Sean “Diddy” Combs once received threats Kimora Lee Simmons According to a republished article in New York Magazine, there was physical violence.
Profiles of the 54-year-old rapper’s Baby Phat fashion designer returned in 2004 after the 54-year-old rapper’s ex-girlfriend Cassie filed a federal lawsuit accusing Combs of rape and abuse, but Combs “vehemently” denied it. Appear.
The article cited an alleged interaction between Combs and Simmons, claiming “a nasty storm occurred when Kimora said something to Combs and threatened to hit her.”
“I’m pregnant! What an idiot!” Simmons, 48, told the media.
According to New York magazine, Combs “eventually knelt down in public and apologized to Simmons.”
In the article, Simmons shared an update on her relationship with Combs and mentioned her now-ex-husband, Baby Phat founder Russell Simmons.
“I respect him because he’s an active entrepreneur. And I appreciate that everything he does is modeled after my husband,” she said at the time.
Simmons and Russell, 66 Married from 1998 to 2009 And has daughters Ming Lee, 23, and Aoki Lee, 21.
An attorney for Combs and a representative for Simmons did not immediately respond to requests for comment from Fox News Digital.
Cassie, whose legal name is Casandra Ventura, filed the lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, claiming she endured “violent behavior and disturbing demands” from Diddy. Ten years”.
“After years of silence and darkness, I am finally ready to tell my story and speak out on behalf of myself and for the benefit of other women who face violence and abuse in their relationships,” Cassie, 37, told Fox Digital News. in a statement.
“With New York’s Adult Survivors Act set to expire, it became clear that this was an opportunity to speak out about the trauma that I have experienced and that I will spend the rest of my life recovering from,” the “Me and You” singer added.
Koum’s attorney, Ben Brafman, denied Casey’s accusations in a statement obtained by Fox News Digital on Thursday.
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these objectionable and outrageous accusations. Over the past six months, Mr. Combs has been threatened by Ms. Ventura’s ongoing demands for $30 million and has threatened to write a book about “This is blatant extortion,” Brafman said.
He continued, “While Ms. Ventura has withdrawn her initial threat, she has now filed a lawsuit filled with baseless and egregious lies designed to tarnish Mr. Combs’ reputation and seek a payday.”
After the lawsuit was filed, Simmons shared a cryptic post on her Instagram Story. “No pain, no gain,” she wrote, adding a red heart emoji.
One day after the lawsuit was filed, Casey and Combs reach a settlement Outside the courtroom.
The pair settled the claims to “mutually satisfactory satisfaction” on Friday night, according to a statement obtained by Fox News Digital.
“I have decided to resolve this matter amicably where I have a degree of control,” Casey wrote in a statement. “I would like to thank my family, fans and attorneys for their unwavering support.”
“We have decided to resolve this matter amicably. I wish Cassie and her family the best. Love,” Combs wrote in a statement.
After news of the reconciliation broke, Simmons shared a throwback photo of Combs’ late ex-girlfriend and her close friend Kim Porter, along with a pink heart emoji. In the photo, Porter is depicted as a young girl wearing a pink leotard and tutu.
Combs and Porter dated on and off from 1994 to 2007 and have son Justin, 29, and twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie, 16. Combs also adopted Porter’s 32-year-old son, Quincy, from her previous relationship with singer-songwriter Al. B. Of course!
Porter died of pneumonia in November 2018 at the age of 46.Following Porter’s death, Simmons shared an emotional post on Instagram remembering her and daughter Aoki “Rush” to Potter’s houseAfter hearing the news of her death.
“But as soon as I arrived I realized you weren’t coming,” Simmons wrote.
“What a beautiful, loving, sassy soul you have lost. We love you forever. May God bless you on your journey,” Simmons concluded her post. “We will never stop crying for you.”
Combs and Cassie dating From 2007 to 2018, it lasted 11 years. In 2019, Cassie married personal trainer Alex Fine and they have daughters Frankie, 3, and Sunny, 2.
Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz, Larry Fink and Christina Shaw contributed to this report.