Diddy hit with new lawsuit; accused of drugging, sexually assaulting young model

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Diddy hit with new lawsuit; accused of drugging, sexually assaulting young model

Diddy is facing yet another lawsuit — this time for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a young model during Men’s Fashion Week more than two decades ago.

The suit, first picked up by TMZ, is from a woman named Crystal McKinney who claims that, back in 2003, she met Diddy at a fashion event and then went back to his studio.

There, she took a hit of a joint Diddy and friends were sharing that she claims was “very powerful,” saying that it was laced. Then, she claims, Diddy forced her to have oral sex.

After that, she continues, she passed out and awoke in a cab.

“She says she came to realize she had been sexually assaulted,” the TMZ piece reads. “It’s unclear from the lawsuit if she’s alleging the assault was forced oral sex or another sex act while she was unconscious.”

Following the alleged assault, McKinney says she was “blackballed” from modeling.

McKinney claims that, following the news of the flood of similar suits against Diddy, she “knew she had a moral obligation to speak up.”

HipHopDX has reached out to Diddy’s representatives for comment, but have not heard back as of this writing.

This is not the only alleged assault from 2003 that Diddy is currently facing down in court. Late last year, a different woman sued him over a separate alleged assault from that same time frame.

In that suit, originally filed in late 2023, the woman claims that Diddy, then-Bad Boy president Harve Pierre, and a third man raped her after she was plied with drugs and alcohol. The alleged incident, she says, took place in 2003 when she was still in high school.

The embattled Bad Boy mogul denies the charges.

He addressed the matter in a recent legal filing, which read in part: “Mr. Combs and his companies categorically deny Plaintiff’s decades-old tale against them, which has already caused incalculable damage to the reputations and business standing of the Combs Defendants, even before any evidence has been presented.

“Plaintiff cannot allege what day or time of year the alleged incident occurred, yet purports to miraculously recall the most prurient details with specificity… This case should be dismissed now, with prejudice, to protect the Combs Defendants from further reputational injury and before more party and judicial resources are squandered.”