Diddy's gonna be pissed -- TMZ has learned, Danity Kane (the band he created and later destroyed) is reuniting ... Four original members of the group -- Aubrey O'Day, Shannon Bex, Dawn Richard, and Aundrea Fimbres -- grabbed lunch today in L. but we're told the girls felt Diddy was screwing them big-time in the money department.
It's unclear who really owns the name "Danity Kane" -- but we're told the girls are going to use it regardless. As for why Diddy eventually gave the group the chop -- there have been all kinds of rumors ...
"During a recent group meeting," O'Day wrote, "a business conversation took a turn for the worst when my group member punched me in the back of my head while I was speaking to another associate.
Woods" Woodgett were removed from the group in 2008 by Bad Boy Records head P. The remaining members, including former member Aundrea Fimbres, disbanded the following year.
Shannon Bex discussed "this heartbreaking sequence of events" in a separate letter.
"I did not witness a shouting match, a cat fight or a brawl. Our favorite You Tube stars In a third letter penned by both O'Day and Bex, the two expressed their regret that Danity Kane's reunion was short-lived.
"And I know that I did my very best in the situation …
I provided us with choreographers, with management, song writing, and everything that I could.