Diddy Among Those Accused of Trafficking and Raping 17-Year-Old Girl in Lawsuit

The latest lawsuit follows several others against the Bad Boy founder, including a since-settled suit from Cassie.

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Content warning: This story contains graphic details of alleged sexual assault.

Diddy is facing another lawsuit in which he's accused of sexual assault, with the Bad Boy Records founder and two other men alleged to have raped a 17-year-old girl in 2003. At the time of the alleged assault, Diddy was 34.

As noted in a report from Nancy Dillon and Cheyenne Roundtree for Rolling Stone, published Wednesday, the suit carries a "trigger warning" in the court documents due to the graphic nature of the allegations. Notably, the full complaint, linked below, also includes alleged photos of the unnamed individual at Diddy's studio.

In a statement shared with the publication, lawyer Douglas H. Wigdor, who represented Cassie in her recent suit (which was later settled), accused Diddy and the two other men, including Bad Boy exec Harve Pierre, of having “preyed on a vulnerable high school teenager.”

Per Wigdor, the men allegedly engaged in “a sex trafficking scheme that involved plying [Jane Doe] with alcohol and transporting her by private jet to New York City where she was gang-raped.”

As alleged in the new 14-page complaint, which RS notes was filed under NYC’s Victims of Gender-Motivated Violence Act, the unnamed woman was in the 11th grade when she first met Pierre and “the third assailant” at a lounge in the Detroit area. The 17-year-old was allegedly convinced to join Pierre and the third man on a private jet flight to New Jersey, after which they would be driven to the Diddy’s House Recording Studio space in NYC.

As the night progressed, the suit further alleges, the 17-year-old became inebriated “to the point that she could not possibly have consented to having sex with anyone, much less someone twice her age.” While at the NYC studio, the 17-year-old was allegedly raped by Diddy, the unnamed individual, and Pierre.

In response to news of prior lawsuits, including Cassie's aforementioned case, Diddy has denied the allegations against him through a rep. Per Diddy's lawyer, the settlement in the Cassie suit was "in no way an admission of wrongdoing."

When reached for comment by Complex on Wednesday regarding news of the latest lawsuit, a rep for Diddy provided the following statement, which was also shared to social media shortly after:

"ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. For the last couple of weeks, I have sat silently and watched people try to assassinate my character, destroy my reputation and my legacy. Sickening allegations have been made against me by individuals looking for a quick payday. Let me be absolutely clear: I did not do any of the awful things being alleged. I will fight for my name, my family and for the truth.”

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