An nameless girl sued Moroccan-American rapper French Montana on Thursday, alleging that she was given alcohol and raped throughout a celebration on the artist’s house in Hidden Hills, Calif. two years in the past.
The lady — recognized solely as Jane Doe — states that she blacked out and was sexually assaulted whereas she was incapacitated. In accordance with the swimsuit, the girl believes that Montana was one of many males who got here into the bed room and assaulted her.
She additionally accuses Mansour Bennouna — Montana’s purported enterprise accomplice and “right-hand man” — of sexually assaulting her.
Doe sued Montana, 35, beneath his authorized identify, Karim Kharbouch, and his firm, Coke Boys Information, alleging that the corporate promotes a picture of consuming, drug-taking and sexual misconduct.
“Alcohol fueled rape was a foreseeable threat of the best way that Employer Defendants performed enterprise but they took no steps to mitigate the chance of alcohol abuse or sexual assault,” the criticism alleges.
In accordance with the swimsuit, Doe was invited to a recording studio on March 28, 2018, the place Bennouna and Montana have been working whereas consuming and taking medicine. Montana allegedly took an curiosity within the girl and invited her to his home in Hidden Hills.
She and another ladies arrived on the house round 6 a.m., in response to the swimsuit, and have been furnished with alcohol. A few half hour later, she determined she wished to go away, however the two males urged her to take a shot. She didn’t wish to, however took the shot anyway, after which blacked out, in response to the swimsuit.
In accordance with the swimsuit, she remembers being in a bed room, whereas a number of males got here out and in. She mentioned she was incapacitated and unable to provide consent. She mentioned she regained consciousness round 1:30 p.m., and realized that Bennouna was holding her and rubbing towards her.
She had ache in her pelvis, and was hysterical as a result of she believed she had been raped whereas intoxicated, in response to the swimsuit. She left the home and went to the Kaiser Permanente hospital in Panorama Metropolis for a rape package, the swimsuit states, which confirmed the presence of semen. She mentioned she additionally went to the police.
The swimsuit was filed in Los Angeles Superior Courtroom. Doe is represented by Maryann P. Gallagher and Torsten Bassell.
Montana was born in Morocco and moved together with his household to the New York Metropolis borough of the Bronx when he was a teen. He launched his first mixtape in 2007 and has adopted with a number of albums over time, working with Diddy (with whom he signed a joint-venture file deal), Rick Ross, A$AP Rocky and others. He was shot within the head exterior a Bronx recording studio in 2003 and hospitalized for a number of weeks.