Sean “Diddy” Combs as soon as allegedly threatened Kimora Lee Simmons with bodily violence, in accordance with a resurfaced New York journal article.
The 2004 profile in regards to the Baby Phat dressmaker reemerged after the 54-year-old rapper’s ex-girlfriend Cassie filed a federal lawsuit accusing Combs of rape and abuse, which he has “vehemently” denied.
The article cited an alleged interplay between Combs and Simmons, claiming “there was a nasty cloudburst when Kimora said something to Combs and he threatened to hit her.”
“And I was pregnant! The moron!” Simmons, now 48, advised the outlet.
According to New York journal, Combs “eventually got down on his knees in public to apologize” to Simmons.
SEAN ‘DIDDY’ COMBS ‘VEHEMENTLY DENIES’ ACCUSATIONS OF RAPE AND YEARS OF ABUSE BY EX CASSIE
In the article, Simmons shared an replace on her relationship with Combs and referenced her now ex-husband and Baby Phat founder Russell Simmons.
“I respect him for being a fierce entrepreneur,” she mentioned on the time. “And I appreciate knowing that everything he does is emulating my husband.”
Simmons and Russell, 66, have been married from 1998 to 2009 and share daughters Ming Lee, 23, and Aoki Lee, 21.
Combs’ lawyer and Simmons’ consultant didn’t instantly reply to Fox News Digital’s request for remark.
On Thursday, Cassie, whose authorized identify is Casandra Ventura, alleged she endured “over a decade” of Diddy’s “violent behavior and disturbed demands” in a lawsuit in United States District Court for the Southern District of New York.
“After years in silence and darkness, I am finally ready to tell my story, and to speak up on behalf of myself and for the benefit of other women who face violence and abuse in their relationships,” Cassie, 37, advised Fox News Digital in a press release.
“With the expiration of New York’s Adult Survivors Act fast approaching, it became clear that this was an opportunity to speak up about the trauma I have experienced and that I will be recovering from for the rest of my life,” the “Me & U” singer added.
Coomb’s lawyer Ben Brafman denied Cassie’s allegations in a press release obtained by Fox News Digital on Thursday.
“Mr. Combs vehemently denies these offensive and outrageous allegations. For the past six months, Mr. Combs has been subjected to Ms. Ventura’s persistent demand of $30 million, under the threat of writing a damaging book about their relationship, which was unequivocally rejected as blatant blackmail,”Brafman mentioned.
He continued,”Despite withdrawing her initial threat, Ms. Ventura has now resorted to filing a lawsuit riddled with baseless and outrageous lies, aiming to tarnish Mr. Combs’s reputation and seeking a payday.”
Simmons shared a cryptic submit to her Instagram Story after the lawsuit was filed. She wrote, “As you sow, so shall you reap,” including a crimson coronary heart emoji.
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One day after the lawsuit was filed, Cassie and Coombs reached a settlement out of courtroom.
On Friday night, the 2 resolved the claims “to their mutual satisfaction,” in accordance with a press release obtained by Fox News Digital.
“I have decided to resolve this matter amicably on terms that I have some level of control. I want to thank my family, fans and lawyers for their unwavering support,” Cassie wrote in a press release.
In his assertion, Coombs wrote, “We have decided to resolve this matter amicably. I wish Cassie and her family all the best. Love.”
After information of the settlement broke, Simmons shared a throwback photograph of Coombs’ late ex-girlfriend and her shut good friend Kim Porter together with a pink coronary heart emoji. In the picture, Porter was pictured as a younger woman carrying a pink leotard and tutu.
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Coombs and Porter dated on and off from 1994 to 2007 and shared son Justin, 29, and twin daughters D’Lila and Jessie, 16. The document govt additionally adopted Porter’s son, Quincy, 32, from her earlier relationship with singer-songwriter Al B. Sure!.
Porter died of pneumonia on the age of 46 in November 2018. In an emotional Instagram submit shared after Porter’s dying, Simmons recalled that she and her daughter Aoki “rushed” to Porter’s home upon listening to the information that she had handed away.
“But soon as i arrived I realized you would not come,” Simmons wrote.
“What a beautiful, loving, sassy soul to have lost. We love you forever. May God bless your journey,” Simmons concluded her submit, “We will never stop crying for you.”
Coombs and Cassie dated for 11 years from 2007 to 2018. In 2019, Cassie married private coach Alex Fine, with whom she shares daughters Frankie, 3, and Sunny, 2.
Fox News Digital’s Lauryn Overhultz, Larry Fink and Christina Shaw contributed to this report.