Sean “Diddy” Combs yanks out his IV then drinks tequila during “Ellen” appearance

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Sean “Diddy” Combs yanked out an IV right before an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” during which he sipped tequila and said he faced “false lawsuits” as a result of his vast wealth.

“I just lost a lot of blood back there,” he said, his head drooping at one point. It wasn’t clear what the IV had been for but he suggested that a rigorous tour schedule had him flagging a bit.

He seemed to rally after he opened a bottle of vodka and took a sip, then talked about his philanthropic endeavors. Ellen congratulated him for being tops on the list of Forbes’ wealthiest hip-hop artists, but Combs said he had written the magazine a letter, asking to be taken off in the future.

“I get a lot of false lawsuits,” as a result of being perceived as wealthy, he said. “I don’t want to be on those lists. I want to be able to give money to people that need it.”

Ellen then noted his $1 million gift to Howard University, his alma mater.

Here’s a clip of their visit:


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