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Diddy Sues After Scaffolding Blocks Sean John for Three Years

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The Sean John store at 41st Street and Fifth Avenue has been sitting behind an unwelcoming cage of scaffolding since 2006, and after years of fallen sales, Diddy has finally lost patience with his landlord. TMZ reports that Diddy is asking for $2.5 million in damages in a suit alleging that the scaffolding has caused the store's sales to drop by 50%. (You can read the full complaint on their site, if you're into that sort of thing.) Of course, it's entirely possible that other factors put the kibosh on sales—the economy has changed just a tad since 2006, for example—but three years of scaffolding is pretty painful regardless.
· Diddy Sues Over Scaffolding Outside His 5th Ave Store [Gothamist]
· Diddy to Landlord -- You're Costing Me Millions! [TMZ]

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