Diddy's rather confusing Twitter announcement that he'll be appearing as a series regular on the wildly popular British aristocracy drama
And aren't we all a little relieved? We're guessing the Dowager Countess is.
The music mogul, whose real name is
Enter Funny Or Die and "Downton Diddy."
"This is Sean Combs coming to you live from my office with some very very exciting news. It's about my favorite show of all time Downtown Abbey," he said at the beginning of the five-minute clip, repeatedly mispronouncing the show's title. "Yes, I'm an Abbey-head! Proudly, yes, yes, yes!"
The series broadcasts in the U.S. on
"The only problem with this is I already broke down that barrier. I'm making the announcement: I'm the first black cast member on ... Downton Abbey and I've got the scenes to prove it."
And so, Diddy makes his debut as Lord Wolcott, the new owner of the struggling "Downtown" Abbey, who simply superimposes himself on pre-existing scenes and story lines from the show's three seasons.
Wolcott comments on the seemingly mundane interactions of the noble Crawley family and their servants, gets quasi-intimate with the show's gay footman-turned-butler Thomas, hosts the estate's first-ever white party, gets in a shootout in
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Diddy got some love from famous fans on Twitter including musicians Swizz Beatz and Janelle Monae, actor-comedian
"It seems there is no end to the willing volunteers for a role in #Downton Abbey!" the Downton tweet said.
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