Previous Danity Kane singer Aubrey O’Day spoke out following Cassie settled her rape and assault lawsuit with Sean “Diddy” Combs.
“Money > accountability. Every single time,” O’Day, 39, wrote by way of her Instagram Tale on Friday, November 17, sharing a New York Situations hyperlink to the settlement news. “Welcome to a further chapter of the technique is nicely in place 💔.”
Us Weekly verified on Friday that Cassie, 37, and Diddy, 54, had arrived at an agreement in their authorized battle, just 1 day immediately after the lawsuit was submitted.
“I have made the decision to solve this subject amicably on conditions that I have some level of regulate,” Cassie (total name Casandra Ventura) told Us in a assertion despatched by way of her attorney Douglas Wigdor. “I want to thank my spouse and children, supporters and lawyers for their unwavering help.”
Diddy also unveiled a assertion on Friday night time. “We have made a decision to solve this subject amicably. I would like Cassie and her relatives all the finest,” he wrote in a assertion shared with Us, signing the be aware with his “Love” nickname.
Cassie, who dated Diddy on and off from 2007 to 2018, experienced named the music mogul in a lawsuit submitted on Thursday, November 16. According to court files received by Us, Cassie accused Diddy of rape and recurring bodily abuse that lasted for practically a 10 years. Diddy denied all claims.
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations,” Diddy’s attorney Ben Brafman instructed Us in a assertion. “For the previous six months, Mr. Combs has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent desire of $30 million, less than the threat of creating a damaging e book about their partnership, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail. Inspite of withdrawing her initial risk, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to submitting a lawsuit riddled with baseless and outrageous lies, aiming to tarnish Mr. Combs’s standing and trying to get a payday.”
O’Day was a vocal advocate of Cassie and supported her coming forward.
O’Day, for her section, first satisfied Diddy when she auditioned for his MTV sequence Producing the Band 3, when Danity Kane was shaped with her, Dawn Richard, Shannon Bex, D. Woods and Aundrea Fimbres. The woman team was signed to Diddy’s label Negative Boy Documents, but he kicked O’Day out in 2008. At the time, Diddy claimed there was no undesirable blood with O’Day.
O’Day later on alleged in the course of a 2022 episode of the “Call Her Daddy” podcast that she was fired mainly because she “wasn’t ready to do what was expected of [her] — not expertise-smart, but in other parts.” (Diddy did not respond to her promises at the time.)
On Saturday, November 18, O’Day continued to share her views on the settlement through X (formerly Twitter).
“I assume he confirmed persons the stage of his electrical power. He chainsawed the legs off of any individual that was starting to experience courageous more than enough to stand,” she penned, speculating about the extent of Diddy’s electrical power and command around some others.
If you or another person you know has been sexually assaulted, call the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673).