50 Cent doubles down on Trump endorsement: ‘Don’t want to be 20 Cent’
50 Cent says he's voting for his financial interests
50 Cent has made it very clear he is not interested in Joe Biden’s plan for America.
The rapper went viral on Monday when he tweeted a picture of a chart indicating that Biden’s plans to increase taxes in New York and California could theoretically increase the tax rate to 62% for high earners. But today 50 took it a step further when he posted a Fox News clip of the hosts making fun of his post.
The rapper captioned the video saying, “?Yeah, i don’t want to be 20cent. 62% is a very, very, bad idea. ?i don’t like it ! #starzgettheapp.”
Fans quickly ran to social media to share their reactions. Many folks on Twitter expressed disappointment in the rapper’s support of Trump while others applauded him.
One user said, “50cent endorses Trump…2020 getting weirder by the minute.”
Another added, “I’m probably the only one not surprised at the #50Cent Trump tweet yesterday. Not only did he misread the tax plan he screen capped. Even if it was accurate, he’s shown he prioritizes money over people. 50 has been Trump-like for years, it’s more a shock people are just noticing.”
The rapper’s endorsement of Trump comes just days after news broke that fellow rapper Ice Cube announced he agreed to meet with the Trump administration to discuss issues that impact Black America. Trump’s son, Eric Trump, decided this would be the ideal opportunity to tweet a doctored photo of 50 Cent and Ice Cube together wearing MAGA hats with a caption that read, “Two great, courageous Americans,” per the AP. He has since deleted the tweet.
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