According to the New York Post, Puff was on his way to club M2 in New York City on Monday night (Feb. 2) for the event, which he was supposed to co-host with Laker Kobe Bryant, when he saw undercover officers frisking guests.
The party, which went down after Bryant’s record-breaking performance against the Knicks, was going to be packed with basketball players and the NYPD wanted to safeguard the athletes. “Everyone wanted to make sure that the dozens of NBA stars in attendance, including Lamar Odom, Vince Carter and Pau Gasol, would be safe,” an insider told the Post.
Apparently Diddy, who arrived with six others, tried to avoid getting searched. A witness at the scene said that the Bad Boy entrepreneur “went nuts” when they asked to frisk him and his entourage. “’Why are you disrespecting me like this,” he allegedly said. “’Why are you doing this to me?’”
Diddy reportedly decided to leave after learning there was no way he would be able to enter the club without being checked. As of press time his rep had no comment. – Elan Mancini