Former Intern Sues Diddy's Bad Boy for Back Pay

A 26-year-old former intern filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday, accusing Bad Boy Entertainment and its parent company of violating minimum wage laws. 

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A 26-year-old former intern filed a class action lawsuit on Tuesday in a federal court in New York City, saying that Sean "Diddy" Combs' Bad Boy Entertainment and its parent company violated minimum wage laws, the Daily News reports.

Rashida Salaam, 26, filed a class-action lawsuit Tuesday in Manhattan Federal Court, accusing Bad Boy and parent company Universal Music Group of violating minimum-wage laws.

"I'm not suing for any type of animosity," the City College graduate said Tuesday. "I have no animosity against Bad Boy. But I was taken advantage of as far as wages go. I was naive."

They received no training and performed work that paid employees would have otherwise done, her suit claims.

Salaam interned at Bad Boy's Manhattan office from January 2012 to May 2012, usually working three or four days a week, from 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. or later.

Read more at the Daily News.

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