Naming different defendants, court docket paperwork declare that different individuals who labored with Mr. Combs had helped him management Ms. Ventura, generally by threatening her with retaliation — akin to deleting her music if she didn’t obey. at his orders – or by serving to him disguise his conduct. The go well with, which names Mr. Combs and numerous his related firms as defendants, seeks unspecified damages.
In response to Ms. Ventura’s lawsuit, she was drawn into Mr. Combs’ jet-set way of life shortly after assembly him and signing with Dangerous Boy, who launched his first album in 2006.
However, in response to the go well with, he quickly started asserting a unprecedented degree of management over his life. Along with controlling her profession, he paid for her automotive, flats and clothes, and even had entry to her private medical information. In response to the go well with, the outcomes of an MRI she underwent — for reminiscence loss, doubtless brought on by drug use or a beating she stated she suffered by the hands of Mr. Combs — went on to Mr. Combs.
Mr. Combs additionally supplied Ms. Ventura with “massive portions of medicine,” together with ecstasy and ketamine, and urged her to take them, in response to the go well with, and infrequently grew to become violent, beating her “a number of instances.” instances a 12 months.” The go well with says Ms. Ventura by no means went to the police as a result of she feared it will “simply give Mr. Combs one other excuse to hurt him.”
In a single incident in Los Angeles in 2009, the go well with says, Mr. Combs grew to become enraged when he noticed Ms. Ventura speaking to a different expertise agent, then pushed her right into a automotive and punched her. kicked her within the face a number of instances, inflicting her to bleed. In response to the go well with, Mr. Combs then requested his workers to take him to a resort room to recuperate for every week. She requested to go dwelling to her mother and father, however Mr. Combs refused, in response to the go well with.
The go well with says that after seeing the violent repercussions of Mr. Combs’ rejection and the extent to which it will isolate her from her help community, “Ms. Ventura believed that saying ‘no’ to Mr. Combs would value her one thing.” : his household, his buddies, his profession and even his life. And though she tried to depart Mr. Combs, the go well with says he despatched his workers to lure her again.