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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...

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...

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...

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...

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