Sean Combs has been accused of raping and bodily abusing his ex, singer Cassie (Picture: PA)Sean Combs, recognized by his stage title Diddy, has been accused of raping and bodily abusing his ex, singer Cassie, over a interval of ten years.
Cassie, actual title Casandra Ventura, filed a lawsuit towards Combs on Thursday.
Ventura was 19 when she met Combs and alleges he began a sample of abuse and controlling behaviour that, based on the New York Times, included ‘beating her, plying her with medication and forcing her to have intercourse with male prostitutes as Combs filmed’.
Ventura’s go well with claims that in 2018, when their relationship was coming to an finish, Combs raped her after forcing his manner into her residence.
Ventura’s lawsuit says she was ‘swept into Combs’s jet-set life-style’ after they met.
His label Bad Boy, based in 1993, launched Ventura’s debut album in 2006 and the pair dated on and off between 2007 and 2018.
Cassie, actual title Casandra Ventura, filed a lawsuit towards Combs on Thursday (Picture: FilmMagic)Ventura additional claims Combs was extremely controlling, not solely over her profession, but in addition over private particulars together with medical data.
The singer claims that she had an MRI scan for reminiscence loss that she alleged might have been brought on by a ‘beating’ Combs gave her and that the outcomes went straight to him.
The go well with additionally claims Combs gave Ventura ‘copious quantities of medicine’ – together with ketamine and ecstasy, that he urged her to devour – and would ‘beat her a number of occasions a 12 months’.
Ventura’s go well with claims that in 2018, when their relationship was coming to an finish, Combs raped her after forcing his manner into her residence (Picture: Getty)Ventura stated she by no means went to the police as a result of she was scared Combs would then have one other ‘excuse to harm her’.
In an announcement launched on Thursday, she stated: ‘After years in silence and darkness I’m lastly prepared to inform my story, and to talk up on behalf of myself and for the good thing about different ladies who face violence and abuse of their relationships.’
Combs’ lawyer advised Metro.co.uk: ‘Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations.
Ventura stated she by no means went to the police as a result of she was scared Combs would then have one other ‘excuse to harm her’ (Picture: James Devaney/GC Images)‘For the previous 6 months, Mr. Combs, has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent demand of $30 million, below the specter of writing a dangerous ebook about their relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail.
‘Despite withdrawing her preliminary menace, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to submitting a lawsuit riddled with baseless and outrageous lies, aiming to tarnish Mr. Combs’ fame and in search of a pay day.’
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