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See Meryl Streep and 50 Cent – Together! – Get 'A Little Gangsta'

Meryl Streep, 50 Cent and Kobe Bryant Get 'Gangsta' at Lakers Game

Originally posted 01/27/2014 12:35PM

Everyone knows Meryl Streep can act and sing – but could a rap career be this leading lady's latest venture?

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50 Cent Charged with Domestic Violence Against Ex-Girlfriend

50 Cent Charged with Domestic Violence Against Ex-Girlfriend

Originally posted 07/03/2013 07:00PM

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson is in legal hot water.

The rapper, 37, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of domestic violence and four misdemeanor counts of vandalism after an alleged run-in with a former girlfriend, according to Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer.

Jackson allegedly injured the unidentified woman and destroyed $7,100 of her property during an altercation at her Toluca Lake, Calif., condo on June 23, the City Attorney says. The exes had been in a three-year relationship and had a child together.

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Filed Under: Crime & Courts, 50 Cent
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50 Cent's Dentist Visit, Exploding Actresses & More Awesome Things on the 'Net (This Week)

Cheese Slicing, Pharoah's Curse & More: The 5 Most Important Things on the Internet (This Week)

Originally posted 06/30/2013 05:00PM

The biggest thing on the Internet this week was obviously the Supreme Court's historic marriage equality ruling. But while people (like me) were Tweeting in celebration, the Internet also continued to chug along, spitting out little nuggets of weirdness.

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Why 50 Cent Named His Dog Oprah | 50 Cent, Oprah Winfrey

Why 50 Cent Named His Dog Oprah

Originally posted 06/13/2012 09:00AM

50 Cent and Oprah Winfrey haven't always had an easy relationship, especially since the rapper accused the media mogul of catering to "old white women" in 2006. But the pair sat down to discuss their differences for the latest installment of Oprah's Next Chapter, where Winfrey went after the hip-hop star about a peculiar slight.

"Let me ask you, I heard you have a dog named Oprah," she says in the episode, airing Sunday at 9 p.m. on the OWN Network. "I consider that a compliment, whether you meant it to be one or not."

While 50 Cent at first deflects her inquiries, saying, "I was just looking for real cute names for pets," and admitting he also has a cat named Gayle, he later reveals the reasons behind naming his schnauzer after the star.

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50 Cent Hospitalized: Stomach Flu or Publicity Stunt? | 50 Cent

50 Cent Hospitalized: Stomach Flu or Publicity Stunt?

Originally posted 05/17/2012 05:00PM

Is 50 Cent suffering from a stomach bug – or just bugging for some attention?

In a series of recent Tweets, the rapper, 36, says he's on the mend after being hospitalized with what a friend, DJ Drama, told XXLMag.com was a stomach ailment.

"I'm feeling better today I think I'm gonna get out of the hospital soon," 50 Cent wrote Thursday morning on Twitter, alongside a photo of himself in what appears to be a hospital bed.

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Filed Under: Health, Music News, 50 Cent
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Which Music Superstar Escorted Floyd Mayweather to the Ring?

Justin Bieber Escorts Floyd Mayweather to the Ring in Las Vegas

Originally posted 05/06/2012 10:30AM

Who knew Justin Bieber and boxing were such a winning combination?

The pop star, 18, not only attended Floyd Mayweather's title fight at the Las Vegas MGM Grand on Saturday, but Bieber also escorted the former Dancing with the Stars contestant into the ring while carrying two of the boxer's championship belts.

Bieber's appearance came as a surprise to those in the arena, though perhaps fans should have suspected something was up after the "Boyfriend" singer Tweeted earlier in the day, "cinco de mayo... #MayweatherCotto yeah @floydmayweather today is a BIG day."

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Chelsea Handler: I Dated 50 Cent 'Very Casually'

Chelsea Handler: I Dated 50 Cent 'Very Casually'

Originally posted 05/11/2011 06:30PM

Although Chelsea Handler and 50 Cent never officially addressed a romance, they didn't hide the fact that they were spending time together.

The E! talk show host, 36, and the New York-bred rapper had been spotted partying together, and even once Tweeted a photo with their arms around each other in bed.

But it wasn't until an interview with Piers Morgan on Tuesday night that Handler finally went on the record: "We dated, very casually."

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Chelsea Handler Gets Cozy with Andre Balazs at Sundance | Andre Balazs, Chelsea Handler

Chelsea Handler Gets Cozy with Andre Balazs at Sundance

Originally posted 01/24/2011 12:25PM

Andre Balazs appears to have earned five stars from Chelsea Handler.

The comedian and E! talk-show host kept warm with the hotelier at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, this weekend – even with her previously rumored love interest, 50 Cent, in town performing.

On Saturday night, Handler, 35, and Balazs, 53, caught the Florence + The Machine show at Bing Bar. "They were making out in the corner of the dance floor upstairs," says a source.

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Intruders Break into 50 Cent's Home … and Drink His Wine | 50 Cent

Intruders Break into 50 Cent's Home … and Drink His Wine

Originally posted 12/22/2010 12:25PM

Hopefully, the wine was good.

Two men were arrested early Tuesday morning for allegedly breaking into 50 Cent's 52-room Connecticut mansion – one of whom was found in a closet drinking a bottle of wine he had taken from the home, the Hartford Courant reports.

Alexander Hernandez, 19, and Santos Padilla, 21, were apprehended after security guards called police about a suspicious car in the driveway. Police said the pair had scaled a fence and entered through an unlocked door.

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Filed Under: Crime & Courts, 50 Cent
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PHOTO: Chelsea Handler Hops in Bed with 50 Cent

PHOTO: Chelsea Handler Hops in Bed with 50 Cent

Originally posted 12/13/2010 02:05PM

Could he be more than a cuddle buddy?

Chelsea Handler gave her followers an intimate look at her relationship with 50 Cent in a Twitter post Monday, saying, "I don't know why anyone thinks I would ever date a rapper."

Though the Chelsea Lately host, 35, once said there was "nothing to report yet" on her alleged romance with the rapper (real name Curtis Jackson), also 35, Handler now has something to show for it in the form of a PDA-filled photo of the duo snuggled up and kissing in bed.
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