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From The New York Post

At the beginning of the show, Diddy and members of his new hip-hop group, Dirty Money, could be seen prancing around the stage tossing wads of fake $100 bills.

But once the crowd saw there was real cash mixed in, a free-for-all erupted.

“The audience went wild,” said BET spokeswoman Marcy Polanco. “We were like, ‘Oh, my God!’ ”

Sources said there were about $25 to $100 in singles mixed in with the funny money.

In the midst of the frenzy, a bewildered Combs suddenly looked down at his hands and walked out of view.

“As he was throwing the money out to the audience, his ring flew off,” Polanco said.

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