NEW YORK (AP) — Sean “Diddy” Combs and singer Cassie stated Friday that they’ve settled a lawsuit containing allegations of beatings and abuse by way of the tough tune manufacturer at some point after it was once filed.
The agreement was once introduced in a free up despatched by way of lawyer Douglas Wigdor, who represents Cassie, whose complete identify is Casandra Ventura.
The discharge stated that they had reached a deal to their “mutual delight” on Friday night, however no phrases of the settlement had been disclosed.
Ventura and Combs each issued statements.
Cassie stated she the deal was once reached “amicably.” She thanked circle of relatives, lovers and attorneys.
Combs additionally stated it was once resolved “amicably” and needed “Cassie and her circle of relatives the entire perfect.”
Ben Brafman, an lawyer for Combs, didn’t straight away reply to a message searching for remark. On Thursday, he stated Combs “vehemently denies” the allegations.
The lawsuit alleged that Combs introduced the singer into his “ostentatious, fast paced, and drug-fueled way of life” no longer lengthy after she met him and signed to his label when she was once 19 and he was once 37 in 2005.
Ventura, now 37 herself, stated Combs, now 54, started the development of abuse once their courting began.
The lawsuit alleged that, “vulnerable to uncontrollable rage,” Combs subjected her to “savage” beatings through which he punched, kicked and stomped her. It alleges he plied her with medicine and compelled her to have intercourse with different males whilst he masturbated and filmed them.
In keeping with the lawsuit, as Cassie was once looking to finish the connection in 2018, Combs pressured her into her Los Angeles house and raped her.