A woman sued the hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs on Wednesday, professing he and two other guys raped her 20 many years ago in a New York Metropolis recording studio when she was 17.
The woman, whose title wasn’t disclosed in the court docket submitting, is the fourth particular person to file a lawsuit accusing Combs of sexual assault in the latest months.
The lawsuit alleges that Combs, Harve Pierre, the previous president of Combs’ Poor Boy Enjoyment, and an unnamed gentleman gave the accuser drugs and alcoholic beverages and then taking turns raping her inside of Daddy’s Household Recording Studio, a studio owned by Combs and Undesirable Boy, in 2003.
Combs, 54, denied the allegations in a assertion. A request for remark from Pierre was despatched to Negative Boy Enjoyment.
In accordance to the lawsuit, Pierre fulfilled the teenager in Michigan and flew with her on a personal airplane to satisfy Combs.
“As alleged in the grievance, Defendants preyed on a susceptible high college teenager as aspect of a sexual intercourse trafficking plan that involved plying her with drugs and liquor and transporting her by private jet to New York City wherever she was gang raped by the a few individual defendants at Mr. Combs’ studio,” the accuser’s lawyer, Douglas Wigdor, claimed in a statement. “The depravity of these abhorrent functions has, not surprisingly, scarred our customer for existence.”
The accuser’s legal professionals say the declare was introduced below New York City’s Victims of Gender-Enthusiastic Violence Security Legislation, which permits accusers to file civil problems involving sexual assault promises immediately after the statute of limits has run out.
The lawsuit submitted in federal court in Manhattan follows three other lawsuits accusing Combs of abuse.
A lawsuit by the singer Cassie that contains allegations of beatings and abuse by Combs was settled on Nov. 17, the day after it was submitted. A law firm for Combs stated in advance of the settlement that Combs denied the allegations.
Two added lawsuits against Combs had been filed a 7 days afterwards.
1 of the accusers, Joi Dickerson, explained she was a 19-year-previous school student when she agreed to meet Combs at a cafe in Harlem in 1991. After their day, Combs “intentionally drugged” her, then brought her dwelling and sexually assaulted her, according to the submitting.
A separate lawsuit submitted by an unnamed lady accused Combs and another male of sexually assaulting her and a mate, then beating her many days afterwards.
“For the past couple of months, I have sat silently and viewed persons try out to assassinate my character, ruin my status and my legacy,” Combs, who is also recognized as Diddy or Puff Daddy, reported in a assertion Wednesday. “Sickening allegations have been manufactured towards me by men and women looking for a speedy payday. Enable me be absolutely distinct: I did not do any of the awful issues staying alleged. I will struggle for my title, my family members and for the fact.”