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Diddy's Off-the-Cuff Dispute

6/2/2008 6:59 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Sean "Diddy" Combs is a multi-millionaire mogul who leads a life most can only dream of. So why is he pissed off at a rinky-dink website that sells cufflinks?

We're told Diddy unleashed his big-time lawyers on a website called, a small, family-owned cufflink seller. They fired off a letter telling them that the business' name was way too similar to his. Wait -- didn't he change his name to Diddy years ago?

We hear the business gets its name from the owner of the company -- he's just a proud dad who sells cufflinks.

The owner of the company tells us they are going to post a disclaimer on the site to minimize any confusion about the name. They also say they hope to resolve this with Diddy's lawyers as quickly as possible, and are in no way trading on his name-- they're just trying to run their small business.

Reps for Combs did not return our calls for comment.


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Just another example of the black man trying to keep the white man down:)

2335 days ago


Diddy - don't be a punk. You don't own the name Daddy! Jerk.

What, you don't have enough money?

2335 days ago

TMZ Fraternity    

Good. He should get them to stop using that name..its obvious they are trying to capitalize off of the likeness in the names..But I highly doubt anyone would confuse that cheap looking website with something puff

And for all the people saying you are going to buy cuff links now...yeah right You clowns dont even have a place to wear cuff links..hahaha

2335 days ago

Brattus Rattus    

No one would have even known about this little family run business if not for him asting like a child. I have never like him or his music. Always a little too much "I'm the man" when he is anything but. I hope they make a billion now that he has his tantrum.

2335 days ago

lets hang her    

amazing how many celebrities think the world revolves around them.
i hope i dont get sued if my kids call me daddy.

2335 days ago


Cheap arse says 'What?'

2335 days ago

W. ZZais    

Holly Smokes; Puff DiddyDaddyDoodlesDiddos could have his empire taken over by "Cuff-Daddy".
Puffy Muffy needs to grow up, He isn't all that.

2335 days ago


What a jerk P. pinchi Diddy
ok so he needs more money for what?
He should give some money to the New Orleans. I swear what a TOOL, and a DUSHE-Bag.....
He needs to grow up....

2335 days ago

Old Coot    

Not just a thug, but also an a**hole.

2335 days ago

mmmmmm hmmmmm    

I DO!!

mmmmm cheez wiz. thats Mrs. cheez wiz to you!!!!!

2335 days ago


the ONLY real association is the CUFFS;

in p whatever-his-name-is-today
case, it should be HANDCUFFS;

2335 days ago


Has he recorded anything original? No.

I am opening up a hair product store and accessories called "Sean's Combs"

ha ha

2335 days ago


"CUFF" spelled backwards is ????! LOL!

2335 days ago


so if i call my dad, daddy is p diddy going to come sue me? P diddy = DOUCHEBAG

2335 days ago


P-DIDDY is my idol. If I didn't have that song... MO MONEY MO PROBLEMS back in the day, I would be soooo on the streets right now. Leave him alone!! I love P-DIDDY and I will cherish his beloved memory

2335 days ago
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