It has been a developing story since July: a rich intermix of backhanded tweets, fiery Instagram Lives and catchy diss tracks. The heated feud between trending rappers Megan Thee Stallion and Tory Lanez is nothing short of intriguing, if not deeply concerning. And, until recently, Lanez remained dubiously silent.
We grow up with the characters we love. We see them at their best and worst; we know their weaknesses and their strengths. We exalt their victories and mourn their losses, and we flare with anger and frustration when they are challenged or antagonized. Imperfect as they are, we accept them, and, like our friends in real life, we often overlook and excuse their bad behavior simply because we love them.
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