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Diddy Hospitalized, Shares Surgery Video: 'This Is God's Work To Slow Me Down'

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By Rebecca Cukier

Diddy is in the hospital. The 50-year-old rapper and business mogul updated his Instagram from a pre-surgery bed on Friday, with fans seeing the "I'll Be Missing You" rapper himself telling fans that he's missing them.

As People reports, Diddy was set to undergo his fourth surgery in the space of two years for a quadricep repair. Diddy took to his Instagram while lying in a hospital bed and wearing a plastic blue surgery hat – nothing seemed able to get in the way of the rapper and producer's quest to find new talent, though.

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The Grammy winner spoke both from his stories and via a permanent post – while the latter saw him address fans regarding his 2000-2009 "Making the Band" reality show having a reboot, the stories focused on what the rapper himself is currently facing.

“I just found out yesterday, they squeezed me in for today,” he said, adding:

“Pray for ya boy, I’m gonna see you all next time and make it up y’all.”

“I’m clumsy. I trip. I fall. I fall in holes. It’s always been like that,” he stated. “This is my fourth surgery in two years. I’ve had two rotator cuffs, a knee replacement, and now it’s on quad," Diddy continued.

'God's Work' To Slow Him Down

Diddy in the hospital showing his leg

Diddy also suggested that the powers up above had something to do with it.

“At the end of the day, this is God’s work to slow me down, take better care of body and eat right — and just stop treating my body like a machine," he said.

Fans also learned that Diddy has undergone approximately ten medical procedures in his life, from the four rotato cuff surgeries and partial knee replacement, to his toe, wrist, and bicep operations. Diddy also apologized for having to cancel a San Francisco appearance. He also stressed seeking real talent for the return of his show.

The video currently sits at over 1.4 million views.

1.4 Million Views, Fans Are Praying

Diddy in the hospital

Views racked up as Diddy's post went live, with comments also coming in.

"Sending great recovering vibes!!" one fan wrote.

"What wrong, why you in the hospital?" another asked.

Elsewhere, more light-hearted responses were left.

"Why does Diddy’s hair always look good? Because Sean Combs. Hahaha you’re welcome," a user said.

"The doctors and nurses will take great care, Diddy!" a hopeful fan encouragingly wrote.

Over 7,100 comments were left in the space of 16 hours, with the video itself clocking over 1.4 million views.

Recently Wrote About Life Always Working Out

Diddy making a speech
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It's been two days since Diddy took to Instagram with an upfiliting message for this followers.

"Life always works out. Things always turns [sic] out in your favor, even if it doesn't go according to the original plan," he began.

"Find comfort in knowing that all that you're currently experiencing is a transition and transformation period that's leading you to your bliss and abundance," he added.

"A message for you" was the rapper's caption.

Diddy has 16.1 million Instagram followers. Fans are likely wishing him all the best.

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