Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs named in lawsuit accusing his son of sexual assault

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs named in lawsuit accusing his son of sexual assault

Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs and his 26-year-old son Christian “King” Combs are each named in a lawsuit that accuses the youthful man of sexual assault aboard a yacht in December 2022.

The swimsuit, filed in Los Angeles superior courtroom on Thursday and first reported by Rolling Stone, accuses the youthful Combs of assault, battery, sexual assault and intentional infliction of emotional misery. The elder Combs, who’s going through a number of lawsuits alleging sexual abuse and was lately topic to federal raids in a sex-trafficking investigation, is accused of aiding and abetting.

The 31-page grievance on behalf of 25-year-old Grace O’Marcaigh describes occasions aboard the yacht chartered by Sean Combs for a household journey to St Martin in December 2022. The journey was “bought as a healthful household tour” however, in accordance with the swimsuit, became a “hedonistic surroundings”, with suspected intercourse employees and different celebrities introduced on board.

O’Marcaigh, who labored as a bartender and the one on-board steward for the yacht, alleges that within the early hours of 28 December, Christian Combs pressured her to drink a shot of tequila that she “rapidly suspected” had been spiked with medication. Combs allegedly prevented her from leaving and compelled her to carry out oral intercourse on him.

The lawsuit additional claims {that a} video of the youthful Combs groping and kissing O’Marcaigh was filmed by Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones, a music producer who himself filed a lawsuit towards the elder Combs in January alleging sexual assault and forcing him to rent intercourse employees.

O’Marcaigh claims she escaped Christian Combs when a fellow yacht worker purposefully seemed for her as a result of she had been gone a very long time. Based on the swimsuit, she knowledgeable the boat’s captain about what had occurred, however the incident was not investigated. O’Marcaigh believes that’s as a result of Sean Combs paid the captain to maintain all the things quiet.

After the alleged incident, O’Marcaigh suffered panic assaults and her psychological and bodily well being deteriorated, in accordance with the grievance. She seeks unspecified damages.

Representatives for Sean Combs and Christian Combs didn’t instantly reply to request for remark. Aaron Dyer, an lawyer for each males, mentioned in a assertion to CNN that that they had “not seen this lady’s claims” however consider the lawsuit accommodates “manufactured lies”.

The lawsuit is the most recent in a collection of authorized troubles for the influential music mogul, who simply final yr carried out with Christian on the MTV Video Music Awards as he acquired a world icon award as a part of a long-gestating music comeback. In November of final yr, Sean Combs settled a lawsuit together with his longtime ex-partner Cassie, a day after the singer’s explosive grievance detailed years of alleged rapes, bodily abuse and intercourse trafficking by the rapper. A separate lawsuit accused Combs and two different males of gang rape in 2003, when the nameless plaintiff was 17.

And in late March, federal homeland safety officers and different legislation enforcement raided Combs’s properties in Los Angeles, Miami and New York as a part of a sex-trafficking investigation by federal authorities in New York. Christian and his elder brother Justin have been detained through the raid in Los Angeles however later launched.

Sean Combs has denied all accusations, promising to “combat for my title, my household and for the reality” in an announcement posted to X. His attorneys have filed a movement to dismiss the lawsuit accusing him of gang rape, saying he “by no means participated in, witnessed or was or is presently conscious of any misconduct, sexual or in any other case, regarding plaintiff in any circumstance in any respect”. Following the allegations, Combs resigned as chair of Revolt, the digital media firm he co-launched in 2013, and his Hulu actuality present was cancelled.

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