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Drake and Future have been hit with a $25 million lawsuit by a female fan who attended their Summer Sixteen tour last year. According to TMZ, the two rap superstars are being sued for negligence in hiring a security guard who then allegedly raped a woman (the plaintiff) backstage at their Nashville concert.
According to the suit, the woman attended the duo’s show at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville last August and was coaxed into going backstage by the security guard — later identified as Leavy Johnson — who then allegedly attacked her causing severe physical and psychological injury. Johnson was ultimately arrested and currently awaits trial, according to The Tennessean. Johnson reportedly had outstanding warrants for assault at the time of the alleged attack.
The plaintiff argues in her suit that “each and every one of the defendants was the agent of the others in the context of the event, and, as a result, each is responsible for the conduct of the others.” In addition, she argues that the defendants had a duty to ensure that their employees, agents and independent contractors did not harm concert attendees.
Reps for Drake and Future had no comment on the matter.