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Bloomberg Blasts Diddy For NYPD Favors

April 27, 2011

As a rule, rappers are supposed to hate the cops, but it seems that Diddy is warming up to the NYPD. According to the New York Post, Mayor Bloomberg launched a probe into the NYPD "after it confirmed leading a Midtown motorcade for rap mogul Sean 'Diddy' Combs so he could make a $75,000 gig in New Jersey—at the request of a dry cleaner." The escort was apparently requested after plans to fly Diddy in a helicopter went south (but not in the direction of New Jersey). "The bottom line is the Police Department should treat everybody exactly the same." Bloomberg stated. "If you don't get a police escort, P. Diddy shouldn't." According to the NYPD:

After being repeatedly rebuffed by police officers on the street—and a police lieutenant at the station house—a dry cleaner claiming to represent Sean Combs [Diddy] apparently prevailed upon a sergeant to direct a police van driven by a police officer to escort Combs.

Not sure why Diddy's having his dry cleaner do his dirty work, but enjoying the pun nonetheless. (via Page 6)

Bloomberg Blasts Diddy For NYPD Favors