Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Sons Hire High-Profile Lawyer

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Sons Hire High-Profile Lawyer
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The Facts

  • The sons of entertainment mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs, whose homes were raided by Homeland Security last week as part of a sex-trafficking investigation, have hired lawyer Jeffrey Lichtman, who has represented high-profile clients including El Chapo and John Gotti Jr.

  • During the raid, armed officers confiscated firearms and cell phones belonging to Combs. They also handcuffed two of his sons, Christian and Justin, leading their mother, Misa Hylton, and Lichtman to accuse the police of "excessive use of force."

The Spin

Narrative A

This entire story has been blown out of proportion because an unnecessarily violent raid was filmed. There have been no arrests and there's no evidence of wrongdoing. Combs' celebrity will inspire the media to keep this story alive, but this witch hunt should eventually blow over.

Narrative B

This story isn't a media creation, it's the result of decades of Combs' abuse and shady nondisclosure agreements finally coming to light. After years of not facing the music, Combs' clock has finally run out and neither he nor the government will be able to sweep his crimes under the rug.

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