Diddy has claimed his ex-girlfriend Cassie is trying to extort him with her rape and abuse lawsuit because he refused to give her $30million.
The musician, whose real name is Sean Combs, denies all of her allegations and has vowed to fight them in court.
Thirty-seven-year-old Cassie, whose full name is Cassandra Ventura, dated Combs, 54, for ten years before parting ways in 2018.
She claims in her lawsuit that he was physically and emotionally abusive throughout the relationship, and raped her in September 2018 after she tried to break up with him.
Diddy is being sued by his ex-girlfriend Cassie, whose full name is Cassandra Ventura. She alleges he raped her and abused her during their 10-year romance
Her lawsuit describes in detail how he allegedly drugged her, intimidated her and forced her to have sex with male sex workers in front of him throughout their romance.
She also claims he had Kid Cudi‘s car blown up in his driveway after he discovered they had been talking.
Combs denies the allegations.
In a statement, his attorneys told DailyMail.com: ‘Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations.
‘For the past six months, Mr. Combs has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent demand of $30 million, under the threat of writing a damaging book about their relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail.
‘Despite withdrawing her initial threat, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to filing a lawsuit riddled with baseless and outrageous lies, aiming to tarnish Mr. Combs’s reputation and seeking a payday.’
Cassie’s lawsuit alleges serious physical, emotional and sexual abuse
Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is being investigated by the New York City Police Department as he faces a lawsuit from his ex-girlfriend Cassie over alleged abuse, according to a report
TMZ yesterday reported that the NYPD was investigating Combs for alleged sexual assault.
A spokesman for the force however told DailyMail.com today that there is no such investigation.
Cassie’s attorneys declined to comment on the criminal investigation. Her attorneys tell DailyMail.com that he offered her millions to silence her.
‘Mr. Combs offered Ms. Ventura eight figures to silence her and prevent the filing of this lawsuit.
‘She rejected his efforts and decided to give a voice to all woman who suffer in silence. Ms. Ventura should be applauded for her bravery.’
The lawsuit claimed she has required intensive medical and psychological care to recover from ‘trauma she lived through’.
She is seeking unspecified damages. The lawsuit is brought under the Adult Survivors Act – which is a New York law allowing people to file claims even after the statute of limitations has run out.
The pair met in 2006, when she was aged 19, and split in 2018
The suit said: ‘With the expiration of New York’s Adult Survivors Act fast approaching it became clear that this was an opportunity to speak up about the trauma I have experienced and that I will be recovering from for the rest of my life.’
Diddy, who also goes by the stage name Puff Daddy, is worth an estimated $1 billion after being one of the star figures in the commercialization of hip-hop in the 1990s.
He grew to be one of his generation’s most notable music producers – working with names such as Notorious B.I.G. and Mary J. Blige.
Diddy founded Bad Boy – his record label – which Cassie was signed to in 2006.
Cassie has since married Alex Fine and has two children with him.
She was swept up in his luxurious lifestyle and reaped the benefits of having her debut album released under his label.
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