Diplo reveals security wouldn’t let him in to a Cannes Film Festival party that he was hired to DJ

Diplo reveals security wouldn’t let him in to a Cannes Film Festival party that he was hired to DJ: ‘Next time I’m adding myself to the guest list’

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Diplo is arguably one of the more popular DJ’s in the world… though he apparently isn’t recognizable enough to get into a party he was hired to work at.

The 43-year-old musician (born Thomas Wesley Pentz) took to TikTok and Instagram on Monday, sharing a video with his fans that showed security at a Cannes Film Festival Party wouldn’t let him in… despite the fact that he was hired to work at.

He seemed to have a good sense of humor about the ordeal, adding in his caption on both TikTok and Instagram: ‘Next time I’m adding myself to guest list.’

Recognized: Diplo is arguably one of the more popular DJ's in the world... though he apparently isn't recognizable enough to get into a party he was hired to work at

Recognized: Diplo is arguably one of the more popular DJ’s in the world… though he apparently isn’t recognizable enough to get into a party he was hired to work at

The video – which has over 12.3 million views on his verified TikTok, began with the DJ – clad in a colorful sweater with blue hair – trying to get into the party on a yacht.

‘I was booked to DJ a yacht party at Cannes but security wouldn’t let me in…’ he captioned on the video.

The video also shows a blonde woman trying to explain to security, ‘He’s the DJ,’ while Diplo tried to explain that he was hired by the owner of the yacht.

Booked: The video - which has over 12.3 million views on his verified TikTok, began with the DJ - clad in a colorful sweater with blue hair - trying to get into the party on a yacht

Booked: The video – which has over 12.3 million views on his verified TikTok, began with the DJ – clad in a colorful sweater with blue hair – trying to get into the party on a yacht

Explain: The video also shows a blonde woman trying to explain to security, 'He's the DJ,' while Diplo tried to explain that he was hired by the owner of the yacht

Explain: The video also shows a blonde woman trying to explain to security, ‘He’s the DJ,’ while Diplo tried to explain that he was hired by the owner of the yacht

The video also shows a woman with a list, who he jokes is, ‘pretending to check the list again.’

He pointed out that the yacht was empty, adding in a new caption, ‘the yacht was empty so I was about to take the L and go get food…’

The video pans across to the yacht as Diplo adds, ‘It’s still empty,’ before he adds, ‘Luckily the owner was walking by and let me in…’

Pretend: The video also shows a woman with a list, who he jokes is, 'pretending to check the list again'

Pretend: The video also shows a woman with a list, who he jokes is, ‘pretending to check the list again’

The L: He pointed out that the yacht was empty, adding in a new caption, 'the yacht was empty so I was about to take the L and go get food...'

The L: He pointed out that the yacht was empty, adding in a new caption, ‘the yacht was empty so I was about to take the L and go get food…’

Yacht: The video pans across to the yacht as Diplo adds, 'It's still empty,' before he adds, 'Luckily the owner was walking by and let me in...'

Yacht: The video pans across to the yacht as Diplo adds, ‘It’s still empty,’ before he adds, ‘Luckily the owner was walking by and let me in…’

The owner is heard saying, ‘Let this guy in,’ as the video comes to an end.

The DJ also responded to a number of fan comments on TikTok, including one from Jasmine Avery, who said, ‘Imagine being the guard who turned Diplo away.’ 

He responded, ‘guy didn’t like my blue hair,’ while another fan named Oggabharris had an interesting observation.

Owner: The owner is heard saying, 'Let this guy in,' as the video comes to an end

Owner: The owner is heard saying, ‘Let this guy in,’ as the video comes to an end

‘Diplo is like Hannah Montana.. his face never gets that Hollywood recognition. He’s a regular dude living a rockstar life,’ the fan said.

Diplo responded, ‘Finally someone gets it’ to the humorous comment.

Another fan named Brittany added, ‘Those people are getting fired lmao,’ but Diplo said, ‘nah they’re cool.’

Comments: 'Diplo is like Hannah Montana.. his face never gets that Hollywood recognition. He’s a regular dude living a rockstar life,' the fan said

Comments: ‘Diplo is like Hannah Montana.. his face never gets that Hollywood recognition. He’s a regular dude living a rockstar life,’ the fan said

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