Jelly Roll Turned Down Photograph With Diddy for One Cause – Hollywood Life


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Sean “Diddy” Combs‘ intercourse trafficking investigation isn’t the primary time that fellow celebrities have questioned him. Nation music singer and rapper Jelly Roll recalled turning down the chance to satisfy and take an image with the music producer and defined the explanation why in a brand new interview.

Whereas discussing the reminiscence on the “Cancelled with Tana Mongeau” podcast final week — earlier than he gained on the CMT Music Awards over the weekend — Jelly Roll, 39, was given the prospect to speak to Diddy, 54, in October 2023 after they each appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Stay! 

“That is the primary time in my profession, ever, the place they stated, ‘Do you need to meet such-and-such?’ And I stated, ‘Yeah,’ and I began strolling that manner,” the “Son of a Sinner” artist famous. “And as I used to be getting down the hallway — it is a true story — I stated, ‘Nah,’ and went and acquired again within the automobile. Swear. I don’t know what it was.”

Jelly Roll went on to say that he  “made a joke at first” about assembly Diddy, admitting that this additionally made him really feel like the chance wasn’t to his benefit.

“I used to be like, ‘Who don’t wanna meet the man that acquired Tupac [Shakur] killed?’ And no person thought that was humorous, so I used to be like, ‘Ooh, that was a bomb, perhaps I shouldn’t go do that anyway,’” Jelly Roll added.

Towards the top of the dialog, the Tennessee native stated that he felt uneasy in that second for an unknown purpose.

“I used to be similar to, ‘I don’t know,’” he concluded. “Very seldom does issues rub me in a manner the place I used to be like, ‘I don’t even know if that’s an image I need.’”

Jelly Roll’s remark comes amid Diddy’s ongoing authorized state of affairs. Over the previous a number of months, a number of girls have come ahead with sexual assault allegations in opposition to the rapper. Final month, his properties in Los Angeles and Miami have been raided by Homeland Safety in connection to a intercourse trafficking investigation. Diddy’s lawyer slammed the raids as a “gross overuse of military-level power as search warrants have been executed at Mr. Combs’ residences.”

“This unprecedented ambush — paired with a complicated, coordinated media presence — results in a untimely rush to judgment of Mr. Combs and is nothing greater than a witch hunt primarily based on meritless accusations made in civil lawsuits,” lawyer Aaron Dyer stated. “There was no discovering of felony or civil legal responsibility with any of those allegations. Mr. Combs is harmless and can proceed to combat each single day to clear his title.”

In the event you or anybody you realize has been sexually abused, name the Nationwide Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673). A skilled employees member will present confidential, judgment-free help in addition to native assets to help in therapeutic, recovering and extra.