Diddy Was Joking About Paying Sting $5,000 a Day — but Not About Loving Him

"We're very good friends now," said Sting

BY Alex HudsonPublished Apr 5, 2023

Every breath Diddy takes, he'll be paying Sting.

The rapper famously sampled the Police's "Every Breath You Take" in "I'll Be Missing You," his 1997 hit single with Faith Evans featuring 112. Now, Diddy has confirmed that he pays Police leader Sting $5,000 a day after not getting permission to use the sample.

UPDATE (4/7, 1:26 p.m. ET): Jokes on us. Diddy confirmed in a tweet that he was just kidding about the $5,000 per day. He wasn't kidding about being buds with Sting, though:

Sting seems to agree. In that original Breakfast Club clip, he said, "We're very good friends now."

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