Sean Kingston Sued for Alleged Gang Rape

Sean Kingston

Sean Kingston Sued for Alleged Gang Rape

Rapper named as a participant in a hotel room attack.

Published August 30, 2013

Sean Kingston will have to face a judge for an alleged sexual assault, reports TMZ. The plaintiff, Carissa Capeloto, filed a multi-million dollar civil suit claiming that she was gang raped in Kingston's hotel room by him, his bodyguard and a member of his band.

According to Capeloto, 22, she was invited for a meet-and-greet with the "Party All Night" singer following a Justin Bieber concert in 2010. Kingston, 23, had also performed that night. When she arrived at his hotel room, he was naked and in bed. The bodyguard forced her onto Kingston, and he, Kingston and a band member had sex with her while she was "obviously intoxicated, incapable of consent." She had consumed 7-10 shots of vodka and smoked marijuana.

Capeloto says that her friend entered the room to help her and the police were called.

The police interrogated Kingston. Capeloto was transported to a hospital where she was treated for injuries. But criminal charges were dropped after the authorities concluded Capeloto's story wasn't credible.

Capeloto says she's been having trouble sleeping and suffers from mood swings and panic attacks since the incident and is seeking $5 million.

Kingston has filed a counter claim, insisting that the sex was consensual. The two will go to trial in November. is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music

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Written by BET-Staff


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