Kim Porter’s niece Jane Roe is reported to have sued Diddy over claims that she was wrongfully terminated after she told him she got pregnant and needed to take maternity leave, TMZ reports.
The report by TMZ a few hours after the news broke, stated that a source close to Diddy told the tabloid that the woman was not terminated because she was pregnant, and that she was terminated for cause. What’s more, the source claims the woman is not related to Diddy or Kim.
According to the report, in a legal documents obtained, Kim Porter’s niece Jane Roe is suing Diddy, Tri Star Sports, and others, claiming she became a full-time nanny to Diddy’s twins after Kim passed away in November 2018. Jane says she was then fired 2 years later when she requested maternity leave.
Kim Porter’s niece Jane Roe claimed that the day after Kim passed away, Diddy asked her to live at his estate and become a full-time nanny to his twins, Jessie James and D’Lila, adding she “was responsible for the twins’ 24/7 care.”
The TMZ reported stated that Jane claimed that she got pregnant in August 2020 and told Diddy she needed to take maternity leave, but says Diddy was “infuriated” and terminated her employment around the time she was set to begin her time off.
Roe claims she was told through Diddy’s reps she was canned because she was pregnant and unmarried which “purportedly set a bad example” for his daughters.
She’s seeking unspecified damages.
Kim was found dead at her Toluca Lake home in 2018, it was later revealed she died from a form of pneumonia.