Megan Thee Stallion made her return to Instagram Live as she opened up to fans about the incident in which she was shot in the foot earlier this month.
The rap star confirmed that she was shot in both of her feet and had to get surgery to remove the bullets.
A stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated).
Stallions follow the conformation and phenotype of their breed, but within that standard, the presence of hormones such as testosterone may give stallions a thicker, “cresty” neck, as well as a somewhat more muscular physique as compared to female horses, known as mares, and castrated males, called geldings.
Temperament varies widely based on genetics, and training, but because of their instincts as herd animals, they may be prone to aggressive behavior, particularly toward other stallions, and thus require careful management by knowledgeable handlers. However, with proper training and management, stallions are effective equine athletes at the highest levels of many disciplines, including horse racing, horse shows, and international Olympic competition.
The term “stallion” dates from the era of Henry VII, who passed a number of laws relating to the breeding and export of horses in an attempt to improve the British stock, under which it was forbidden to allow uncastrated male horses to be turned out in fields or on the commons; they had to be “kept within bounds and tied in stalls.” (The term “stallion” for an uncastrated male horse dates from this time; stallion = stalled one.) “Stallion” is also used to refer to males of other equids, including zebras and donkeys.
Megan Thee Stallion sheds tears as she speaks out about being shot
Speech is human vocal communication using language. Each language uses phonetic combinations of vowel and consonant sounds that form the sound of its words (that is, all English words sound different from all French words, even if they are the same word, e.g., “role” or “hotel”), and using those words in their semantic character as words in the lexicon of a language according to the syntactic constraints that govern lexical words’ function in a sentence. In speaking, speakers perform many different intentional speech acts, e.g., informing, declaring, asking, persuading, directing, and can use enunciation, intonation, degrees of loudness, tempo, and other non-representational or paralinguistic aspects of vocalization to convey meaning. In their speech speakers also unintentionally communicate many aspects of their social position such as sex, age, place of origin (through accent), physical states (alertness and sleepiness, vigor or weakness, health or illness), psychic states (emotions or moods), physico-psychic states (sobriety or drunkenness, normal consciousness and trance states), education or experience, and the like.
Although people ordinarily use speech in dealing with other persons (or animals), when people swear they do not always mean to communicate anything to anyone, and sometimes in expressing urgent emotions or desires they use speech as a quasi-magical cause, as when they encourage a player in a game to do or warn them not to do something. There are also many situations in which people engage in solitary speech. People talk to themselves sometimes in acts that are a development of what some psychologists (e.g., Lev Vygotsky) have maintained is the use in thinking of silent speech in an interior monologue to vivify and organize cognition, sometimes in the momentary adoption of a dual persona as self addressing self as though addressing another person. Solo speech can be used to memorize or to test one’s memorization of things, and in prayer or in meditation (e.g., the use of a mantra).
Researchers study many different aspects of speech: speech production and speech perception of the sounds used in a language, speech repetition, speech errors, the ability to map heard spoken words onto the vocalizations needed to recreate them, which plays a key role in children’s enlargement of their vocabulary, and what different areas of the human brain, such as Broca’s area and Wernicke’s area, underlie speech. Speech is the subject of study for linguistics, cognitive science, communication studies, psychology, computer science, speech pathology, otolaryngology, and acoustics.
Speech compares with written language, which may differ in its vocabulary, syntax, and phonetics from the spoken language, a situation called diglossia.
The evolutionary origins of speech are unknown and subject to much debate and speculation. While animals also communicate using vocalizations, and trained apes such as Washoe and Kanzi can use simple sign language, no animals’ vocalizations are articulated phonemically and syntactically, and do not constitute speech.
Adding that she ‘thanks God’, the Hot Girl Summer hitmaker revealed that the bullets did not hit bones or tendons that could have caused her life-changing injuries.
Speaking through tears, she explained: ‘I was shot in both of my feet. I had to get surgery to get the s** out.
Megan Thee Stallion sheds tears as she speaks out about being shot
‘It was super scary, it was the worst experience of my life and it’s not funny. It was nothing to joke about.’
She continued: ‘And it’s nothing for y’all to go and make fake stories about. I didn’t put my hands on nobody. I didn’t deserve to get shot by nobody. I didn’t hurt nobody.
‘Thank God the bullet didn’t touch bones or break tendons… where the bullet hit, it missed everything. I know my mama, daddy and grandmother were looking out for me.’
She explained her silence over recent weeks as she added: ‘It’s not that I was protecting somebody. I just wasn’t ready to speak. That’s just not some s**t you get on the Internet and talk about.
‘So f**k y’all and all my fake ass friends and the blogs and their sources. This has made me realise how to move forward and how to protect my energy.’
The rapper wiped away tears as she continued: ‘Imagine being 25 and you don’t have both your parents. My mama was my best friend and I’m still not really over her death.
‘You try to fill your space with people that you think are making you happy. I thought I was ready to give good energy to other people but they weren’t ready to give good energy to me.’
She continued: ‘I feel like I was moving really fast. I was moving too fast and wasn’t taking enough time to myself. But I do feel a lot better and thank God for the people around me.’
Earlier this month, Savage rapper Megan confirmed she was shot in the foot and had to undergo surgery.
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Hours before the incident, she had attended a party at Kylie Jenner’s house in the Hollywood Hills alongside Canadian rapper Tory Lanez and one of her best friends.
Tory, 27, was later arrested for carrying a concealed weapon in an SUV but the details of how Megan came to be shot are still under investigation.
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