Prince Harry named in Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ $30-million lawsuit

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Prince Harry has reportedly been named in court documents related to a lawsuit filed against rapper Sean “Diddy” Combs, according to several news sources.

Reports reveal the Prince’s name mentioned in a sexual assault allegation filed against Combs by one of his former producers, Rodney Jones, notes The Telegraph, Daily Mail, and The Daily Beast.

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The court documents, which were filed in the U.S. last month, do not suggest any wrongdoing on Prince Harry’s part. He is not a defendant and is named only once in the 73-page document.

In the suit, Jones alleges he was groped, harassed and threatened by Combs, and that Combs’s co-defendants were rewarded “for participating in and facilitating Combs’s sex trafficking venture” by getting “affiliation and access to Mr. Combs’s popularity.”

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It adds: “Mr. Combs was known for throwing the ‘best’ parties. Affiliation with, and/or sponsorship of Mr. Combs’s sex-trafficking parties garnered legitimacy and access to celebrities such as famous athletes, political figures, artists, musicians and international dignitaries like British royal Prince Harry.”

Federal law enforcement raided two of Combs’s properties on Monday as part of an investigation into sex trafficking allegations.

The mention recalls recent court documents related to the Jeffrey Epstein case, which made numerous mentions of Prince Andrew. In that case, Andrew was himself accused of sexual assault by Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre, and paid a multi-million dollar settlement.

In 2007, Harry and his brother, Prince William, now the Prince of Wales, posed for photos alongside Kanye West and Combs after they played at a concert in memory of the Prince’s mother, Diana.

In 2012, Diddy told the Daily Beast: “I really can’t wait to get to the U.K. as London is one of my favourite cities. I’m also hoping I’ll get to catch up with Prince Harry while I’m there. He’s such a cool guy and it’s about time we hung out. I need him to take me to some of those wild Mayfair clubs.”

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