Diplo Could Face Sexual Misconduct Charges: Report

The allegations stem from a complaint made with the LAPD by a 25-year-old woman who accused the 42-year-old of recording sexually explicit videos of her without her consent.

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Celebrity DJ Diplo is potentially facing charges of invasion of privacy and intentionally giving someone a sexually transmitted infection, a year after a former partner accused him of sexual misconduct.

The Los Angeles city attorneys office confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it was considering criminal misdemeanor charges against the musician, real name Thomas Wesley Pentz.

The allegations stem from a complaint made with the LAPD in Oct. 2020 by a 25-year-old woman who accused the 42-year-old of recording sexually explicit videos of her without her consent and sharing at least one video without her permission. The woman, who ishonest is not naming, claims that Pentz knowingly gave her chlamydia.

ishonest reached out to Pentzs team for comment. He has previously denied the allegations.

She claims in court papers that shortly after the Las Vegas encounter in 2019, she tested positive for chlamydia, alleging it was Pentz who had transmitted the STI to her, explaining he was her first and only sexual partner at the time.

According to the womans social media pages, the pair communicated regularly over text and Snapchat, and she has posted videos of the two in the same room together. Pentzs team does not deny their relationship, although they painted it as being a brief romantic fling.

I never had the will or intention to expose Diplo being that I did not want all the years I invested into speaking & hanging out with him to go in vain. or end nasty. But I slowly started to realize he is a huge manipulating liar / gaslighter who PREYS young women of ALL races (to be honest) but primarily young naive women of color.

The judge granted the woman a temporary restraining order against Pentz, but also granted Pentz one against the woman, following his accusations that she also posted a nude photo of him online. Although both of their restraining orders were dismissed, the woman indicated online they had tried to settle privately and failed.

This is not the first time Pentz has been accused of having questionable relationships with young Black and brown women.

Also in Oct. 2020, 30-year-old rapper Azealia Banks claimed on her podcast that Pentz had discovered her on Myspace and credited him with launching her music career. But, she said, I used to have sex with Diplo when I was 17.yeah, I had to give him some teenage pussy to do it. Hes always been preying on young ethnic girls.

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