Ray J on Diddy’s ‘Demonic’ Behavior in Cassie Assault Video: ‘You Can’t Do That… You Let Us All Down'

Speaking with Jason Lee, Ray J condemned Diddy's 2016 assault of Cassie, which was captured in surveillance footage taken from a Los Angeles hotel.

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Ray J says Diddy "let us all down" following the release of surveillance footage showing the Bad Boy Records founder assaulting Cassie in 2016.

In a new interview with Jason Lee, Ray J, who’s previously spoken about the larger slew of allegations against Diddy, specifically reflected on the CNN-released video showing Diddy kicking and dragging Cassie at a Los Angeles hotel. As reported in May, Diddy later shared a statement on the footage, saying in an IG video that he was "not asking for forgiveness" but was "truly sorry" for his actions.

"I’ve seen her a few times and I’ve prayed for her and I think that, I guess, that was so old but she’s gotta be at a better place. … But I just still want her to know I’m so sorry," Ray J said of the widely shared footage. "This is not okay. I got a daughter and I got a sister and I got a mom. Like, you can’t do that, bro. You let us all down, bro."

Sean "Diddy" Combs and Ray J on the red carpet; Diddy is in a green jacket and white shirt with a large necklace, Ray J is in a grey shirt, both wearing sunglasses

Ray J then addressed the "leveling up" aspect of the larger entertainment industry, noting that Diddy has put himself in a position in which there’s now "nothing you can do to get back in that club that you’ve been working toward." He also called Diddy’s behavior in the surveillance footage "demonic," adding that it’s "not welcome here."

See more above. The full interview will be made available via Hollywood Unlocked on Wednesday, June 5 at 5 pm ET/2 PM PT.

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Jason Lee and Akon shaking hands on the set of "The Jason Lee Show." Akon is wearing a "Balenciaga" sweatshirt and a hat, while Jason Lee is in patterned attire

In April, notably prior to CNN making the footage public, a TMZ-aligned paparazzo asked Ray J about Diddy, specifically on the topic of why few of his friends seemed to be publicly defending him. As Ray J said, "a lot of people are just trying to understand it." At the time, he added, the larger situation was "still a big question mark" from his perspective.

In her own statement shared after the surveillance video went public in May, Cassie thanked her family and friends for the "outpouring of love" she's received in recent months.

"Domestic violence is the issue," she said. "It broke me down to someone I never thought I would become. With a lot of hard work, I am better today, but I will always be recovering from my past."

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