But the video, which shows Hunt shoving the woman several times and kicking her as others try to hold him back, led the National Football League to place Hunt on the "Commissioner Exempt List", preventing him from playing, practicing or attending games.
He said he hadn't contacted Hunt since he was released.
According to the reports, the woman and a friend - who said they were Kent State students - spent the night visiting bars on a party bus with Hunt, Hunt's friend and others before going back to Hunt's apartment. ". It was a disagreement". Hunt previously denied the assault.
"Some things were said that I did not like", he said but added: "That's not an excuse". "That person in the video did not deserve that".
Hunt said that he plans to seek treatment for possible anger management issues but that he has not yet begun that treatment.
The Chiefs said the footage proved that Hunt, who helped propel the team to first place in the AFC with a 9-2 record, had been "untruthful" with investigators.
On Friday, Hunt was preparing to play against the Oakland Raiders this weekend when the TMZ Sports website posted the grainy but graphic security video. "We are releasing Kareem immediately", the Chiefs said in a statement. "I didn't tell them everything, and I don't blame them for anything". And the Chiefs did what was right.
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He will likely face a suspension of at least six games, as the NFL intends to punish Hunt for this incident and a separate altercation he had with a man in June, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.
Foster also remains on the exempt list and the Redskins have acknowledged he may never play for them. Despite that move by the league, any team is free to claim Hunt on waivers before 4 p.m. on Monday. Hunt also appears to rush the woman, but he ended up hitting a man who was standing between Hunt and the woman.
TMZ is now reporting that the victim has not cooperated with the cops after growing exhausted of their resistance.
Hunt said he was raised right by his family and that the incident was out of character for him.
"I'm asking for forgiveness". Reflection. I think he's going to do that.
"I am so respectful to everyone. I made a poor decision and I'm willing to take full responsibility".