The Los Angeles metropolis lawyer’s workplace is at present mulling prices of invasion of privateness and deliberately giving somebody a sexually transmitted illness. The accusations are based mostly on a grievance an unnamed 25-year-old lady made with the Los Angeles Police Division in October 2020. Within the grievance, the girl accused Diplo (actual identify Thomas Wesley Pentz), of recording and distributing sexually specific movies of her with out her consent, and knowingly infecting her with chlamydia.
The lady additionally instructed police that Pentz raped her in his Las Vegas resort room after a live performance in July 2019, though no prices had been filed. Days after the alleged rape, the girl examined constructive for chlamydia, per medical information, and the girl has claimed that, on the time, Pentz was her first and solely sexual companion. (This allegation seems to be totally different from a sexual assault lawsuit in opposition to Pentz that additionally concerned an alleged incident in Las Vegas, however was dropped in July.)
A spokesperson for the L.A. Metropolis Lawyer instructed BuzzFeed, “We’re reviewing the referral and don’t have any additional remark at the moment.” The L.A. Metropolis Lawyer’s workplace didn’t instantly return Rolling Stone’s request for remark.
A lawyer for Diplo additionally didn’t instantly return a request for remark.
The lady first introduced her allegations in opposition to Pentz final yr, detailing them in a request for a temporary restraining order in opposition to him, in addition to a civil lawsuit filed earlier this yr. Pentz not solely denied the allegations on the time the primary restraining order was filed, however he utilized for his personal, which was additionally granted; he additionally sued the girl for stalking, trespassing, and distribution of personal supplies. (Each restraining orders lapsed in January when attorneys for each events didn’t present up at a listening to, prompting the decide to dismiss them.)
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