Nicki Minaj’s husband Petty faces up to 10 years in prison

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Kenneth Petty

American rapper Nicki Minaj’s husband, Kenneth Petty, could face up to 10 years in prison, after pleading guilty for failing to register as a sex offender.

According to PageSix, Petty pleaded guilty during a virtual court hearing Thursday to a charge of failure to register as a sex offender in California.

Petty is facing up to 10 years in prison — the maximum sentence allowed for the crime — and a lifetime of supervised release.

Petty was arrested in 2020 for failing to register as a sex offender in the city.

Petty moved to California from New York in July 2019.

According to law enforcement, he got pulled over in Beverly Hills in November 2019.

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That was when his legal troubles started.

He was arrested for not registering as a sex offender in California.

He was later released on a $20,000 bond after being charged.

Petty’s crime took place in New York back in 1995 when he was arrested and jailed for first-degree attempted rape.

He served almost 4 years in NY state prison for the crime and was required to register as a sex offender.