American rapper and singer, Megan Thee Stallion disclosed that she was shot multiple times on Sunday morning, but “grateful to be alive”.
The chart-topping rapper said she “suffered gunshot wounds” on Sunday and is expected to make a full recovery.
The Texas-born rapper, whose real name is Megan Pete, topped the US chart in May with Savage.
The song, Savage went viral and became a dance craze on TikTok, also reached number three in the UK, thanks to a remix featuring Beyonce.
Megan was also named best female hip-hop artist at last month’s BET Awards, beating Cardi B, Nicki Minaj and Lizzo.
According to reports, she had cut her foot on broken glass during the incident in the Hollywood Hills, in which Lanez was arrested. But she took to Instagram on Wednesday to “set the record straight”.
“On Sunday morning, I suffered gunshot wounds, as a result of a crime that was committed against me and done with the intention to physically harm me,” she wrote.
“I was never arrested, the police officers drove me to the hospital where I underwent surgery to remove the bullets.
“I’m incredibly grateful to be alive and that I’m expected to make a full recovery, but it was important for me to clarify the details about this traumatic night.”
She also wrote: “This whole experience was an eye opener and a blessing in disguise. I hate that it took this experience for me to learn how to protect my energy.”