Sean “Diddy” Combs is finally going on the record about the October 13 incident outside a New York City hot spot, which resulted in a police investigation.
“I got into an argument, I am a human being. I am going to get into an argument,” Diddy told Access Hollywood on Wednesday. “I am making no denial about that, but I did not punch anybody.”
Sources have told Access police were planning on charging Diddy with third degree assault and “possibly other misdemeanor charges as well.”
The allegations stem from an October 13 incident outside a Gotham city hot spot, where an eyewitness told MTV News that around 3:30 AM, they saw Diddy engaged in an “intense” discussion with a man outside of the establishment.
Soon thereafter, Diddy and the other man involved reportedly entered the club and were seated at different tables
Once inside Kiosk, Diddy “aggressively marched” to the man’s table and confronted him, the witness claimed. It was at this point that Diddy allegedly hit the man twice.
“Some times you get into an argument and as a celebrity, things are a little crazy, so things get blown out of proportion. But no, I didn’t punch anybody,” Diddy insisted to Access.
The hip hop mogul, who sat down with Access to promote his new business venture – a partnership with Ciroc Vodka, said it was important to set the record straight as a role model.
“I’m staying focused on being a role model and you know, being somebody that all my grandmas and aunties out there can be proud of and tell their kids to look up to you, know what I’m saying,” he added. “I mean it is apart of celebrity… but it just wasn’t true.”