Rapper Drake reportedly filed a lawsuit in opposition to a lady over an alleged plot to extort him through the use of false being pregnant and rape claims.
Drake allegedly claimed within the lawsuit girl named Layla Lace tried to get cash out of him by claiming he obtained her pregnant in England whereas he was on the Boy Meets World Tour in 2017, TMZ reported Tuesday.
Drake mentioned after certainly one of his Manchester concert events in February 2017, he and Lace had consensual intercourse in his lodge room, based on the outlet. Drake claimed the girl tried to take issues additional.
Representatives for Drake didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.
The lawsuit claimed Lace created a “fantasy relationship” between herself and Drake. After a collection of textual content messages between the 2, Lace took to Instagram in April 2017 to say she was pregnant.
“So I suppose nonetheless on this period that is the brand new factor that after you inform a dude you pregnant they cease answering they telephone!!!” Lace reportedly mentioned.
She then threatened to publicly leak the textual content messages between her and the Toronto hip-hop star, TMZ reported, and went on Sirius XM radio to announce she was carrying Drake’s baby.
Based on the lawsuit, Lace demanded cash for the infant and threatened Drake with defamation in Could 2017 over Drake’s declare he had by no means met her. The lawsuit claimed Lace refused to take a paternity take a look at and that’s when she went silent.
“There isn’t a credible proof of being pregnant, nor any child, which might have been born final Fall,” the go well with mentioned.
Lace reportedly went on to accuse Drake of raping her throughout their one-night stand in a criticism filed in New York. The case was referred to Manchester police, who cleared Drake of any wrongdoing.
Lace nonetheless went on to demand hundreds of thousands from Drake in trade for his silence, based on the lawsuit.
Drake is now reportedly suing Lace for civil extortion, emotional misery, fraud, defamation and abuse of course of.