Yung Miami and Nicki Minaj named in lawsuit filed by Lil Rod Jones suing Sean Diddy Comb for sexual assault

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Diddy, the renowned music mogul, is currently facing a legal battle as music producer Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones files a lawsuit against him. The allegations include sexual assault, drugging, and threats spanning from September 2022 to November 2023—a tumultuous period during which they collaborated on Diddy’s album, The Love Album: Off The Grid.

The accusations

In the court documents obtained by XXL, Lil Rod accuses Diddy of a series of disturbing actions. Among them:

  1. Sexual abuse: Lil Rod claims that Diddy sexually abused him during their professional association. The producer alleges that Diddy engaged in inappropriate behavior, creating an unsafe work environment.
  2. Drugging: According to Lil Rod, Diddy offered him cocaine, which he promptly rejected. However, the situation escalated when Yung Miami’s cousin, who was also Diddy’s assistant, entered the picture. She allegedly assaulted Lil Rod in a bathroom in Miami, Florida, on November 23, 2022. The court documents describe a harrowing encounter where she performed oral sex on Lil Rod against his will.
  3. Yung Miami’s involvement: Yung Miami, the cousin of Diddy’s ex-girlfriend, is implicated in the lawsuit. Lil Rod claims that she was present during the assault and that Diddy orchestrated the incident. The court alleges that Yung Miami’s cousin attempted to engage in sexual activity with Lil Rod in the presence of Diddy and his staff.

"Mr. Combs was intoxicated and offered cocaine to Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones rejected him and proceeded to walk to the restroom," the documents read. "While using the restroom Yung Miami’s cousin burst into the bathroom and began groping Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones believes that Mr. Combs sent her in there to sexually assault Mr. Jones. As she entered the bathroom she dropped to her knees and began performing oral sex on Mr. Jones exposed penis. Mr. Jones pushed her away and exited the bathroom."

Lil Rod

Other shocking revelations

The lawsuit doesn’t stop there. Lil Rod further contends that Diddy bragged about having sexual relations with other notable figures. These include:

  1. Stevie J: Diddy allegedly claimed to have engaged in sexual intercourse with Stevie J, a well-known music producer.
  2. Redacted names: The court documents redact the names of a rapper and an R&B singer. However, tantalizing hints remain. The “rapper” is described as someone who once dated Nicki Minaj, while the “R&B singer” performed at the Super Bowl and had a successful Vegas residency.

Seeking justice

Lil Rod seeks justice through a jury trial and unspecified damages. He has also launched a GoFundMe campaign to support his legal battle. Diddy’s attorney, Shawn Holley, dismisses Lil Rod’s claims, labeling him a liar seeking an undeserved payday.

In a statement to XXL, Holley asserts,

"Lil Rod is nothing more than a liar who filed a $30 million lawsuit shamelessly looking for an undeserved payday. His reckless name-dropping about events that are pure fiction and simply did not happen is nothing more than a transparent attempt to garner headlines."

Other allegations

Cassie’s Ongoing Lawsuit against Diddy: In 2023, Cassie, a former artist and Diddy’s ex-girlfriend, filed a civil case against him. The accusation centers around physical and sexual abuse allegedly spanning more than a decade, including incidents of rape and harassment.

Liza Gardner and Joie Dickerson-Neal: These individuals also came forward with lawsuits, claiming that Diddy sexually assaulted them.

Jane Doe: An unidentified woman, referred to as Jane Doe, asserted that Diddy and two other men gang-raped her when she was 17, and Diddy was 34.

Diddy has consistently denied these allegations, and some cases are still pending. It’s crucial to approach such serious accusations with care and allow the legal process to unfold.

As the legal drama unfolds, the music industry watches closely, and fans of Yung Miami, Nicki Minaj, and Diddy await further developments.