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3 women speak out about sexual assault lawsuits against Diddy

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Three women speak out about their accusations of sexual abuse Sean “Diddy” Combs For the first time.

In a report by Rolling stonepublished on Tuesday May 28, Joi Dickerson Neal, Crystal McKinney and an anonymous “Jane Doe” revealed insight into their individual experiences.

“It’s not about money,” said Dickerson-Neal, who filed a lawsuit against Diddy, 54, in New York Supreme Court in November 2023. “It’s about making sure the world sees that this man, who has risen to the level of an ‘icon’, is actually sick and has left so many victims behind for years in (the aftermath of his) disgusting behavior with impunity.”

Dickerson-Neal co-starred with the music mogul in a 1990 music video and claimed he asked her out to dinner in 1991. According to Dickerson-Neal, Combs allegedly “drugged, sexually assaulted and abused” her during their encounter. Court documents obtained by We weekly at the time, Dickerson-Neal also claimed that she was the victim of ‘revenge porn’ that Diddy created and distributed.

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McKinney, 43, shared her own alleged experience with the outlet.

“I had a whole future (in modeling) planned out that was stolen from me. Being sexually assaulted and having no recourse is so painful,” said the model, who filed a lawsuit against Combs on Tuesday, May 21.

McKinney claimed that she hooked up with Diddy in 2003 at a Men’s Fashion Week event at Cipriani Downtown in New York City and that he subsequently invited her to his music studio. She claimed that some of his colleagues were present in the studio drinking Hennessy and passing around joints. McKinney smoked some of the joint and claimed it felt “very powerful,” making her feel like she was floating.

In the filing, McKinney said she believes the joint was laced with a narcotic or other drug. She alleged that Combs then forced her to perform oral sex on him.

Speak with Rolling stoneMcKinney added: “I felt like I was dying every day because I didn’t have the strength to come forward yet…I hope that by speaking out I can help other survivors come forward and seek justice.” to search.’

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The report also included comments from a third woman. A Detroit-area Jane Doe, who was 17 years old at the time, accused Diddy of raping her in 2003.

Rolling stone reported that Doe found it “incredibly difficult” to share her story publicly, but was “encouraged” to do so after hearing the “voices of the other women.”

“It is important to remember that not only Combs, but everyone who dealt with him, remained silent and actively covered up his behavior, must be held accountable,” she said.

Combs’ attorney did not respond to the specific allegations made by the three women featured in the report, but did share a statement Rolling stone.

“Mr. Combs cannot comment on completed litigation, will not comment on pending litigation and cannot comment on any allegation picked up by the press from any source, no matter how unreliable,” attorney said Jonathan Davis the outlet told us. “We are aware that the competent authorities are conducting a thorough investigation and are therefore confident that all significant issues will be addressed in the appropriate forum, where the rules distinguish fact from fiction.”

We weekly has reached out to Diddy’s team for comment.

The shocking report comes after multiple women came forward with claims of alleged misconduct by Combs.

Us confirmed this in November 2023 Cassie (real name Casandra Ventura) filed a lawsuit against Diddy, accusing him of rape and repeated physical abuse that lasted nearly a decade. Cassie and Diddy dated on and off from 2007 to 2018.

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In March 2024, several of Diddy’s homes, including properties in Miami and Los Angeles, were raided by Homeland Security in connection with a sex trafficking investigation.

Now, several companies appear to be distancing themselves from the rapper as a result of the ongoing controversy.

America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses confirmed We weekly on Tuesday, May 28, that it had stopped selling frames from Diddy’s Sean John range.

Peloton also announced in May via a private Facebook group that it has “paused the use of Sean Combs’ music and removed the Bad Boy Entertainment Artist Series from our platform” after a 2016 video surfaced of Diddy physically attacking Cassie. The company added: “This means our instructors will no longer use his music in newly produced classes.”

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please contact the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).