Cassie and Sean “Diddy” Combs reached a settlement just 24 hours after the R&B singer filed a lawsuit against him, accusing the hip-hop mogul of rape and years of abuse.
The parties announced the news Friday night in separate statements obtained by Page Six.
Cassie, whose full name is Casandra Ventura, said in a statement: “I have decided to resolve this matter amicably where I have a degree of control.”
“I would like to thank my family, fans and attorneys for their unwavering support.”
The 54-year-old legendary music producer and rapper said in a statement, “We have decided to resolve this matter amicably. I wish Cassie and her family the best. Love.”
They did not disclose details of the terms of the settlement, but resolving the issues would mean father of seven Escaping a possible trial, Casey avoided potential cross-examination through his plea.
In the lawsuit, Cassie, 37 Filed lawsuit against her ex-husbandshe accused him of raping her, physically abusing her, forcing her to have sex with male prostitutes while he watched her masturbate, and introducing her to alcohol and drugs.
In response to her lawsuit, which was obtained by Page Six and filed Thursday in Manhattan federal district court, Dee Dee’s attorney, Ben Brafman, said, “Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous accusations. “
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Cassie, who dated Diddy from 2005 to 2018, said she never called police before submitting the application because she feared it would “just give Mr. Combs another excuse to hurt her.”
She claimed he controlled nearly every aspect of her life, paying for her house, car, clothes and other necessities. She even claimed he had access to her personal medical records.
In the past 24 hours since Cassie’s accusations became public, Allegations of violence and abuse Resurfaced.
Other musicians include Danity Kane as Aubrey O’Dayalso publicly expressed support for Cassie.
If you or someone you know has been affected by any of the issues raised in this article, please call the Sexual Assault Hotline: 1-800-330-0226.