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The release of truly devastating footage that shows Sean “Diddy” Combs physically assaulting his then-girlfriend Cassie in 2016 sent shockwaves through the internet on Friday. In the video obtained by CNN, Combs is seen violently dragging, kicking and shoving the singer as she tries to leave their hotel room. The footage is believed to be of an alleged incident described in Cassie’s lawsuit as taking place at a now-closed InterContinental Hotel in the Century City area of Los Angeles.

As the video became headline news, on Sunday, Combs issued an apology for his actions in the video, saying in part, “My behavior on that video is inexcusable. I take full responsibility for my actions in that video,” IN the Instagram video he added: “I was disgusted then when I did it. I’m disgusted now,” going on to explain that he got treatment for his issues.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office issued a statement saying that the if incident happened in 2016 it “occurred beyond the timeline where a crime of assault can be prosecuted.”

Government offices and corporations weren’t the only ones reacting to the footage, as celebrities and others familiar with the case have taken to social media to share their thoughts about both the video and Diddy’s apology.