Cassie is alleging a troubled former relationship with Diddy that allegedly consists of sexual assault and abuse.
The “Official Woman” singer filed the paperwork on Nov. 16 within the Southern District of New York court docket system, as reviewed by authorized affairs journalist Meghann Cuniff.
On the very prime of the paperwork, there’s a set off warning about “extremely graphic info of a sexual nature, together with sexual assault.” Cassie lists Sean “Diddy” Combs as a defendant, alongside Dangerous Boy Leisure, Dangerous Boy Data, Epic Data, and Combs Enterprises.
The singer’s allegations towards her former collaborator and boyfriend start by referencing his 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award speech on the BET present. In it, he thanked Cassie for “holding [him] down at nighttime instances.”
“The reality, nevertheless, is that Cassie—Ms. Casandra Ventura—was held down by
Mr. Combs endured over a decade of his violent habits and disturbed calls for. For Ms.Ventura, the “darkish instances” have been these she spent trapped by Mr. Combs in a cycle of abuse, violence, and intercourse trafficking,” the lawsuit states.
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Cassie Alleges Diddy Sexually Assaulted Her & Pressured Her To Commit Intimate Acts With Others
The lawsuit offers a bullet-point record of “violent and illegal acts” Diddy allegedly “pressured” Cassie into. It cites sexual assault from a perpetrator and bystander facet in addition to intimidating hurt in direction of Cassie and others.
Diddy — as defined by Cassie within the lawsuit — did the next:
“Raped Ms. Ventura in her own residence after she tried to depart him. Usually punched, beat, kicked, and stomped on Ms. Ventura, leading to bruises, burst lips, black eyes, and bleeding. Blew up a person’s automotive after he realized that he was romantically thinking about Ms. Ventura. Pressured Ms. Ventura to have interaction in intercourse acts with male intercourse staff whereas masturbating and filming the encounters. Ran out of his condo with a firearm in pursuit of a rival trade government whom he realized was close by. Demanded that Ms. Ventura to hold his firearm in her purse simply to make her uncomfortable and reveal how harmful he’s. Launched Ms. Ventura to a life-style of extreme alcohol and substance abuse and required her to obtain illicit prescriptions to fulfill his personal addictions.”
The paperwork describes Diddy as a “vicious, merciless and controlling man” who got here into her life in 2005 when she was 19 and he was 37.
“All through their relationship Mr. Combs was vulnerable to uncontrollable rage, and often beat Ms. Ventura savagely. These beatings have been witnessed by Mr. Combs’ workers and staff of Dangerous Boy Leisure and Mr. Combs’s associated companies, however nobody dared to talk up towards their horrifying and ferocious boss,” the lawsuit says
After his “episodes of horrific abuse,” Cassie alleges he would attempt to “conceal” the “Me & U” singer and associated proof. Moreover, it states Diddy would love-bomb Cassie with items.
Cassandra alleges that she tried to flee the hip-hop icon “time and again” through the years. Nevertheless, she says, his “community of companies and affiliated entities” at all times “discovered her” and “implored her to return to him.”
“When [Cassie] believed that she had lastly separated from her long-time abuser, she joined Mr. Combs for a dinner, after which he pressured her into her dwelling and raped her whereas she repeatedly mentioned “no” and tried to push him away.”
The lawsuit additionally alleges Diddy was jealous of Cassie and Child Cudi’s relationship and threatened to explode his automotive. Shortly after the threats, Cudi’s automotive exploded in his driveway. A rep for Cudi confirmed Cassie’s testimony, per NY Occasions.
As beforehand reported, Cassie moved on from her relationship with Diddy after marrying Alex Wonderful in 2019. They now have two youngsters collectively.
The swimsuit says Cassie is in search of “justice for the last decade of her life that Mr. Combs took away from her with threats of violence, extreme use of medicine, bodily and psychological abuse, and sexual slavery.”
Diddy has not publicly responded to the allegations.