For Diddy at 40, It's All About His Twin Daughters

12/19/2009 at 08:00 AM ET
Roger Walsh/Landov

Though he’s dealing with that fact he’s just turned 40, proud papa Diddy has an even bigger issue on his plate: keeping up with his twin girls (with ex Kim Porter), D’Lila Star and Jessie James, who turn 3 on Monday.

“They’re talking a lot more and they’re very demanding,” says the Grammy-winning hip-hop star and entrepreneur. As for what they demand from their dad: “Just time,” he says. “‘Sit down. Don’t go anywhere, stay here, do this.’ They give me a lot of orders.”

And despite his demanding schedule – in addition to managing his business empire, Diddy is working on a new album, Last Train to Paris, and continuing to promote Ciroc vodka – he says his girls can always persuade him to take a break.

“When they tell me to sit down,” he says, “everything else gets put to the back burner.”

As for hitting the milestone, “It was a shock for me, because my spirit and my energy are so young,” he says. “I feel the same way I felt when I was 25.”

So after just two days of being “hung up” on turning the big 4-0, “I think my clock is going backwards,” he says. “I think I’m 39 ½ now.”

— Rennie Dyball

FILED UNDER: Multiples , News , Parenting

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JustMe on

yeah, right…

Anna on

What about his other daughter? I have no respect for this guy, he’s cheater and ignores some of his children.

Chris on

This guy has a ton of children by various women. Maybe his birthday present should have been a vasectomy.

Milla on

wow why are you ppl so mean? :S

Laydacris on

@ Chris, He has 5 children by 3 different women. 2 of the women he was in relationships with. 1 child he had through cheating. From what I see he seems to be in all of his children’s lives. That is a very disgusting thing to say as he provides for all of them and there are men far worse than him out there.

J on

The twins are gonna be 3?!?!?!?!? I’m in no way a fan of his,but I can’t believe they’re that old already

Ply on

Laydacris, he has six children. He had a 6th child right around the time his twins were born.

Felecia on

You never see him with his daughter Chance or talking about her. He may pay for her but he’s sucks up to Kim and she won’t let her twins around his other daughter, how sad for them.

Sophia on

Wow! All of you react like you know him and the circumstances around his kids and their moms. Just take a chill pill and dont judge others by what you read in tabloids.

dee on

Ply – He has 5 biological children Quincy is Kim’s biological son, but he’s been in his life since he was very young. Justin, Christian, Chance (the child born a few months before the twins), Jesse, and Delilah.

He posted a picture of Chance on his twitter a few months ago, but I don’t believe CBB ever posted it.

Laydacris on

@ Thank you Dee

@ Ply, please check your facts before commenting on my statement.

CJ on

Diddy posted a photo of his daughter Chance on his twitter page (I’m sure you can find it on other sites if you search)and yes he talked about her as well. Chance’s mother was also at his latest party. I want to say that it was his birthday birthday but I’m not sure. She seems to have nothing but nice things to say about him as a father. I’ll take her word since she actually knows him.

Lauren on

he has posted a pic of chance, and he’s also mentioned her several times. he’s involved in her life, it just may not be as public as with his other children. he provides for all this kids, and even takes care of 1 child that is not his with kim porter. i give him props for being involved as well as providing them with a pretty damn good lifestyle. god knows some men out there don’t do a fraction of what diddy does.

Frost on

Dee: Was it a photo of Chance, or a photo WITH Chance?

I’ve never seen him with her either… Although Sarah, Chance’s mother, was present at his recent 40th birthday.

NikNak on

If he’s other daughter’s mother says he’s a good father, and is on good terms w/ him, I have no reason to believe he’s not.

However, I have never seen him out publicly w/ her at all. Whereas in contrast, I’ve seen him w/ all of Kim’s children and his oldest biological son.

If I were to take a guess, I’d say it might have something to do w/ the fact that a lot of the events he attends aren’t in Atlanta, where Chance resides, but in NY where all the other children live. (just taking a guess)

CelebBabyLover on

In regards to why we don’t see Diddy with Chance…It could be that that is the way Chance’s mother wants it. She maybe doesn’t want her daughter to be in the public eye (especially since, as far as I know, she, the mother, is not a celebrity herself).

CelebBabyLover on

Okay, I did a little searching, and here is the picture of Chance that Diddy posted on Twitter:

Apparently, the caption under the photo was: “Meet Officer Chance Combs!… God is the greatest!”

Ebonee on

CelebBabyLover: Chance is actually a child model. I’ve seen plenty of photos of her on another baby blog site. So it’s not that the mother doesn’t want her out there, it’s that Kim’s being unfair and not wanting him in the childs life. And I think it’s worse that he treats her son from another relationship like his own but he can’t even treat his own like his own. It’s not the childs fault!

CelebBabyLover on

Ebonee- Kim and Diddy are not together in a relationship (at least as far as any of us know. It can be hard to tell with those two sometimes!), so I don’t see how she could keep him from seeing his daughter. Unless, that is, she has threatened to bar him from seeing the twins and Christian (the son they had together) if he sees Chance. If that is the case, then I have lost all respect for Kim.

As it is, I have very little respect left for her after reading that interview she did awhile back in which she basically made it clear that she is not even telling Christian or the twins about Chance, let alone allowing them to see her.

I don’t blame her for feeling bitter about being cheated on, and I also don’t blame her for not exactly having warm feelings about Chance and her mother. However, I think it’s very immature and selfish of her to not allow Christian and the twins to see or even know of their other sister.