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Report Alleges Diddy Was Violent While in College

'Rolling Stone' airs new allegations

(Newser) - A six-month Rolling Stone investigation has unearthed new allegations against the hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs, including that he publicly beat a girlfriend while a student at Howard University in the late 1980s. Combs allegedly attacked the woman outside her dorm, in view of her friends. One witness said...

Lawsuit: Sean Combs Raped, Threatened to Blacklist Woman

She said promise of mentorship turned into 'aggressive, coercive, and abusive relationship'

(Newser) - A woman who says she was sexually assaulted by Sean Combs in four "terrifying" encounters has become the latest person to file a lawsuit against the rapper, bringing the total to seven in six months. In a lawsuit filed Thursday, April Lampros said she was a student at New...

Cassie Breaks Her Silence: Believe Victims the First Time

Domestic violence 'broke me down to someone I never thought I would become'

(Newser) - Her words were "clearly chosen carefully given the NDA she signed to settle her lawsuit" with Sean "Diddy" Combs in November, observes TMZ , but they are direct: Believe victims the first time, Cassie Ventura says in a message posted to Instagram on Thursday. In her first comments since...

Another Woman Accuses Diddy of Sexual Assault

Model is the 6th to sue rapper in 6 months

(Newser) - Trouble continues to mount for Diddy: Another woman has come forward to accuse the rapper of sexual assault, this one a model who says she met Diddy, real name Sean Combs, at a Fashion Week event in 2003, when she was 22, and he offered to help her career. Crystal...

Diddy: 'I'm Disgusted' by Beating in Video

Rapper apologizes for his actions without mentioning the victim

(Newser) - Sean "Diddy" Combs said Sunday that "my behavior on that video is inexcusable," after CNN aired 2016 surveillance footage two days before that appears to show him physically attacking Cassie Ventura, a singer who was his girlfriend at the time. Combs said he takes responsibility for his...

Disturbing Surveillance Video Is More Bad News for 'Diddy'

CNN obtains footage appearing to show the rapper physically assaulting his then-girlfriend

(Newser) - The bad news keeps coming for Sean "Diddy" Combs. CNN has obtained surveillance video from a hotel that it says shows him physically assaulting his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura. The video from 2016 appears to show Combs grab Ventura by the neck and hurl her to the floor before kicking...

Diddy's Alleged Drug Mule Reaches Deal With Prosecutors

Brendan Paul is accused in a lawsuit of acquiring drugs and guns for the rapper

(Newser) - A man accused of acting as a drug mule for rapper Diddy has entered a drug diversion program in the hope of avoiding jail time. Brendan Paul, 25, who previously worked as Diddy's main assistant, was arrested at a Miami airport on March 27, around the same time federal...

Sean Combs Sells Off His Half of Tequila Brand

The rapper is facing a number of lawsuits, investigations

(Newser) - Sean Combs, who is facing multiple lawsuits alleging sexual misconduct and violence as well as a Department of Homeland Security probe , sold his half of tequila brand DeLeón for around $200 million back in January. Combs has grown much of his fortune through deals with other businesses, and the...

Sean Combs' Lawyer Slams 'Unprecedented Ambush'

Says rapper is innocent, didn't deserve use of 'military-level force'

(Newser) - A lawyer for Sean Combs had harsh words following the federal raid on the rapper's properties Monday. Calling it "a gross overuse of military-level force," the attorney slammed the "unprecedented ambush" that he said was "paired with an advanced, coordinated media presence." The combination,...

Agents Raid Combs' Properties
Agents Raid Combs' Properties

Agents Raid Combs' Properties

Hip-hop mogul faces accusations of sex trafficking in lawsuits

(Newser) - Federal agents searched homes in Miami and Los Angeles on Monday that are associated with Sean Combs, who has been accused in lawsuits of sexual assault and sex trafficking. The raid was conducted by the Department of Homeland Security, NBC News reports, under warrants issued by the Southern District of...

Latest to Accuse Sean Combs Is a Man

Music producer claims Diddy sexually assaulted him

(Newser) - Sean "Diddy" Combs was sued Monday by a music producer who accused the hip-hop mogul of sexually assaulting him and forcing him to have sex with prostitutes, the AP reports. The suit, filed in federal court in New York, accuses Combs of repeated instances of unsolicited groping and sexual...

The Financial Fallout Begins for Diddy

18 brands abandon his e-commerce platform in wake of sex assault allegations

(Newser) - As the controversy surrounding Sean "Diddy" Combs grows, it's beginning to hit him in the wallet. So far, 18 brands have cut ties with the rapper and entrepreneur's new e-commerce platform, the companies confirm to Rolling Stone . Combs recently launched Empower Global, an online marketplace for Black-owned...

Lawsuit Accuses Sean Combs of Taking Part in Gang Rape

She says she was 17 when hip-hop mogul, 2 other men raped her in NYC recording studio

(Newser) - A woman suing Sean Combs says reading about other sexual assault lawsuits filed against the hip-hop mogul gave her the confidence to come forward with her own story. The woman, who filed a lawsuit against Combs and former Bad Boy Records president Harve Pierre, says the two men and a...

Sean Combs Accused of 1991 Sexual Assault
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Sean Combs Hit With Third Sex Assault Claim

2 women sued after first lawsuit was quickly settled

(Newser) - Sean "Diddy" Combs is facing another sexual assault lawsuit filed just before the expiry of New York's Adult Survivors Act. The accuser, identified only as Jane Doe, says Combs and singer-songwriter Aaron Hall raped her and her friend after a music industry event in 1990 or 1991, Rolling ...

One Day After Suit Against Combs, a Resolution

Hip-hop mogul, R&B singer Cassie say they've reached a settlement 'amicably'

(Newser) - A day after R&B singer Cassie filed a federal complaint against hip-hop mogul Sean Combs (aka Diddy, aka Puff Daddy), accusing Combs of rape, physical abuse, and sex trafficking over their decadelong relationship, the two arrived at a settlement, reports the AP . In a Friday statement sent by Douglas...

Sean Combs Is Accused by Cassie of Rape, Abuse

Singer files federal lawsuit against hip-hop mogul

(Newser) - R&B singer Cassie filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday accusing hip-hop mogul Sean Combs of raping, physically abusing, and sex trafficking her over roughly a decade. "After years in silence and darkness," the singer, whose real name is Casandra Ventura, said in a statement. "I am...

Diageo Says It's Ending 'Broken' Diddy Partnership

Drinks giant calls rapper an 'unreliable and untrustworthy business partner'

(Newser) - British drinks giant Diageo says it's calling time on its "broken" relationship with rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs. The company, owner of brands including Johnnie Walker and Guinness, called the rapper an "unreliable and untrustworthy business partner" in its response to a lawsuit Diddy filed alleging racism,...

Sting: Diddy Pays Me $2K per Day. Diddy: It's More
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Diddy Forks Over a Pretty Penny to Sting, Every Single Day

Rapper reveals he pays ex-Police frontman $5K daily for sampling 'Every Breath You Take'

(Newser) - Sting likely doesn't care whether the name on Sean Combs' bank account is "Puff Daddy," "Diddy," "P. Diddy," or plain old "Sean Combs"—he just wants his regular check in the mail from that account. That's because for years, the...

'Diddy' Just Struck a 'Historic' Cannabis Deal

Rapper Sean Combs' acquisitions will create the biggest Black-owned pot company in the US

(Newser) - Sean Combs already has branched out from his rapper and producer career with business ventures in the fashion, alcohol, and media worlds. Now "Diddy" is dipping his toe into marijuana, with a deal worth up to $185 million that, if approved by federal and state regulators, may result in...

Chris Brown Faces $20M Suit Accusing Him of Rape

Woman says she was drugged, assaulted on yacht at Sean Combs' property in Miami

(Newser) - A $20 million lawsuit accuses Chris Brown of drugging and raping a woman on a yacht in Miami. The alleged attack took place on Dec. 30 while the yacht was docked at a property that the former Sean Combs owns, according to the court filing, Rolling Stone reports. The suit...

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