Sean “Diddy” Combs and Cassie have actually settled a claim that she submitted one day back, implicating the hip-hop magnate of consistently raping and physically abusing her for almost a years.
“We have actually chosen to fix this matter agreeably,” Combs stated in a declaration. “I want Cassie and her household all the very best. Love.”
In another declaration, Combs’ legal representative, Benjamin Brafman, clarified that the choice to settle remains in “no chance an admission of misdeed.” He included, “Mr. Combs’ choice to settle the suit does not in any method weaken his flat-out rejection of the claims. He enjoys they got to a shared settlement and wants Ms. Ventura the very best.”
Cassie supposedly included a declaration, “I have actually chosen to solve this matter agreeably on terms that I have some level of control. I wish to thank my household, fans, and legal representatives for their steadfast assistance.”
This follows Cassie, Combs’ previous long time partner whose genuine name is Casandra Ventura, submitted a claim in New York federal court Thursday. The fit declares that she was “caught by Mr. Combs in a cycle of abuse, violence and sex trafficking,” pointing out several events in which he supposedly “punched, beat, kicked and stomped” her.
The problem declares a number of other claims, consisting of sex trafficking, sexual battery, unwanted sexual advances and gender discrimination. Diddy’s Bad Boy Records and Sony’s Epic Records were likewise called in the fit.
Following the suit, Brafman rejected the accusations in a declaration and stated his customer was being obtained. “For the previous 6 months, Mr. Combs, has actually gone through Ms. Ventura’s consistent need of $30 million, under the risk of composing a harmful book about their relationship, which was unquestionably declined as outright blackmail,” he stated. “Despite withdrawing her preliminary risk, Ms. Ventura has actually now turned to submitting a suit filled with unwarranted and outrageous lies, intending to stain Mr. Combs’ track record and looking for a pay day.”
Douglas Wigdor, a legal representative for Cassie, continued to react in a declaration, stating, “Mr. Comb’s used Ms. Ventura 8 figures to silence her and avoid the filing of this claim. She declined his efforts and chose to offer a voice to all female who suffer in silence.”
The regards to the settlement have actually not been launched.
Nov. 18, 12:50 p.m. Upgraded with brand-new declaration from Sean Combs’ legal representative, Benjamin Brafman, clarifying that settling does not imply Combs confesses to any misdeed.