Drake is suing a woman named Layla Lace, claiming that she attempted to extort him using false claims of pregnancy and rape.
In the lawsuit filed by attorney Larry Stein, and reported by TMZ, the rapper alleges that Lace cooked up a scheme to extract money from him by claiming that he got her pregnant while on his Boy Meets World Tour in February 2017.
Drake says that after his stop in Manchester, England, Lace came back to his hotel and they had consensual sex.
"Layla also voluntarily and seemingly happily performed oral sex," the lawsuit says of the pair's initial contact with each other, but the lawsuit alleges that Lace took things much further in the following months.
TMZ reports that the lawsuit lays out a "fantasy relationship" constructed by Lace and includes texts allegedly sent between Lace and Drake. Lace went on Instagram shortly after the supposed exchanges and claimed that she was pregnant. In April 2017, Lace went on Sirius XM's Shade 45 and said that she was pregnant with Drake's child.
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According to the lawsuit, Lace lawyered up and asked that Drake pay her for the baby. When that didn't fly, Drake claims Lace went to the police and said that the Canadian artist raped her. The lawsuit says that Drake was cleared by the Manchester police but Lace still demanded millions of dollars in exchange for her not going public with her charges.
It appears that the rapper has had enough and is now suing for civil extortion, emotional distress, fraud, abuse of process, and defamation.
While it wouldn't be the first time that Drake was accused of hiding a child, the lawsuit says that "there is no credible evidence of pregnancy, nor any baby," noting that a child would have been born in the fall.