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Rick James Accused of Rape

Rick James’ rape accuser sues his estate for $50 million

A woman claims late R&B star Rick James violently raped her in upstate New York when she was just 15 — and is now suing his estate for $50 million, according to court documents.

The unidentified accuser says the “Super Freak” singer attacked her when he visited a youth detention home in Buffalo in 1979.

She says the star’s “violent rape” has left her suffering ongoing “physical, psychological and emotional injury,” leading to drink and drug abuse and “serious thoughts of suicide.”

The lawsuit was filed in Erie County Supreme Court on Thursday against the James Ambrose Johnson Jr. 1999 Trust. It was filed under the Child Victims Act, which opened a one-year litigation window for victims who were once blocked by the statute of limitations.

Her attorney, Darren Seilback, told the Buffalo News that the woman told someone about the alleged rape, but never reported it to police.

“More facts will come out as the case proceeds,” Seilback told the paper.

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Reply #1 posted 02/18/20 9:43pm

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  1. The man is dead so he is not here to defend himself
  2. Someone is out for $$$
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Reply #2 posted 02/18/20 9:54pm

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luv4u said:

  1. The man is dead so he is not here to defend himself
  2. Someone is out for $$$

Yup and YUP. Utter b.s. Smh.

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Reply #3 posted 02/19/20 8:39am

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Hmmm, this is very interesting. Why? Because I used to work with a woman 30+ years ago who told me that her daughter knew Rick and she had heard through other woman that he was not a very nice person when it came to how he treats women. In fact, she alluded to something like this. It has been a very long time and I don't recall any real specifics, but this news does not surprise me.

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Reply #4 posted 02/19/20 10:02am

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And Oprah documentary in 3, 2, 1...
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Reply #5 posted 02/19/20 10:06am

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Empress said:

Hmmm, this is very interesting. Why? Because I used to work with a woman 30+ years ago who told me that her daughter knew Rick and she had heard through other woman that he was not a very nice person when it came to how he treats women. In fact, she alluded to something like this. It has been a very long time and I don't recall any real specifics, but this news does not surprise me.

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Reply #6 posted 02/19/20 10:11am

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And Oprah documentary in 3, 2, 1...


So true right?
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Reply #7 posted 02/19/20 10:14am

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Doesn't surprise me. Interesting to see how she's going to prove something that happened in 1979 that was never documented.

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Reply #8 posted 02/19/20 10:34am

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cold.....blooded...
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Reply #9 posted 02/19/20 10:36am

SoulAlive

Oh please rolleyes another one of those “he raped me 50 years ago but I’m just now saying something about it” deals
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Reply #10 posted 02/19/20 10:44am

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i'm a male.

Can i claim my dominating 3rd grade female teacher touched my junk???

50 million sounds so easy now!!!

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Reply #11 posted 02/19/20 11:46am

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Honestly, it wouldn't really shock me if true given Rick's past but until there's actual concrete evidence of this beyond the allegation then I'm not buying it.

Either way, I'm still bumping his music.
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Reply #12 posted 02/19/20 11:49am

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lool said:

And Oprah documentary in 3, 2, 1...
I wouldn't be shocked by this either.

BTW where's the documentaries on the "allegations" of the Mick Jaggers, the David Bowies and the Led Zeppelins?
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Reply #13 posted 02/19/20 12:00pm

alphastreet

What happened with mick jagger and led zeppelin?
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Reply #14 posted 02/19/20 1:51pm

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alphastreet said:

What happened with mick jagger and led zeppelin?
Just the general stories of them having sex with underage girls back in their heyday.

These are no more than allegations like the one filed against Rick and the ones against MJ, Kobe, Ron Simmons and even Bill Cosby but nobody is jumping on the bandwagon asking for these people's heads and trying to scrub their legacies.
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Reply #15 posted 02/19/20 1:59pm

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alphastreet said:
What happened with mick jagger and led zeppelin?
Just the general stories of them having sex with underage girls back in their heyday. ... but nobody is jumping on the bandwagon asking for these people's heads and trying to scrub their legacies.

because Jagger is Jagger and Polanski isn't.

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Reply #16 posted 02/19/20 2:01pm

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alphastreet said:

What happened with mick jagger and led zeppelin?
Just the general stories of them having sex with underage girls back in their heyday.

These are no more than allegations like the one filed against Rick and the ones against MJ, Kobe, Ron Simmons and even Bill Cosby but nobody is jumping on the bandwagon asking for these people's heads and trying to scrub their legacies.


Yeah that’s what I thought, messing around on tour

I know Rick James was a womanizer, but I find it hard to believe these latest allegations and the mj thing made it easy to sue him too
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Reply #17 posted 02/19/20 2:28pm

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TheFman said:



MotownSubdivision said:


alphastreet said:
What happened with mick jagger and led zeppelin?

Just the general stories of them having sex with underage girls back in their heyday. ... but nobody is jumping on the bandwagon asking for these people's heads and trying to scrub their legacies.

because Jagger is Jagger and Polanski isn't.

No one is really gunning for Polanski either. Shoot, the dude was still receiving high honors and awards AFTER raping that girl and no one seemed to bat an eye.

But these other people who were only said to have done these things?

"We can't celebrate these men! Erase them from the annals of history! All the evidence (or absence of evidence) that favors their innocence? Fuck that! Make an example out of those demons! Burn their legacies at the stake immediately!"
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Reply #18 posted 02/19/20 2:33pm

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alphastreet said:

MotownSubdivision said:

Just the general stories of them having sex with underage girls back in their heyday.

These are no more than allegations like the one filed against Rick and the ones against MJ, Kobe, Ron Simmons and even Bill Cosby but nobody is jumping on the bandwagon asking for these people's heads and trying to scrub their legacies.


Yeah that’s what I thought, messing around on tour

I know Rick James was a womanizer, but I find it hard to believe these latest allegations and the mj thing made it easy to sue him too
I do to but given that Rick and his woman kidnapped that one girl and raped her, this one isn't too out of the realm of possibility.

That said, I never knew Rick to go after underage girls and until this woman's story is shown to be credible, he is innocent of this alleged crime till proven guilty. As it should be for everyone.
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Reply #19 posted 02/19/20 2:41pm

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alphastreet said:



Yeah that’s what I thought, messing around on tour

I know Rick James was a womanizer, but I find it hard to believe these latest allegations and the mj thing made it easy to sue him too
I do to but given that Rick and his woman kidnapped that one girl and raped her, this one isn't too out of the realm of possibility.

That said, I never knew Rick to go after underage girls and until this woman's story is shown to be credible, he is innocent of this alleged crime till proven guilty. As it should be for everyone.


Yeah hopefully it’s not true, also I’m thinking there would be staff at the place he was visiting the youth and it would have been hard for him to be alone with someone
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Reply #20 posted 02/19/20 4:28pm

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I would hope it's not true. I always got a creepy vibe from RJ but I do like some of his music. But, c'mon, people gotta quit going after dead men...if you didn't make an accusation while they were alive, you're making yourself look bad by going after an estate. And if they are dead, their sins are in God's hands now. If you go after a dead man you aren't going for justice or to right the wrong, so to speak because there will never be justice to be had. You would appear to just be after $$$.
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Reply #21 posted 02/19/20 5:25pm

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people gotta quit going after dead men...if you didn't make an accusation while they were alive, you're making yourself look bad by going after an estate. And if they are dead, their sins are in God's hands now. If you go after a dead man you aren't going for justice or to right the wrong, so to speak because there will never be justice to be had. You would appear to just be after $$$.

I totally agree nod Going after a dead person is shameful and wrong.

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Reply #22 posted 02/19/20 5:35pm

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If he were alive today, I know exactly what he'd say. lol


Image result for im rick james bitch gif

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Reply #23 posted 02/19/20 5:39pm

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If he were alive today, I know exactly what he'd say. lol


Image result for im rick james bitch gif



Haha he totally would!
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Reply #24 posted 02/19/20 5:52pm

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".. A little girl came up to me, acting young and shy
A look of curiosity was flashing in her eyes
She had seen my face before and thought she knew me well
So I said: "Shall we talk some more, girl come to my hotel"

She was only seventeen, seventeen
But she was sexy
She was only seventeen, seventeen
And she was young and fine and oh so tender
Would I break down tonight and surrender
YEAH!! .."

Rick James- "17"
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Reply #25 posted 02/19/20 8:33pm

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alphastreet said:

Pokeno4Money said:

If he were alive today, I know exactly what he'd say. lol


Image result for im rick james bitch gif

Haha he totally would!

Aftter hearing Super Freak I was melted buttah mushy

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Reply #26 posted 02/19/20 11:04pm

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luv4u said:

Aftter hearing Super Freak I was melted buttah mushy


He looked better in glitter than Mariah. lol

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Reply #27 posted 02/20/20 11:15am

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luv4u said:

  1. The man is dead so he is not here to defend himself
  2. Someone is out for $$$


Well, just to play the other side, let's not dismiss her claim. Rick is known to be overly aggressive toward women in his life. It's on paper in sworn testimony. There's a responsibility we have to not give stars a pass on shit, and to believe the accuser until they are proven right or wrong. We have to err on their side first, until the truth comes out.

It's always going to have money involved. That's how you can impact people. You can't make them write 500 sentences of "I promise not to rape a girl every again" or something. People are impacted by money. Even in the military, when you are written up, your punishment can include taking HALF your paycheck for 2, 3, or 4 pay periods.

Rick was a drug user and a misogynist. He abused women, likely while high most times. If she has concrete proof, let's see it!

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Reply #28 posted 02/20/20 11:31am

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Well, just to play the other side, let's not dismiss her claim. Rick is known to be overly aggressive toward women in his life. It's on paper in sworn testimony. There's a responsibility we have to not give stars a pass on shit, and to believe the accuser until they are proven right or wrong. We have to err on their side first, until the truth comes out.

It's always going to have money involved. That's how you can impact people. You can't make them write 500 sentences of "I promise not to rape a girl every again" or something. People are impacted by money. Even in the military, when you are written up, your punishment can include taking HALF your paycheck for 2, 3, or 4 pay periods.

Rick was a drug user and a misogynist. He abused women, likely while high most times. If she has concrete proof, let's see it!


That's a wellbalanced, reasonable approach ... I like it!

For me, a big factor would be ... why did it take so long for the alleged victim to come forward? If they just recently discovered new evidence, okay cool. If not, I would probably be more suspicious.

I didn't know that about the military, learned something new - thank you!

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Reply #29 posted 02/20/20 12:55pm

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If this really happened,the lady had many,many years to report it while Rick was still alive.A dead person can’t defend themself.And at this point,what “proof” and evidence could she possibly have? I call bullshit on this.
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