Diddy: Cassie Breaks Silence as Video of US Rapper Assaulting Her at Hotel Leaks, "It Broke Me"

Diddy: Cassie Breaks Silence as Video of US Rapper Assaulting Her at Hotel Leaks, "It Broke Me"

  • Sean Love Combs, popularly known as Diddy, was trending after a video of him assaulting his ex-lover Cassie Ventura in 2016 went viral
  • The hip-hop mogul took to social media to address the video, stating that he was a changed man and had gone to therapy
  • Cassie, in an emotional post, broke her silence and revealed that years of assault broke her, and she was focused on healing

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American singer and actress Cassie Ventura has spoken after a video of her ex-lover Sean Love Combs, aka Diddy, from 2016 surfaced.

Sean Combs and Cassie Ventura in Los Angeles in 2018 (left). Cassie attending Buttah Skin By Dorion Renaud Holiday Pop-Up in 2022 (right).
Cassie thanks her fans for their outpouring of love after a video of Diddy assaulting her in 2016 surfaced. Photo: Star Max/GC Images, Johnny Nunez.
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Social media was ablaze when a video of Diddy putting his hands on Cassie in 2016 surfaced on social media.

In 2016, Diddy was in a hotel where he physically assaulted Cassie. CNN released CCTV footage showing Diddy chasing Cassie, hitting her on the head until she fell on the ground and kicking her while she was down.

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He then dragged her back to the room. Cassie's legal team had described the scene when they submitted a lawsuit against Diddy.

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Did Diddy apologise to Cassie?

The Independent reported that Diddy apologised for attacking his ex-girlfriend in an emotional video post.

In the clip, the hip-hop star called his behaviour 'inexcusable' and said he took full responsibility for his actions.

Diddy said he sought professional help and was genuinely sorry for his actions.

What did Cassie say after leaked video?

Cassie has since broken her silence in an emotional post where she opened up on how broken she was due to years of abuse.

“Domestic Violence is the issue. It broke me down to someone I never thought I would become. With a lot of hard work, I am better today, but I will always be recovering from my past. My only ask is that everyone open your heart to believing victims the first time. It takes a lot of heart to tell the truth out of a situation that you were powerless in."

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In a lengthy Instagram post, the actress revealed that she was feeling safer and thanked her fans for the outpouring of love.

"The outpouring of love has created a place for my younger self to settle and feel safe now, but this is only the beginning. The outpouring of love has created a place for my younger self to settle and feel safe now, but this is only the beginning."

Is Diddy gay?

In other news, Diddy’s unwavering support for LGBTQ+ rights unfortunately triggered speculations about his sexuality, with some labelling him gay.

However, the most notorious P. Diddy gay rumours have been perpetuated by other notable celebrities.

He has had high-profile relationships with several accomplished women.

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