Sean 'Diddy' Combs interested in becoming Carolina Panthers' new owner

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Sean 'Diddy' Combs interested in owning Carolina Panthers
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Sean 'Diddy' Combs interested in owning Carolina Panthers

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (WTVD) -- Rapper and businessman Sean "Diddy" Combs is launching a social media campaign to become the next owner of the Charlotte-based Carolina Panthers.

The franchise is estimated to be worth more than $2 billion, so he'll likely need help to raise that kind of money.

Workplace misconduct has led to the pending sale of the Panthers. Owner Jerry Richardson announced the stunning decision Sunday in a news release just hours after the Panthers beat the Green Bay Packers for their 10th win of the season.

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And already one celebrity with Charlotte ties is expressing interest in joining Diddy.

Basketball star Steph Curry saying he's in. Curry grew up in Charlotte.