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Tuesday June 18, 2024

Sean Diddy's former assistant 'not surprised' by his assault video

Sean "Diddy" Combs, in a resurfaced video, was seen beating ex-girlfriend Cassie Ventura

By Web Desk
May 19, 2024
Sean Diddy's former assistant 'not surprised' by his assault video

Sean "Diddy" Combs's former assistant admits that none of the lawsuits against the music mogul or resurfaced video "surprised her.

Suzi Siegel, who served as Combs' assistant from 2008 to 2009, revealed to CNN that she was not surprised by Cassie Ventura's November lawsuit or the recently surfaced 2016 footage of Combs assaulting her in a hotel, despite never witnessing public abuse during her tenure.

Although Siegel never saw Combs speak harshly or be abusive to Ventura, she felt deeply disturbed and angry upon learning of the recent developments, stating, "There was not one cell in my body that was surprised."

Her shock was not due to a lack of awareness, but rather a sense of horror and disgust at the revelation.

"I rode in limos with them, I went to parties with them. I guess what I would say is, even though I never saw anything that could corroborate what's in that lawsuit and what we just saw, there was not one cell in my body that was surprised," Siegel said.

"I would say that I was around him a lot and I got a feeling for who he was," she added. "I didn't see anything that could get him in trouble. But I think that [there's a] power dynamic in a situation like that — especially her, at the beginning of her career, so young and beautiful and talented."

As reported earlier, Combs is shown kicking, pushing, and pulling his ex-girlfriend in 2016 in surveillance footage that the channel broadcast on Friday, May 17. The video corroborated the claims Ventura made in his now-settled November lawsuit.

Suzi Siegel, who worked for Diddy during the early days of his relationship with Cassie Ventura (2007), said she wasn't personally mistreated by him, stating, "I didn't see that behaviour."

"Obviously, I saw it with the rest of America today. But when I saw it, I knew that it was something that he could be capable of."