Diddy Sued by 'Love' Producer for Sexual Assault, Grooming and Drugging

Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones alleges that the rapper subjected him to “constant unsolicited and unauthorized groping and touching,” among other offenses.

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Sean “Diddy” Combs has been named in another lawsuit months after he settled a suit filed by singer Cassie, who had accused him of gang raping her when she was 17 years old.

Rodney “Lil Rod” Jones, a producer on Combs’ Love LP, is accusing the rapper of sexually harassing and assaulting him, as well as drugging him.

In the suit, Jones says that Combs forced him to solicit sex workers and then pressured him to have intercourse with them. The sexual assault extended to Combs “constant unsolicited and unauthorized groping and touching of [Jones’] anus,” per the suit.

Jones also alleges that Combs held parties at his home with underage girls and served them alcoholic beverages laced with drugs. Jones says that he believes he was drugged by Combs himself on one occasion when he woke up naked in bed with Combs and two sex workers.

Other incidents mentioned in the suit include Jones allegedly being forced to work in Combs’ bathroom while the rapper showered naked and being forced to watch Combs display his guns. Jones says he was threatened with bodily harm if he didn’t comply with Combs’ demands and that the rapper constantly intimidated him.

The suit, which is asking for $30 million USD, also names Combs’ chief of staff Kristina Khorram, Universal Music Group CEO Sir Lucian Grainge, former Motown Records CEO Ethiopia Habtemariam and Combs’ 29-year-old son, Justin.

Jones says that he raised his concerns to Khorram but they were dismissed by the chief of staff, who he said was working with Combs “to groom him into accepting a homosexual relationship.”

The two label executives were named because Jones was allegedly working on the Love LP “under an implied work-for-hire agreement” and was never compensated.

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