Contact Us

Diddy Mistaken at Art Basel for Kanye West

Diddy and Kanye West
Mireya Acierto, Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images

A case of mistaken identity? Diddy is one of hip-hop’s biggest names but he was mistaken for another superstar this week at Miami’s Art Basel. PageSix shares that the Bad Boy honcho was confused for none other than Kanye West!

Art dealer and collector Jeffrey Deitch apparently bumped into Diddy and thought he was speaking to ‘Ye. “Jeffrey said, ‘Hi, Kanye . . .,’ then immediately realized he’d made a mistake, and looked absolutely mortified,” claimed a source. How did Diddy take the slip of the tongue? The source said, “There was a moment while everybody held their breath, then Diddy burst out laughing. He took it really well.”

Deitch relayed the story to Page Six later, “There was a big crowd gathered at the entrance to an art fair booth. I asked the dealer what the commotion was about and she said, ‘Kanye is here.’ I could only see the person from the back, and went over to say ‘Hi Kanye’. To my great embarrassment, it turned out to be P Diddy. He thought it was very funny, especially since we had spent several hours together visiting my street art show in Los Angeles.”

Best of Hot 107.9

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://1079ishot.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Friends with Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends with Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.