Drake, Future accused of negligence in $25M lawsuit stemming from rape


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Drake and Future are being sued by a woman who was reportedly raped by at one of their concerts back in 2016 by a venue employee.

According to a lawsuit filed earlier this week in federal court, the woman (identified only as Jane Doe), says she attended the Drizzy and Future show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville last August 14. She alleges he then violently attacked her and caused severe physical and psychological injury.

Police have identified the suspect in the case as Leavy Johnson, a 38-year-old who was indicted on the rape charge in January and was arrested in April.

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According to the woman's suit, Johnson had outstanding warrants for assault at the time of the alleged assault, and she claims that the Bridgestone Arena, the touring companies, the firm that provided security at the event and the rappers who performed should have been aware that hiring Johnson would "pose an unreasonable risk to others".

Jane says Drake, Future, the arena and multiple others should have known that employing Johnson had the potential to cause a risky situation for others, and she is demanding $25 million.

Drake and Future have been hit with a $25 million lawsuit by a female fan who attended their Summer Sixteen tour a year ago.

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