50 Cent Has Spent 23 Million On Lawsuits


50 Cent has been embroiled in numerous legal disputes from 2003 to the present.

50 Cent claimed to have spent $23 million in legal fees over the course of his career.

The issue came up in an interview with YouTuber Brian Roberts, while the rapper was referring to the hefty sum conspiracy theorist Alex Jones will have to pay in restitution to the families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Connecticut.

50 Cent also addressed the possibility of Kanye West being sued by George Floyd's family after Ye falsely claimed that Floyd died after using fentanyl and not from police brutality.

"I've spent over $23 million in legal fees since I hit it big in 2003," 50 Cent said.

“So when you say you're successful or you're rich in a different way, that money was just written off as a business expense. You are inside and I say: "What?". I'm looking into it myself. “How much did you really spend on these?”. I said, 'Wow!'" he continued.

"The only thing anyone can do in America is sue someone else," he argued.

"He's going to sue, and there's always going to be some lawyer who will take the case uncharitably or say, 'We'll defend you in exchange for 30% of the revenue we collect because we think there's merit,'" he added.

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50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, has been involved in several lawsuits throughout his career.

In 2009, he sued a tech company over the cost of repairs to his Connecticut mansion and has been embroiled in several copyright disputes, including a copyright infringement lawsuit he filed against Rick Ross, which he later lost from five years of legal battles.

50 Cent filed for bankruptcy in 2015 on the same day he was scheduled to appear in New York state court to decide whether he should pay Rick Ross' ex-partner Lastonia Leviston monetary damages in the 2010 lawsuit she filed against him. .

In September, 50 Cent filed a lawsuit against a Florida-based plastic surgeon for allegedly implying that he performed penile enhancement surgery on the rapper. His lawyers argued that the plastic surgeon's comments made the 47-year-old rapper "an object of ridicule" and damaged his "professional and personal reputation".

50 Cent is now involved in artist and talent management, discography, television and film production, as well as footwear, apparel, fragrances, beverages, video games, mobile phone applications, book publishing, health drinks and food supplements.

His broad business and investment portfolio includes investments in various sectors such as real estate, mining, boxing promotion, perfumes, consumer electronics and financial market investments.