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Video of Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs beating then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura in hotel hallway in 2016 released

Sean “Diddy” Combs was seen shoving, kicking, and dragging his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura in harrowing 2016 surveillance released Friday.

The video, obtained by CNN and dated March 5, 2016, exhibits the rapper and producer operating after the singer down a hallway on the InterContinental Hotel in Century City, Los Angeles.

Combs – who has a towel wrapped round his waist – then grabs her by the again of the neck and throws her to the ground.

While holding his towel closed with one hand, he proceeded to kick her, the video confirmed.

He grabbed a handbag and suitcase from the ground close to an elevator financial institution earlier than turning round and kicking Ventura once more whereas she lay nonetheless on the carpet.

Combs briefly dragged his then-girlfriend her sweatshirt earlier than strolling away.

Ventura slowly stood up and appeared to select up a telephone on the hallway wall earlier than Combs, nonetheless in his towel, returned and shoved her.

Sean "Diddy Combs" attacking then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura
Sean “Diddy Combs” attacking then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura. CNN

A number of seconds later, he sat down in a chair, grabbed an object from a desk, and threw it at Ventura, in accordance with the footage.

He was seen strolling away, solely to show towards Ventura but once more – simply in time for somebody to exit the elevator.

Sean "Diddy Combs" attacking then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura
The assault occurred in the hallway of the InterContinental Hotel in Los Angeles. CNN

“The gut-wrenching video has only further confirmed the disturbing and predatory behavior of Mr. Combs,” Douglas H. Wigdor, a lawyer for Ventura, mentioned in response to the video – which appeared to match the allegations in the latter’s now-settled lawsuit in opposition to Combs.

“Words cannot express the courage and fortitude that Ms. Ventura has shown in coming forward to bring this to light,” Wigdor added.

Ventura – who was off-and-on with Combs between 2007 and 2018 – sued the Bad Boy Records founder in November 2023, alleging that he was bodily violent and sexually abusive.

Sean "Diddy Combs" attacking then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura
Ventura claimed “Diddy” paid the hotel $50K for the surveillance footage. CNN

In the submitting, Ventura alleged that Combs paid the InterContinental $50,000 for the safety footage from a bodily altercation in March 2016.

The swimsuit was resolved the next day with an undisclosed settlement.

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