Diplo under fire after woman claims the DJ attempted to 'distribute revenge porn' and 'humiliate' her

A WOMAN has filed a restraining order against Diplo, after claiming the DJ attempted to "distribute revenge porn" and "humiliate" her.

The woman's lawyer talked to the Daily Beast on Monday after her client – whose identity is being protected by the outlet – previously Tweeted about how the music artist had allegedly groomed her then hired a private investigator after the pair argued.

According to the outlet, a Los Angeles woman filed for a restraining order against Diplo, whose real name is Thomas Wesley Pentz, claiming it was necessary "to block him from distributing revenge porn designed to humiliate her and to scare other women out of coming forward."

She also accused him of allegedly filming their sex acts without her permission.

The accuser had first come forward last month when she spoke against him on Twitter, claiming that he had "groomed her" and hired a private investigator.

She told the Daily Beast that he did this to allegedly "scare" her out of discussing "the disgusting details" she knew about him.

According to the Daily Beast, she tweeted: "The private investigator stated to me that he knew my address, he knew my parents address, he knew my place of work as well as my parents place to work.

"Take that as you may but most people will take that as a threat.”

As for the accusations she made of him filming their sex acts, she tweeted: "I SPECIFICALLY asked him not to & his reply was ‘f**k it. I’m recording this.'"

Following her coming forward on social media, a nude picture of the woman appeared on the social platform.

Her attorney, Lisa Bloom, claimed that only her client and Diplo had access to that picture.

The woman and Bloom claimed in their filing they believe it was posted by someone on behalf of Diplo.

In her Twitter thread, the woman continued: "I never had the will or intention to expose Diplo being that I did not want all the years I invested into speaking & hanging out with him to go in vain….or end nasty.

"But I slowly started to realize he is a huge manipulating liar / gaslighter who PREYS young women of ALL races (to be honest) but primarily young naive women of color."

She further tweeted out: "You have NO idea how scary it is to have anxiety when my doorbell rings unexpectedly.

"When I go out feeling like I can’t post where I am. Feeling like I’m being watched. All because of the PI contacting me using method of intimidation."

Diplo's lawyer responded to the New York Daily News call for comments and claimed the Old Town Road DJ has "not violated any laws."

His lawyer, Bryan Freedman, further said in a statement: "Unfortunately, this individual has been harassing my client and his family for more than a year and has repeatedly refused to stop doing so.

"To be clear, in no way has my client violated any law. In fact, he has repeatedly made it clear that he wants nothing whatsoever to do with this person – and simply needs her ongoing harassment of his family to end."

Bloom has plenty of expertise dealing with cases of sexual nature, as she was an advisor to Harvey Weinstein when he was on trial for sexual abuse allegations. She quit her role two days later.

She told the Daily Beast about her new client: "I’m very proud to represent her.

"As with all clients, we put her through an elaborate vetting process which she cleared.

"I find her to be very credible and to have corroborating evidence in support of her claims."

Bloom further claimed that they have even talked to more women – three specifically – who know of Diplo's alleged behavior first-hand.

She told the Daily Beast: "Witnesses are important in every case. We are happy to speak for free and confidentially to any girls or women who also may have something against Diplo.

"We have spoken to a number of them so far and we’re continuing our investigation."

Diplo has two sons – Lockett, 10, Lazer, 6 – with ex Kathryn Lockhart and a 7-month-old son with Jevon King.

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