LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Singer Cassandra “Cassie” Ventura recently filed a lawsuit against her former boyfriend Diddy, whose real name is Sean Combs.
In the lawsuit filed on Thursday, November 16, Cassie accused the Bad Boy Records founder of rape, sexual assault and violence, among several allegations.
Before their final breakup in 2018, the power couple was once in a roller coaster relationship that lasted over a decade. Through the trial, however, Cassie shed light on several allegedly dark aspects of their relationship.
Cassie Ventura accused Sean Combs of rape and years of abuse in lawsuit (@diddy, @cassie/Instagram)
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Cassie Ventura is ‘ready to tell’ her story
Cassie wrote in the lawsuit, “After years of silence and darkness,” and added, “I am finally ready to tell my story and speak out for myself and for the benefit of other women who are facing to violence and abuse in their lives. relationships,” according to the New York Times.
Cassie Ventura and Diddy’s Relationship Timeline
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While the duo first met in 2005 and, per the lawsuit, she signed with Bad Boy Records in 2006, the rumored romance didn’t begin until 2007. In 2007, Cassie became the spokesperson for Diddy’s fashion line, Sean John.
However, their relationship reportedly began after Diddy broke up with on-and-off girlfriend Kim Porter in 2009, according to Billboard.
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Cassie and Diddy went public with their relationship in 2012 when they made several public appearances together. They also attended Kanye West’s Paris Fashion Week in 2012.
In an interview with Madame Noir, Cassie opened up about her relationship with Diddy. Stating that “honesty and communication” are key to any relationship, she described her relationship with Diddy as “just being with him is a completely inspiring experience.”
Around this time, the couple was reportedly engaged. Diddy posted a photo of a huge diamond ring and wrote: “Baby do you like it? I just want you to do what you love! I just want you to smile 🙂 #takeDat! by Us Weekly.
Although Diddy’s rep hasn’t confirmed the engagement, Cassie was seen wearing the diamond ring.
Diddy and Cassie reportedly broke up once in December 2015. Rumors of their breakup began circulating when the “Paradise” singer shared a post on her Instagram.
She posted a sleeping baby meme that read: “How I sleep… knowing I’m single and no one is cheating on me.” »
She quickly deleted the post, however, Us Weekly reported.
The duo was rumored to have broken up. However, they quickly got back together.
In July 2016, Page Six reported that Cassie was “getting really flirty with another guy” at a party for the MeWe app at the Warwick in Los Angeles.
An eyewitness told the outlet, “She was looking this guy up and down, giving him a loving look,” before adding, “She was acting a lot like a single woman on the prowl.” »
The couple reportedly broke up in August 2016. TMZ then reported that Diddy got upset with her when Cassie told him she wanted to break up.
Diddy was said to have become furious and started going through her phone. He also left with his phone.
As Cassie drove home, her mother called the police. In the meantime, however, Diddy returned the phone to Cassie.
It was reported that police officers, upon arrival, took note of the domestic incident. But no charges have been filed.
They got back together shortly after.
In May 2018, Cassie made her last Instagram post about Diddy in May. The couple attended the Met Gala together in May 2018.
Diddy made his final Instagram post about Cassie. In August, while wishing the singer on her birthday, Diddy captioned, “Go BEST FRIEND! IT’S YOUR BIRTHDAY — HAPPY BIRTHDAY to MY LOVE?? @cassie LOVE YOU 4eva #CassieDay,” according to Billboard.
Around mid-October 2018, news broke that Cassie and Diddy’s relationship had ended. Initially, it was rumored that the music mogul had cheated on Cassie with Canadian model Jocelyn Chew.
However, meanwhile, a source told Hollywood Life that tensions had been brewing between the couple even before that.
The source said: “Cassie was tired of waiting for Diddy to put a ring on her. It was a big source of their problems and their arguments,” before adding: “He always told her he wasn’t ready, but he gave her room to believe that the ring would eventually arrive. . But that was never the case. »
Days after rumors of their split broke, Combs posted a cryptic motivational quote on his Instagram, where he wrote: “I’m at a place in my life where my peace and happiness are my main priorities. »
He added, “I avoid placing myself near negative energy,” according to Capital XTRA.
Warning: This article contains a memoir of a crime and may be triggering for some, at readers’ discretion.
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