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Sean Diddy Combs

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Something clearly got lost in translation between Sean "Diddy" Combs and his son Justin's UCLA football coach.

The hip-hop mogul was arrested in June on an initial charge of assault with a deadly weapon after allegedly going after a UCLA football coach with a kettlebell, campus police confirmed at the time.

And today, during an appearance on 105.1's Breakfast Club, the rapper turned businessman explained that he arrived at the Los Angeles college "to communicate" with leaders of his son's team.

"All of the rumors that it was a big problem, it was just a miscommunication," he added later on.

This marks the first time that we've heard directly from Combs since the alleged assault, and it seems to echo his attorney's original statements back in June.

"The various accounts of the events and charges that are being reported are wholly inaccurate. What we can say now is that any actions taken by Mr. Combs were solely defensive in nature to protect himself and his son," Combs' rep said in a statement to E! News at the time.

"We are confident that once the true facts are revealed, the case will be dismissed."

The 45-year-old was booked shortly after the incident on a felony charge at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Inmate Reception Center and his bail was set at $160,000, according to his booking sheet. 

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According to NBC News Investigations, a source noted that the bail amount dropped to $50,000 from the time of the his arrest to him being booked and subsequently released from the Los Angeles County Jail.

Combs' assault case is currently still pending with the LA City Attorney's office.