Cassie and Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Reach Settlement in Her Rape Lawsuit Against Him
Sean “Diddy” Combs and his ex-girlfriend, the R&B singer Cassie Ventura, have reached a settlement in her rape lawsuit towards the music mogul, ET can verify.
In an announcement to ET, Diddy mentioned, “We have decided to resolve this matter amicably.” He added, “I wish Cassie and her family all the best. Love.” ET has reached out to Cassie for remark. The beautiful growth comes simply at some point after she filed a lawsuit during which she made graphic and disturbing allegations towards Diddy, together with a declare that he raped her in 2018.
In an announcement to ET, Diddy’s legal professional, Ben Brafman, mentioned Thursday night time that his shopper vehemently denied the “offensive and outrageous allegations.
According to the explosive 35-page lawsuit she filed Thursday in Manhattan Federal Court and obtained by ET, the “Me & U” singer claimed Diddy “lured” her “into an “ostentatious, fast-paced, and drug-fueled lifestyle, and into a romantic relationship with him — her boss, one of the most powerful men in the entertainment industry, and a vicious, cruel, and controlling man nearly two decades her senior.”
Cassie claimed the “Missing You” rapper started a sample of management and abuse inside a couple of years of signing her to his Bad Boy Records label. She claimed Diddy’s management over her included him introducing her “to a lifestyle of excessive alcohol and substance abuse and required her to procure illicit prescriptions to satisfy his own addictions.”
The singer, who’s now married to health coach Alex Fine, additionally claimed Diddy would typically punch, beat, kick and stomp on her, leading to bruises, burst lips, black eyes and bleeding.
Cassie and Diddy went public with their relationship in 2012, although they have been romantically linked way back to 2007. In 2008, they collaborated on his tune, “Swagga Like Puff,” and in 2009, they labored collectively on her tune, “Must Be Love.”
They break up for good in October 2018. Shortly earlier than the break up, Cassie claimed in court docket paperwork that Diddy — after dinner in Malibu, California to debate ending the connection — pressured his approach into her dwelling “and raped her while she repeatedly said ‘no’ and tried to push him away.'”
Among essentially the most explosive declare additionally included that Diddy allegedly employed male prostitutes to have intercourse with Cassie and that he would movie the encounters, which she alleged he known as “Freak Off.”