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Damon Dash has filed a lawsuit against WE tv for allegedly breaking a promise not to let his son Damon "Boogie" Dash drink alcohol on reality series Growing Up Hip Hop.

According to TMZ, the music mogul filed papers claiming the network required 28-year-old Boogie to drink in order to boost TV ratings.

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Dash argues that WE tv's actions went directly against a verbal agreement they allegedly made with the record executive not to give Boogie anything to drink.

In court papers, the 48-year-old Roc-A-Fella co-founder claimed WE tv caused his family "emotional distress" by encouraging Boogie to get drunk.

Additionally, Dash alleges that WE tv owes him money. According to the music mogul, a court order is in place directing the network to make payments directly to his creditors. Dash owes millions to creditors including his baby mamas and his company, Poppington.

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The lawsuit is the latest in a string of legal woes for Dash, who was accused of sexual battery by hip-hop photographer Monique Bunn, who filed a $50 million lawsuit against the mogul and his fiancée Raquel Horn in December.

Dash is pictured above with (L-R) son Boogie, daughter Ava Dash, and Horn.

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How convenient. A second accuser has come forward just days after a celebrity photographer accused Damon Dash of sexual assault.

Dash was sued for $50 million by his business associate and celebrity photographer Monique Bunn.

Bunn accused Dash of sexually assaulting her in a bedroom in his California mansion in April 2019. Her attorney, Chris Brown, filed the lawsuit last week.

A second woman sent a notarized letter to the court identifying herself as T. Harper. She described an assault that allegedly took place in NJ over 20 years ago.

She said she met the 48-year-old music producer at a restaurant one night in New York while she was still a college student.

Harper and her friends crossed paths with Dash again in New York. Dash and his entourage invited the women back to his penthouse in New Jersey. She said a friend called her back to Dash's master bedroom where, she alleges, he was waiting for her wearing nothing but a bathrobe.

"As he got closer, he took his towel off and began to play with his penis. I told him I was not interested in having sex. The friend who called me back, was nowhere to be found."

Harper claims Dash grabbed her, threw her down on the bed and tried to remove her pants. She said Dash attempted to penetrate her but she clenched her vagina, tightened her legs and "continued to fight."

Harper claims Dash fondled her with his fingers. The attack ended when she kicked him in his groin and fled the room.

"For a split second, I thought about taking a champagne bottle and cracking him in the head with it," Harper wrote. "But then I thought, I would get arrested and no one would believe my story, so I didn't split his skull, but I wanted to hurt him the way he had hurt me."

Harper said "it took years of therapy to accept" that she did the right thing.

Dash is the latest Hollywood mogul to be brought down by the so-called #MeToo movement. Similar allegations brought down power players like Harvey Weinstein, Bill Cosby, Adam Venit, Bryan Singer and Brett Ratner.
 

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Damon Dash responded to a $50 million sex assault lawsuit filed against him by celebrity photographer Monique Bunn.

Bunn filed a federal lawsuit against Dash, his fiancee Raquel Horn, Damon Dash Studios and Poppington LLC last week.

According to the lawsuit filed by high-powered attorney Chris Brown and obtained by The Blast, Dash flew Bunn out to the West Coast to work on a project for his company in April, 2019.

After working on the project all day, Bunn bedded down for the night in Dash's home, Bunn claims Dash entered the bedroom, wearing nothing but a bathrobe, and drunkenly assaulted her. He reportedly stopped when she threatened to fight him.

Bunn is suing Dash for $50 million in damages as well as the return of her personal photography equipment and hard drives containing photos of Mary J. Blige, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, and others.

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Dash responded to the lawsuit by claiming Bunn tried to extort him after he caught her stealing $5,000 in electronics from him.

On Thursday, Dash posted a video in which he accuses Bunn of robbing him after he sent her to purchase 2 hard drives.

When Bunn returned, Dash learned, instead of purchasing the hard drives, Bunn purchased a $3,000 Apple iPad, a $1,000+ iPhone and other equipment totaling $5,000.

In the video Bunn claimed the electronics were necessary to scan video footage onto the hard drives.

Watch the video below.
 

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A celebrity photographer is suing Damon Dash, his fiancee Raquel Horn (pictured above) and his companies for $50 million over allegations of sexual battery.

Monique Bunn, who is well-known in the music industry as a celebrity photographer, filed a federal lawsuit against Dash, Horn, Damon Dash Studios and Poppington LLC.

According to the lawsuit filed by high-powered attorney Chris Brown and obtained by The Blast:

"In April 2019, Bunn was in contact with Dash and Horn. Dash wanted Bunn, an existing business associate, to meet with him and shoot new [photos] for Poppington and DDS."

Bunn was flown out to Los Angeles to meet with Dash and Horn. Upon arriving, she immediately began shooting the material under Dash's direction.

"At the conclusion of the evening Dash and others brought Bunn back to the Dash residence where Bunn was staying... She was told she would be sleeping in Dash's daughter's room, according to court documents.

Dash, 48, allegedly entered the bedroom, wearing only a robe and no underwear. He was reportedly intoxicated after "drinking alcohol and smoking marijuana all day."

Bunn claims she woke up due to "the unauthorized touching by Dash," and she was able to get Dash's hands off her breasts and buttocks. Dash asked Bunn "what are you doing?" Bunn responded and said, "I am sleeping" and "I will fight you" to Dash who then left the room.

The documents state Bunn was "angry and frustrated by Dash's offensive and unwanted touching." But she continued to stay "at the Dash residence and did not sleep that evening."

The following day, Bunn accused Dash of telling her he had a deal with WE tv to shoot a documentary-series based on the photographer's life.

"The reality of the situation is that Dash did not have a deal with WEtv associated with Bunn and only wanted to keep Bunn silent about the events of April 18, 2019."

Bunn is suing for $50 million in damages as well as the return of her personal photography equipment and hard drives. The hard drives contain photos of Mary J. Blige, Sean "Diddy" Combs, Queen Latifah, MC Lyte, MA$e, Quincy Jones, Teddy Riley, and others.

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Before Jay-Z lucked up with his future wife, Beyonce Knowles, he had a crush on another singer, Aaliyah, who was dating Damon Dash at the time.

Dash, who co-founded Roc-a-Fella Records with Jay-Z, says his former business partner "tried very hard" to get with Aaliyah, but she wasn't impressed with him.

Dash, now 48, dated Aaliyah for about a year until she died in a plane crash at age 22 in 2001.

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Jay-Z was the odd man out in this photo dated July 2, 2000. (L-R) Natane Adcock, Damon Dash, Aaliyah, Jay-Z, Sean "Puff Daddy" Combs and Jennifer Lopez partied together at Combs' Fourth of July party in the Hamptons.

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Although they were not formally engaged, Dash says he and Aaliyah were planning to get married and raise a family.

Dash claims Jay-Z tried his best to woo Aaliyah away from him. He said Jay-Z "went hard" at Aaliyah but she curved him repeatedly. Even though she was dating Dash, Jay-Z couldn't keep his paws off of Aaliyah.

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In this photo dated May 6, 2000, Jay-Z is hugged up on Aaliyah at a Tommy Hilfiger party in Los Angeles. Also pictured are Bijou Phillips, 2nd from right, and Quincy Jones' daughter Kidada Jones, who dated rapper LL Cool J from 1992 to 1994.

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Lee Daniels, left, came to the rescue of deadbeat dad Damon Dash, right, who owes $950,000 in back child support to his baby mamas Rachel Roy and Cindy Morales.

The money is part of a debt Daniels owes Dash to the tune of $1.7 million. Dame loaned Daniels the money to invest in a movie. But Daniels never paid the cash back, prompting Dash to take to social media to embarrass the father of two.

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Dame was arrested in New York City last month for failing to pay child support. Following his release from jail Dash claimed he turned himself in and paid off his large debt to his exes.

"I went to turn myself in with money! I already paid it! And I still walked in with cuffs," Dash said outside the courthouse. "No more warrants. Everything is clear."

But Daniels' offer to pay off the debt suggests Dash did not pay the money like he claimed.

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Damon Dash was arrested in New York on Wednesday, Nov. 20, after racking up more than $400,000 in outstanding child support.

The 48-year-old rap mogul stayed one step ahead of the police for several years after failing to make payments to ex-girlfriend Cindy Morales, with whom he shares a son, and his former wife, designer Rachel Roy, pictured above with one of their two daughters.

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Complicating the troubled mogul's financial difficulties is his fiancee, Raquel Horn (pictured), is pregnant with his fourth child.

Dash reportedly fled the Big Apple and relocated to the West Coast to avoid arrest, but he returned to NYC this week to try and clear up his legal troubles.

According to TMZ, Dash appeared in court to plead with a judge for leniency, claiming he was so broke he couldn't afford $2,400 in fees.

Dash told the court he had no income and his current business ventures were not turning a profit, according to WENN.com.

But the police were unsympathetic. They clapped the handcuffs on him as he headed into a courthouse on Wednesday to settle a child support bill to Rachel Roy.

"We've been looking to arrest him since 2015," Sheriff Joseph Fucito told the New York Post's Page Six. Fucito said Dash had 2 warrants for his arrest.

The first felony warrant, relating to child support for Morales, was issued in April, 2015, while a second warrant was issued by a Bronx Family Court judge in March after Dash skipped payments to Roy.

According to TMZ, Dash was taken into custody and escorted to Brooklyn, where he handed over money for the balance of his debt. He was subsequently released from custody.

Dash rose from humble beginnings sweeping up barbershops and selling newspapers as a teenager to co-founding Roc-A-Fella Records and Rocawear clothing with Jay-Z as a young adult.

He earned tens of millions of dollars as a music and fashion mogul over the course of his career.
 

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