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CAA Talent Agency Drops Kanye West As a Client; MRC Scraps Completed Documentary About Rapper

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Kanye West‘s talent agency has dropped him after his antisemitic comments towards the Jewish community as well as comments on the death of George Floyd.

Kanye West joined CAA in 2016 after being with UTA for only a year. This past Sunday, UTA CEO Jeremy Zimmer issued a company-wide memo to his staff to support the boycott of Kanye West. “As a company we stand for a wide diversity of voices and ideas; But we can’t support hate speech, bigotry or anti-semitism,” Zimmer wrote. “Please support the boycott of Kanye West.  Powerful voices spewing hatred have frequently driven people to do hateful things.” CAA has now followed suit.

“I can confirm that Kanye is not a client,” a CAA representative told CNBC on Monday, Oct. 24.

MRC studio executives Modi Wiczyk, Asif Satchu and Scott Tenley revealed in a statement to Variety on Monday that they would not be moving forward with the release of Ye’s finished documentary.

“This morning, after discussion with our filmmakers and distribution partners, we made the decision not to proceed with any distribution for our recently completed documentary about Kanye West. We cannot support any content that amplifies his platform,” they wrote. “Kanye is a producer and sampler of music. Last week he sampled and remixed a classic tune that has charted for over 3,000 years — the lie that Jews are evil and conspire to control the world for their own gain.”

Last week, Balenciaga ended their partnership with Kanye West as well.

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Seen Physically Assaulting Cassie Ventura in 2016 Footage

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On Friday, May 17, CNN obtained footage showing Sean ‘Diddy‘ Combs physically assaulting his former girlfriend and Bad Boy artist, Cassie, at the now-closed InterContinental Hotel in Century City, Los Angeles.

The surveillance footage, dating back to 2016, shows Diddy chasing Ventura, who was seen standing at a set of elevators, and proceed to grab and shove her to the ground. He then kicks her, and takes what appears to be her purse and suitcase from the floor. Diddy then drags her by her sweater towards a room. Ventura is later seen slowly getting up and collecting items from the floor.

Diddy returns moments later, sits on a chair, grabs an object off a table, and throws it at Ventura. He is then seen walking away, but turns back toward Ventura when an elevator door opens and someone exits.

Ventura’s attorney, Douglas H. Wigdor, told CNN: “The gut-wrenching video has only further confirmed the disturbing and predatory behavior of Mr. Combs. Words cannot express the courage and fortitude that Ms. Ventura has shown in coming forward to bring this to light.”

In November, Cassie, born Cassandra Ventura, initiated legal proceedings against Diddy, born Sean Combs, alleging years of control, rape, and prolonged physical abuse spanning over a decade. The two parties reached a settlement 24 hours later.

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Akademiks Sued for Rape, Sexual Assault and Defamation

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Akademiks, born Livingston Allen, has been sued for sexual assault, rape, and defamation.

The civil suit, filed by his ex-girlfriend Ziya Abashe in Essex County, NJ, on Monday, accuses Akademiks of rape and defamation. According to her attorney Tyrone Blackburn, the suit states that in July 2022, Akademiks invited Abashe to his house, where two of his male friends allegedly drugged her, got her drunk, and raped her.

The lawsuit further alleges that Abashe woke up naked in what she believed to be Mr. Allen’s bedroom around 4 a.m., where she was savagely attacked by Mr. Allen, who allegedly pulled her hair, pried open her legs, and brutally raped her.

Abashe claims to have seen video footage of the incident from surveillance cameras at the property. She also stated that Akademiks asked her to get tested afterward, saying he would do the same. The survivor reported taking a rape kit and making an audio recording of Akademiks discussing the act, as directed by the police.

“I look crazy right now but I’m not going to stand here and let this man continue to lie about me. That’s not what happened Akademiks, you know that’s not what happened,” she said during an Instagram Live in 2023.

Rolling Stone, who first reported the lawsuit, reached out to Akademiks who has not responded for comment.

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Mariah The Scientist Arrested After Fight with Cleopatra Dues in Atlanta

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Mariah The Scientist found herself in a legal trouble after an altercation at Cavo Kitchen and Cocktail lounge in Atlanta. The incident, which occurred on March 29, has resulted in Mariah, born Mariah Buckles, being taken into custody on Wednesday, May 1.

According to the police report, obtained by TMZ, a woman identified as Cleopatra Dues visited the Zone 2 precinct to report the assault, alleging that Mariah had attacked her without cause. The altercation escalated to the point where Mariah forcefully removed a wig from Cleopatra’s scalp and subsequently dragging her across the table and floor, resulting in injuries to Cleopatra’s legs and feet. Footage of the incident had previously circulated online, initially leaked by patrons of the lounge.



Following her arrest, Mariah was charged with simple battery and later posted a $5,000 bond, prompting her release on the same day. Speculation among fans suggests that the altercation stemmed from Mariah’s relationship with Young Thug, with some alleging that Cleopatra, who reportedly had a past relationship with the rapper, was trolling Mariah online.




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