Chelsea Handler offers to pay ex-boyfriend 50 Cent’s taxes if he drops Trump support
The comedian says she can contribute to the hip-hop icon's bill if he changes his political affiliations
Chelsea Handler used to consider 50 Cent her “favorite ex-boyfriend” but after the rapper spoke up this week about his possible support of Donald Trump, she’s now willing to pay him to change his tune.
Earlier this week, 50 Cent — born Curtis Jackson — took to Instagram to urge fans to “vote for Trump” because he believed former Vice President Joe Biden’s tax plan to be too much of a liability to his pockets.
“WHAT THE F—! (VOTE ForTRUMP) IM OUT,” he wrote in the caption which accompanied an image from a news broadcast stating that high-earning New Yorkers might be taxed at a rate of 62%. “F— NEW YORK The KNICKS never win anyway. I don’t care Trump doesn’t like black people 62% are you out of ya f—ing mind.”
The next day, he doubled down on his disdain of the proposal, writing on Twitter, “Yeah, i don’t want to be 20cent. 62% is a very, very,bad idea. i don’t like it !”
“You used to be my favorite ex-boyfriend,” Handler wrote in response to the tweet.
“Oh my God this is effecting [sic.] my love life now,” 50 responded. “@chelseahandler I love ya Gator, don’t let Trump and Joe Biden come between us girl.”
In response, the 45-year-old comedian offered to pay the rapper’s taxes should he reconsider his support for the president. “Hey f–ker! I will pay your taxes in exchange for you coming to your senses,” she wrote on Wednesday. “Happily! Black lives matter. That’s you, f–ker! Remember?”
According to Billboard, 50 Cent once revealed during an appearance on The Late Late Show that he’d turned down a half-million-dollar offer to appear at Trump’s 2016 inauguration, saying “all money’s not good money.”
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