Migos rapper Takeoff has been accused of rape in a civil lawsuit by a woman who alleges that he assaulted her in a bedroom at a party in June. According to the lawsuit, which was filed Wednesday, a woman identified only as Jane Doe claims that Takeoff, whose real name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, raped her at a party in Los Angeles on June Doe sought medical care at a hospital that same day, where "hospital staff observed physical evidence of forceful rape," the lawsuit states. She also reported the assault to police officers who came to the hospital, according to Doe's lawyer, Neama Rahmani. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed to NBC News that there is a police report but would not comment on the date the police report was filed or whether police talked to Doe at the hospital. The LAPD did, however, confirm that the department is investigating the allegation against the rapper. Takeoff's attorney, Drew Findling, categorically denied the accusations against his client in a statement. He also accused Doe's representative of not fulfilling their due diligence by speaking with relevant witnesses before launching the accusations against his client. In this instance, those known personality traits have made him a target of an obvious exploitative money grab.
Kirshnik Khari Ball born June 18, , known professionally as Takeoff , is an American rapper, singer and songwriter. He is best known as a member of the hip hop and trap music trio Migos along with Quavo and Offset , whom are his uncle and cousin, respectively. He was raised by his mother, along with family members Quavo and Offset. Along with fellow family members Quavo and Offset , Takeoff began rapping in The group initially performed under the stage name Polo Club, but eventually changed their name to Migos. The group released their first full-length project, a mixtape titled Juug Season, on August 25, They followed with the mixtape No Label, on June 1, Migos initially rose to prominence after the release of their single "Versace", in Migos achieved their first number one single in with " Bad and Boujee " featuring Lil Uzi Vert , peaking on the Billboard Hot during the week of January 21, While he can be seen in one of the background scenes in the music video, Takeoff is not featured nor credited on the song.
The plaintiff is suing the rapper for damages over sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and gender violence, among others. Takeoff , one of the three members of the rap group Migos , is being sued by a woman who alleges the musician raped her at a June house party in Los Angeles. According to court documents , the woman — who is going by Jane Doe over fears of retaliation for speaking out — was invited to a house party on June 22 in Encino, California, by Daryl "D. Durel" McPherson, a producer and engineer for Migos, where she claims she was allegedly raped by the year-old rapper. Takeoff allegedly made sexual advances that Doe "clearly and unequivocally refused," but the Georgia native allegedly engaged in "forceful sexual intercourse" despite Doe's lack of consent. The plaintiff is suing Takeoff, whose legal name is Kirshnik Khari Ball, for damages over sexual battery, assault, false imprisonment, intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and gender violence, among others, according to BuzzFeed News. According to the documents, Doe had gone to McPherson's home around 7 p.
A new civil lawsuit filed Wednesday morning in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that rapper Takeoff, of the popular hip-hop group Migos , raped a woman at a party in Encino in June. She claims that after Takeoff, 26, offered her marijuana and began a conversation, she declined his advances. After later running into her and Durel in a stairwell, Takeoff followed the plaintiff into an upstairs bedroom, where he allegedly raped her, the lawsuit says. The woman filed a report with the LAPD and underwent a medical exam later in the day after the alleged assault, but so far no charges have been filed in the case.