USA: Sean “Diddy” Combs apologizes for violence in resort hallway | EUROtoday

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US music entrepreneur Sean “Diddy” Combs has admitted to hitting his ex-girlfriend Cassie in a resort hallway in 2016 after the publication of incriminating video footage. Combs stated in a video assertion on Instagram and Facebook that he was actually sorry for his conduct and that it was inexcusable. “I take full responsibility for my actions in the video.” Combs doesn’t face any prison prosecution in reference to this.

The broadcaster CNN revealed the video recordings on Friday. It reveals Combs hitting R&B singer Cassie, throwing her to the bottom, kicking her a number of occasions and dragging the sufferer throughout the ground. The lady, on her technique to an elevator, is absolutely clothed and has two baggage along with her. Combs runs after her, carrying solely his socks, with a towel wrapped round his waist. The video recordings come from a surveillance digital camera.

Cassie, whose actual identify is Casandra Ventura, filed a lawsuit in opposition to Combs in November. She accused him of years of sexual, bodily and emotional abuse. The resort hallway video footage from March 5, 2016 matches an outline included within the lawsuit. The lawsuit stated Combs paid the InterContinental Hotel in Los Angeles $50,000 to get the safety digital camera footage.

So far allegations of violence have been denied

CNN initially didn’t present any details about how the broadcaster obtained the recordings. According to the lawsuit, Cassie was making an attempt to flee from a sleeping Combs. Cassie and Combs agreed to a settlement final November. However, the musician has to this point vehemently rejected allegations of violence.

“It's so difficult to reflect on the darkest times in your life, but sometimes you have to,” Combs stated in his video assertion. “I thought it was disgusting when I did it. I think it's disgusting now.” Combs let or not it’s identified that he sought skilled assist and went to remedy. He needed to ask God for mercy. He tries to be a greater individual day by day.

R&B singer Cassie's lawyer, Meredith Firetog, was unimpressed by Combs' apology. This had “more to do with himself than with the many people he hurt,” Firetog stated. Combs initially denied every little thing. He solely apologized after his denials turned out to be false.

The statute of limitations within the resort assault case has expired

Several ladies have made comparable allegations in opposition to Combs prior to now. Combs, one of the vital profitable representatives of the hip-hop business, who additionally works as a report producer, actor and in different enterprise areas, had at all times rejected such allegations.

So far he has not apologized publicly. After Cassie and at the very least three different ladies filed lawsuits in opposition to him, Combs dismissed them as false in December. “I didn't do any of the terrible things that are being alleged,” Combs stated in an Instagram publish on the time.

The statute of limitations for allegations of bodily hurt that would have been introduced by prosecutors in reference to the assault on Cassie expired years in the past. The identical goes for most of the allegations within the different lawsuits filed in opposition to Combs.

However, there have been additionally investigations into suspected intercourse trafficking, throughout which Combs' properties in Los Angeles and Miami had been raided. He might face prices.