Mia Khalifa disputes Cassie’s rape claim against Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs

Mia Khalifa is throwing shade at Sean “Diddy” Combs on social media after the rapper was accused of rape and physical abuse by his ex-girlfriend Cassie.

Cassandra Ventura — better known by her stage name “Cassie” — filed a lawsuit in Manhattan Federal Court on Thursday, claiming the 54-year-old man repeatedly beat and raped her during their 10-year relationship. Did.

The 37-year-old singer has accused Combs – also known as “Puff Daddy” and “Brother Love” – of using his industry connections to stop her from leaving, describing the relationship as filled with “abuse, violence and A cycle of sex trafficking. ” A day after the filing, on November 17, the couple settled amicably out of court.

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Mia Khalifa in February 2023 and Sean “Diddy” Combs in 2020. Khalifa took to social media to share his thoughts on the allegations against the music mogul.
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Before the settlement, Combs’ attorney Ben Brafman told newsweek: “Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and defamatory allegations.

“For the past six months, Mr. Combs has faced persistent demands by Ms. Ventura for $30 million under the threat of writing a damaging book about their relationship, which he categorically rejected as blatant blackmail. I went.

“Despite withdrawing her initial threat, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to filing a lawsuit filled with baseless and outrageous lies aimed at tarnishing Mr. Combs’s reputation and demanding a pay day.”

Former adult film star Mia Khalifa reposted on social media to share her thoughts on the lawsuit Rolling stone The article, on the subject, praises the outlet’s coverage of the case.

He wrote, “Rolling Stone is the first publication I’ve seen that doesn’t use a photo of a happy couple, which subtly refutes their claims in the text of their post, and I think it’s being ignored by the media. Tells about narrative control.” X, the social network formerly known as Twitter.

The 30-year-old also reposted a comment addressing the rumors, writing: “Everyone I know has got a questionable story about Puff,” along with several posts criticizing Combs. Liked it.

newsweek Cassie has been contacted via email and Mia Khalifa via Instagram for comment.

in a statement to the new York TimesCassie said she was finally ready to tell her story in hopes of inspiring other women who “face violence and abuse in relationships.”

Why was she suing Cassie Didi?

Cassie reportedly met Combs in 2005, when the R&B star was signed to the music mogul’s Bad Boy record label. They were first romantically linked in 2007, when Cassie was 21 and Combs was 39, after the music icon reportedly pursued the singer “aggressively.”

According to the lawsuit, Cassie felt unable to reject his advances due to Combs’s influence on the industry, and accused the record executive of pushing her into an “ostentatious, fast-paced, and drug-filled lifestyle.”

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How in 2016. R&B singer Cassie dated Sean “Diddy” Combs for 10 years, breaking up in 2018.
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The lawsuit details years of threats, assaults and forced sexual encounters, in which Cassie alleges Combs introduced her to drugs and took control of her career and personal life. This allegedly included forcing the “Me & You” singer to have sex with male prostitutes, which Combs allegedly recorded on camera, and having Cassie spend weeks recovering from her beating. Had to hide in hotels.

“Throughout their relationship, Mr. Combs had uncontrollable rages and often brutally beat Ms. Ventura,” the filing claims.

“These beatings were witnessed by Mr. Combs’s employees and those at Bad Boy Entertainment and Mr. Combs’s related businesses, but no one dared speak out against their scary and cruel boss.”

Bad Boy Records, Epic Records, Bad Boy Entertainment and Combs Enterprises are also cited as defendants in the case.

When Cassie was linked to Kid Cudi in 2012, Combs reportedly threatened to blow up the rapper’s car. According to the lawsuit, Cuddy’s vehicle exploded moments later. A spokesperson for Cudi supported Cassie’s claims, stating the new York Times: “It’s all true.”

When Cassie attempted to end the relationship in 2018, she said Combs forced himself on her and raped her. After the alleged assault, Cassie moved out of the house that Combs had bought for her, returned the car he had brought her as a gift, and removed him from her life.

On Friday, a representative for Combs announced that the former couple had reached an out-of-court settlement.

“We have decided to resolve this matter amicably. I wish Cassie and her family all the best. Love,” Combs said in a statement.

Cassie said: “I have decided to settle this matter amicably on the condition that I have some degree of control. I want to thank my family, fans and lawyers for their unwavering support.”

On news of the settlement, Brafman said: “Just so we’re clear, the decision to settle the lawsuit, particularly in 2023, is in no way an admission of wrongdoing.

“Mr. Combs’s decision to settle the lawsuit in no way diminishes his clear denial of the claims. He is pleased to have reached a mutual settlement and wishes Ms. Ventura the best.”

Update 11/17/23, 08:41am ET: This article has been updated with comments from Sean Combs’ attorney, Ben Brafman.

UPDATE 11/20/23, 03:10am ET: This article has been updated to add comments from Sean Combs’ team, his attorney Ben Brafman, and a public statement from Cassie.