Diddy lastly addressed what was happening when he posted that photograph of Jennifer Lopez.
The hip hop mogul made headlines in May when he shared an image of himself and J.Lo from once they dated 20 years in the past. The Instagram put up simply occurred to drop because the singer’s rekindled romance with Ben Affleck was in every single place within the press. But in response to Diddy, who now goes by Love, it was all love, no shade.
“It wasn’t no trolling concerned, that’s simply my pal,” the 51-year-old stated in a brand new interview with Vanity Fair.
Lopez and Diddy dated pre-Affleck, from 1999 to 2001. The photograph in query, which has since been eliminated, was from 2000 and confirmed the rapper — in a Sean Jean sweatsuit, in fact — holding J.Lo’s hand. He merely captioned it, “#tbt.” Diddy advised Vanity Fair the throwback put up was simply from a good time in his life. Although Diddy famous he and Lopez are pals, he has little interest in discussing Bennifer 2.0.
“And I haven’t got nothing to say about her relationship or her life,” he added.
It’s a distinct ex who Diddy believes is the love of his life. The entrepreneur made clear if anybody have been capable of tie him down, it might have been Kim Porter, mom of three of his six kids. The mannequin died immediately in 2018 from lobar pneumonia.
“And so, you already know, I needed to begin to cope with it once I misplaced Kim. ‘Cause I used to be like, man, you had it. I’m not saying I might do any of it otherwise. God keen — I might have had extra time,” he advised the journal, including, “I have a look at my life as I received a second probability. I’m on my second mountain.”
Losing Porter made Diddy reevaluate his life’s work, bringing him nearer to God.
“It clicked in and went from me to we, that [I] was despatched right here to not simply do these issues that are type of rooted in private success however to have the ability to switch to we, and do issues that are actual change and communal success,” he defined. “I really feel like God despatched me, God, placed on my coronary heart, ‘What’s your function?’ I used to be all this stuff, it is preachers and simply totally different folks speaking about function as a result of I used to be like, man, function is one thing deep. Have I actually discovered my function? I do know I’m earning profits and I’m profitable and I’m altering the sport so referred to as, however is that my function? And then I actually prayed on it and God advised me, ‘Your function is to play a component in saving the Black race.'”
Despite current private losses, Diddy, who introduced his plans to launch an all R&B label, added he is “the happiest I’ve ever been in my life.”
“I chortle probably the most, I smile probably the most, I breathe probably the most,” he concluded.