Diddy's Son's Mother Misa Hylton Slams Homeland Security for 'Overtly Militarized Force' Raiding Rapper's Homes

Hylton, the mother of Diddy's eldest biological son, Justin Combs, shared footage from the raid on Instagram, calling it "deplorable."

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Misa Hylton, a fashion designer, famed stylist, and the mother of Sean 'Diddy' Combs' eldest son, Justin, shared some scathing words for Homeland Security on Instagram.

Less than two weeks after Justin Combs and his younger half-brother, Christian 'King' Combs, were detained, and later released, during a raid at Diddy's residence in Los Angeles, an angry Hylton posted the security footage. Simultaneously, another raid took place at Diddy's Miami mansion on Mar. 25.

The sped-up footage showed military-style vehicles pulling up to Diddy's L.A. estate before descending upon it with guns. At a certain point, a guard flips one of the cameras over. Inside the home, what appears to be a drone begins flying, while a guard is seen putting Christian's hands behind his back. Justin is then seen coming down the stairs with his hands placed on his head before being frisked, while the last shot shows Christian being removed from the home.

"The over zealous and overtly militarized force used against my sons Justin and Christian is deplorable. If these were the sons of a non-Black celebrity, they would not have been handled with the same aggression. The attempt to humiliate and terrorize these innocent young BLACK MEN is despicable!" Hylton wrote in the Instagram caption.

The mother of one of #Diddy's sons, #JustinCombs, just shared never-before-seen footage from the L.A. raid. Full story here: https://t.co/eTtKh5FmbM pic.twitter.com/nmuiTpEuX5

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She continued, "Enough is Enough! Did Justin need several laser beams from firearms pointed at his chest?? Did Christian need a gun pointed at the back of his head while he was handcuffed?? How many times have we seen young UNARMED BLACK MEN not make it out of these types of situations alive??"

Hylton confirmed that her son's attorney Jeffrey Lichtman is investigating Homeland Security's "excessive use of force," which she called "unnecessary and certainly not required by this search warrant."

She concluded, "We will fight for justice utilizing every imaginable resource. I'm not with the propaganda!!!!"

Hylton's post echoes Diddy's attorney, Aaron Dyer, who also slammed Homeland Security for their actions in a statement.

“Yesterday, there was a gross overuse of military-level force as search warrants were executed at Mr. Combs’ residences. There is no excuse for the excessive show of force and hostility exhibited by authorities or the way his children and employees were treated," Dyer stated.

"Mr. Combs was never detained but spoke to and cooperated with authorities. Despite media speculation, neither Mr. Combs nor any of his family members have been arrested nor has their ability to travel been restricted in any way. This unprecedented ambush—paired with an advanced, coordinated media presence—leads to a premature rush to judgment of Mr. Combs and is nothing more than a witch hunt based on meritless accusations made in civil lawsuits. There has been no finding of criminal or civil liability with any of these allegations. Mr. Combs is innocent and will continue to fight every single day to clear his name."

Justin and Christian departed the home hours following the raid, during which Diddy was in Miami. The Bad Boy Records founder is now being investigated for sex trafficking while he fights numerous lawsuits on allegations of sexual assault and abuse.

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