The British singer is a fan of the rap mogul and wanted him to be her ''chaperone'' to the glamorous 'Amour' premiere she attended at the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year.
In a diary account of her time at the French event for Britain's InStyle magazine, she wrote: ''The excitement is kicking in, P. Diddy has apparently been in Cannes - if he's still here, he can chaperone me... Wishful thinking.''
The 'Call My Name' hitmaker admitted she will only date guys if she likes their footwear.
She added: ''You can tell a lot about someone just from their shoes so I always pick mine carefully.
''When I meet a guy, I check out his smile, his eyes and then his shoes. They are a real deal-breaker.''
Cheryl also revealed she listens to whale song ahead of a big event in order to calm her nerves.
She said: ''I like peace and quiet before a big event so I can compose myself.