Nicki Minaj’s husband on Wednesday was sentenced to dwelling confinement for failing to register as a intercourse offender by U.S. District Choose Michael Fitzgerald, a number of retailers report.
Kenneth Petty, who the singer married in 2019, averted jail time and can serve a yr at-home sentence, adopted by three years of probation, and can pay a $55,000 tremendous.
Petty’s sentencing comes two years after he was arrested in 2021 for failing to register as a intercourse offender in California. He beforehand served a four-year jail sentence after pleading responsible to tried rape steming from a 1994 incident, and is required to register himself upon shifting to a brand new state, CBS Information studies.
Jennifer Hough, Petty’s accuser, got here ahead in September of 2021 with claims that folks in Minaj’s camp had tried to steer her into recanting her earlier allegation with a purpose to get Petty dropped from the state’s intercourse offender checklist.
Hough stated she and her household acquired Hough an “onslaught of harassing calls and unsolicited visits.”
The Hill has reached out to Fitzgerald for remark.