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50 Cent's Son Has Biting Reply to Child Support Countdown


(Newser) - In what one might call an ill-advised move, 50 Cent posted a picture to Instagram showing a countdown to the day—Oct. 13, 2017—he no longer has to pay child support for his oldest son, Marquise Jackson. "Man real life is gonna start Sooner then you think. Sad... More »

50 Cent Busted for Dropping F-Bomb

Turns out St. Kitts doesn't like pottymouths

(Newser) - 50 Cent has managed to find a new brand of legal trouble, this one related to his pottymouth: It seems that Fiddy, real name Curtis Jackson, was performing Saturday at the St. Kitts Music Festival, when he dropped a "motherf---in'" as he performed "P.I.M.P.... More »

50 Cent Gives $100K to Charity After Teasing Autistic Teen

He posted a video on Instagram calling the 19-year-old 'high'

(Newser) - Curtis Jackson III needed to make amends for a "joke" he posted online, and he's just donated a huge chunk of money to an autism advocacy group, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports. Jackson—better known by his rapper name 50 Cent—landed in hot water when he posted a... More »

50 Cent Slammed After Mocking Autistic Janitor

He called the 19-year-old 'high' and 'the walking dead'

(Newser) - 50 Cent is facing outrage and possible legal action after—for some reason—filming himself making fun of an autistic janitor at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, TMZ reports. A video posted to 50 Cent's Instagram account Sunday (and later removed) shows the rapper approaching 19-year-old Andrew Farrell, who... More »

'Bankrupt' 50 Cent Ordered to Explain Instagram Photos

Creditors spotted pictures of him frolicking in cash

(Newser) - A bankruptcy judge who says the process is for "honest but unfortunate" debtors wants 50 Cent to explain why he has been acting like Scrooge McDuck in Instagram photos. He has been ordered to court to discuss the photos, including one of him spelling out "BROKE" in stacks... More »

Bankrupt 50 Cent Now Suing His Ex-Lawyers

He says they didn't advise him well

(Newser) - Rapper 50 Cent, who filed for bankruptcy over the summer and revealed his lifestyle is not actually as blingy as it seems , is now suing his former lawyers. The rapper, real name Curtis Jackson, says the Wall Street firm Garvey Schubert Barer didn't represent him well in a legal... More »

What 50 Cent Really Spends His Money On

$5K on gardening sounds necessary

(Newser) - 50 Cent might have stretched the truth a bit in court when he told a lawyer all his Lamborghinis, Bentleys, and Rolls Royces were rented . New bankruptcy filings show he actually owns seven cars, including a Rolls Royce and three Chevy Suburbans, worth $500,000, report People and Page Six... More »

50 Cent Shares Truth of His Bling: My Watch Is Plastic

Rapper testifies in court

(Newser) - Rapper 50 Cent is one of hip-hop's five richest artists, according to Forbes. He tried to paint a much different picture in court yesterday. The multiplatinum-selling artist, born Curtis Jackson III, appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court in a proceeding to decide possible additional punitive damages in an invasion-of-privacy... More »

50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy After Sex-Tape Ruling

Rapper/actor was told to pay $5 million in invasion-of-privacy lawsuit

(Newser) - Rapper and actor 50 Cent has filed for federal bankruptcy protection, days after a jury ordered him to pay $5 million in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit. Curtis Jackson III, who owns a home in Farmington, Conn., filed for Chapter 11 protection in US District Court in Hartford today. The filing lists... More »

50 Cent: Beyonce Freaked Out at Me Over Jay Z

Rapper says she rushed him in Las Vegas

(Newser) - 50 Cent stopped by Power 105.1 Monday, and told a pretty interesting story about Beyonce: "One time she jumped off of a ledge and came running over cause she thought me and Jay had issues," he said. "I was like, 'What the f---? Did she... More »

50 Cent Throws Out Awful First Pitch

Rapper nearly hits cameramen

(Newser) - 50 Cent probably shouldn't quit his day job. The rapper threw out the first pitch for the New York Mets at Citi Field last night, and, well, it went really wide—and almost hit some cameramen. The video, of course, quickly went viral. The New York Daily News calls... More »

11 Celebs Who Regret Their Tattoos

Pro tip: Maybe don't get your lover's name in permanent ink

(Newser) - Sometimes, getting a tattoo is a really bad idea—as these 22 celebrities rounded up by Radar prove. A sampling:
  • Johnny Depp: In 1990, he got "Winona Forever" tattooed on his arm, but forever turned out to be closer to four years. When he and Winona Ryder split up,
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7 Lip Syncing Scandals

Some stars didn't even try to hide the fact they were mouthing along

(Newser) - Ever since Milli Vanilli made lip syncing infamous back in 1990—they were stripped of their Grammy when it was revealed that other singers actually recorded their hit song—many a singer has been accused of mouthing along to his or her own song, at least while performing. Radar rounds... More »

Hollywood's 22 Biggest Parent-Child Feuds

The latest: 50 Cent absolutely rips his own son, via text

(Newser) - An intense text message fight between 50 Cent and his 16-year-old son became public knowledge recently, and it is nasty stuff (see Radar for the full exchange). But the rapper is far from the first celebrity to have his family's dirty laundry aired in the tabloids. (Who can forget... More »

50 Cent Charged After Alleged Violent Run-In With Ex

Chandelier, television, and furniture broken in alleged domestic violence incident

(Newser) - Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson might be going to jail after allegedly harming his baby mama and trashing her California condo. Police say they answered a call at the home of Jackson's ex on June 23, and arrived to find the woman injured and the property ransacked, with the... More »

50 Cent Hospitalized in Bad Wreck

Big rig rear-ends his SUV on Long Island Expressway

(Newser) - Rapper 50 Cent is in the hospital after a bad car accident last night, ThisIs50.com reports. His SUV (which is bulletproof, by the way) was rear-ended by a Mack truck after the load shifted and the truck driver lost control on New York's Long Island Expressway, the truck... More »

Tupac Performs at Coachella

Shakur appears with Snoop Dogg ... in hologram form

(Newser) - All of Snoop Dogg's guests during his set last night at Coachella were impressive—Dr. Dre, Eminem, 50 Cent—but none could quite match an appearance by the late Tupac Shakur. Death didn't stop the legendary rapper, who appeared as a hologram, from dueting with Snoop on songs... More »

Meet Hollywood's Republicans

Adam Sandler, Jessica Simpson, even 50 Cent make the list

(Newser) - Hollywood may be seemingly rife with outspoken liberals, but Chuck Norris (who is currently backing Newt Gingrich) is far from the only Republican celebrity. A sampling of those who lean right, courtesy of E! and the Atlantic :
  • Jessica Simpson: She endorsed George W. Bush in 2004, and her dad said
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16 Stars Who Stink in the Sack


(Newser) - Crystal Harris may have apologized for panning Hugh Hefner's bedroom skills , but comments like these just can't be erased. The Frisky lists 15 more celebs who've found themselves dealing with the same public complaint:
  • Jesse James: As one of his non-Sandra, non-Kat lady friends put it, he
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Celebs Busy Tweeting Bad Quake Jokes

50 Cent says 'ignorant' tweets are just for 'shock value'

(Newser) - Add Gilbert Gottfried to the list of people who thought it would be a good idea to respond to the Japan earthquake ... by making tasteless jokes about it. Over the past 24 hours the comedian has tweeted 12, er, zingers, TMZ reports, among them: "I f***ed a girl in... More »

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