A spokesperson for American rapper Snoop Dogg on Friday reacted to allegations of sexual assault and battery.
In keeping with Reuters, an unidentified girl has filed a civil lawsuit that accuses American rapper Snoop Dogg of sexual assault and battery after she attended one in every of his live shows in 2013.
His spokesperson referred to as the allegations a meritless “shakedown.”
The lawsuit was filed on Wednesday, days earlier than Snoop Dogg is about to carry out on the Tremendous Bowl halftime present with different hip-hop artists close to Los Angeles.
The girl was recognized as Jane Doe and described as a dancer, mannequin, host and actress who had labored with Snoop Dogg.
Within the lawsuit filed within the Central District of California against Calvin Broadus aka Snoop Dogg, the lady stated Snoop Dogg entered a rest room she was utilizing.
“Plaintiff found herself thinking about her job security if she displeased Defendant Snoop Dogg,” the grievance stated. “Plaintiff felt pressured by defendant Snoop Dogg due to his dominance, and his position of power over her, including his ability to hire and fire her and ensure that she would never be hired in his industry again.”
A spokesperson for Snoop Dogg stated the musician “has never had any sexual encounter” with the lady and the allegations have been “simply meritless.”
“They appear to be part of a self-enrichment shakedown scheme to extort Snoop Dogg right before he performs during this Sunday’s Super Bowl half-time show,” the spokesperson stated.
Related allegations have been made by a girl in December 2021, utilizing her full identify, by way of the California Division of Truthful Employment and Housing, the spokesperson stated.
“What is clear is that this shakedown scheme is disgraceful. This attempt to use the courts to advance this scheme is shameful too, and does a disservice to real victims who deserve to be believed,” the spokesperson added.
The girl stated within the lawsuit she was additionally sexually assaulted earlier within the night by a Snoop Dogg worker who can also be named as a defendant. The events tried to resolve the matter by way of mediation, the grievance stated.