Temporary restraining order given against Diplo in revenge porn case

A Los Angeles judge gave a restraining order against Diplo, DJ and producer in a case involving a woman, alleging that the musician posted a pornographic photo to avenge her, according to court documents obtained Wednesday Was.

Female attorney Lisa Bloom requested a temporary order on November 13, stating that Diplo, whose real name is Thomas Wesley, immediately stopped posting photos of her clients, identifying the people she sent and Remove any images they had published.

An order issued on Monday requires Wesley to post explicit pictures until he is given written permission and to remove any previously posted photos.

Bloom said, “We are pleased to announce that by the November 16, 2020 order, the Court ordered our requests to be ‘all approved’ and sanctions issued.”

A lawyer for Wesley, Brian Freedman, did not respond to a request for comment on Wednesday, but said in an earlier statement that Wesley had “not violated the law in any way” and that the woman had been with him for over a year. Was “upset”. .

“He has repeatedly clarified that he wants nothing to do with this person – and simply needs the continued persecution of his family to end him,” Freedman said.

According to court documents, the woman, who is not identifying NBC, first met Wesley in the summer of 2014, when she was 17 and she was 36 years old. Several years later, they began trading sexually explicit images and had an intimate relationship, the document says.

She said that according to a declaration included in the documents, she assured him not to share the pictures.

Last month, other women began sharing their experiences about Wesley on Twitter, with the woman saying she realized she “preys” on people like her, the document says.

She began posting about her history with Wesley, alleging that she recorded them having sex, though she did not tell him. He later hired a private investigator, “to be afraid to speak up on disgusting details I don’t know about him,” the document says.

A Twitter account with a follower and handle “Gene Yang” responded to her tweets and others with sexually explicit videos of the woman she said she shared only with Wesley.

In the announcement, the woman said “it was a revenge porn,” adding that she had become “an emotional wreck” after which she was “embarrassed, embarrassed and embarrassed.”

A permanent restraining order is scheduled for hearing on 8 December.

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