And he’s bringing them all up in court, conveniently.
50 Cent was ordered to testify about his finances in Manhattan Supreme court Tuesday morning, in the second trial to determine what amount of money will be paid to the poor couple whose sex tape he released. 50 said that his over-the-top displays of wealth ain’t what them seem so that he won’t have to pay anybody too much money for uh, I dunno, RELEASING THEIR SEX TAPE.
Excuse one, the fancy cars: â€œThose cars were rented,â€ admitted the 40-year-old rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson.â€œItâ€™s like music videos, they say action and you see all these fancy cars but everything goes back to the dealership,â€ he added.
Excuse two, the rings and chains: â€œI borrowed from the jeweler,â€ he admitted. (According to page six he only owns three gold chains that he has a jeweler refashion now and then).
Excuse three, the diamond Rolex: Not a thing no more. He wears a plastic Casio G-Shock instead.
â€œThe hip-hop culture is aspirational,â€ he said.
(Via Page Six)
Oh sure, he still commands top dollar for appearances, gets paid $100,000 for a day of filming â€œSpyâ€ and $200,000 for concert appearances, and still lives in a 21 bedroom pad in a Connecticut estate with a basketball court and night club, but you know, he wears a PLASTIC CASIO, you guys! C’mon!