Diddy was seen holding hands with influencer Shawntya Joseph on a recent cozy stroll in New York City – before announcing he had welcomed his sixth child with 28-year-old cyber-security specialist Dana Tran.
The rapper, 53, was seen putting on a romantic display with Shawntya, who boasts 100,000 Instagram followers – as it was revealed on Saturday that he had welcomed daughter Love Sean Combs.
The pair looked smitten as they strolled along, staring into one another’s eyes and taking a moment to chat in the street.
Outing: Diddy was seen holding hands with influencer Shawntya Joseph on a recent cozy stroll in New York City – before announcing he had welcomed his sixth child with 28-year-old cyber-security specialist Dana Tran
Diddy cut a casual figure in a black padded jacket and trousers as he held hands with his companion.
Shawynta looked chic in a black top and leather trousers, paired with chunky boots and a bucket hat.
The YouTuber, who has previously discussed her brand collaborations and mental health on her social media channels, was seen shooting Diddy a sweet smile in the street.
This comes as Dana was pictured for the first time after her child with Diddy was announced – she is said to be a Southern California native, but it is unclear how she and the musician met and the extent of their relationship.
Pictured: Dana Tran gave birth to Diddy’s daughter Love on October 15
Look of love? The pair looked smitten as they strolled along, staring into one another’s eyes and taking a moment to chat in the street
Wow: Shawntya is known for her sizzling Instagram posts to her 101,000 followers, one of which is Diddy
Fun: The pair looked to be having a great night as they smiled at one another
New dad: Diddy cut a casual figure in a black padded jacket and trousers as he held hands with his companion
Smile: The YouTuber, who has previously discussed her brand collaborations and mental health on her social media channels, was seen shooting Diddy a sweet smile in the street
Chat: The duo were seen chatting as they leaned against a wall during the evening
Making the shock announcement of the birth, the rapper wrote: ‘I’m so blessed to welcome my baby girl Love Sean Combs to the world.
‘Mama Combs, Quincy, Justin, Christian, Chance, D’Lila, Jessie and myself all love you so much! God is the Greatest!’
Diddy’s 15.3 million Twitter followers were shocked by the news and speculation about who the baby’s mother might be instantly ran rampant through his comments section.
Liked it: Diddy liked a racy snap the beauty posted on October 4
Walk and talk: The pair were seen having a conversation as they walked down the street
Smile: The musician looked cheery as he spent time with his glamorous companion
Casual cool: Diddy looked as stylish as ever as he walked with Shawntya hand-in-hand
Relaxed: The pair looked happy in each other’s company as they leaned against a wall
Delight: The new father of six looked delighted as he spoke with the influencer
‘Who the momma?’ wrote one follower, echoing many others
‘Say what?!” wrote another superfan.
With his late ex-partner Kim Porter, the Grammy-winning superstar fathered Christian Combs, 24, and 15-year-old twins D’Lila Star Combs and Jessie James Combs.
With his ex-girlfriend Misa Hylton, Diddy shares his oldest child – 28-year-old Justin Dior Combs.
And with ex-girlfriend Sarah Chapman, the I Need a Girl rapper shares a 15-year-old daughter named Chance Combs.
Matching: The pair opted for matching black outfits as they walked hand-in-hand
Smile: The pair looked in good spirits as they spent the evening together
Chatty: Diddy and Shawntya were seen having a quick catch-up in the street
Catching up: The star looked animated as he chatted with his companion during a night out
Focus: The pair appeared to be having a deep and meaningful chat in the street
New dad: Diddy, 53, surprised fans everywhere by announcing the arrival of his sixth child , a daughter named Love Sean Combs on Saturday – but did not publicly name Love’s mother
Diddy Dynasty: ‘I’m so blessed to welcome my baby girl Love Sean Combs to the world,’ he tweeted, announcing the news out of nowhere and shocking his 15.3 million followers
Snap: Dana is said to be a Southern California native, but it is unclear how she and the musician met and the extent of their relationship
Brood: Diddy is pictured with L-R, sons Christian and Justin, daughters Chance, D’Lila and Jessie, and son Quincy in 2020)
Back then: Dana is pictured in November – weeks after she gave birth to Love
Kim Porter’s 31-year-old son Quincy Taylor Brown – conceived with record producer Al B. Sure! – was largely raised by Diddy and he remains a surrogate father figure to Brown, making him technically a father of seven.
Diddy’s most recent romance has been an open relationship with the singer Yung Miami, 28.
Born Caresha Romeka Brownlee, Yung Miami recently opened up about her relationship with Diddy in an interview with XXL Magazine.
‘We are dating,’ she said. ‘We single, but we’re dating.’
His current flame: Diddy’s most recent romance has been an open relationship with the singer Yung Miami, 28
Her strange posts: Yung Miami posted this random picture of a couple amid Diddy’s baby announcement. Social media is still trying to decipher if any hidden meaning resides behind the cryptic post
‘He see other people outside of me and I see people outside of him. I’m young. I’m dating. I’m, you know, having fun.’
‘I’m doing me,’ she continued. ‘He’s doing the same thing. I can’t speak for exactly what he doing or who he seeing.’
“I feel like he brings a different side of me. He brings out the better qualities of myself … That’s one thing I love about him. He brings out more confidence in me.’
Eyes only: When a fan on Twitter asked Yung Miami for ‘answers’ about Diddy’s baby news, she only replied with the eyes emoji