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Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Son Defends His UCLA Football Scholarship

June 1st, 2012 2:27pm EDT
Justin Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs' son Justin has hit back at critics of his college sports scholarship, insisting he worked hard to land the grant.

The promising football star, 18, has been offered a full athletic scholarship to UCLA university, prompting many to suggest the school should not be covering his education costs when his father is a multi-millionaire.

A UCLA spokesman has already defended school officials' decision to hand Justin the $54,000 prize - insisting the grant is paid for by ticket sales and not school funds - and now the budding sportsman has taken to Twitter.com to address the ...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs: 'I Support The Stripper Association Of America!'

May 24th, 2012 8:54am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs will be a popular man this weekend - he's promised to hand out $2 million during a visit to a strip club.

The rapper is marking the Memorial Day weekend by heading to Miami, Florida and Las Vegas for nights out, and he's set to shower fans with wads of money.

Combs pulled a similar stunt last year by dishing out $1 million to guests at Rick Ross' birthday bash, but the star is determined to outdo himself with the generous gesture.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com page, he writes, "I think while I'm in miami imma (sic) go to a strip club and break my own recor...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Angling For Role In The Next 'Hangover'

April 23rd, 2012 12:49pm EDT
Get Him To The Greek
Sean 'Diddy' Combs has sparked rumors he is fishing for a cameo role in the next The Hangover sequel after he was spotted meeting with director Todd Phillips.

The rapper has been pursuing an acting career over the last few years, landing a two-episode role in CSI: Miami, a slot on Hawaii Five-0 and a part opposite Russell Brand in 2010 comedy Get Him to the Greek.

He also won his first Oscar in February after working as an executive producer on sports documentary Undefeated, which was named Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards.

Combs is now said to be going after a role in t...
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Wyclef Jean Pays Tribue To Trayvon Martin In New Song

April 21st, 2012 3:00pm EDT
Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean has recorded a new tribute song dedicated to slain Florida teenager Trayvon Martin.

The African-American student's death at the hands of Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman in February sparked outrage and protests across the U.S., with stars like Cher, Mia Farrow, Russell Simmons and Sean 'Diddy' Combs calling for the killer's arrest.

Zimmerman, 28, has since been charged with second-degree murder and, on Friday, a judge placed him on $150,000 bail.

Last month, Chaka Khan recruited celebrity friends Eric Benet, Kelly Price and Kenny Lattimore to re-record her track ...
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Lil Wayne To Release Skate Sneaker

April 20th, 2012 5:34pm EDT
Lil Wayne
Rapper Lil Wayne is expanding his interests in the world of skateboarding after landing a deal to release his own signature skate shoe.

Earlier this year, the Lollipop hit-maker debuted his Trukfit clothing line, inspired by his love of the street sport, and he recently teamed up with beverage giant Mountain Dew to build a new skate park in his native Louisiana.

Now, Wayne reveals he's got his own sneaker coming out with popular skate brand Supra.

The enterprising rapper has also sealed a deal with hip-hop legend Dr. Dre to produce his own Beats By Dre headphones line.

He tells MTV,...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Fuming Over Festival Cancellation

April 10th, 2012 11:27am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs has been left fuming after his first Australian gigs were axed.

The hip-hop star was booked to play his first shows Down Under as part of the upcoming urban music festival Supafest, which will stop in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane from April 14th to 22nd.

However, organizers have dropped Combs and fellow headliner Missy Elliott from the line-up after declining ticket sales and he has taken to his Twitter.com page to vent his frustration.

He tweeted, "I wanna come to Supafest but it's not up to me. The promoters never sent the money for the show, I love...
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Celebrities Back Obama's Call For Trayvon Martin Murder Probe

March 25th, 2012 5:00pm EDT
Spike Lee
Will Ferrell, Spike Lee and Sean "Diddy" Combs have thrown their support behind Barack Obama after the U.S. President demanded a full investigation into Trayvon Martin's murder.

Obama has stepped into the debate after the unarmed African-American 17 year old was shot dead in a Florida gated community on February 26 by a neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, who has not been arrested and who claims he was acting in self-defense.

The president admitted on Friday he had been moved by the racially-charged incident, insisting, "If I had a son, he'd look like Trayvon," and calling for...
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Jennifer Lopez's Manager Wishes She Didn't Date 'Obsessive Guys'

March 16th, 2012 8:13am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez's longtime manager is begging the singer to take more time to find the right partner to avoid dating "obsessive guys."

The On The Floor hit-maker began dating dancer Casper Smart soon after she split from husband Marc Anthony last summer.

However, Benny Medina, the man who helped launch Lopez's career, is convinced she ought to be enjoying the single life before diving into rebound romances.

In a candid chat with Vogue magazine, he explains, "The thing that I always sort of wished is that she would give herself time to just naturally meet someone, instead of having obse...
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Mariah Carey To Perform First Gig Since Becoming A Mom

February 28th, 2012 3:31pm EST
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey is returning to the stage this week to perform her first concert since becoming a mother to twins last year.

The pop superstar will headline a free, intimate show at New York's Gotham Hall on Thursday as part of a Plot Your Escape promo.

Carey will be supported by rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs in the Big Apple, while Maroon 5 will play a simultaneous concert in Chicago, Illinois, and Gavin DeGraw will perform in New Orleans, Louisiana.

There will also be a concert in Los Angeles, but the line-up for that show has yet to be revealed.

Only 50 tickets have been made availab...
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Diddy: 'Dreams Do Come True!'

February 27th, 2012 7:58am EST
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs is celebrating after winning his first Oscar for sports documentary Undefeated, telling fans his "dreams came true" during his big night in Hollywood.

The rapper worked as executive producer on the film about a struggling high school football team in Memphis, Tennessee and it was named Best Documentary Feature at the Academy Awards on Sunday night.

The win gave Combs his first Oscar, and the hip-hop star shared his delight with fans in a post on Twitter.com, writing, "God is the greatest!!!! Thank you! Undefeated !!!!... Dreams do come true!! Hard work pays off!!"

H...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Launchs His Own Cable TV Channel

February 21st, 2012 3:39pm EST
Sean Diddy Combs
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs is launching his own cable network.

The I'll Be Missing You hit-maker has teamed up with executives at Comcast to create new music channel Revolt TV.

Announcing the news during a personalized YouTube.com video on Tuesday, he said, "When I was growing up I used to watch television all the time and I used to wonder why don't those people look like me, or talk like me, or walk like me, so thank you to Comcast - my hat goes off to you for being the first to step up... because Revolt TV is bringing the revolution that TV needs..."

"I had a dream that one day I w...
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Diddy Talks 'Undefeated,' His Dream To Be A Football Player

February 17th, 2012 10:47am EST
Diddy Talks 'Undefeated,' His Dream To Be A Football Player
Rap mogul and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs felt compelled to produce Oscar-nominated documentary "Undefeated" because it reminded him of his own college football-playing dreams gone bad.

The film about an underdog football team which reverses a chronic losing record under an inspirational coach took Combs back to his youth when an injury ended his athletic dreams.

He explains, "This movie truly, truly blew me away... I had a dream. I was an aspiring football player and I broke my leg in the last day of football camp in my senior year (of high school) and my dream was just deferred.

"W...
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Diddy Playing First Gigs Down Under

February 16th, 2012 10:06pm EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs is set to play his first concerts in Australia in April.

The hip-hop star will headline Supafest, the country's largest urban music festival, and will perform on all four dates of the event, which is due to make stops in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane from April 14-22.

In a post on Twitter.com, he writes, "Don't miss my first performance in Australia at Supafest! Bad Boy will be in the building!!"

Combs will be joined on the bill by rappers Ice Cube, Lupe Fiasco and Rick Ross, and singers Kelly Rowland and Trey Songz.
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Diddy Hospitalized For Migraine

February 13th, 2012 10:39pm EST
Sean 'Diddy' Combs
Rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Monday with a pounding headache.

The "I'll Be Missing You" hitmaker hosted a star-studded bash at Hugh Hefner's Playboy Mansion following the Grammy Awards on Sunday and it seems his hectic schedule coupled with the partying took its toll on the star.

The following morning Combs fell ill with a migraine and was taken to the University of California Los Angeles emergency room for treatment.

He was later released and is now resting comfortably at home, according to TMZ.com.

Taking to his Twitter.com account to send his well w...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Sued Over 'Making The Band' TV Series

December 27th, 2011 10:26am EST
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs is facing a lawsuit from a concertgoer who claims he was hit in the stomach with a microphone during the taping of an episode of the rapper's reality TV show Making The Band.

Kevin Faraday has filed a lawsuit stating he was in the audience at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York during filming in 2008 and alleging he was injured by a man who ran onstage in between the performances, according to TMZ.com.

The website reports Faraday has named the show's boss Combs in the legal papers along with his Bad Boy Entertainment company and Danity Kane, a band which formed on th...
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Cameron Diaz & Diddy Spotted 'Making Out Like Teenagers' In NYC

December 13th, 2011 9:00am EST
Diddy & Cameron Diaz
Cameron Diaz and Sean "Diddy" Combs' recent work dates have taken a romantic turn - the couple was reportedly spotted kissing as they partied together in New York.

The actress sparked speculation of a budding romance with the rapper after they were seen dining together numerous times last month.

A spokesperson for Diaz dismissed the rumors, insisting they were simply working on a film project, but now gossips have gone into overdrive after they enjoyed a late night outing to the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York on Saturday - and onlookers insist it was clear the two stars are very much a ...
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Diddy Undergoes Shoulder Surgery

December 4th, 2011 3:29pm EST
Diddy
Sean 'Diddy' Combs has undergone surgery on his shoulder to treat an "old injury."

The rapper was sported with his arm in a sling at an event in Miami, Florida this week, and a representative for the star has confirmed he recently underwent an operation to fix a recurrent problem.

A spokesperson for Combs tells E! Online, "Diddy had minor surgery on his shoulder to fix an old injury."
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Rapper Loon Detained In Belgium On Drug Trafficking Charges

November 28th, 2011 2:21pm EST
Loon
Sean 'Diddy' Combs' former rap protégé Loon has been arrested in Belgium on suspicion of drug trafficking charges.

The star, who was born Chauncey Hawkins and converted to Islam in 2009, was stopped by police upon arrival at Brussels Airport en route to attend a lecture at the Islamic and Cultural Centre of Belgium last Tuesday.

Reports suggest the one-time Bad Boy Records artist, who changed his name to Amir Junaid Muhadith, was previously indicted for trying to smuggle heroin into the U.S. and was detained by cops in Belgium on the Patriot Act.

A representative for Loon addressed th...
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Stars Bid Farewell To Heavy D At His Funeral

November 19th, 2011 4:30pm EST
Heavy D
Sean 'Diddy' Combs, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige, Samuel L. Jackson and Will Smith were among the stars who paid their last respects to late hip-hop icon Heavy D at his funeral in New York on Friday.

The veteran MC, real name Dwight Arrington Myers, died last week after collapsing outside his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 44.

Thousands of fans mourned Heavy D's passing at a public memorial on Thursday and celebrities from the worlds of hip-hop and Hollywood gathered in Mount Vermont on Friday to bid farewell to the star.

Combs delivered a touching eulogy at the ceremony and remembere...
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Diddy Has Shoulder Surgery

November 17th, 2011 9:26am EST
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs is recovering at home after undergoing shoulder surgery on Tuesday.

The rapper has assured fans he's doing well following the procedure, but admits the pain he's experiencing is like being "shot" in the arm.

In a post on his Twitter, he writes, "Had shoulder surgery yesterday-at home recovering-feels like Ive been shot in my arm+i have to wear a sling but I'm ok! God is the Greatest!"

Combs, who is expected to speak at late rapper Heavy D's funeral on Friday, has not revealed the reason for his operation.
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Jennifer Lopez Promises To Keep Her Next Romance Private

October 28th, 2011 4:10pm EDT
jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez has vowed to keep her next romance "out of the public eye" after a series of high-profile failed relationships.

The singer/actress split from her husband Marc Anthony earlier this year and is now rumored to be dating The Hangover star Bradley Cooper.

Lopez, who was previously engaged to actor Ben Affleck and dated rapper Sean 'Diddy' Combs, has now decided she will keep future partners away from the spotlight in order to maximize the chance of the relationship succeeding.

She tells Glamour magazine, "I think to give something a chance, to really get to know somebody, yo...
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New Couple Rumors: Jennifer Love Hewitt And Jarod Einsohn? Jason Sudeikis And Ashley Olsen?

October 27th, 2011 2:00pm EDT
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Jarod Einsohn
Love is in the air! Celebrities are cozying up as the cold weather arrives, but some of these new celebrity couples seem to be coming out of left field.

Cameron Diaz and Sean Diddy Combs: After splitting from Alex Rodriguez, Cameron has not been shy being seen in public with other guys. Even though Puff Daddy is apparently still with his girlfriend Cassie, Cameron and Diddy were spotted hanging out at Catch, according to the New York Post. Maybe he's introducing her to some of his guy friends?

Jason Sudeikis and Ashley Olsen: On the other hand, we think these two could be an actual coup...
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Jennifer Lopez Fought Back Tears While Singing About Love At CT Concert

October 24th, 2011 8:49am EDT
Jennifer Lopez
Jennifer Lopez fought off tears during a show in Connecticut on Saturday night after becoming emotional during a look back at her past romances.

The singer was performing at the Mohegan Sun in Montville when one love song and the performance accompanying it proved too much.

Before belting out "If You Had My Love," J.Lo told fans, "You want to talk about love? I can talk about love. Oh, the stories!"

At the end of the song, Lopez said, "That's the first song I wrote about love. And this is the last song I wrote about love. A lot has happened since then!"

Dancers portraying ex-boyfriends ...
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Diddy Denies Being Involved In Tupac Shakur's Murder

October 7th, 2011 8:33am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs has blasted fresh allegations linking him to the murder of rap icon Tupac Shakur in 1996.

The hitmaker was killed after a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas 15 years ago, and a new book by former Los Angeles Police Department detective Greg Kading revisits the case of Shakur's death and that of his music rival, Combs' protege Notorious B.I.G.

Kading spent three years as the head of a special police unit set up to investigate Biggie's death in Los Angeles in March, 1997 and in his new tome, "Murder Rap," claims he coaxed confessions out of associates close to C...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs Apologizes For His Vodka Tirade At Party

October 4th, 2011 2:14pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Sean 'Diddy' Combs has apologized for his "ignorant" behavior at a party on Saturday when he chastised revelers for drinking a rival to his vodka brand.

The rap mogul, who is also an investor in Ciroc vodka, was hosting a BET Awards after party in Atlanta, Georgia when he spotted a group of men drinking Grey Goose.

He flew into a rage and ordered the partygoers to "put that s**t down" - but now he's confessed he is "disappointed" by his behavior.

In a series of posts on his Twitter.com blog, he writes, "To all my children (sic) of God... I have backslid and regressed. Forgive me for my...
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T.I. Yells At Diddy For Getting Upset About Vodka At Party

October 4th, 2011 8:54am EDT
TI
Rapper T.I. was forced to chastise his pal Sean 'Diddy' Combs on Saturday for attempting to start a fight at a BET Awards afterparty in Atlanta, Georgia.

The newly-released hip-hop star, who completed an 11-month prison sentence last week, was celebrating his freedom at a party hosted by Diddy when the rap mogul and Ciroc vodka investor began taking aim at a group of partygoers at Compound nightclub for sipping on rival alcohol brand Grey Goose.

According to reports, Diddy shouted, "Put that s**t down. It's Ciroc boys in the building."

He is then accused of throwing his drink off the sta...
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Forbes Predicts Diddy & Michael Bay Will Soon Be Billionaires

September 22nd, 2011 8:44am EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Hip-hop mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs and "Transformers" director Michael Bay have been tipped to become the next entertainment billionaires by Forbes magazine editors.

The rap entrepreneur, who is said to be worth an estimated $500 million, has built up a vast empire encompassing music, fashion and lifestyle products, while his stock in the Ciroc vodka brand has also helped to boost his fortune.

Meanwhile, Bay has been raking in the money from ownership stakes in his blockbuster "Transformers" franchise. The latest release in the action series, this summer's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon," ...
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Jennifer Lopez's Ex-Husband To Strip For Playgirl, Stun World With His Manhood

August 6th, 2011 9:01am EDT
Ojani Noa
Jennifer Lopez's first husband is in talks to bare all for Playgirl magazine.

Fifteen years since he split from the actress/singer and amid a court battle over the use of video footage he took of their courtship, Ojani Noa is contemplating showing off what Lopez saw in the bedroom.

And it's his current girlfriend, Claudia Vasquez, who is negotiating the deal with Playgirl bosses on Noa's behalf.

She tells WENN, "Ojani is so perfect. He is like the statue of David. It's gonna be beautiful. We are working on the offer and Ojani is getting happy with the deal."

And she insists she has no p...
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs' Vodka 'Confiscated' At Airport

August 2nd, 2011 2:20pm EDT
Sean Diddy Combs
Members of Sean 'Diddy' Combs' entourage were forced to abandon cases of vodka at a French airport after customs officials told them their stash of booze was too big.

The rapper's aides surrendered several bottles of Ciroc vodka, of which Diddy is the brand ambassador, after they were stopped by officials at the Cote d'Azur airport in Nice last week.

According to the New York Post's Page Six, the employees were bringing the liquor from the U.S. for Combs' parties in St. Tropez.

A source tells the publication, "His entourage was stopped at customs for having too much of the product. So...
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Rumor Report: Jennifer Lopez With Diddy? Mariah Carey's Toilet Champagne? Ozzy's $10k Dog?

July 28th, 2011 12:00pm EDT
Jennifer Lopez Diddy
Every week there's juicy gossip that sounds too good to be true - and it usually is. The Rumor Report is here to find out what's real and what's fake.

Jennifer Lopez back with Diddy? The superstar couple of the later 90s could be back on, now that J-Lo has left Marc Anthony. A tipster told MediaTakeout.com that the two went on a dinner date Wednesday - making sure to arrive and leave alone as to not raise suspicion.

Verdict: FALSE! J-Lo's rep told GossipCop, "Jennifer was on the set of her new film ‘What to Expect When you are Expecting’ in Atlanta on Wednesday." Even the CEO of the rest...
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