Diddy lately dusted off his Twitter account to right the assumption that he pays Sting $2,000 day. “Nope. 5K a day,” Diddy tweeted on April 5. “Like to my brother @OfficialSting!” If Diddy’s enthusiasm at owing Sting simply over $1.8 million a 12 months till he dies has you a bit befuddled, contemplate this: this previous fall, Diddy reached billionaire standing, after years of persistently rating excessive among the many world’s richest entertainers. And whereas music has undoubtedly contributed to his mind-boggling fortune, his plentiful enterprise ventures, which embrace attire, liquor, and even actuality tv, undoubtedly have not damage.
It is most likely secure to imagine that Sting is sleeping straightforward about this association as effectively. Nonetheless, there are some notable gamers who aren’t too happy with Sting’s almost $2 mil a 12 months in passive earnings: the opposite two members of The Police. In 2000, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland spoke with Revolver and shared their displeasure at how Sting, after taking Diddy to court docket, was the only real member of the band to learn from the settlement, regardless of their instrumental enter. “So Sting’s making out like a financial institution robber right here, whereas Andy and I’ve gone unrewarded and unloved for our efforts and contributions,” stated Copeland (through XXL Magazine), to which Sting replied: “Life … is … f***ing … robust.”