INTERNATIONAL: Rapper 50 Cent files for bankruptcy

INTERNATIONAL: Rapper 50 Cent files for bankruptcy

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP) — The rapper and actor known as 50 Cent has filed for federal bankruptcy protection, days after a jury ordered him to pay US$5 million in an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.

Curtis Jackson III, who owns a home in Farmington, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in US District Court in Hartford on Monday.

The filing lists both his assets and liabilities as between US$10 million and US$50 million.

It comes after a New York jury on Friday ordered Jackson to pay US$5 million to a woman who said he acquired a video she made with her boyfriend, added himself as a crude commentator and posted it online without her permission.

Jackson’s attorneys and his publicist did not immediately respond to phone and email requests seeking comment on Monday.


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  1. This guy is hiding money, filing for bankruptcy just when he was ordered to pay...smh. It's been done before!


  2. Oh I was so tired I quickly read especially the headlines...I get it....sorry. No he's not bankrupt...


  3. I don’t know what you heard about me,
    But a chick cant get a dollar out of me
    Not even a 50 cent you will se
    Bbm I’m gonna file for bankruptcy


  4. The timing of this filing is highly suspect, considering that he was just ordered to pay Rick Ross' "baby mama" $5 million. This is merely a legal tactic to avoid paying. I am no legal expert, but I have heard/read/seen enough about the law to call legal ploy when I see it.

    Well played, Mr. Jackson and your legal advisors, well played!


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