Diddy Snags Teen Choice Noms for ‘Get Him to the Greek’
Diddy‘s hilarious roll in the film ‘Get Him to the Greek‘ not only entertained moviegoers but snagged him a few Teen Choice Awards nominations as well. The hip-hop mogul, who played an over-the-top music executive in the film, earned nominations in the Best Fight, Scene Stealer and Best Hissy Fit Categories. Additionally, Diddy was nominated in the Celebrity Fashion Line category for his Sean John clothing line, where he will face off against musical counterparts Justin Timberlake and Gwen Stefani.
In an effort to rally votes, the Bad Boy executive sent a message to the more than 2 million followers he has via Twitter. “IF YOU LIKE ME IN ‘GET HIM TO THE GREEK,’ VOTE FOR ME NOW,” he wrote in all caps. I GOT 3 NOMINATIONS!!!!! VOTE.” The film, which opened at No. 2 at the box office in early June, grossed a solid $17.5 million and has gone on to make over $80 million worldwide.
On the music side of things, the 40-year-old and his group Dirty Money are nominated in the Best Rap/Hip-Hop category. The group will also take the stage for a performance. The Teen Choice Awards air on Fox Monday, August 9, at 8 p.m EST.