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50 Cent Facing Five Charges in Alleged Spat With Ex

by David P. Greisman

You wouldn’t normally be reading about a rapper’s criminal case on this boxing website. But when that rapper is 50 Cent, who is also a boxing promoter…

…well, that’s when we bring you the news that Curtis Jackson is facing five criminal charges stemming from an argument he had on June 23 with an ex-girlfriend in Los Angeles.

According to CNN.com, the 37-year-old is accused of “one count of domestic violence and four counts of vandalism.” The charges were announced on July 3.

The alleged victim is a woman with whom Jackson had been in a relationship for three years. They have a child together.

Jackson is accused of causing approximately $7,100 in damage, which included chandeliers, furniture, a television and a lamp. And prosecutors say that when the woman locked herself behind a door, Jackson allegedly kicked the door open, striking and injuring her in the process.

Jackson is set to promote a show on Hartford, Conn., as part of this week’s episode of ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights.” It has been billed as “50 Cent’s Birthday Bash.” He’ll be turning 38 on Saturday.

David P. Greisman is a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America. Follow David on Twitter @fightingwords2 or send questions/comments via email at [email protected]

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Boxingwizard on 07-04-2013

I'm guessing 50 didn't want to pay her child support, why did 50 get her knocked up?

Comment by I Love Jesus! on 07-04-2013

[QUOTE=MR PUNCHOUT;13531115]STFU bro! Where are the pics from when Floyd apparently beat a woman from within a inch of her life! You lame Floyd haters will always hang on to that case with no physical prove he did anything to…

Comment by MR PUNCHOUT on 07-04-2013

[QUOTE=Davis40;13529075]Ooo Maybe him and Floyd should make up so they can tag team the next women they decide to unmercifully beat within an inch of her life just for the crime of being a women. Floyd and 50 only got…

Comment by LAPete on 07-04-2013

Somebody please kill this thread. Enough already.

Comment by billeau2 on 07-04-2013

[QUOTE=radioraheem;13530763]50 was never a big time drug dealer. He was small time, nothing special like that. Smoking Gun did a piece of him, and his past was nothing big. But Don King? Don King actually has bodied people, including a…

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