Drake and Future have discovered themselves in a authorized state of affairs after a fan attended their Summer time Sixteen tour.
The 2 rappers are amongst a bunch of defendants who’re dealing with a $25 million lawsuit for negligence in hiring a safety guard for a Nashville live performance who allegedly coaxed the plaintiff to a backstage space and raped her.
In courtroom paperwork obtained by E! Information, the alleged sufferer states that she was approached by a person related to the Bridgestone Area the place the live performance was being held. This man was later recognized as Leavy Johnson.
In accordance with the grievance, the worker supplied to take the fan backstage to satisfy the performers.
As a substitute of assembly the rappers, nonetheless, Leavy allegedly pushed the sufferer “to the bottom and violently assaulted and raped her, shattering her cellphone and inflicting extreme bodily and psychological damage.” Leavy was finally arrested and at present awaits trial.
The plaintiff argues that “each one of many defendants was the agent of the others within the context of the occasion, and, consequently, every is answerable for the conduct of the others.”
As well as, they argue that the defendants had an obligation to make sure that their workers, brokers and unbiased contractors didn’t hurt live performance attendees.
Again in the summertime of 2016, Drake and Future collaborated on the Summer time Sixteen tour that turned the very best grossing hip-hop tour of 2016.
In accordance with courtroom paperwork, the live performance on the Bridgestone Area in Nashville alone grossed greater than $1.four million in income with greater than 15,000 concertgoers in attendance.
Drake and Future haven’t publicly commented on the lawsuit filed this month.