Singer Casandra Ventura, who performs under the name Cassie, has attained a settlement just one particular day right afterin New York against musician and entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs in which she accused him of rape and physical abuse throughout their romance, her lawyer verified in a statement.
“I have decided to take care of this matter amicably on phrases that I have some stage of handle. I want to thank my loved ones, supporters and lawyers for their unwavering help.” Ventura claimed in the assertion.
“We have resolved to solve this matter amicably,” Combs stated in his personal statement. “I would like Cassie and her family members all the finest. Enjoy.”
Terms of the settlement were not disclosed.
The grievance filed Thursday explained the 54-yr-aged Combs as a “vicious, cruel, and managing person,” who “asserted finish manage over Ms. Ventura’s personal and specialist life,” and comprehensive abuse he allegedly inflicted on her right after meeting her in 2005 when the singer was 19 several years previous.
The two dated on-and-off from about 2007 to 2018.
“Right after decades in silence and darkness, I am finally ready to convey to my story, and to talk up on behalf of myself and for the advantage of other girls who confront violence and abuse in their interactions,” Ventura had claimed in a assertion to CBS Information Thursday. “With the expiration of New York’s Grownup Survivors Act fast approaching, it grew to become clear that this was an possibility to communicate up about the trauma I have experienced and that I will be recovering from for the rest of my daily life.”
The fit leveled a number of allegations in opposition to Combs, together with that he raped Ventura in her household just after she tried using to depart him, that he “normally punched, conquer, kicked and stomped on Ms. Ventura, ensuing in bruises, burst lips, black eyes and bleeding,” and that in 2012 he blew up rapper Child Cudi’s car or truck after obtaining out he was romantically intrigued in Ventura.
Combs denied the allegations, and an legal professional for the rapper stated Ventura tried to blackmail him for $30 million.
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations,” Combs’ law firm, Ben Brafman mentioned in a assertion to CBS Information Thursday. “For the past 6 months, Mr. Combs has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent desire of $30 million, below the danger of producing a harming e-book about their romantic relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail.”