Diddy Accused of Blowing Up Kid Cudi’s Car for Dating Cassie
Diddy Accused of Blowing Up Kid Cudi's Car
Court documents obtained by XXL on Thursday (Nov. 16) provide details on Cassie's claim that the Bad Boy Records founder subjected her to years of physical and sexual abuse between 2007 and 2018. She accuses him of raping her as well. In the lawsuit, the singer elaborates on a brief relationship she had with Kid Cudi in 2011. The relationship began during a brief break from dating Diddy. Cassie claimed that Diddy learned of the short fling by looking through her phone one night, and allegedly grew enraged. She said he "proceeded to place a manual corkscrew between his fingers" and lung at her for the act.
Cassie added in the lawsuit that she ran away that night and stayed at Cudi's house for a time. The suit goes on to say that in February of 2012, during Paris Fashion Week, Diddy "told [Cassie] that he was going to blow up Kid Cudi’s car, and that he wanted to ensure that Kid Cudi was home with his friends when it happened."
"Around that time, Kid Cudi’s car exploded in his driveway," the suit reads.
A spokeswoman for Kid Cudi additionally confirmed Cassie's account to The New York Times. "This is all true," he said.
Diddy Accused of Years of Sexual Assault and Abuse in New Lawsuit
In a lawsuit filed on Thursday, Diddy was accused by Cassie of numerous crimes including rape, sex trafficking and physical abuse.
The filing also claims that he forced her "to engage in sex acts with male sex workers while masturbating and filming the encounters,” as well as forced her to carry a handgun even though she felt uncomfortable with doing so. She also claimed that Diddy supplied her with copious amounts of drugs and alcohol. He also allegedly raped her in her apartment in 2018.
Diddy's lawyer, Ben Brafman, released a statement to XXL responding to the allegations through a spokesperson for the rap mogul.
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations," he said. "For the past six months, Mr. Combs has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent demand of $30 million, under the threat of writing a damaging book about their relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail. Despite withdrawing her initial threat, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to filing a lawsuit riddled with baseless and outrageous lies, aiming to tarnish Mr. Combs’s reputation and seeking a payday.”
Cassie is seeking an undisclosed amount in her lawsuit. Her attorney, Douglas Wigdor, claims Diddy attempted to silence Cassie with an eight-figure payout not to file the lawsuit, but she refused it.