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Tekashi 6ix9ine is being sued for child sex assault over 2015 video

Controversial rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has been slapped with a new lawsuit for sexual assaulting a minor on video back in 2015.

Tekashi 6ix9ine, real name Daniel Hernandez, is being sued for “child sexual assault, child sexual abuse and infliction of emotional distress” in relation to a video involving a minor.

The incident in question involves an instance which occurred at a Harlem party in 2015.

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Back in 2015, Tekashi 6ix9ine pleaded guilty to the use of a child in a sexual performance and was sentenced to four years’ probation and given a 1,000-hour community service order.

However, according to TMZ, the alleged victim has come forward and filed a new lawsuit, claiming that she was the girl in the video, and accusing the rapper of sexually abusing her when she was 13 years old. 6ix9ine was 18 at the time.

As well as being underage, the woman (identified as Jane Doe) was under the influence of drugs and alcohol, and therefore unable to give consent on both counts. Doe alleges that 6ix9ine and his friend Tay Milly filmed three sexually explicit videos – including one in which she can be seen performing oral sex on Milly – and later posted them online.

In the aforementioned video, 6ix9ine can be seen thrusting behind Doe, before he then “touched and groped [her] buttocks in a sexually explicit and demeaning manner,” according to the lawsuit, as reported by Page Six.

In another video, Doe can be seen sitting on 6ix9ine’s lap only partially dressed, whilst the third video depicts her lying naked across both men’s laps, whilst being groped by Milly.

Doe is now suing both Hernandez and Milly for child sexual assault, child sexual abuse, and infliction of emotional distress.

“[Tekashi’s] conduct against the plaintiff was intentional, malicious and done for the purpose of causing the plaintiff to suffer humiliation, mental anguish and emotional distress,” the court papers allege.

“As an internationally known rap and hip hop artist and performer, defendant Hernandez uploaded [the videos] onto various social media accounts on the internet with the intention and expectation that millions of people would view the videos.”

It comes after Tekashi 6ix9ine was released from jail earlier this year – where he had been incarcerated for a series of other charges including conspiracy to commit murder and armed robbery – and placed on house arrest due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The rapper was also recently hospitalised after allegedly overdosing on diet pills and caffeine.