a keen participant.
Last August, Hough sued Minaj and Petty for intentional infliction of emotional misery, harassment and witness intimidation. The lawsuit stems from Petty’s 1995 tried rape conviction. Hough can be suing him for the sexual assault. The sufferer alleged that Minaj referred to as and supplied to fly the girl and her household to Los Angeles in 2020, in trade for recanting the rape claims made towards the rhymer’s husband.
In 1994, Jennifer Hough informed police that Petty, 16 on the time, had raped her in a Jamaica, Queens house at knifepoint. He was charged with first-degree rape that 12 months and convicted of first-degree tried rape in 1995. Petty is a registered intercourse offender for the crime.
XXL has reached out to Nicki Minaj’s group and Jennifer Hough’s lawyer for remark.