AceShowbiz - Nicki Minaj has finally responded to harassment lawsuit filed by Kenneth Petty's accuser. In new legal documents obtained by TMZ, the "Anaconda" hitmaker's lawyer fired back at Jennifer Hough for her "blatant" lies.
Jennifer first launched legal action against Nicki in August. In her suit, she accused the femcee and her husband of "bribery, intimidation, harassment, and stalking" after the pair allegedly tried to make her not to speak about the sexual assault incident.
Denying Jennifer's allegations, Nicki's lawyer reportedly asked court to "sanction" the former for her "blatant falsehoods." Nicki's legal team believed that Jennifer's story is inconsistent, including the fact that she allegedly had to change her phone number because the hip-hop star was harassing her.
However, Jennifer seemingly still texted Nicki after that. To prove it, the musician's lawyer provided a screenshot of an alleged text from Jennifer, which read, "US Marshalls are asking questions!!! They showed up at my house."
Nicki's lawyer also addressed Jennifer's "The Real" interview in September. In the interview, Jennifer claimed her brother told her the $500,000 offer was sent by someone who wanted the accuser to talk with Kenneth's lawyers. Meanwhile, in her suit, Jennifer stated that Nicki was the one behind the offer.
When speaking to hosts Garcelle Beauvais and Adrienne Bailon on "The Real", Jennifer said, "I feel like the actions that were taken in regards to this whole situation have put me in a different type of fear... and it was wrong." She continued, "I don't want to be afraid anymore. So the only way not to be afraid is to continue to speak up."
Kenneth was convicted and placed on a sex offender list, but Nicki has always maintained her husband and Jennifer were dating at the time of the incident, insisting he was 15 at the time. To the claim, Jennifer said, "It wasn't true." She added, "We both were 16, we were never in a relationship. I just felt woman to woman that was wrong of her."