Sean Combs, can be simply called the Diddy. The
Diddy, made his announcement in the New York Post,
then later appeared on NBC's Today Show with Matt
Lauer and Katie Couric. Combs said he now wanted
to be known just as "Diddy" as his old name was
causing confusion and he wanted to "simplify
35-year-old singer, producer and turned mogul has
already changed his moniker once - from Puff
Daddy to P Diddy in 2001. Combs, made the
announcement less then 2 weeks away from the MTV
VMA's (Video Music Awards) hosted by, the Diddy.
told the Post that his name was even starting to
"Nobody knew what to call me. I'd notice that
people were uncomfortable when I'd meet them for
the first time, and then they'd ask me what they
should call me," he said.
"I even started to get confused myself - and when
I'd called someone on the telephone it took me a
long time to explain who I was. Too long."
He added: "One word. Five letters. Period."
Asked if this is the last name change he plans to
make, Diddy doesn't skip a beat before replying:
"I don't know. I never say never."
Link to P Diddy's live announcement
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