Diddy Punked Former One Direction Star Liam Payne The First Time They Met
by Mike Winslow
The former “One Direction” star is certainly no stranger to a showbiz party, having attended his fair share of star-studded events over the years.
But while the majority of them are thoroughly enjoyable for Liam, he recalled one particular incident at a party when he introduced himself to Diddy, real name Sean Combs, that left him red-faced and mortified.
“I went over to speak to him and Jay Z, and as I shook his hand, he just chuckled… the most evil laugh that I’ve ever heard,’ Liam said during an interview with KIIS FM’s Kyle and Jackie O on Friday (May 26). “So I’m a little bit fearful of that man!”
Diddy happened to be standing near Beyonce’s husband and Leonardo DiCaprio at the time, but Liam made a beeline for the rapper as he thought he would be the friendliest.
“‘It was like the most daunting celebrity experience that you could ever imagine,” Liam laughed. “I thought Diddy was a safe bet. Obviously I missed the mark a little bit!”