New York, Nov 23 (EFE).- Rapper and music entrepreneur Sean Combs, known as Diddy, was accused this Thursday of a rape committed in 1991 against a woman in New York after resolving less than a week ago a similar lawsuit from a ex partner.
According to The New York Post, the new accusation is from a woman named Joi Dickerson-Neal with whom Combs had a date that year, when she was a student, and who argues that he drugged her, raped her, recorded the event without her consent and showed it to other people.
Combs was accused a week ago of rape and physical abuse for more than a decade by singer Casandra Ventura, known as Cassie, who was his partner and worked for his music label; Both reached an agreement to close the case a day later.
The rapper and businessman, 54, who rejected Cassie’s accusation, also denied this new accusation through a spokesperson and assured that the plaintiff is taking advantage of a legal provision that is about to expire to get her money.
In the last few hours, several lawsuits of this type have been registered due to the expiration, this midnight, of a one-year legal window to seek justice through civil means in sexual crimes that occurred years ago and that had expired, as a result of the Survivors law. New York State Adults.
That legal window, which opened on November 24, 2022, has given rise to thousands of actions, some against high-profile figures, from Donald Trump to, more recently, the singer Axl Rose, the actor Jamie Foxx or the mayor of New York, Eric Adams, today.