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Lil Kim responded to Internet troll 50 Cent dissing her 8-year-old daughter, Royal Reign, in a post on Instagram.

Kim checked 50 Cent on Thursday when he accused her of coming for Nicki Minaj's son in her verse on Megan Thee Stallion's new "Plan B" (Remix).

On the track, Kim rapped:

"Nigga, you's a b*tch, your father's a b*tch, your brother's a b*tch/Keep acting like this and your son gon' be a b*tch."

50 Cent re-posted his side-by-side comparison of Lil Kim's 2021 BET Awards outfit and an owl. He captioned his post:

"QGTM @nickiminaj you better light her ass up I'm watching. she said something about the baby, her baby eye fvcked up..."

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Royal Reign was born with congenital ptosis, which causes one or both eyelids to droop.

Kim, 48, responded angrily:

"I never said a word about anyone's child ... please feel free to listen to the song where we were clearly talking about an EX. To try and twist my words to have an excuse to take digs at my child is disgusting."

She added:

"I'm one of the most disrespected legends in the game but what you will not do is come for MY CHILD."

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Fans took to Twitter to drag 50 Cent for repeatedly bullying the Queen Bee.

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50 Cent has apparently joined the growing movement of Americans who reject Father's Day as a real holiday.

The rap mogul compared the marketing blitz for Mother's Day compared to the TV commercials leading up to Father's Day.

"So, listen, Father's Day is a holiday that's not really a holiday, you know what I'm saying? That sh*t is like... Even by the commercials, look at the commercials. They'll show you - Father's Day, they'll show you a screwdriver, muthaf**kin' power tools. Like, go fix some sh*t. They wanna see you go fix some sh*t."

He added: "When Mother's Day comes, sh*t be like: 'Zales, because you care.' Like, ni**as don't want diamonds?"

He complained that men receive texts on Father's Day - "to make sure that you still know where you should send your [child support] check."

The Father's Day debate swept across racial and ethnic lines on Sunday. Social media users argued that celebrating Father's Day is pointless in the Black community where 80% of Black children are raised in single-parent households.

On one message board dominated by conservatives, users expressed their outrage that an Internet meme of an absent father toy featured an image of a white girl.

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"Why ain't she black?" one user asked.

Another wrote:

"Just because black families are hit hardest by our crisis of fatherhood, doesn't mean it doesn't hit white kids. This is a huge problem. Happy Fathers' Day to all of you real dads out there."

A third person wrote:

"Can we please stop making excuses for irresponsible black fathers because the last thing they need is more excuses. Black families are NOT hit hard by our crisis of fatherhood - they are hit hard by shitty black fathers and it's the same in every black country and community, everywhere in the world."

Question: Should we stop celebrating Father's Day?

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50 cent took to social media to respond to people wo say Mo'Nique never shows her appreciation to him for resurrecting her TV career.

Some people believe Mo never thanks 50 Cent because they've fallen out. Mo' made headlines last week over a contract dispute with fellow comedian D.L. Hughley.

50 Cent brought the feisty comedienne back to television after she was blackballed for allegedly being difficult to work with.

He cast her in a minor role in the upcoming second season of BMF on STARZ. But fans say she's not showing her gratitude toward 50 Cent.

On Friday, June 3, 50 Cent shared a video featuring Mo'Nique praising the hip-hop mogul and saying she chats with him offline.

"I want to talk right to our baby, from one black woman to that beautiful, pure-hearted black man, and let me be clear, I'm saying Curtis '50 Cent' Jackson is a pure-heart," Mo’Nique said.

"So when y'all get to talking about 'Oh 50, you next,' that's a man, that's a king. He's of pure heart, and he's principled. See we have conversations offline, and people got to saying, 'She ain't thank 50, she ain't say nothing to 50.' We don't have to have our relationship online. And that brotha ain't said nothing when people tried to turn that thing into something ugly that it was not. So, again, for you brotha, Curtis, we love you."

Fiddy captioned the video:

"I love you guys to. let's progress at a pace they haven't seen before. Work like we gotta make up for lost time. The best way to get back at anyone you feel did you wrong is to do good gunitbrands.com."




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Megan Thee Stallion lashed out at critics who say she faked her tears during an interview with Gayle King on CBS Mornings.

Megan sat down with King for an exclusive interview about the night she was shot in the foot by ex-boyfriend Tory Lanez.

At one point Megan became emotional as she recalled Lanez shooting at her and yelling "dance b*tch!"

"It's like everything happens so fast. And all I hear is this man screaming. And he said, 'Dance, b***h', and he started shooting. And I'm just like, 'Oh, my God.' Like, he shot a couple of times. And I was so scared."

However, Twitter users noticed Megan was crying but no tears fell.

Actress Vivica A. Fox criticized Megan for doing the interview. Fox said Megan should let the courts handle it.

And TV mogul 50 Cent clowned Megan for pausing when King asked her if she had sex with Tory.

It was all too much for the "WAP" rapper. She took to Twitter to give her critics a piece of her mind.

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Mo'Nique's movie career has been resurrected by Lee Daniels, thanks to intervention by TV mogul 50 Cent.

Mo'Nique and Daniels last spoke to each other in 2010.
 
RELATED: 50 Cent says Oprah and Tyler Perry owe Mo'Nique an apology
 
Fiddy shamed both Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey for blacklisting Mo'Nique after she allegedly refused to promote a Lee Daniels movie.

Mo'Nique spent 12 years trashing the two movie giants, as well as Lee Daniels, for ending her career in Hollywood.

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Then 50 Cent told Oprah and Perry they owed Mo'Nique an apology.

Perry humbled himself and apologized publicly to the Oscar winner.

According to Rhymeswithsnitch.com, Lee Daniels recently interrupted Mo'Nique's comedy show to publicly apologize, saying, "I am so sorry for hurting you."

"I love you, you b*tch!" Mo'Nique said.

"B*tch, I love you more!" Daniels replied.

Daniels went on to say he and Mo'Nique were best friends at one point and he announced he was casting her in his new movie, Demon House, based on a true story.

Mo'Nique is replacing Octavia Spencer who had prior commitments.


 

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50 Cent is resurrecting Mo'Nique's career after she was blackballed in the movie industry for allegedly being difficult to work with.

In 2017 Mo'Nique slammed director Lee Daniels for allegedly giving roles to his bestie, Oprah, instead of her.

"I was offered the role in 'The Butler' that Oprah Winfrey played. I was also approached ... to be on Empire," Mo'Nique said.

"I was also offered the role as Richard Pryor's grandmother [in a new biopic about the late comedian]. Each of those things that [Daniels] offered me was taken off the table. They all just went away. But that's just part of the business, you know? I can't be upset at anybody, 'cause life is too good. It's just what it is."

Mo' then blamed Oprah and Daniels for blackballing her in the movie industry after she spoke out against them.

Daniels denied everything.

"I respect her [as an] actor because she gave me her soul, but I gave her my soul. And for that she was given the Golden Globe and the Academy Award," Daniels said.

"It breaks my heart that she feels that we blackballed her….I don't understand her motive. I don't get it. I really don't. [We] were really down for Mo. To get that performance from her, she had to bare her soul to me. I had to bare my soul to her. That was like making love without having sex."

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Mo's future is looking bright after media mogul 50 Cent decided to stand by her despite her troubled history.

In an Instagram post, Fiddy called on Oprah and Tyler Perry to "apologize" to Mo'Nique.

"I'm sure Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry would not want to continue to allow there influence to damage @therealmoworldwide career and this has went on for way to long," 50 captioned an Instagram post. "So now would be a great time to apologize because i'm gonna put her back on. GLG GreenLighGang I don't miss! #bransoncognac."

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Rapper 50 Cent has apologized for making ageism comments about 63-year-old pop star Madonna.

The 46-year-old G-Unit rapper upset the "Material Girl" by mocking her butt implants in an Instagram post.

He reposted an image from Madonna's boudoir photo shoot, along with the caption:

"yo this is the funniest sh*t! LOL That's Madonna under the bed trying to do like a virgin at 63. She shot out, if she don't get her old a** up. LMFAO. [laughing emojis]."

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A hurt Madonna responded by sharing a throwback Getty Images photo of her and a much younger 50 Cent, which she captioned:

"Here is 50 Cent pretending to be my friend. Now you have decided to talk smack about me! I guess your new career is getting attention by trying to humiliate others on social media. The latest elevated choice You could make as An artist and adult. [You're] just jealous you won't look as good as me or have as much fun when you are my age! Too bad there are no sour grapes emogees [sic]."

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50 Cent was dragged on social media for questioning why Jada Pinkett Smith discusses her marital problems in public.

Fiddy's followers reminded him that he frequently disparaged his eldest son on social media.

The television mogul shared a recent headline in which Jada, 50, said she didn't have sex with husband Will Smith.

Fiddy caption the post:

"Why she keep doing shit like this? it makes the relationship appear weak. first entanglement now this, come on!"

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50 Cent was referring to the scandalous affair that 50-year-old Jada had with troubled musician August Alaina, 29, in 2018.

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In a trailer for a recent episode of Red Table Talk, Jada alluded to trouble in paradise.

The mom-of-two confessed she feels "uncomfortable" even talking about sex with the A-list actor.

"It's uncomfortable, but it's deeply healthy and I think around sex, because it's something that we don't talk about and there's so much fantasy around it."

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However, in a tweet on Wednesday, Jada denied having a frigid sex life with her husband.

"Only because I got time today. Stop making up headlines. Watch the @RedTableTalk I did with @GwynethPaltrow for yourselves. Will and I have NEVER had an issue in the bedroom. Thank you."

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On Thursday, September 23, STARZ hosted a star-studded Red Carpet World Premiere Screening and Concert event in celebration of the new original series "BMF" at the Cellairis Amphitheatre in Atlanta, Georgia.

BMF was produced in Atlanta and Detroit, where the real-life Black Mafia Family that inspired the series based their operation from the 1980-2000s.

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Attendees wore all-black attire to the outdoor event. The evening began with guests viewing the first episode of the series, which will premiere on STARZ on Sunday, September 26.

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Following the premiere screening, series Executive Producer Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson (pictured), BMF recurring star Snoop Dogg and others performed. Guests enjoyed live performances of the BMF main title song "Wish Me Luck" performed by 50 Cent, Moneybagg Yo and Snoop Dogg.

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In addition to the musical performers, attendees included BMF Executive Producer and Writer Randy Huggins and cast members Demetrius "Lil Meech" Flenory Jr. (Pictured), Da'Vinchi, Russell Hornsby, Michole Briana White, Ajiona Alexus, Eric Kofi-Abrefa, Myles Truitt, Steve Harris, La La Anthony and Arkeisha "Kash Doll" Knight.

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Special guests at the premiere screening and concert included Tip "T.I." Harris (pictured), 2 Chainz, Young Thug, Gunna, Monica, Kandi Burress, Killa Mike, Jacob Latimore, South Side, Reginae Carter, Toya Johnson, Jamira "Cuban Link" Haines, G Herbo, Mimi Faust, Ari Fletcher, Pee, Ty Young, Lecrae, Anthony Hamilton, Angie Stone, Clifton Powell, DC Young Fly, Charles Oakley, Angela Simmons, Blue "Pretty Ricky", David Banner, Jacquees, Flo Rida and STARZ, President and CEO Jeffrey Hirsch.

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50 Cent is confident the world will forget DaBaby's homophobic rant in Miami, and welcome him back with open arms.

DaBaby, real name Jonathan Kirk, was "canceled" after uttering anti-HIV and anti-LGBT+ comments during his set at Rolling Loud music festival last month.

The 29-year-old was dropped by a plethora of summer music festivals including Lollapalooza, Governors Ball, Parklife, Day N Vegas, ACL Fest, iHeartRadio Music Festival, and Can't Wait Live concert, among others.

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READ ALSO: DaBaby Deletes Apology to LGBT+ Community From Instagram Page
 
The pint-sized rapper further angered LGBT+ groups by deleting his publicist's apology to the LGBT+ community from his Instagram page.

But rapper 50 Cent doesn't believe DaBaby's homophobic rant is enough to cancel his rap career.

In an interview with E!'s Nightly Pop, Fiddy said DaBaby just doesn't realize he's a rap superstar who should watch what he says.

The 46-year-old rap veteran said DaBaby could benefit from media training.

"He just transitioned from being in that pool that everyone's in, as a rap artist. They didn't notify him that he's turning into a superstar. There's nobody that tells you, 'now you're being held to these standards that are mainstream standards that you can't say things, you can't do these different things.'

"He's just two years into his career, there's no artist development, no A&R... and he's definitely had no media training."

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Mekai Curtis, left, and Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attended the New York premiere of Starz's highly anticipated prequel Power Book 3: Raising Kanan.

The new iteration of Power follows young Kanan Stark (Mekai Curtis) as he dodges bullets and keeps his enemies close. Kanan was originally played by 50 Cent.

Power Book 3: Raising Kanan also stars Omar Epps, Joey Bada$$, and Patina Miller.

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Mekai is pictured right with 50 Cent, center, and actor Michael Rainey Jr., left.

TheGrio spoke exclusively with the cast to discuss some of the challenges of creating the prequel.

"The pressure was having the continuity and the essence more so of the characters than the actual franchise itself," stated Mekai, who believes the hardest part was making sure he lived up to the high standards set by 50 Cent.

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Actor Omar Epps, who plays shady detective Howard, attended the premiere with his wife Keisha Epps. He said he didn't have any expectations for the new show.

"I don’t think there are any expectations. It's just a piece that I think the power in it is, that you know, we know who Kanan was and how he was the monster that he was. And this is kind of an exploration of humanity, to be honest with you. It's like, how does someone, you know, evolve into being the character that we saw 50 play."

The original Power aired on the Starz network from June 7, 2014, to February 9, 2020.

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James Harden denied sending $100,000 via Cash App to aspiring rapper Saweetie, after rapper 50 Cent clowned him on social media.

According to report, Saweetie recently received the gift from the promiscuous NBA baller to go out with him.

She seemed to confirm the rumor in a recent interview with Teen Vogue.

The "Tap In" rapper says she was given the chance to make big money, but the offer required her to "violate" her values and integrity.

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"When you are a young woman in L.A., sometimes you're put in situations that can help you financially but will take a jab at your soul, your body. I remember basically just having the opportunity to get some money, but in doing so I would have violated my morals and my values. I was broke but I was like, I will never do anything to disrespect myself... no matter how desperate I get."

Harden denied sending the cash after rapper 50 Cent repeated the rumor on social media.

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The messy rap mogul tagged Saweetie's ex-boyfriend, Quavo Huncho, in his post. Saweetie broke up with Quavo after a viral video showed the couple fighting like children over a gaming console inside an elevator.

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Harden fired off a response on Instagram, writing:

"I'm tired of people creating these false ass stories knowing I really don't speak on bullsh*t. Leave me out of all the weird sh*t. Sh*t trash. Back to my real life.

"People really on here just making sh*t up for clout. I really stay out the way. Cashapp 100K? Beat it."

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Women everywhere mocked Vivica A. Fox for lacking the self-esteem and confidence to move on after being dumped by former boyfriend 50 Cent nearly 2 decades ago.

In a recent interview with VladTV, the actress praised Fiddy and said the rapper was - and forever will be - "the love of my life."

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Vivica and Fiddy, 45, dated in 2003 after she divorced Christopher Harvest, aka Sixx-Nine, in 2002.

She says she still loves the "In Da Club" rapper, real name Curtis Jackson III.

But women dragged the 56-year-old "Cocktail with Queens" host for her embarrassingly needy and clingy behavior.

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Vivica responded to the criticism on Friday morning by sharing a throwback video on Instagram that shows the rapper praising the dress she wore to the 3rd Annual BET Awards in 2003.

In the video, Fiddy says:

"I'm enjoying myself. This is a big change in my life. I'm just happy to be present with all of these beautiful people in here... I want to thank Vivica Fox for wearing that dress too."

Vivica proudly captioned the video:

"TGIF Dawlings! #FBF moments! #CLASSIC @randirahm dress #LifeIsGood #GodIsGood #Blessed #Respect #GurlPower #VivicaFoxHair #TeamVivica #TeamFox #MyGrindDontStop #LegitimateCareer #BossMoves #LoveWins #ClassicBadChick."

 

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Vivica A. Fox reminisced about the one that got away. In a recent interview with VladTV, the actress called rapper 50 Cent "the love of my life."

Vivica and Fiddy dated in 2003 after she divorced Christopher Harvest, aka Sixx-Nine, in 2002.

She says she still loves Fiddy nearly 2 decades later.

"He's such a gentleman, he's very generous. I know him as Curtis, always will," she said.

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Vivica, 56, recalled how 50 Cent, 45, filled her house with flowers on her birthday and treated her like a lady.

"What killed the relationship is that we just went way too public way too fast. The love that I had for him and still to this day. He was the love of my life, I will admit that without any reservations. He will always have a very special place in my heart."

She said 50 was going to propose to her with a 12-carat diamond ring.

"He got mad at me and turned it into a pair of earrings. The relationship broke up after the World Music Awards. I came back and he was on the radio saying he dumped me... We did? Huh. So he never personally said, 'it’s a wrap.' ... We really loved each other a lot at the time."

 

 

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The New York Knicks have banned a rude fan who spit on Atlanta Hawks star Trae Young during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference playoffs at Madison Square Garden.

The fan, who was in the second row, spit over those sitting in the front row -- including rapper 50 Cent and his girlfriend.

The ball club investigated the incident and concluded the fan was not a season ticket holder.

"We investigated the matter and determined that this patron, who is not a season ticket holder, did indeed spit on Trae Young, and for that reason, he is now banned from The Garden indefinitely."

The statement continued:

"We apologize to Trae and the entire Atlanta Hawks organization for this fan's behavior. This was completely unacceptable and will not be tolerated in our venue. We have turned the information over to the appropriate authorities."

The team did not address reports that Knicks fans received handouts instructing them to chant "Trae Young is balding!"

Young responded to a video of the spitting incident on Twitter Thursday morning.

"Damn Crazy! @50cent y'all good?! Crazy ! Keep ya mask on my boy "#ThatsJustChildish."