Quote: "I just wrote them a letter (saying) that I want them to take me off of the list because I think that people think that you have that money actually in your bank account. I do not have that money in my bank account... I really want to be known for giving money away." Diddy has no interest in topping rap rich lists. He recently landed at the top of Forbes magazine's Hip-Hop Cash Kings list for the second year in a row.
Fact: Rap mogul Diddy's boys Christian and Quincy will turn hit BET show 106 & Park into a family affair on Friday (24Jun16). Christian will premiere two new songs on the countdown show, which will be hosted by Quincy who will also formally announce his signing to dad's Bad Boy Entertainment/Epic Records.
Fact: Sean 'Diddy' Combs' son Justin is launching his own company next year (16). The UCLA graduate is setting up an events and branding company with one of his former classmates.
Fact: Sean 'Diddy' Combs threw himself a belated birthday party on Saturday night (21Nov15) alongside fellow celebrant, billionaire businessman Rob Burkle, who turned 63 on 12 November (15). Held at Burkle's Beverly Hills estate, guests included Leonardo DiCaprio, Kanye West, Jay Z and Beyonce, Pharrell Williams, Vin Diesel, The Weeknd, Cara Delevingne and others. The hip-hop mogul turned 43 on 4 November (15).
Tweet: "What is this some kinda joke? Puffy (Diddy) gave me a life time supply superior ultra premium puffy juice. Now I have bottles all over the place,This guy is crazy." 50 Cent is not impressed after receiving a large delivery of rap rival SEAN '' COMBS' Ciroc vodka in celebration of the In Da Club hitmaker's recent 40th birthday on Sunday (05Jul15). 50 has been busy in recent months promoting his own Effen vodka brand.
Quote: "We're not with the Puffy juice...I don't like a lot of things he does, personally. Some of the things that he's done (in the music business). I don't want to make a mess of him... It's about business things we've involved ourselves in." Rapper 50 Cent is not a fan of hip-hop rival SEAN '' COMBS, previously known as Puffy or Puff Daddy.
Fact: "The commercial has these intense type of love scenes. When I saw who was cast, it wasn't as natural as it would be as if it was somebody that I really had feelings for and someone that I had also made love to. So a light bulb goes off in my head, it's two hours before the commercial. I said, 'I need to call my girlfriend. She needs to be in the commercial - she's one of the most beautiful women in the world!'" SEAN '' COMBS hired singer girlfriend Cassie as a last-minute model for the advert for his new fragrance, 3AM.
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs supported his son Justin on Saturday (08Sep12) by attending his first college American football game at the University of California, Los Angeles. And it appears the music mogul brought the team a stroke of good luck - the UCLA Bruins beat The Nebraska Cornhuskers 36-30.
Tweet: "For the record whoever is promoting me at a club in LA for a MTV party could you stop. I'm not having a party tonight! No Party!" Sean Combs urged fans to avoid an unofficial Mtv Video Music Awards bash promising his appearance in Los Angeles on Thursday night (06Sep12).
Tweet: "R.I.P. Chris Lighty. He was a dear friend of mine and I still can't believe it." Rapper Sean Combs adds his tribute to his former manager, hip-hop heavyweight Chris Lighty, who was found dead at his apartment in an apparent suicide on Thursday (30Aug12).
Tweet: "Car broke down on the way to my meeting.. Had to use my other means of transportation." Rap mogul Sean Combs had to call for helicopter back-up after a mechanical mishap on Thursday morning (19Jul12).
Tweet: "I had 3 of my kids graduate in one Month. God is truly the greatest!! I'm overwhelmed with joy!!! Congrats to my daughter Chance who graduated from kindergarten! You're on your way to 1st grade baby." Sean Combs is a proud father.
Tweet: "My son Christian graduates junior high today!! proudfather tweet !!" Rap mogul Sean Combs celebrates his child's academic success a week after news of his eldest son Justin's scholarship award to attend UCLA college in Los Angeles hit headlines.
Tweet: "My son graduates today!... Justin is graduating High School! Words can't explain. God is the greatest!!!" Sean Combs is a proud father as his son prepares to leave school.
Tweet: "Congrats to my Big Brother @iamdiddy for doing great things. Winning a (sic) Oscar last night and Starting his own network Revolt. #Proud of you." Mary J. Blige celebrates her old pal Sean Combs' latest achievements. The rap mogul-turned-film producer won his first Oscar for sports movie Undefeated, which was named Best Documentary Feature on Sunday (26Feb12).
Fact: Rapper and entrepreneur Sean Combs only allowed his vodka brand Ciroc to be served at his post-Grammy Awards Playboy Mansion party.
Quote: "To preserve your sexy, you must change your diet." Sean Combs credits his toned new look on a mystery new diet.
Quote: "She always made you feel like she noticed you and recognised you... She will truly be missed." Sean Combs pays tribute to tragic Whitney Houston.
Quote: "They booked the Oscars the Nba All-Star Game on the same day, but you only have one time to be nominated for an Oscar with some great people and I decided I'm gonna go down to the All-Star Weekend on Saturday, throw a party, and then I'm gonna fly right back and I'm going to the Oscars." Sean Combs is planning a weekend of parties on both U.S. coasts at the end of the month (25-26Feb12) as he splits his time between basketball celebrations in Orlando, Florida and the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Undefeated, the uplifting sports film the rap mogul has produced, is nominated for the Best Documentary award.
Quote: "One of my sons just got a scholarship to go and play (football) at UCLA. Go Bruins. I'm quite sure they'll hit me up for some donations." Rap mogul Sean Combs fears his son's college education in Los Angeles will cost him dear.
Quote: "I'm feeling great, I just had a migraine. I never really had migraines, so when you get, like, your first migraine, you're like, 'Oh my God, take me to the hospital...' But I'm OK... Things get blown out of proportion... I really just met my doctor." Rap mogul Sean Combs plays down his health drama which left him briefly hospitalised on Monday (13Feb12).
Tweet: "Thanks for all the Twitter love! I'm fine. I just had the craziest Migraine. I'm just sleeping it off now. Thank you. Love y'all." Rapper Sean Combs bounces back after he was hospitalised in Los Angeles on Monday (13Feb12) with a pounding headache.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs will be hosting a party after the Grammy Awards next month (Feb12) at Los Angeles' Playboy Mansion.
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs blew $70,555 (£44,000) on a pricey light installation by British artist Tracey Emin. The neon piece, which spells out the message 'I listen to the ocean and all I hear is you', was on sale at the Art Basel in Miami, Florida.
Tweet: "Attn (attention) all friends, fans+family members: u're (sic) all invited to say goodbye to one of Hip Hop's legends & a great man, Heavy D. This Thurs 12-6pm." Rap mogul Sean Combs invites fans of the late hip-hop icon to pay their last respects at a public viewing of his body in New York on Thursday (17Nov11). Heavy D will be laid to rest in a private funeral service on Friday (18Nov11).
Tweet: "So many of my friends are gone. So many funerals. So many beautiful people. So many tears. Aaaaaaa man. I just gotta go to sleep. Luv yall." Sean Combs is struggling to come to terms with the deaths of several pals, including rap veteran Heavy D on Tuesday (08Nov11).
Fact: Pop superstar Beyonce performed the second of four sold out dates at New York's Roseland Ballroom on Tuesday (16Aug11) in front of a star-studded crowd - her rapper husband Jay Z was joined in the audience by hip-hop moguls Russell Simmons and Sean Combs, director Brett Ratner and R&B singer/songwriters Ne-YO and The-Dream. The Crazy In Love hitmaker is due to return to the venue for two more concerts on Thursday (18Aug11) and Friday (19Aug11).
Tweet: "I decided that I'm gonna change my name for a week in honor of my comeback. I've gone as Puff, Puffy, Puff Daddy, P. Diddy, Diddy, King Combs - my real name is Sean Combs - and for a week, this week only, you can call me by my new name, Swag." Rap mogul and entrepreneur Diddy changes his name again.
Quote: "To everyone calling me for a loan today, I do not have that money today!" Rap mogul Sean Combs insists his bank account doesn't hold nearly as much as the $475 million (£317 million) a new Forbes magazine list claims he's worth. The Bad Boy Records founder beat Jay-Z by $25 million (£17 million) to top the 2011 Hip-Hop's Cash Kings poll.
Quote: "We've become friends in a strange way... To a lot of us, he's like a little brother. He's not afraid to call us for advice... He's definitely someone we have our arms around and want to protect... It's not just his talent, he's one of the greatest kids you could ever know." Rap mogul Sean Combs is a big fan of teen star Justin Bieber.
Tweet: "Attention blogs!!!.... Didn't get my son another car. I don't know where these rumors start. Have a blessed day!" Rap mogul Sean Combs shoots down reports he's treated his teenage son Justin to a luxury Maybach, worth $360,000 (£240,000), for making the honour roll at his school.
Quote: "I wanted to treat him. It's a collector's car so maybe he will use it for special occasions like on a first date." Sean Combs on buying his son Justin a $400,000 (£266,600) car for his 16th birthday.
Quote: "I won't work with Simon Cowell on X Factor or Idol. Simon has a good ear, but his Idol and X Factor acts don't dominate the charts in the States. Hip-hop does." Sean Combs has no plans to join the panel of any of the music mogul's reality shows.
Quote: "It was helpful in closing that chapter in my life. Losing somebody you love at such a young age, you lose a lot of your spirit. The movie helped me deal with it." Rapper Sean Combs felt able to move on from his best pal NOTORIOUS B.I.G.'s murder after the late star was brought back to life in 2009 biopic NOTORIOUS.
Tweet: "Thank God I got over that Flu! I was f**ked up. Don't play with this weather cause that flu aint nothin to f**k wit dis year (sic)! Be careful !" Rap mogul Sean Combs warns fans to keep warm and avoid falling ill after he was struck down with the illness for two weeks.
Quote: "Hopefully one day I will get married and if I get married I want to stay married." Rap superstar Sean Combs is not ruling out marriage.
Quote: "William and Kate need to give me a call. They don't need any other entertainment, just me." Sean Combs is desperate to perform at Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal wedding later this year (11).
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs promised British fans he would be playing a free show in London within the "next two weeks" during a signing at the city's HMV store.
Tweet: "I start my 2011 off tomorrow!!! Just starting to come out of this hangover!!!... Whew! World get ready! 2011 is our year! Let's get it!" Party-loving rap mogul Sean Combs will kickstart his 2011 a few days after the rest of the world after enjoying an extended New Year's celebration.
Quote: "I had to be nice to her... I wanna say that she was a great sport about it, nobody got hurt...and she got back in the tub! It's the safest place, if you think about it." Sean Combs laughs off an incident at his recent album launch party, which saw model Miyoki Jones' hair catch fire from a candle while she lounged in a bath tub.
Quote: "All my kids are straight-A students, they don't have no (sic) cavities... and they pray every night. So I'm very proud." Rapper and father-of-six Sean Combs insists all of his children are well behaved.
Quote: "I don't have the exact reason (why I'm not married). Some things in life you don't have the exact reason why you did not. I know that I was not ready. There were other reasons in my life - my father was killed when I was three years old..." Rap mogul Sean Combs has never felt completely ready to settle down with any of the three mothers of his six children.
Fact: Sean Combs' new album has finally been given a release date. LAST TRAIN TO PARIS, featuring his new group DIRTY MONEY, was originally scheduled for September, 2009 but was pushed back to June (10), then September (10). The rapper has confirmed it will now hit stores on 14 December (10).
Tweet: "Today is a great day! I'm having a really great f**king day today... like a really really great f**king day. Going to Benihanas (restaurant) with my kids. That's where they wanted to take me! I'm so happy." Rapper Sean Combs celebrated turning 41 on Thursday (04Nov10) by dining out with his children.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs showed off his generosity on Thursday (21Oct10) when he handed out $100 (£66) bills to members of the paparazzi after partying the night away at a top Hollywood club.
Quote: "He loves music. He's the son that's not trying to follow in my footsteps. He's the one who wants to run the company, but what he really wants to do is own a football team. He wants to play football and own a football team. He's planing on getting an inheritance!" Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs' 16-year-old son JUSTIN is eyeing a career in sports.
Quote: "There's definitely nerves. It's nerve-wracking because there's more singing for me. You have a new concept, and it took people a while to buy into it." Rap mogul Sean Combs is wracked with nerves when he sings with new hip-hop group Diddy-Dirty Money.
Fact: Fashionable rap mogul Sean Combs surprised fans at a gig in Glasgow, Scotland last week (ends01Oct10) when he donned a traditional Scottish kilt to perform with his new group, Diddy-Dirty Money.
Quote: "Puffy wants to be the hot b**ch in the group... You know how an ugly b**ch always has pretty friends? That's how he's built his group. He wants to be the hot b**ch in the group. He wants to make sure he gets all the attention." 50 Cent takes aim at fellow rapper Sean Combs.
Quote: "I've been successful in a lot of things, but I haven't been successful in love. And that's not just me finding someone to love, that's me loving someone back and being mature enough to sacrifice and not be selfish. I'm not an easy person to love, that's the thing." Sean Combs fears he is not "mature" enough to commit to a relationship.
Quote: "I deal with racism every day. I deal with racism with Sean John. I deal with racism with Ciroc. When we first started, people were saying, because I'm African-American, Ciroc (vodka) must be a black drink. It's 2010!" Rap mogul Sean Combs is constantly surprised by the racist attitudes he encounters in the business world.
Quote: "You know what my trademark would be? Not saying nothing (sic). They'd come on and be like, 'Sean?' and I would be like... (silence)." Sean Combs already has a tactic in mind if TV bosses choose him to replace Simon Cowell on American Idol.
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs' new album has been delayed once again. LAST TRAIN TO PARIS, featuring his new group DIRTY MONEY, was expected to be released later this month (Jun10) but it's now been pushed back to September (10). The disc was originally scheduled for September, 2009.
Quote: "I'm gonna get Diddy Dirty Money to write a song for his wedding to Katy. She's really tamed him. He's a cool guy." Sean Combs wants his new band to create a track for when his GET HIM TO THE GREEK co-star Russell Brand marries singer Katy Perry.
Quote: "I'm not his best man but if I get invited, I'll be there. I king of get banned from stuff like that before the wedding. The wives always say, 'Stay away from Puffy!'" Sean Combs doesn't expect to be invited to his GET HIM TO THE GREEK co-star Russell Brand's bachelor party.
Quote: "I was going to make the fragrance you put on, the clothes you wear to work. I was going to have the television shows you watched, before you went out to the club, to listen to the music I produced - to buy the vodka that I promote." Rap mogul and entrepreneur Diddy once dreamed of being part of everyone's daily lives.
Quote: "I think it's appropriate to give my kids whatever I want to give my kids. I feel the way I raise my children, I don't have to explain to you or anyone else, 'cause nobody knows the way I raise my children... It's what I wanted to do. I could do whatever I want to do and you can't question me about it." Diddy on buying his son Justin a $400,000 (£266,600) car for his 16th birthday.
Tweet: "LEBRON! Come to NY + u'll have free Sean John + Ciroc FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE!" Rap mogul Sean Combs tries to woo basketball star LeBron James to a New York-based NBA team with promises of free designer clothes and premium vodka. The sportsman is a free agent after completing his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Fact: Sean Combs is taking his fashion line into the bedroom - his Sean John Clothing company is preparing to launch a collection of bedlinen at famous New York department store MACy's. The range will be available in-store in October (10).
Fact: Pals Ashton Kutcher and Diddy have placed bets on the success of their rival films, which opened in U.S. cinemas on Friday (04Jun10) - if Kutcher's Killers beats Diddy's Get Him To The Greek at the box office, the rapper has agreed to give the actor a guest spot on his next album. Kutcher tweets, "If Killers beats Greek this weekend I get a track on the next @iamdiddy Album."
Fact: Sean Combs shut down New York City's Central Park on Friday (04Jun10) for hundreds of fans who flocked to see the hip-hop mogul perform a free televised gig with his new group Diddy-Dirty Money, as part of the Good Morning America programme's Summer Concert Series.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs has signed a deal to sell his new sportswear range exclusively at New York-based department store chain MACy's. The line will include woven sportshirts, knits, sweaters, tees, denim, vests, shorts, outerwear, jackets and sportcoats.
Fact: Sean Combs is to mark the 13th anniversary of slain pal NOTORIOUS B.I.G.'s death by throwing a tribute party in Brooklyn, New York on Tuesday (09Mar10).
Quote: "He said when I turn 16 he was going to give me his Lamborghini. But we all know Diddy's not gonna give me his Lamborghini. He's all talk." Teen sensation Justin Bieber is still waiting for Sean Combs to fulfil his promise after he turned 16 on Monday (01Mar10).
Fact: Sean Combs is going green. The star is launching a series of pop-up shops for his Sean Jean fashion range - and all of the stores will be created using recycled materials.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs will ring in the New Year (10) a day late by hosting the grand opening of Vanity nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.
Quote: "I had to pinch myself. Diddy said how much he liked the song." Singer KE$HA was thrilled after Sean Combs - who she namechecked in her hit song TIK TOK - gave his seal of approval.
Quote: "They're talking a lot more and they're very demanding. 'Sit down. Don't go anywhere, stay here, do this.' They give me a lot of orders." Rap mogul Sean Combs on his three-year-old twin daughters, D'Lila Star and Jessie James, with ex-girlfriend Kim Porter.
Quote: "It's hard to explain looking at yourself like this. They did an excellent job." Rap mogul Sean Combs is amazed at how similar his waxwork looks to the real thing. The star unveiled his waxwork at New York's Madame Tussaud's museum on Tuesday (15Dec09).
Quote: "When I heard about Sting doing it, I thought, 'Yo, is this possible?' I studied up on the breathing techniques and the focus." Sean Combs on his tantric sex attempts.
Quote: "People can say what they want about me, but six or seven of my records are played every night. It's All About The Benjamins is the most-played hip-hop record of all time." Sean Combs boasts about his hitmaking skills.
Fact: Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs made his debut on America's Home Shopping Network on Monday night (30Nov09) - appearing as a guest presenter to sell his fragrance line.
Quote: "I haven't had a hangover in five years! But I have one now! What do I do?" Sean 'P Diddy' Combs let himself go at his $3 million (£1.8 million) bash to celebrate his 40th birthday.
Quote: "You get the news quicker than the news gives it to you." Sean Combs on his love affair with Twitter.com.
Quote: "One was a couple of weeks and one was, like, two months. It just wasn't right." Rapper Sean Combs is on the lookout for a new assistant after the two finalists of his reality contest I WANT TO WORK FOR DIDDY didn't work out.
Fact: Will Ferrell, Mark Wahlberg and Sean Combs were among the celebrities ringside at Saturday night's (14Nov09) welterweight clash between MANNY PACQUAIO and MIGUEL COTTO in Las Vegas. The fight was stopped in the 11th round and Pacquaio declared the winner.
Fact: Rap mogul Diddy made pal Jimmy Kimmel's 42nd birthday extra special on Friday (13Nov09) by presenting the TV chat show host with a signed portrait of himself and toasting him with his very own cocktail, made from Diet Snapple iced tea and Diddy's Ciroc vodka. The rapper served up the treats as a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Friday night.
Quote: "I don't know, I get maybe three to four hours sleep a day." Sean Combs is from the 'sleep when you're dead' school of thought.
Quote: "I used to wash toilets in gasoline stations, I used to be a busboy in a Mexican restaurant." Sean Combs on his pre-fame jobs.
Quote: "My family are planning a party for me - it's gonna be an intimate affair with just a couple of hundred people." Sean Combs on his upcoming 40th birthday plans. Life begins at 40 for the rap mogul on Wednesday (04Nov09).
Quote: "P. DIDDY was very rude, I was introduced to him and he just shook my hand without even turning around to look at me." Former Spice Girls star Melanie Chisholm wasn't impressed on meeting Sean Combs.
Quote: "None of the girls in Danity Kane were anything like me. I was in a group with heavy conservative Republicans who are in love with George Bush." Liberal pop star AUBREY O'DAY reveals politics often split Diddy's defunct all-girl group.
Fact: R&B singer Kelly Rowland will give rap mogul Sean Combs a helping hand on his next reality series STARMAKER. The former Destiny's Child star will serve as a guest host on the programme, which will see wannabe singers battle it out for a recording contract with Combs' Bad Boy Records.
Quote: "Its not about how you start in life! Its about how you finish! I will work day and night to be the best I can be! I'm a work in progress!" Sean Combs wants to improve his musical talents.
Quote: "It's called the O.G. Diddy. Simply lemonade, Welch's grape juice and Ciroc vodka. I promise y'all, you try this tonight America, and you will be right!" Rap mogul Sean Combs swears by his cocktail creation.
Quote: "We just broke a million followers. We are having a party in the air right now. Why am I screaming? Because I just broke a million followers! I love y'all. I wouldn't be nothing without you. We gonna change the world with positivity." Rap mogul Sean Combs is overjoyed at surpassing the one million followers mark on social networking website Twitter.com. He joins pals Ashton Kutcher, Oprah Winfrey, Britney Spears and U.S. president Barack Obama among those who have cracked the milestone.
Quote: "Thank you to all our service men and women who have fought for our freedoms!!!! God bless all who have died in war. Thank you we miss you!" Rap mogul Sean Combs pays tribute to war heroes and veterans on his Twitter.com page as the U.S. celebrates Memorial Day (25May09).
Quote: "Today is Biggie's birthday!... Happy birthday BIG!" Rap mogul Sean Combs pays tribute to his late pal and protege NOTORIOUS B.I.G. on his Twitter.com page. The Juicy hitmaker would have turned 37 on Thursday (21May09). He was shot dead in Los Angeles in 1997.
Quote: "I met him at Miami and we went to his house for a party. We swapped digits and it went on. He phoned me at home one morning. I had to turn the shower off and take the call!" Arctic Monkeys drummer Matt Helders has an unlikely friendship with Sean Combs.
Fact: No Doubt kicked off their reunion tour in Las Vegas on Saturday (16May09). The Gwen Stefani-fronted group returned to the stage for their first tour following a five-year hiatus. The gig was watched by stars including Sean Combs, singer Cassie and golfer Tiger Woods.
Fact: Diddy, his rumoured girlfriend Cassie and Tiger Woods were among the audience as No Doubt kicked off their first tour in over five years in Las Vegas on Saturday (16May09). The group performed 90 minutes of hits at the Mandalay Bay resort - part of golfer Woods' 12th annual Tiger Jam benefit.
Quote: "Lil' Kim got robbed yesterday on Dancing With the Stars! I can't believe it... Lil' Kim u are the champion in my eyes! U did a great job!" Rap mogul Sean Combs blogs about his surprise to see the hip-hop star booted off the U.S. TV show on Tuesday (05May09).
Fact: The big fight between boxers Manny Pacquiao and Ricky Hatton brought out the stars on Saturday night (02May09) - celebrities including Mariah Carey, JAY-Z, Sean Combs, Denzel Washington, Adam Sandler and Mark Wahlberg were all ringside at the Las Vegas match to watch Pacquiao knock out Brit Hatton in just two rounds.
Quote: "Right now I'm at 100,000 people that follow me. I'm like the number one guy on Twitter right now." Sean Combs is all abuzz about his activity on Twitter.com.
Quote: "I think he's a super-smart guy who knows where things are going. He told me, 'Yo, just make me sick beats. I want them to dance; I want them to have a good time.' ...I was like, 'Wow'. For me, it was like making music for a movie." Pharrell Williams is a big fan of Sean Combs. The Neptunes producer works with Combs on his forthcoming album LAST TRAIN TO PARIS.
Quote: "Last Valentine's Day we went to the Bahamas with PUFFY (Sean Combs)... So you're in the suite James Bond was (filmed) in, and then you've got Sean 'Diddy' Puffy Combs and my husband (music producer CHRIS IVERY) traipsing around the house in white bathrobes likes they're James Bond." GREY'S ANATOMY actress Ellen Pompeo on one of her most memorable holidays.
Quote: "Most people get foot massages but I get my buttocks massaged." Mega-rich rap mogul Sean Combs gets cheeky with his masseuse.
Quote: "I got my son's report card and he got all A's... That's better than winning a Grammy." Rap mogul-turned-designer Sean Combs will be celebrating at the Grammys on Sunday (08Feb09) after learning his son is a straight-A student.
Quote: "Hold your head a little high and walk with a little lean. Its something thats in all of us. You just have to let it out. Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs gives lessons on how to imitate his Bad Boy walk.
Quote: "When I was growing up, my grandmother said, 'You are what you say you are,' and she told me that I was her king... and that if I believed that, that is how I treat myself, that's the way I would treat my women... I mean my woman." Sean Combs has a pimp moment on America's Rachael Ray Show.
Quote: "As a man, I feel like I have a better experience on knowing how a woman should smell for their man." Sean Combs insists his Unforgivable fragrance was destined to beat other celebrity scents put out by Gwen Stefani, Sarah Jessica Parker, Mariah Carey and his ex Jennifer Lopez.
Quote: "I've been having this problem with apple pie and cheeseburgers... It's like an intense craving that I get, like, at around one o'clock in the morning... I get hungry at that time and it's really starting to catch up with me, and I wanna get my six-pack back." Sean Combs aims to cut back on late night snacks in 2009.
Quote: "It takes me an hour and a half to get ready to go out. I meditate for a bit. Then I pick out an outfit that takes 20 minutes. Then I shower, and when I get out of the shower, I don't towel dry, I air dry. I have air dry fans in my room. Then I do some push ups and crunches. Then I dance around the room a bit." Sean Combs reveals his pampering routine.
Quote: "My guilty pleasure is foot massages. That's right up there with sex." Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs fantasises about a good foot rub.
Quote: "I shave and groom my private areas. It's a better presentation for me. If men require women to go through the pain, we should return the favour." Rap mogul Sean Combs has an intimate grooming regime.
Fact: Hip-hop mogul Sean Combs preached to fellow partygoers when he anointed himself pope for an evening, dressing up as the religious figure for supermodel Heidi Klum's Halloween party in New York on Friday (31Oct08).
Fact: Sean Combs and his business partner RON BURKLE have bought clothing company Enyce for $20 million (GBP11.7 million).
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs has sold off his 2004 Rolls Royce Phantom for $200,000 (GBP108,100) - he's using the cash to treat himself to a new Rolls Royce convertible as an early birthday present. He celebrates his 39th birthday on 4 November (08).
Quote: "She's incredible, but God knows what's going on in the girl's personal life." Hip-hop star Sean Combs fears for troubled soul singer Amy Winehouse, whose drink and drugs demons have been widely reported in the press.
Fact: Sean Combs is to launch an extensive search for a second personal assistant - on a new VH1 reality show called I WANT TO WORK FOR DIDDY. The rap mogul found an aide last year (07) by asking potential candidates to post an "audition" film on YouTube.com.
Quote: "I like to relax with a vodka and lemonade and listen to James Brown. Then I'll have a manicure and pedicure, and I wax as well. Men owe it to men to make sure they're well groomed. I wax my privates." Sean Combs isn't shy about revealing his extensive pre-date grooming habits.
Quote: "I have about maybe 10 personalities. And that's why I'm excited to be an actor. I can utilise what people may see as flaws into who I am." Music mogul Sean Combs sees a positive side to his self-proclaimed multiple personalities.
Quote: "I studied the great ones. I observed them as they walked the red carpet and dealt with interviews - you know Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Clint Eastwood and Gwyneth Paltrow." Sean Combs is convinced he has mastered all the important aspects of being an actor.
Quote: "Sean John is fashion Viagra. I've had 40-year-old men tell me that once they started wearing Sean John, everything changed for them, (including) their sex life". Rap mogul Sean Combs is convinced his Sean John fashion line increases men's sexual prowess in the bedroom.
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs will receive a star on the prestigious Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the music and film industries on Friday (02May08).
Fact: Robert De Niro, Kevin Bacon and Sean Combs are among the famous New Yorkers revealing their favourite Big Apple hotspots in ads to boost tourism in the city. The city's Just Ask a Local campaign has invested $5 million (GBP2.5million) in the celebrity-inspired advertisements, which offering insider tips from Hollywood's biggest names.
Quote: "I do have a requirement that if you work for me you have to also be able to know how to mix drinks." Sean Combs likes his employees to be multi-talented.
Quote: "I have some waterfront property - right in front of the Mann's Chinese Theatre... They're putting me right there with all the big dogs." Sean Combs on his upcoming star honour on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on 2 May (08).
Quote: "I wanna shock the world. People can say whatever they want about me as an actor, but I want them to see the growth." Sean Combs is determined to continuously improve as an actor as he prepares for criticism and praise when his latest role in A Raisin in the Sun airs on U.S. cable TV next week (beg25Feb08).
Fact: Sean Combs has reunited with his RAISIN IN THE SUN co-stars Phylicia Rashad, Audra McDonald and Sanaa Lathan for a TV version of the Broadway stage play. Raisin In The Sun will air on U.S. television network ABC in February (08).
Fact: Rapper Kanye West celebrated his chart victory over rival 50 Cent at GQ magazine's 50th anniversary party on Tuesday night (18Sep07), partying with Beyonce, SHAWN 'JAY-Z' CARTER and Sean Combs. West's new album Graduation beat 50 Cent's Curtis to the top of the U.S. and U.K. charts after they were released on the same day (11Sep07).
Fact: Sean Combs will executive produce the upcoming NOTORIOUS B.I.G. biopic. Combs was friends with the rap heavyweight, who was shot dead in March 1997.
Fact: Rapper Sean Combs has renamed his new single Through the Pain (She Told Me) to address his failed relationship with model/actress Kim Porter. The couple split earlier this month (Jul07), and the song is now called Through the Pain (Dear Kim).
Fact: Hip-hop star Sean Combs has been confirmed to headline the second annual Thisday Festival, which takes place in Lagos, Nigeria. Combs will perform alongside Shakira, John Legend, UB-40, Kelly Rowland and others at the two-day concert this weekend (14-15Jul07).
Fact: Rapper Kanye West was forced to endure a little teasing by his celebrity pals Sean Combs and JAY-Z as he celebrated his 30th birthday in New York last week (07Jun07) - his birthday cake read: 'Happy Birthday Kayne', according to TMZ.com.
Quote: "I shave down there. I do it myself - or I have my young lady help me, because I don't want to get no nicks." Sean Combs provides a little too much information on his personal grooming habits.
Quote: "I'm an over-packer. I don't leave the United States with less than 30 bags." Rap mogul Sean Combs doesn't travel lightly.
Quote: "I shave down there. I do it myself - or I have my young lady help me, because I don't want to get no nicks." Rap mogul Sean Combs likes to keep his genitals smooth.
Quote: "You won't catch me wearing no nose ring or a Speedo (swimsuit)." Sean Combs reveals his fashion no-nos.
Quote: "I'm not going to be standing there with a shotgun. But I will, first and foremost, protect them like I would my sons." Sean Combs insists he doesn't plan to scare off potential boyfriends of his twin daughters D'LILA and JESSIE in the future.
Quote: "P Diddy throws the biggest parties, but mine are small and potent. I just invite the right people, so I am efficient with my parties." Singer/actor Jamie Foxx insists his glitzy parties are the best.
Fact: Sean Combs hired eight security guards and an entire wing of the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York when girlfriend KIM PORTER gave birth to twin daughters D'LILA and JESSIE last year (DEC06).
Quote: "I'm not going to overstay my welcome. I'm pretty sure this is my last album. It says what I wanted to say." Rap mogul Sean Combs muses retirement.
Fact: Sean Combs and girlfriend KIM PORTER's baby gift registry for their unborn twin girls includes an $88,000 (GBP49,000) Mercedes.
Quote: "I wet my pants, I think. I had never even talked to him... but I tried to play it off cool." THE Pussycat Dolls star Nicole Scherzinger on the shock of being asked to duet with rap mogul Sean Combs on new hit COME TO ME.
Quote: "She's in a beautiful relationship that's way better for her and I'm in a relationship that's way better for me and this is the way God wanted it." Rap mogul Sean Combs on his past romance with JENNIFER LOPEZ.
Quote: "We got a jet on the runway just standing there, waiting for the phonecall so he can get here real quick." KIM PORTER reveals boyfriend Sean Combs is spending his vast fortune to make sure he isn't late for the birth of his twins.
Quote: "Being an international rap superstar, and being known to be a wealthy one, sex is one of the easiest things to get, so there is a point where you get tired of it." Rap mogul Sean Combs is tiring of being a ladies' man.
Quote: "She's the type of person I'll fall in love with every day... She taught me how to love." Rap mogul Sean Combs gets romantic about his on-off girlfriend of 12 years KIM PORTER, who is expecting his twin girls.
Quote: "When you have problems in hip-hop, I think a lot of artists don't handle it the right way. We're all men... We handle it man to man and see what's really good. Me and him we talked. There's no problem. We're great." Rap mogul Sean Combs confirms he and 50 Cent have sorted out their issues.
Quote: "After TOM and KATIE and BRAD and ANGELINA, I had to find a way to top them all." Sean Combs on the prospect of twins.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs kept his mouth shut on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06) - he hired his own spokesman to speak for him.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs kept his mouth shut on the red carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards in New York last night (31AUG06) - he hired his own spokesman to speak for him.
Fact: Hollywood newcomer JENNA DEWAN was a former back-up dancer for Janet Jackson and Sean Combs. The 25-year-old tangoed with Antonio Banderas in TAKE THE LEAD and will star in new dance film STEP UP.
Quote: "I think I'm gonna shed a couple of tears." Rap mogul Sean Combs fears he'll be an emotional mess when he's honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2007.
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs is planning to relocate his annual star-studded White Party to St Tropez, France this summer (06). The rapper has staged the swanky party at his home in The Hamptons, New York in recent years but will stage the 2006 party in Europe at an estate to be confirmed.
Quote: "I had a high level of responsibility - making sure security was in place, staying abreast of new cold medicines, and shopping to make sure he had all the hottest stuff." Farnsworth Bentley reveals his job duties while working as Sean Combs' manservant.
Quote: "I'm just getting better with time. I shouldn't have left you, but I'm back. You don't have to deal with the imitations no more." Rap mogul Sean Combs reassures panicking fans he is back and working on new movie A Raisin in the Sun.
Fact: British funnyman Ricky Gervais is joining Sean Combs, Motorhead's Lemmy, Cheech Marin and FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY in lending a voice to characters in the new computer game version of Scarface.
Fact: British funnyman Ricky Gervais is joining Sean Combs, Motorhead's Lemmy, Cheech Marin and FUN LOVIN' CRIMINALS star HUEY in lending a voice to characters in the new computer game version of Scarface.
Fact: Sean Combs likes to spray his new Unforgivable scent on his linens before bedtime. The fragrance's primary scents are a combination of fresh grapefruit and champagne.
Quote: "Cooking is one of the most sexiest (sic), sensual trends... I think there's nothing sexier than a man cooking for his woman." Rap mogul Sean Combs is confident his new reality TV cookery contest, CELEBRITY COOKING SHOWDOWN, will be a big hit when it debuts in America on 17 April (06).
Fact: Rap mogul Sean Combs was the toast of the business world yesterday (03APR06) when he rang the bell to start proceedings at the Wall Street Stock Exchange in New York.
Quote: "I'm not just saying this because I'm a black man - I love all of my brothers and sisters of other colours - but we are the most flavourful race." Sean Combs on his unique attributes.
Fact: Actress Lindsay Lohan will pick up a $2 million (GBP1.2 million) pay cheque for appearing in an infomercial for Proactiv Solution. Jessica Simpson and Sean Combs have also appeared in infomercials for the acne skin care products.