Lana Del Rey has been dealing with some serious issues lately. 43-year old, Michael Shawn Hunt, was convicted earlier this year on weapons charges and stalking the Summertime Sadness singer. Back in February, Hunt was found outside of Lana's Orlando concert holding onto a knife after police were notified of possible threats online. Orlando Police Department detectives reportedly found cryptic and threatening messages on Hunts Facebook page. Michael was found a block away from Lana's show with two concert tickets and a knife.
According to WESH 2 News, the arrest report states, "Michael Hunt criminal history revealed 61 felony convictions from drugs to violent crimes." Hunt reportedly served five different sentences in state prisons between the years 1991 and 2014, for 33 separate offenses, of burglary, fleeing and eluding, forgery, grand theft, and drug charges.
Last week, Hunt was sentenced to one year in prison after taking a plea deal. His aggravated stalking charge and weapons charges were dropped.
Lana took to social media to address her stalkers sentence. The singer tweeted out a screenshot of the article and added, "Alsoooo…If you bring weapons to the show with plans to use them and ur posting about it -the police will probably know about it before I do like they did in Orlando."
She later added, "I’m just saying bringing weapons into the mix is on another level."
Last week, Lana also went on to address the issue during her concert in Atlanta. She admitted that she's feeling a bit emotional and shaken up from the incident but definitely finds comfort in being with her fans.
"I am actually just feeling a little more emotional than I thought after what happened in Orlando, but I just really wanted to be here with you guys tonight. And actually I was feeling totally fine, and then just got, I don’t know, a little bit nervous when I got on stage. So I just want to say that I am super happy to be with you guys, and if I’m a little bit feathery, just bear with me.”
Lana recently made headlines after her Twitter scuffle with rapper, Azealia Banks. The two lit our timelines up with a back and forth stemming from Lana's critique of Kanye West's support of Donald Trump. That's a lot, I know. Things escalated quick, fast, and in a hurry.
"Wow okay Lana, this would be cute if you were consistent with your outrage and refused to collab with A$AP Rocky who has physically assaulted women too," Banks tweeted with a screenshot of Lana's comment as evidence. "To me this just looks like the typical White woman taking using a weakened target to 'pretend' to be an ally."
Lana surprised us all with her forward response to Banks daring her to make a move.
"[Azealia] u know the addy. Pull up anytime. Say it to my face. But if I were you- I wouldn't," the singer-songwriter sounded off in a since-deleted tweet (October 9), warning, "I won't not f**k you the f**k up. Period."
Appears Lana's definitely got a lot on her plate going on right now and she just didn't have the time for Azealia. Hopefully, these two can work it out!