'Stay out of this one': Internet blasts Akon as he says he's praying for Diddy amid sex trafficking allegations

'Stay out of this one': Internet blasts Akon as he says he's praying for Diddy amid sex trafficking allegations
In an airport encounter at LAX, Akon urged people to 'pray for' Diddy and even suggested that 'God is dealing with it' (Getty Images)

Trigger Warning: This article mentions sexual assault and sex trafficking which may trigger some readers. Discretion is advised.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA: Senegalese-American singer Akon has ignited a firestorm of criticism for his recent comments regarding hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs, who is facing multiple lawsuits alleging sexual assault and sex trafficking.

In an airport encounter with TMZ on Friday, April 5, at LAX, Akon urged people to "pray for the man" and even suggested that "God is dealing with it," sparking outrage across social media.

Akon urges prayers for Diddy

"I would like to say just pray for the man. God knows best, whatever's happening, God's dealing with it and that's the best thing to say. But it is very unfortunate that things in this business are always being exposed in some ways and I think things could be done differently. But I think this is a matter for God and he's continue to deal with it how he's been dealing with it," remarked Akon.

In his comments to TMZ, Akon also suggested that 2024 "is the year of truth," implying that secrets and wrongdoings will be exposed. "Everyone's gonna have to answer for what we do on this earth. We all have issues, problems, skeletons, and then we also have rewards and achievements and everything of that nature," Akon continued.

Sean Combs aka Diddy attends the celebration for Diddy's birthday and new album launch at LAVO on November 9, 2023 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Benett/Getty Images for TAO Group Hospitality)
Diddy is facing a growing number of civil lawsuits accusing him of sexual assault and sex trafficking (Dave Benett/Getty Images for TAO Group Hospitality)

Diddy is facing a growing number of civil lawsuits accusing him of sexual assault and sex trafficking. The allegations span over three decades and involve multiple victims.

One of the most recent lawsuits was filed by Grace O'Marcaigh, a woman who claims to have audio recordings of Diddy's son, King Combs, attempting to touch her during a 2022 yacht party chartered by Diddy. O'Marcaigh, who was a steward at the party, accuses Diddy of aiding and abetting his son in the alleged assault, according to Complex.

In addition to the civil cases, Diddy's homes in Los Angeles and Miami were raided by federal investigators from the Department of Homeland Security last week. While the exact nature of the investigation remains unclear, it has fueled speculation about potential criminal charges against the music producer, as per The Guardian.

SEVILLE, SPAIN - NOVEMBER 03: Akon poses in the winners room during the MTV EMAs 2019 at FIBES Confe
Akon urged prayers for Diddy as he faces a growing number of lawsuits (Getty Images)

Internet slams Akon for his recent comments about Diddy

Akon's comments surrounding Diddy amid the serious allegations drew swift condemnation from social media users. One Facebook user commented, "Anybody that comes to his defense is guilty asf too idc." Another added, "Zip it Acorn!"

A user chimed in, stating, "He's a joke himself," while another advised, "Akon stay out of this one." One user remarked, "Akon turned out to be such a disappointing human," while another stated, "Dude is insane."

One user quipped, "Go back to bed Akon," while another questioned, "Is he dumb? The truth is already coming out."

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