Just someday after Cassie filed a bombshell sexual assault, abuse, and trafficking lawsuit towards Diddy, they determined to settle.
According to the NY Times, Cassie and Diddy introduced the settlement on the night of Friday (Nov. 17). This comes after the “Official Singer” singer filed on Thursday afternoon in New York below the town’s momentary ‘Adult Survivors Act,’ which is ready to run out on Nov. 23.
The 35-page submitting accused Diddy of sexually assaulting Cassandra Ventura on a number of events after allegedly coercing her right into a relationship. Cassie said that in their ten-year-plus relationship, Diddy bodily abused her with extreme beatings witnessed by employees. She additionally accused him of forcing her to carry out sexual acts with male intercourse staff throughout state strains whereas he allegedly watched, made calls for, recorded, and self-pleasured.
See the complete courtroom submitting right here.
Cassie And Diddy Release Statements After Settlement
Amid information of settling the lawsuit, Cassie and Diddy launched statements by way of the NY Times.
“I’ve determined to resolve this matter amicably on phrases that I’ve some stage of management,” Cassie instructed the NY Times in a press release. “I wish to thank my household, followers, and attorneys for his or her unwavering help.”
Diddy instructed the outlet by way of assertion:
“We have determined to resolve this matter amicably. I want Cassie and her household all the most effective. Love.”
In a further assertion to The Shade Room, the producer’s lawyer said the next:
“Just so we’re clear, a choice to settle a lawsuit, particularly in 2023, is under no circumstances an admission of wrongdoing. Mr. Combs‘ determination to settle the lawsuit doesn’t in any manner undermine his flat-out denial of the claims. He is joyful they bought to a mutual settlement and needs Ms. Ventura the most effective.”
It’s unclear how a lot the previous pair settled the lawsuit for.
However, after denying Cassie’s lawsuit allegations, a lawyer for Diddy accused Cassie of wanting a “payday.”
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations,” Diddy’s lawyer Ben Brafman mentioned on Nov. 16. “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 e book about their relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail.”
Meanwhile, her lawyer, Douglas Wigdor, mentioned that Diddy had beforehand supplied Cassie “eight figures to silence her and forestall the submitting of” her lawsuit. However, she had “rejected his efforts.”
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Parties Reached Settlement Following Trending Videos Of Past Interactions
Hours earlier than the events reached their settlement, social media customers appeared carefully at previous content material that includes Diddy and Cassie.
Diddy’s 2022 BET Lifetime Achievement Award acceptance speech got here into focus. Cassie had talked about the speech in her lawsuit, saying Diddy thanked her for holding him down in “darkish occasions” when he was the one holding her down — in a adverse manner.
She described the “darkish occasions” as “these she spent trapped by Mr. Combs in a cycle of abuse, violence, and intercourse trafficking,” per the submitting.
Another video that got here into trending focus early Friday was an excerpt of a red-carpet interview with the entertainers. In 2018, a Vogue reporter requested Cassie on the Met Gala about revealing any confessions. She responded that she retains “all the pieces” inside herself or between her and Diddy.
A video of the “Me & U” singer embracing husband Alex Fine after he reportedly ran 50 miles to help a home violence shelter additionally bought viral consideration.
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Another resurfaced clip that shook the web was Yung Joc revealing the second Diddy allegedly demanded Cassie shave her head — resulting in the enduring coiffure that dominated the early 2010s.
After Cassie filed her lawsuit, a number of fellow entertainers stepped ahead to help her allegations, together with Kid Cudi. He reportedly confirmed via a spokesperson that his automobile exploded in his driveway shortly after alleged threats by Diddy — who was allegedly jealous of Cudi’s temporary romance with Cassie.
Three out of 5 Dainty Kane group members, Aubrey O’Day, D. Woods, and Dawn Richard, additionally confirmed their public help for Cassie.