Howard University rescinded the honorary diploma it awarded hip-hop mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs and lower ties with him weeks after a just lately launched 2016 video appeared to indicate him attacking R&B singer and ex-girlfriend, Cassie.

The college’s Board of Trustees stated it additionally directed directors to chop monetary ties to Combs, together with returning a $1 million contribution, ending the scholarship program and dissolving a 2023 pledge settlement with the Sean Combs Foundation.

“Mr. Combs’ habits as captured in a just lately launched video is so essentially incompatible with Howard University’s core values and beliefs that he’s deemed now not worthy to carry the establishment’s highest honor,” an announcement stated.

The assertion stated the board voted unanimously Friday to just accept the return of the honorary diploma Combs acquired in 2014.

“This acceptance revokes all honors and privileges related to the diploma. Accordingly, the Board has directed that his identify be faraway from all paperwork itemizing honorary diploma recipients of Howard University,” it stated.

An e mail in search of remark was despatched to a Combs spokesperson by The Associated Press on Saturday.

Last month, CNN released a video of the 2016 assault in a Los Angeles resort hallway. In a video assertion posted on social media, Combs admitted to beating Cassie and stated that he was “actually sorry” for his “inexcusable” actions.

“I take full accountability for my actions in that video,” Combs stated. “I used to be disgusted then after I did it. I’m disgusted now. I went and I sought out skilled assist. I acquired into going to remedy, going to rehab. I needed to ask God for his mercy and style. I’m so sorry. But I’m dedicated to be a greater man each day. I’m not asking for forgiveness. I’m actually sorry.”

The video was the newest in a months-long collection of public allegations and revelations of bodily and sexual violence towards Combs.

A lawsuit filed final yr by Cassie, whose authorized identify is Cassandra Ventura, described an incident at an InterContinental Hotel within the Century City space of Los Angeles. In it, she additionally alleged years of sexual abuse and different violence from Combs. That lawsuit was settled.