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A representative for Sean “Diddy” Combs told the Associated Press that the rap mogul was acting in “self-defense” during his alleged altercation with a UCLA conditioning coach.

“The various accounts of the event and charges that are being reported are wholly inaccurate,” Nathalie Moar, a rep for Combs Enterprises, said in a statement to The Associated Press. “What we can say now is that any actions taken by Mr. Combs were solely defensive in nature to protect himself and his son.”

Combs was arrested on Monday by UCLA police after allegedly swinging a kettlebell at Sal Alosi, whose previous coaching stints include a stop at the New York Jets. ESPN reported on Tuesday that the incident was caught by security cameras, though video footage has not been publicly released.

Combs, whose son Justin is a redshirt junior for the Bruins, was released from UCLA police custody on Monday night.

“I’m thankful that our staff showed the level of professionalism that they did in handling this situation,” UCLA coach Jim Mora said in a statement issued through the school. “This is an unfortunate incident for all parties involved. While UCPD continues to review this matter, we will let the legal process run its course and refrain from further comment at this time.”

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