Just when you were forgetting about Diddy, he makes you hate him all over again by going a little overboard with the honor roll rewarding. Just a little, don’t you think? After his 17 year old son Justin started making better grades, Diddy gifted him the limousine version of the car, because he already has another one.
“Justin has turned himself around and is now an honors student, which he wasn’t before, so I wanted to treat him,” Diddy explained of the lavish gift valued at $390,000. “It’s a collector’s car so maybe he will use it for special occasions like on a first date, but like all my kids, he prefers the simpler things than the expensive things. Simple tastes.”
Nothing more simple than a Mercedes Maybach.
Where do I even begin? I think it’s great that he wants to reward him for doing better? But a Maybach, really? Do you want people to hate your child because you have nothing better to do with your money? Yeah, that’s my concern here, that he’s turning his child into a younger version of him. Mr. Combs was criticized for the giving Justin the first Maybach on his episode of MTV’s ‘My Super Sweet 16.’ His response was that the question, from Martin Bashir, was racist.
“You don’t ask white people what they buy their kids,” Diddy continued. “And they buy ’em Porsches and convertible Bentleys, and it ain’t no question. It’s really a racist question and put things back in perspective with money and the way that people still look at you. And I’m not saying that consciously he’s a racist. But he probably don’t even realize that he would not ask Steve Jobs that. He would be like Steve Jobs has that money and that’s the gift his kid is supposed to get.”
Diddy sort of had a point, if only it wasn’t coming from a man who used to wear shiny suits.
Maybe it’s better that he spend all his money while he can. A woman is suing him for almost a trillion dollars, claiming that he and his ex-wife Kim Porter, along with Rodney King (yes, that Rodney King) “knocked down the Twin Towers“. The woman also claims that, “Diddy is the father of her son and once stole a casino chip from her“.