NEWSFLASH! Rapper 50 Cent says his extravagant lifestyle is all an act… at least that’s what he want’s the court to believe.
Fiddy…? born Curtis Jackson III, is ranked as one of hip-hop’s five richest artists by Forbes magazine but he dramatically downplayed his wealth when he testified in bankruptcy court about his finances yesterday (July 22, 2015).
The multiplatinum-selling artist appeared in Manhattan state Supreme Court Tuesday for a proceeding to determine possible additional punitive damages in Lastonia Leviston’s invasion-of-privacy lawsuit.
A jury has already ordered him to pay $5 million in damages in a lawsuit brought by a woman who said he didn’t have her permission when he released a sex tape she made with a boyfriend.
Leviston’s attorney questioned Jackson about his finances and the musician/actor totally denied owning most of his luxury items and claimed under oath that he rents, borrows and leases instead his expensive cars and flashy jewelry.
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