Megan Thee Stallion took the stand in a Los Angeles Superior Courtroom Tuesday, testifying about the July 2020 shooting that left her wounded and rapper Tory Lanez a suspect.

The Houston rapper, whose real name is Megan Pete, testified about how the shooting has impacted her life and career.

"I can't even be happy," she said, her voice breaking throughout her testimony. "I can't hold conversations with people for a long time. I don't feel like I want to be on this earth. I wish he would have just shot and killed me if I knew I would have to go through this torture."

Donned in a purple suit with black stilettos and sporting a black bob hairstyle, Pete testified at the trial of the Canadian rapper, whose real name is Daystar Peterson. Peterson is facing a maximum sentence of 22-years in prison if found guilty of shooting Pete while the two rode in an SUV in the Hollywood Hills above Los Angeles. Pete was shot in the foot.

Peterson is charged with discharging a firearm with gross negligence, assault with a semiautomatic firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a vehicle. He has pleaded not guilty.

Pete said that on the night of the shooting, she left a party at Kylie Jenner's Hollywood Hills home with Peterson, his bodyguard and her former longtime friend Kelsey Harris.

Soon after entering the SUV, an argument broke out stemming from the relationship between Pete and Peterson, said Pete. The two had bonded over the recent deaths of their mothers and had a non-exclusive relationship.

Pete had taken criticism when pressed about the nature of her relationship with Peterson in the past but expressed that she was embarrassed, saying "because it's disgusting at this point. How could I share my body with someone who could do this to me?"

As the argument escalated, Harris, who did not know about the ongoing relationship between the two rappers, was soon hinted to as it was believed she had a "crush" on Peterson, recounted Pete.

Pete said Peterson began to pit the women against each other when Pete exited the vehicle. Pete said Peterson swore at her, followed by five gunshots coming from the passenger side, striking her in the feet.

"I felt shocked. I felt hurt. I wasn't sure if this was really happening. I looked at my feet, I saw the blood and I fell to the ground," said Pete.

The group drove away together, with Pete alleging Peterson offering her $1 million not to report the shooting to authorities. Pete obliged but later notified the police.

"At the time, we are at the height of police brutality ... I felt like if I said 'This man has just shot me,' they might shoot first and ask questions later," Pete said, explaining why she was hesitant to report the crime.

Pete expressed concerns over sharing her story, fearful it would impact her hip-hop career.

"This situation has only been worse for me, and it has only made him more famous," Pete said during her testimony. "Because I was shot, I've been turned into some kind of villain, and he's the victim. This has messed up my whole life ... This whole situation in the industry is like a big boy's club ... I'm telling on one of y'all friends, now you're all about to hate me."

Peterson was present during the testimony, avoiding eye contact with Pete, and took notes throughout her testimony.

He arrived at court with his young son, holding the boy in front of the courthouse afterward to meet and talk with a small group of reporters.

Supporters for Pete mobbed the courthouse, lining up around the block and throughout the hallways of the courtroom, according to a Los Angeles Time report.

Megan Thee Stallion's career has skyrocketed since the incident, adding to the already up-and-coming status she held prior. She won a Grammy for best new artist in 2021 and had her first No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 with her song "Savage" featuring Beyoncé.