- Following accusations of rape and sex trafficking, rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs and Ventura settled in court.
- Without providing any specifics, the two came to an understanding on Friday.
- Throughout the 2000s, Ventura put out several singles, including some with Diddy.
Following accusations of rape and sex trafficking by R&B singer Casandra “Cassie” Ventura, rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs and Ventura settled in court.
Without providing any specifics, the two came to an understanding on Friday. Ventura claimed that she decided to settle the dispute peacefully under circumstances over which she had some degree of influence.
A lawsuit against rap mogul
Combs, better known by his stage name Puff Daddy, refuted the accusations and said Ventura was attempting to blackmail him. Douglas Wigdor, Ventura’s attorney, verified the settlement and expressed her pride in Ventura for making her complaint public.
Ventura said that over ten years, beginning when she was 19 and he was 37, Combs had sexually assaulted and physically assaulted her. In the lawsuit, detailed accounts of the severe assault that started after she started dating Combs in 2005 were provided.
Her life was controlled by dangerous addictions that Combs provided her after she signed with his record company, Bad Boy. According to the lawsuit, Combs was a “serial domestic abuser” who would frequently kick and beat Ventura, causing blood, bruises, and black eyes.
Under the prospect of penning a disastrous book about their relationship, Ms. Ventura wanted $30 million (£24 million). According to her attorney, Doug Wigdor, Combs made her an offer to pay “eight figures to silence her and prevent the filing of this lawsuit”.
Throughout the 2000s, Ventura put out several singles, including some with Diddy. Her most well-known songs are Official Girl, Me & U, and Long Way to Go, all of which feature Lil Wayne.