UPDATE 7:43 PM EST
Reports say that Diddy tried to attack the coach with a kettleweight, and was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, which is a felony.
Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Diddy allegedly attacked the coach with a kettlebell weight. He was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon … a felony.
Our UCLA sources tell us Diddy confronted Strength and Conditioning Coach Sal Alosi while Alosi was on the phone. We’re told Diddy was told to “hang on” but he wasn’t having it and picked up a kettlebell and swung it, narrowly missing Alosi. One source said if Diddy had connected it could have killed Alosi.
According to TMZ, the music mogul got into the alleged altercation with the coach at the campus’ athletic facility, when they were reportedly “screaming at Justin on the field during a strength and conditioning session.”
The site reports:
One source says an assistant coach was screaming at Justin on the field during a strength and conditioning session. We’re told the coach “was riding Justin, screaming intensely at him.” Diddy watched the whole thing from the sideline.
At some point later, we’re told Diddy confronted the coach in his office and grabbed him. Diddy was arrested for assault.
A source connected with Diddy tells TMZ Diddy himself initially wanted to call police, but the phone was taken out of his hands.
Diddy is reportedly still in custody with Campus Police, but there’s no word on whether he will be pressed with charges.
SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty