diddy has jumped on the latest pop culture train… the one that cancels culture cancellation.
Diddy said, “As a family of music, none of us are saints; none of us are without things that happen to them in life,” he told Billboard.
The mogul is an exec producing and hosting the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, and he’s fully behind the org’s decision to invite Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen until to perform†
Diddy continued… “So one of the things I’m doing right away is canceling the cancelled. That’s the latest news because people haven’t been busy canceling. But canceling is a trend that needs to stop.”
Diddy insisted Scott take the stage… “I said, ‘My brother Travis Scott needs to perform.'”
He added… “Travis was going through a tragedy; Morgan [hurled the n-word] while talking to his boy. People make mistakes. Now we move forward with love and respect for all who have been hurt or affected. It’s time to forgive.”
Red Light District was canceled last year for several award ceremonies after the incidentincluding the American Music Awardsbut sales of his music actually increased during that period.
As for Travis… he was sidelined for months after the Astroworld tragedybut he’s performing again and will do that in front of 100,000 people this summer.
Billboard’s Shindig is on NBC this Sunday.