Drake and Future Sued for $25 Million By Woman Who Was Allegedly Raped at Their Concert

Marquasha Tillman August 12, 2017 0
ATLANTA, GA - AUGUST 27: Rapper Future and Drake attend the Summer Sixteen Concert Afterparty at The Mansion Elan on August 27, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Prince Williams/WireImage)

A woman who was allegedly raped at a Drake and Future concert last year is suing the rappers — among others — for $25 million, claiming their negligence led to her attack.

According to a lawsuit filed earlier this week in federal court, the woman (identified only as Jane Doe) claims she attended the Drake/Future concert on August 14, 2016 at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee.

The woman claims that during the show, she was approached by “a man associated with Bridgestone Arena” who offered to take her backstage to meet the performers.

As the woman followed the man — later identified as Leavy Johnson — backstage, she claims he “suddenly … pushed Jane Doe to the ground and violently assaulted her, shattering her cell phone and causing severe physical and psychological injury.”

(Johnson has since been arrested and charged with rape, according to The Tennessean. He is currently awaiting trial.)

Leavy Johnson Credit: Metro Nashville Police Department

Leavy Johnson
Credit: Metro Nashville Police Department

The woman claims Johnson had outstanding warrants for assault at the time of the alleged rape and claims the arena, the touring companies, the company that provided the security and the rappers all should have known that employing Johnson would “pose an unreasonable risk to others.”

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