Diplo, the DJ and producer accused of posting revenge porn, known as himself the sufferer of an “obsessed fan” in a prolonged social media publish on Wednesday evening.
The Los Angeles Metropolis Lawyer’s Workplace is now mulling attainable felony costs towards Diplo, whose actual identify is Thomas Wesley, after a lady accused him of distributing sexually specific movies of her with out her consent.
“That is so irritating and embarrassing,” Diplo wrote within the Instagram publish. “I’m not this individual and I will not be extorted by anybody irrespective of how stinging the press might be.”
Los Angeles prosecutors on Tuesday mentioned they have been “reviewing allegations that stem from an October 2020 police report” made about Wesley.
A 25-year-old lady accused the performer of recording “sexually specific movies of her with out her permission, distributing at the very least one with out her consent,” in response to prosecutors.
“We’re reviewing the referral and haven’t any additional remark right now,” mentioned Ivor Pine, a spokesperson for the Los Angeles Metropolis Lawyer’s workplace.
A consultant and legal professional for Diplo didn’t instantly reply to NBC’s request for remark.
In his publish, Diplo mentioned he had consensual intercourse with the girl, who he accuses of stalking him.
“She was an obsessed fan of mine, and after I relinquished all contact along with her, it seems that her solely function in life has been to disrupt my work, my enterprise, harass me and my shut associates and assault me and threaten my household,” he wrote.
“Ultimately it obtained an excessive amount of to deal with and I finished contact along with her once I realized he had began to turn out to be obsessive about me,” he wrote. “It started a nightmare of virtually three years of her harassing and threatening me, my household and my associates.”
A lawyer for the girl couldn’t be reached for touch upon Thursday.