News: Diddy Eyes Obama's Inauguration Day, Joins Cast Of Mega Stars Making The Trip

Friday, Dec 12, 2008 4:32PM

Written by Cyrus Langhorne

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Hip-Hop mogul Diddy has become the latest artist to confirm his attendance at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration next month.

 

Hip-Hop mogul Diddy has become the latest artist to confirm his attendance at Barack Obama's presidential inauguration next month.

According to Access Hollywood, the Bad Boy CEO will continue his support of the new president-elect revealing intentions for traveling to Washington, DC to attend the historic event.

"If I don't have the best seat in the house, I'll be alright," Diddy told AH. "As long as I am there and around the people and able to witness my fellow Americans."

Many celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce Knowles to Young Jeezy have confirmed their attendance. SOHH recently spoke with Young Jeezy who revealed he would also be present.

"We gonna walk with him," Jeezy told SOHH's Gyantscoop blogger Gyant. "I'm gonna be there baby, I'm there. It's gonna be like a press concert, I'm in there, you know what I mean?"

Obama's presidential inauguration will take place Tuesday, January 20 in Washington, DC.

In related news, the TV series "A Raisin in the Sun," starring Diddy, has been nominated for a Golden Globe award. Nominated for "Best Mini Series or Motion Picture Made For Television," the ABC series will compete against other nominees including HBO's "Recount" and "John Adams" plus PBS' "Cranford."

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