Who is Jennifer Hough? Accuser of Nicki Minaj’s husband

Jennifer Hough is an American woman best recognized for identifying Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty as her alleged rapist.

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Jennifer Hough’s case originally dates back to 1994, when she was only 16 years old. According to her lawsuit, she was raped by Kenneth Petty after he led her into a house Queens, New York at knifepoint.

Jennifer Hough’s report to the police got Kenneth Petty arrested and charged with first-degree rape. He ended up pleading guilty to attempted rape and served four and a half years in prison.

Jennifer Hough recently surfaced in the media headlines after she alleged that she was being harassed by Nicki Minaj and her husband, Kenneth Petty. Talking on The Real show in her first on-camera interview, she stated that she was tired of being afraid.

Jennifer Hough also made mention that she had a conversation with Minaj back in March 2020, where the Megatron icon allegedly tried to convince her to dismiss her accusation against Kenneth Petty. However, Hough stated that she kept saying no to every offer and suggestion.

Jennifer Hough revealed that Nicki offered to fly her to Los Angeles or send her publicist over so that they could craft a statement in their favour. Hough filed a lawsuit against Nicki Minaj and Petty for allegedly harassing and intimidating her. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York on August 13, 2021.

It reads: “As a direct result of the actions of Defendant Minaj and Defendant Petty, [Hough] has been traumatized her entire life.

“Plaintiff has moved to multiple states to avoid intimidation and harassment by Defendant Minaj, Defendant, and their allies, legal teams, and fans.”

Jennifer Hough stated that the rap star Nicki Minaj has used “her celebrity platform” to “bash” her. In the lawsuit, it is revealed that Kenneth Petty violated his plea deal when he allegedly directly and indirectly “threatened” Hough while telling her to remain shut with regard to the rape accusation.

The lawsuit also claims that even members of Jennifer Hough’s family have been allegedly receiving contact from people claiming to be connected with Minaj and Petty following the latter’s arrest in the recent year for failing to register as a sex offender in California.