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Nicki Minaj’s Husband Gets Around To Registering As Sex Offender In Cali

Better late than never? has finally gotten around to registering as a offender in California—but it took getting arrested before he did so.

TMZ reports that Kenneth Petty aka Zoo aka Nicki Minaj’s hubby is finally entered into the California Megan’s Law database, which tracks the state’s offenders.

Last week, Petty was arrested for failing to register after having moved to California with his new wife in 2019.

As previously reported, Petty’s latest struggle kicked off after a traffic stop in Beverly Hills last year. After the cops ran his info they realized he was registered as a offender in New York, but not so in California, and he was arrested. He was then picked up the Feds last week, on the same charge.

Back in 1995, Petty was . While in prison, Petty, who also has a manslaughter conviction, wasn’t exactly a model inmate, . In March 2019, he  in Long Island.

Petty is due back in court next month to deal with the federal charges (the local charges by the LA County DA has been dropped). Until then, he will be rocking an ankle monitor and traveling is out of the question since he surrendered his passport. Part of his bail conditions (his bond was $100,000) include refraining from any drug and alcohol use, too.

Nicki Minaj and Kenneth Petty were married in a small ceremony in October 2019. If convicted, the 46-year-old Petty is facing up to 10 years in prison.

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