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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 »

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 »

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 »

Woman Sues 50 Cent for Posting Sex Video

Lawsuit claims rapper edited himself in as a narrator

(Newser) - A woman who says 50 Cent used her private sex tape to fuel the feud between himself and rival rapper Rick Ross is taking him to court. Lastonia Leviston, mother of Ross' daughter, accuses 50 Cent of editing himself into the video—in his wig-wearing "Pimpin' Curly" persona—as... More »

50 Cent Sues Taco Bell for Big Change

$4M lawsuit says 'endorsement' was a bad rap

(Newser) - Rapper 50 Cent is suing Taco Bell for $4 million over a guerrilla ad campaign, reports E! Online. The fast food giant wrote Fiddy, suggesting he change his name to 79, 89, or 99 Cent for a price promotion. By releasing the letter to the media, he claims Taco Bell... More »

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