Diddy apologizes for beating Cassie in 2016

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Diddy apologizes for beating Cassie in 2016

Rapper Puff Daddy – also known as Sean Diddy Combs – has apologized for the beating he inflicted on Cassie, then his partner, in a hotel hallway in 2016. Video of the incident was leaked to the media on the day May 17 and shows Diddy brutally assaulting Cassie, pushing her to the ground and grabbing her by the hair. Cassie formally accused Diddy of this incident in her complaint – later withdrawn – against the rapper revealed last November, but Diddy had denied the facts.

Now that the video has come to light, Diddy has published a public apology on his Instagram through a video in which he acknowledges the facts, apologizes to Cassie and assures that, at the time of the events, he was in a dark moment. of their life. “She had hit rock bottom, and I'm not going to make excuses,” he explains. «My behavior in the video is unforgivable. I take full responsibility for my actions in the video. I'm disgusted. “I was then and I am now.”

In the video, Diddy states that, in recent years, he has sought professional help by going to therapy and rehabilitation centers. “I'm very sorry, but I am committed to being a better man every day,” he adds. “I'm not asking you to forgive me, I'm truly sorry.”

Diddy faces multiple accusations of abuse from several people who have been part of his entourage, including Cassie, producer Lil Rod and a multitude of anonymous people. The accusations date back to the 1990s. Diddy is accused of sexual abuse, rape and sex trafficking, among other crimes that authorities continue to investigate.

In March, a police raid was opened on Diddy's two residences in Los Angeles and Miami following accusations made against Diddy in recent months.

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