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While Nick Minaj is on a European tour with Juice WRLD, her boyfriend Kenneth Petty is pleading guilty to driving with a suspended license in New York.

Court files obtained by TMZ reported an officer witnessed Petty drive through a stop sign at approximately 1:30 a.m. ET in Long Island last September.

Petty pleaded guilty to aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, requiring him to pay an $88 fine and clear his license.

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Of course, this isn’t Petty’s first run-in with authorities.



The 40-year-old Queens native was convicted of first-degree attempted rape in April of 1995 and served roughly four years in a New York state prison. Prosecutors said Petty used a sharp object to force the then 16-year-old girl to have sex with him.

Once released, Petty was later convicted of first-degree manslaughter landing himself a seven-year sentence, being released in 2013.

Sources close to Minaj say the couple are already discussing marriage and kids. In fact, there’s a rumor floating around suggesting the two already eloped. During a recent episode of Queen Radio, Nicki called him her “husband.”



The platinum-selling rapper announced the couple’s relationship via Instagram last December.

“Did you ever make it out of that town where nothing ever happened?” she captioned a photo. “It’s no secret… that the both of us… are running out of time.”