Who’s The CNN Booker Who Arranged For This Cam’ron Interview About Sean Diddy Combs? Because It Was A Hot Mess

CNN was hoping to get a little perspective about Sean Diddy Combs and the newly released video of him attacking a former girlfriend in 2016. Instead, they got a lesson on what happens when bookers don’t fully vet a potential guest.

On Monday, rapper Cam’ron was asked to comment about the hotel surveillance video that shows Combs grabbing, shoving, dragging and kicking his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura at a Los Angeles hotel. At first, Cam’ron appeared to play along, saying he doesn’t support domestic violence and “yeah, I was upset when I seen it.”

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But when CNN anchor Abby Phillip pressed Cam’ron about whether he ever experienced such anger when hanging with Combs, the rapper seemed confused by the question.

“What do you mean do I recognize him?” he responded. “I’ve seen him and I thought it was disgusting. I didn’t do a zoom in to see if it was really him but he admitted it was him. So it was him.”

It devolves from there. After inexplicably slurping from a sexual supplement called HorsePower on camera, he then starts to ponder why he was even on the show in the first place. You and us both, pal.

“Who the talent agent for this joint?” said Cam’ron, who did manage to promote his podcast. “Like, you think I be sitting around watching what Diddy doing? I didn’t know this was a Diddy joint that y’all invited me to. Yo, who booked me for this joint?”

Combs has since apologized for his conduct in the video. The L.A. district attorney’s office also revealed he won’t face charges for it.

“My behavior on that video is inexcusable. I take full responsibility for my actions in that video,” he said on Instagram. “I was disgusted then when I did it. I’m disgusted now,. I went and I sought out professional help. I got into going to therapy, going to rehab. I had to ask God for his mercy and grace. I’m so sorry. But I’m committed to be a better man each and every day. I’m not asking for forgiveness. I’m truly sorry.”

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