Does Kenneth Petty have a criminal record?

More than two decades before he married Minaj in 2019, Petty was convicted of the attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl in 1995.

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Does Kenneth Petty have a criminal record?

Despite his notoriety and success, Petty has a criminal history due to a 1995 conviction.

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Petty, a recognized sexual offender, served four years in prison after being found guilty of attempting to rape a 16-year-old girl in the first degree.

He was sentenced to a second prison term from 2006 to 2013 after pleading guilty to first-degree manslaughter charges, which he served after being let out of jail.

He was detained for the third time in 2020 after being married to Minaj and failing to register as a sex offender in California, where he moved with his wife.

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Offenders are legally required to update their registration in “any jurisdiction in which they reside, work, or attend school,” according to the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act.

He was placed under custody, entered a not guilty plea, and was freed on $100,000 bond under the conditions that he wear an ankle monitor and abide by a rigorous curfew. On September 9, 2021, he changed his plea.

He was given a year of home arrest in July 2022 for failing to register as a sex offender, according to a federal prosecutor’s office official.

In addition, Petty received a three-year probationary period and a $55,000 fine, according to a spokesperson for the Central District of California US Attorney’s Office.

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Who is Kenneth Petty?

Petty, better known as Zoo, was born on April 7, 1972, in Queens, New York.

The 50-year-old is employed by the music business at the moment.

Megatron and Hot Girl Summer, two of Minaj’s song videos, both include Petty.

The history between Petty and Minaj dates back to when she was only 16 years old.

They were longtime lovers and were acquainted before they became famous, but they only got hitched in 2019.