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Nicki Minaj's Husband Sentenced to House Arrest After Allegedly Threatening Rapper Offset

Kenneth Petty has been sentenced by a federal judge in Los Angeles after violating the terms of his probation

<p>Broadimage/Shutterstock; Francis Specker/CBS via Getty Images</p> Nicki Minaj

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Nicki Minaj's husband has been sentenced to house arrest after allegedly threatening Cardi B's Husband Offset

Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty has been placed under house arrest for violating the terms of his probation.

The offense allegedly involved Petty, 45, threatening rapper Cardi B’s husband Offset via social media, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

In court documents filed Wednesday, Petty was sentenced to 120 days of house arrest by a federal judge in Los Angeles after he was recorded on video "making threatening remarks toward a specific individual while in the company of someone with a criminal record."


The individual to whom he made his threatening remarks was the Migos rapper, according to the outlet — although Offset (né Kiari Kendrell Cephus) is not specifically named in the legal documents obtained by PEOPLE.

<p>Johnny Nunez/Getty Images</p> Kenneth Petty and Nicki Minaj in February 2019

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Kenneth Petty and Nicki Minaj in February 2019

Related: Who Is Nicki Minaj's Husband? All About Kenneth Petty

The filing stated that Petty’s recent conduct “raises concerns” over his “willingness to comply with the Court’s orders,” and that Petty’s probation officer “believes placement in the Location Monitoring Program will effectively allow for closer monitoring of Mr. Petty’s activities, limit his movements, provide a sanction for his non-compliance,” and “encourage him to reflect upon and reevaluate his current status in the community.”

Representatives for Minaj and Offset did not immediately respond to PEOPLE's request for comment.

<p>Jason Merritt/Radarpics/Shutterstock</p> Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty in Beverly Hilly in October 2019

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Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty in Beverly Hilly in October 2019

Related: Kenneth Petty Sentenced to Probation and In-Home Detention After Failure to Register as Sex Offender

Minaj and Cardi B have feuded over the years both on social media and in person, with the rappers previously gitting into a fight at the Harper’s Bazaar ICONS party in 2018.

Petty’s remarks violated the probation which he was sentenced to in July 2022. At the time he was sentenced to three years probation and a year of in-home detention, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, after pleading guilty to failing to register as a sex offender in the state of California in 2020.

He was required to register as he was convicted of the first-degree attempted rape of a 16-year-old girl in 1995, for which he was sentenced to 18 to 54 months and ultimately served four years in prison.

Petty's alleged rape victim previously filed a lawsuit against Minaj, 40, and her husband, in which she accused the pair of attempting to intimidate her into dropping her rape accusation in 2021. However, the case against Minaj was dropped the following year, according to documents obtained by PEOPLE.

<p>Francis Specker/CBS via Getty</p> Cardi B's husband Offset was allegedly being threatened

Francis Specker/CBS via Getty

Cardi B's husband Offset was allegedly being threatened

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"The case against Nicki was voluntarily dismissed. The case against Kenneth Petty is still ongoing. Stay tuned!" Hough's lawyer, Tyrone Blackburn, told PEOPLE at the time.

Minaj and Petty first met in high school and lost touch before reconnecting in 2018. The pair married in October 2019 and welcomed a son nicknamed Papa Bear a year later on Sept. 30, 2020.

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