Diddy — who legally modified his title to Sean Love Combs — revealed that he spent a precious summer as a child staying with Amish of us.
At the Fresh Air Fund’s digital gala, the hip-hop mogul declared, “My title is Sean Love Combs and I’m a former Fresh Air Fund child. I grew up in Harlem. We did not have any summer camps.”
He reminisced about a time spent at a mattress and breakfast in New Hampshire, the place he realized to play tennis.
Then: “I went and stayed with an Amish household, and that was loopy as a result of there was no electrical energy and issues like that — it helped me to outlive,” he mentioned. “It helped me . . . to have these experiences that [tell you] all the pieces’s going to be all proper. There’s no electrical energy.”
Combs mentioned: “The Fresh Air Fund modified my life — as you may see.”
Mariah Carey, whose career-development camp is a a part of the org, additionally made a cameo. “When I started, I had one easy concept … to create a summer camp the place youngsters really feel secure, have enjoyable and study one thing. And at the moment, Camp Mariah remains to be going robust,” she mentioned. “It motivates me, in return, to maintain doing my greatest.”
DJ Cassidy performed the occasion, and June Ambrose hosted.