Takeoff of Migos, has been sued for sexual assault in the state of Calif., according to court docs obtained by multiple outlets.
The civil complaint, obtained by BuzzFeed News and The New York Times, among others, alleges that the rapper — born Kirshnik Khari Ball — raped a woman, only identified as Jane Doe in the papers, in Los Angeles on June 23.
Doe is suing Takeoff for damages over sexual battery, assault, emotional distress, false imprisonment, and more.
Per BuzzFeed, according to the court documents, Doe arrived at a party also attended by Takeoff, 26, where the rapper later offered her marijuana.
The plaintiff told the party’s host that Takeoff had made her uncomfortable and the host offered to take her upstairs. Takeoff was walking up the staircase as Doe and the host were going up, and the host engaged in an argument with Takeoff, according to the documents.
Doe continued upstairs to a bedroom alone until Takeoff entered the room.
Per BuzzFeed News, citing the documents, Takeoff allegedly made sexual advances, which the suit claims Doe “clearly and unequivocally refused,” but Takeoff allegedly engaged in “forceful sexual intercourse” despite the lack of Doe’s consent.
Doe later sought medical care, according to her attorney Neama Rahmani.
At the hospital, “staff observed physical evidence of forceful rape and notified the Los Angeles Police Department of the same,” the suit reads, per BuzzFeed News.
According to the outlet, an LAPD officer said there is an open investigation into this case.
“She’s terrified,” Rahmani said in a statement obtained by the Los Angeles Times. “There’s a significant disparity in wealth and power. He’s a famous artist, he had security, there were weapons on the premises. She is someone who doesn’t have those resources and is also concerned about safety and retaliation. That adds an extra element in a case like this when he’s rich and powerful.”
Takeoff has since denied the allegations. His attorney, Drew Findling, told TMZ on Wednesday: “We have reviewed the allegations and have similarly done our own due diligence. What has become abundantly clear is that the allegations made against Takeoff are patently and provably false. The claims and statements made regarding this lawsuit indicate that the plaintiffs’ representatives have not spoken with relevant witnesses or reviewed available evidence.”
Findling continued: “Takeoff is renowned for his artistic talent as well as his quiet, reserved and peaceful personality. In this instance, those known personality traits have made him a target of an obvious exploitative money grab. As his counsel, we are well aware and well versed on the importance of civil and criminal prosecution of true sexual assaults. This is not one of those situations.”
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An anonymous woman is suing #Takeoff for allegedly raping her at a party in Los Angeles. The woman, who filed the lawsuit as a Jane Doe, claims Takeoff made her extremely uncomfortable at the party, which happened back in June, before she alleges he raped her in the bedroom of the person she says invited her to the party, @tmz_tv reports. ___ According to the legal docs that were obtained by TMZ, the woman claims Takeoff stared at her while at the party and that made her extremely uncomfortable. She also claims Takeoff offered her weed later in the evening, but she curved him. ___ In the suit, she alleges things went left when Takeoff spotted her going upstairs with the man who invited her to the party as he was going down the steps. She says Takeoff and the man got into an argument, prompting her to go into the man's bedroom to wait it out. ___ That’s when she alleges Takeoff entered the bedroom and started to touch her butt. She claims she notified the Los Angeles Police Department about the alleged rape but–click the link in our bio to read more. ?: @gettyimages