Sean “Diddy” Combs won’t be watching his son, Justin, during football practices at UCLA anymore.
Which is probably a good thing. Imagine the parents of Ohio State and Alabama players along the sidelines.
Combs wouldn’t go into specifics about the incident, but, in the interview with Power 105’s The Breakfast Club, he admitted that “giving your child up to these coaches” isn’t easy. As for what happened …
“I think there’s times when you have to just communicate and find out what’s going on and be by your children’s side,” he said. “At the end of the day it’s just about communication to me. I went there to communicate. I can’t speak about anything else that happened.”
Presented with a kettlebell by co-host Charlemagne Tha God, Combs skirted specifics about the incident. Justin is a 5-7, 170-pound junior defensive back for the Bruins.
Combs was originally charged with three counts of assault with a deadly weapon, one count of making a terrorist threat (“threatening to kill/physically harm someone”) and one count of battery, but the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office opted not to file felony charges.
At least Justin Combs is still with the team, his football career on track.
The son of another famous rapper/mogul didn’t fare so well. Last week, Cordell Broadus, the freshman son of Snoop Dogg, quit the UCLA team. A four-star recruit as a wide receiver, he told Coach Jim Mora that he wanted “to do his own thing.” One of those things includes running his own company, “Film School Productions.” Mora said Broadus intends to remain enrolled at the school.