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Howard Students Mad That Dropout Sean 'Diddy' Combs Will Give Commencement Address

April 16th, 2014 4:00pm EDT
Howard Students Mad That Dropout Sean 'Diddy' Combs Will Give Co
Rapper Sean "Diddy" Combs is delivering the commencement speech at Howard University next month, but his presence won't be welcomed by the entire student body.

Combs studied at the university in the late 1980s, but he dropped out to pursue a music career. President Wayne Frederick confirmed that the college will be bestowing an honorary degree on the rapper.

"We are honored to have Mr. Combs serve as our speaker. He sat in classrooms where our students sit, walked 'The Yard,' and like many students, his entrepreneurial spirit was sparked at Howard," Frederick said in a statement.

Many st...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs to receive honorary doctorate from Howard University

April 15th, 2014 9:30pm EDT
Sean Combs
Hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs is set to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater, Howard University, next month (May14).

The 44 year old will return to the Washington, D.C. school to deliver the commencement speech for this year's (14) graduating students, and he will be among those celebrating as he receives a doctorate in humanities.

A statement from Howard President Wayne Frederick reads, "We are honored to have Mr. Combs serve as our speaker. He sat in classrooms where our students sit, walked 'The Yard,' and like many students, his entrepreneurial spirit was sparked at Howar...

Selena Gomez parties with Kendall and Kylie Jenner

April 5th, 2014 5:50pm EDT
Selena Gomez
Selena Gomez partied with Kendall and Kylie Jenner last night (04.04.14).
The 21-year-old singer joined the siblings at the 1Oak in Los Angeles for a star-studded bash thrown by Sean 'Diddy' Combs to mark his son Christian's 16th birthday.
The trio arrived, along with Khloe Kardashian, 29, at the event, dressed in an all-black attire, before Selena and Kylie, 16, took to their social networking sites to document the festivities with a number of cute snaps.
The 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians' star shared a photograph on Instagram of her cuddling up to Selena in the middle of the dance f...

Sean Combs Releasing New Album As Puff Daddy, Claims He Never Changed His Name

March 26th, 2014 12:09am EDT
No, no, I'll change it to 'Dummy' next time
Sean 'Diddy,' 'P. Diddy,' 'Puff Daddy,' 'Puffy' Combs has decided to change his name yet again, or at least, change what he wants us all to call him.

The hip-hop mogul is returning to his roots and going back to Puff Daddy for the release of his next album.

Combs, who has been going by the moniker "Diddy" for nearly the last decade, is releasing his next album, "MMM," under his old stage name, and the first video from the album, titled "Big Homie," will hit the airwaves on Monday.

The rapper also cleared something up.

"For the record, I did not change my name. I always have been and alw...

Jennifer Lopez Jokes That She'd Let Ex-Boyfriends Ben Affleck & Diddy Drown

March 12th, 2014 8:19am EDT
Jennifer Lopez Jokes That She'd Let Ex-Boyfriends Ben Affleck &
During a recent interview about her ex-boyfriends, Jennifer Lopez joked that she'd let Ben Affleck and Sean "Diddy" Combs drown in the ocean.

The singer/actress, 44, dated the rapper in 1999 and was engaged to the actor in 2002.

During an interview with Los Angeles' Power 106 radio station, host Big Boy asked: "You're on a raft in the middle of the ocean. You look in the ocean, you see two people floating. You can only pull up one, because that's how much room you have on the raft. You look in the ocean, you see Ben Affleck and you see Diddy."

Lopez cracked up and answered: "I'd let both...

Rumor Patrol: Selena Gomez's Rehab, 'American Idol' Feuds, More

February 8th, 2014 2:03pm EST
Rumor Patrol: Selena Gomez's Rehab, 'American Idol' Feuds, More
You can't go one week without hearing a ridiculous story involving some of your favorite celebrities. Thankfully, the Starpulse Rumor Patrol is here to sort out what's real and what's fake.

Selena Gomez Left Rehab Early: This past week we were shocked to learn Selena Gomez spent two weeks in rehab in January to deal with exhaustion. However, rumors are growing that Selena skipped out early to attend the Sundance Film Festival and promote her film "Rudderless." So did Gomez leave without getting a clean bill of health?

Verdict: Leaning True. It's not the only rumor about her recent stay at...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs & Cassie Aren't Engaged, Says Rep

February 4th, 2014 10:58am EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs & Cassie Aren't Engaged, Says Rep
Sean "Diddy" Combs is not engaged to Cassie, according to the rapper's representative. Combs, 44, has dated the singer, 27, on-and-off since 2007.

Engagement rumors swirled after Diddy posted a photo of a diamond ring on Instagram over the weekend. He wrote, "Baby do you like it? I just want to get you wat you Like! I just wanna Mk you smile!"

His publicist has since confirmed the couple is not tying the knot and the ring was simply a present.

Combs and Cassie sparked engagement rumors in April 2012 after she revealed a picture of her new manicure while sporting a large gem on her ring f...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Proposes To Cassie

February 3rd, 2014 5:35pm EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs Proposes To Cassie
Hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs is planning to give up the single life after reportedly asking R&B singer Cassie to marry him.

The 44-year-old rapper/producer, who has been dating the 27 year old beauty on-and-off since 2007, sparked speculation he was set to walk down the aisle after posting an image of a diamond sparkler on photo-sharing website on Sunday.

In the accompanying caption, which was not directly addressed to anyone, he wrote, "Baby do you like it? I just want to get you wat you Like! I just wanna Mk you smile".

Cassie responded to the image stating, "It's per...

Hugh Bonneville wants Sean 'Diddy' Combs for 'Downton Abbey'

January 24th, 2014 6:00am EST
Hugh Bonneville
Downton Abbey actor Hugh Bonneville is urging TV bosses to give rap giant Sean 'Diddy' Combs a role after he previously joked about joining the cast.

The I'll Be Missing You hitmaker baffled fans last year when he announced he had landed a part in the hit British period drama, but it later emerged he had merely shot an online spoof for comedy website

However Bonneville, who plays the Earl of Grantham in the show, has revealed he is a big fan of the rapper and loves the idea of handing him a role.

He tells Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper, "It would be amazing to get P. Di...

Pouty Mouths: Celebrities Who Never Smile

January 23rd, 2014 7:00pm EST
Kristen Stewart
It's part of a celebrity's job to show up to public events, pose for photographers, and sign autographs for fans. But some of them don't really look like they're enjoying their time in the spotlight.

Kristen Stewart is notorious for appearing moody at movie premieres and other Hollywood soirees. When the former "Twilight" star does crack a smile, it's like a rare bird sighting.

Sometimes a pout is sexy. Other times, it's just a turn off. It makes us wonder why they're so grumpy. Wipe that smug look off your face and show us some teeth!

Check out several celebs who rarely smile...


Sean 'Diddy' Combs Mistaken For Kanye West At Miami Art Show

December 6th, 2013 10:19am EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs
On Wednesday, Sean 'Diddy' Combs was left embarrassed when he was mistaken for his hip hop rival Kanye West at an art show in Miami.

The 44 year-old entrepreneur was among the attendees at an Art Basel event at the Miami Beach Convention Center, and the pair was mixed up by Jeffrey Deitch, the former director of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art.

Deitch has revealed he accidentally confused the two rappers, but insists Combs was able to laugh off the embarrassing incident.

He tells New York Post gossip column Page Six via email, "There was a big crowd gathered at the entrance...

P. Diddy opens up about father's death

October 25th, 2013 6:20am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
P. Diddy has publicly spoken for the first time about his father who was shot dead when the rapper was three years old.
The rapper shared details of his childhood in a candid interview following the launch of his television network, Revolt TV, where he revealed for the first time the truth about his dad Melvin Combs, a drug dealer who was murdered at just 33 years old.
During the emotional video, Diddy - real name Sean Combs - says: "They say you can't miss something you never had, but that's only a little ways right. There's definitely been times as I've gotten older that I've missed my ...

Diddy Reveals Death Of Father Set Him Straight

October 24th, 2013 3:03pm EDT
Diddy says the death of his father made him work harder and helped turn him into the man he is today.

Sean Combs' father Melvin was shot and killed when he was 33 and Sean was only 3. At the time of his death, Melvin was a street hustler and drug dealer.

Combs has revealed for Revolt TV, the music television project launched by the rapper, that his father's death at such a young age helped him stay off the streets.

He says in the video, "They say, you know, you can't miss something you never had, but that's only a little ways right, you know? There's definitely been times as I've gotte...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Is Not Ready For Marriage

October 5th, 2013 5:30pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs hopes to marry one day, but insists he is not ready to make the big commitment yet.

The hip-hop hitmaker has five children with three different former partners and he famously dated Jennifer Lopez in the late 1990s, but he has never wed.

The rapper is reportedly dating singer Cassie, but explains he won't marry until the time is right.

He tells U.S. show The View, "It definitely would be a dream come true for me to just one day be ready for that.

"I'm not really looking because I know the responsibility that comes with that and I think that a lot of people, they jum...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Is The Highest-Paid Hip-Hop Star

September 25th, 2013 3:30am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean "Diddy" Combs tops Forbes list of the highest-paid hip-hop artists after earning $50 million over the past year.

His income from the Bad Boy record label, Sean John clothing line and Blue Flame agency contributes to his bottom line. But his partnership with Diageo's Ciroc vodka is what brings him the most bucks.

Diddy is also launching new cable channel Revolt this fall, which will air on Time Warner and Comcast.

On Monday, Diddy posted a meme on instagram that read: "When I'm on my death bed, I want my final words to be, 'I left one million dollars in the..." He commented: "Sooooo ...

Jay Z And Beyonce Tried To Stop Brawl At Diddy's VMAs Party

August 27th, 2013 5:07pm EDT
Jay Z and Beyonce
Jay Z and Beyonce were involved in a brawl when Diddy decided someone was dancing too close to his girlfriend Cassie.

The stars partied on the rooftop of the New York Dream hotel after the awards show in Brooklyn. The fight allegedly took place around 1:30 am. Neither Beyonce nor Jay Z actually attended the VMAs.

"Diddy got in a fight with someone partying too close to him and his girlfriend. It was mayhem. Beyoncé was yelling to stop and Jay Z was separating people and getting people away from Bey," a source tells New York Daily News' Confidenti@l.

Another partygoer says, "We were all d...

Top 4 Over The Top Celebrity Birthday Parties

July 28th, 2013 4:02pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Celebrities are just like us; they put their pants on one leg at a time. They go to the dentist, endure heartaches, pump gas and have birthdays. Or do they? Sure some celebrities might prefer to celebrate with a few cupcakes and a scoop of ice cream at home with their family.

Others throw extravagant parties to keep people gushing about for years. Here are some of the most extravagant celebrity birthday parties ever thrown.

Sean "Diddy" Combs' 40th

When he's not performing for thousands or producing award-winning records, P. Diddy is known for throwing outrageously lavish parties for his...

Diddy Is Desperately Trying To Sell Two Of His Luxury Homes

May 29th, 2013 11:51am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
In an effort to sell two properties, rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs has drastically slashed the asking price of two of his luxury homes.

In a desperate attempt to sell a Manhattan property, the hip hop star cut the price on his plush New York City apartment by around $600,000 and has listed it on the market for $7.9 million.

His luxury Alpine estate in New Jersey is now listed for a cool $9.9 million - heavily discounted from when he first put it up for sale in 2006 for $13.5 million.

His Jersey digs sit on a hill on three acres of land featuring a putting green, tennis court, swimming poo...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Makes Hilarious Turn As Lord Wolcott In 'Downton Abbey' Spoof

May 16th, 2013 11:00am EDT
Diddy on Downton Abbey
Sean "Diddy" Combs made a stunning declaration on Twitter on Wednesday. He wrote: "I have to admit that Downton Abbey is one of my favorite shows - and thats why Im so excited today."

He then posted: "MY BIG NEWS: So happy to announce that Im a series regular on DOWNTON ABBEY - my favorite show + i'll be debuting a sneak peek tonight 12am PST!"

It was later revealed that the rap mogul was promoting a cheeky new FunnyOrDie skit.

Introducing the clip, he explained: "Last week it was reported that they have cast the first black cast member...the only problem with this is I already broke dow...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs confuses Downton Abbey fans with casting announcement

May 15th, 2013 8:50pm EDT
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has left fans of Downton Abbey confused after declaring he had landed a recurring role on the hit period drama - only for TV bosses to deny the allegations.

The hip-hop star took to his page on Wednesday (15May13) to announce the news after admitting that he was an unlikely fan of Julian Fellowes' British TV series.

He initially wrote, "How many of y'all out there are Downton Abbey fans? I have to admit that Downton Abbey is one of my favorite shows..."

Soon afterwards, he posted, "MY BIG NEWS: So happy to announce that Im (sic) a series regular o...

Diddy's Girl Group Danity Kane Is Reuniting

May 14th, 2013 10:31am EDT
Danity Kane
The all-girl group Sean "Diddy" Combs created on MTV's "Making The Band" is planning a reunion.

Four members of the original Danity Kane - Aubrey O'Day, Shannon Bex, Dawn Richard and Aundrea Fimbres - had lunch together on Monday, spurring rumors of a reunion.

A source told that the band is indeed planning a professional get together.

The fifth member of the band, Wanita 'D. Woods' Woodgett, did not join her bandmates at lunch. It's unknown whether she'll be part of the rumored reunion.

The girl group was created in 2005 during the third season of the popular MTV show. Danity Ka...

Kate Upton And Diddy Both Deny Reports That They're Dating

April 10th, 2013 5:40pm EDT
Kate Upton and Diddy
Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue cover girl Kate Upton and rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs were reportedly spotted making out all over the VIP room of a Miami nightclub last week, but both stars have now come forward to say that the story is completely false.

New York Daily News gossip column Confidential reported on Tuesday that eye witnesses at Miami's LIV nightclub spotted Diddy and Upton "sucking face" on March 24 when the rapper was hosting a party there.

"They were kissing, they weren't hiding it," the source said.

Upton, 20, split from Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander back in...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs: 'I Used To Be A Bed Wetter'

March 2nd, 2013 6:00pm EST
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs shocked fans earlier this week by confessing he wet the bed when he was a child. The rapper blames his love of Kool-Aid for the night time accidents.

He told Ellen DeGeneres, "One thing I want to say is, I grew up as a Kool-Aid kid. Never drank water. I used to pour a half a pound of sugar into the Kool-Aid. Besides it having me bouncing off the walls, I used to be a bed-wetter. OK, I guess I'm confessing that I used to be a bed-wetter. I went on this quest to stop wetting the bed, and the first day that I had a sleepover and I didn't wet the bed, it was, like, one of th...

Mark Wahlberg & Diddy Launch High-Performance Water AQUAhydrate

February 28th, 2013 1:41pm EST
Mark Wahlberg & Diddy
Mark Wahlberg and Sean "Diddy" Combs are officially in business together. The actor and rapper have joined forces to promote the water brand AQUAhydrate, which is essentially a sports drink without all the calories.

The duo have been friends for years and bonded over their love of music (remember Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch?). They have both equally established their business prowess - Wahlberg in film and production and Diddy with clothing and fragrance lines.

While promoting the product in Los Angeles, the friends say AQUAhydrate is the perfect hangover cure.  At the press conference...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Bounces Back From Car Accident To Party At The Playboy Mansion

October 30th, 2012 10:22am EDT
Hip-hop mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs brushed off injuries he sustained in a recent car accident and channelled soul superstar Prince as he attended a Halloween party at the Playboy Mansion this weekend.

The rapper suffered minor issues with his neck, ribs and collarbone after his chauffeured SUV collided with a Lexus outside the Beverly Hills Hotel in Los Angeles on Wednesday. He was not hospitalised, but sought treatment from his own physicians after the incident.

However, Combs refused to let a little pain get in the way of his Halloween fun and he was back on his feet on Saturday to attend...

Christina Aguilera, Kim Kardashian & More Stars Dress Up In Sexy Halloween Costumes

October 29th, 2012 8:16am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Celebrities like embodying different personalities for the stage and screen, so it's no surprise that they also love dressing up for Halloween.

Over the weekend we spotted Christina Aguilera in a revealing outfit kissing her boyfriend and knight in shining armor Matthew Rutler while posing for Halloween photos outside their home in Beverley Hills.

The pop star donned a curly pink wig, low-cut bodysuit, fishnet stockings, knee-high boots and a crown.

Rapper Diddy channeled pop star Prince in a purple velvet cloak and fancy white blouse. He carried a guitar to complete the look.

Kim Karda...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Sustained 'Multiple Injuries' In Car Crash

October 26th, 2012 8:52am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean "Diddy" Combs was involved in a car accident on Wednesday in which a Lexus sedan turned left in front of his Cadillac Escalade outside the Beverly Hills Hotel at lunchtime, causing the rapper and his driver to t-bone the vehicle.

Shortly after the accident, Combs was photographed lying in the grass in front of his SUV, and he was visibly shaken. Neither party went to the hospital, although Diddy noted he was in pain.

The rapper's rep recently released a statement about the incident: "Sean Combs sustained multiple injuries in yesterday’s car accident including to his neck, ribs and co...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Shaken Up After Serious Car Accident

October 24th, 2012 8:46pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Rap mogul Sean Diddy Combs has been injured in a car accident in Los Angeles.

His chauffeured Cadillac Escalade was involved in a smash up with a Lexus RX outside the Beverly Hills Hotel at lunchtime on Wednesday and an ambulance was called to the scene.

According to, hotel employees rushed to assist Diddy, his driver and a second passenger - and the rap entrepreneur was briefly spotted lying on the lawn in front of the hotel.

It appears the injuries sustained in the accident were minor as no one was taken to hospital.

Police insiders tell that a report of the acci...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs Honored By Civil Rights Group

October 18th, 2012 3:21pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs was honored by a civil rights organization in New York this week and he used his acceptance speech to praise the group's founder Reverend Al Sharpton for his good work.

The hip-hop star was handed a prize at the National Action Network's (NAN) third annual Triumph Awards at the Lincoln Center in Manhattan.

After he ascended to the podium, Combs took a chance to pay homage to civil rights activist Sharpton, who founded the organization in 1991.

Combs told the crowd, "When you get a chance to get honored with an award, especially an award of this magnitude, it truly m...

Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Empress Perfume Lawsuit Dismissed

October 8th, 2012 3:31pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit which targeted Sean 'Diddy' Combs over the name of one of his perfume brands.

The hip-hop star, who has a line of fragrances and aftershaves under his Sean John Clothing Company label, was sued by executives of a cosmetics company earlier this year over claims he was infringing their trademark by calling one of his scents Empress.

Empress Haircare Products bosses alleged the star launched the product even though the name had already been trademarked, however, a judge in New York has now thrown the company's lawsuit out of court.

The case was dismissed w...

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