Alleged Victim Files Rape And Revenge Porn Case Against Diddy

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Leena Nasir Entertainment Reporter
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Joi Dickerson-Neal filed litigation against Sean “Diddy” Combs Thursday accusing him of raping her in 1991 and possessing revenge porn recordings of the incident.

She filed documents at the Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday, just days after Diddy’s former girlfriend, Cassie Ventura, settled her sexual assault lawsuit against him, according to The New York Post. Dickerson-Neal alleged she was drugged and attacked by Diddy, then re-victimized when he showed videos of the rape to others.


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Dickerson-Neal claimed she and Diddy went to Wells Restaurant in Harlem on a dinner date, at which point she alleged he gave her drugs that brought her to “a physical state where she could not independently stand or walk,” according to The New York Post.

She said the hip-hop mogul drove her to a music studio “where she could not get out of the car” due to the drugs she had been given. She said he then took her “to a place he was staying to sexually assault her.”

The court documents alleged Diddy recorded the sexual assault, noting that Dickerson-Neal was unaware of that fact at the time, and didn’t consent to the recording. She claims a friend of hers revealed they had seen the recording days later, noting that “everyone” had seen it, according to The New York Post.

Dickerson-Neal said her life was sent into a “tailspin” and she was forced to drop out of college after being hospitalized for “severe depression and suicide ideation.”


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She claimed she “struggled with her mental health and career progression,” in the aftermath of the alleged assault.

“Still today, Ms. Dickerson continues to work on her emotional health, economic recovery and finishing her college degree. Seeking accountability from Combs under the law is one more step in that journey,” the court documents said, according to The New York Post.

Diddy’s representatives denied all allegations made against the star in an email Thursday.

“This last-minute lawsuit is an example of how a well-intentioned law can be turned on its head,” they said.

“Ms. Dickerson’s 32-year-old story is made up and not credible. Mr. Combs never assaulted her, and she implicates companies that did not exist. This is purely a money grab and nothing more,” they said, according to The New York Post. (RELATED: Diddy Unexpectedly Announces He Has Fathered A Child)

Dickerson-Neal filed her lawsuit on the last admissible day of New York’s Adult Survivor’s Act, which allowed adult survivors of sexual assault to sue their abusers, regardless of when the alleged attack took place. Friday marks the deadline for filings under this Act.