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I provide for myself by any means.”This week, the name he borrowed has become a punchline for any number of jokes about the 40-year-old rapper and businessman, who filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a court in Connecticut on Monday.The news appeared to be evidence that Jackson’s fortune had waned along with his cultural relevance.The first man to call himself 50 Cent was Kelvin Martin, a petty criminal from Brooklyn, who was shot dead in 1987 and is said to have earned the nickname for his willingness to rob people regardless of how little money they had in their pockets.Curtis Jackson, the hip-hop star who would later take Martin’s moniker as his stage name, has said he did so because “I’m the same kind of person 50 Cent was.
This week, on the publicity trail for his latest acting role, in the boxing drama , Jackson appeared to acknowledge as much, insisting he is not broke, but simply – as his own lawyer put it in a statement – “reorganising his financial affairs”.“Walt Disney has filed bankruptcy. It means you’re reorganising your finances, but it does stop things from moving forward that you don’t want moving forward,” Jackson told E! A day later, he posted an image of himself on Instagram, posing next to a tiny Smart car with the caption: “Times are hard out here LMAO”.
His car collection in fact includes a Lamborghini, a Ferrari and a Rolls-Royce.