Sean Combs hasn't decided if he'll sue LAT

He actually sounds pretty forgiving about that whole Tupac Shakur business, while talking to Associated Press about getting his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame and house-hunting in Los Angeles:

Combs said he hasn't yet decided yet whether to file a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Times, which last month retracted a March story implying that associates of Combs were behind a 1994 assault on Tupac Shakur, and that he knew about it in advance.

"I don't have nothing against them now," he said. "And if I sued them, they'll understand it's business. It's not personal. Just like if they were going to write a story about me, it wasn't really personal, it was business. But they didn't handle their business the right way. I was happy that I kept my faith in God and that the truth came out as quick as it did."

Whole interview with AP's Ryan Pearson is here. Meanwhile, at the Times there still seems to be some fingerpointing about how the story ran first on the website before going through the usual print-paper checks that might have prevented an embarrassing (and potentially costly) gaffe.

Previously on LA Observed:
Stanton: Philips future still in flux
LAT fully retracts Shakur story

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