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Diddy Is Still Mad That Martin Bashir Asked Him Why He Bought His Son a Maybach

And rightfully so! During a Nightline interview a few months back, famous jerk Martin Bashir tried to make Diddy feel bad about his son Justin’s 16th birthday present being an awesome, insanely expensive Maybach. Diddy thought it was ridiculous, as did we. But when reports surfaced that Diddy was holding the Maybach hostage and making poor Justin drive a lame, stupid BMW around, it seemed like Bashir’s heartless mind-manipulation was beginning to wreak havoc on Diddy’s excellent parenting techniques. Turns out, blessedly, that’s not true at all. In this month’s Vibe, Diddy tells the world what he really thinks about Martin Bashir’s Maybach question:


The whole thing about giving a Maybach to my son, that's really like a racist question. You don't ask white people what they buy their kids. 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.

Well put, sir. Okay, now can someone find out what Bashir’s kids are driving around?

Diddy Calls Martin Bashir 'Racist' [Boombox]

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