Rapper 50 Cent suggested that Lil Wayne “got paid” to support President Donald Trump ahead of the 2020 election.
The 45-year-old rapper made the comments during his appearance on the “The Breakfast Club” radio show when the co-host Charlemagne Tha God asked him if he thought the “Lollipop” hitmaker was “paid” for endorsing the president days before the election. The clip was noted by Fox News in a piece published Thursday. (RELATED: 50 Cent Celebrates His Birthday With Gift Of $10K Worth Of Alcohol From Fan)
— Complex (@Complex) November 17, 2020
“So [Lil] Wayne definitely got a check then?” Charlemagne Tha God asked the rapper, born Curtis James Jackson III.” (RELATED: ‘I Never Liked Him’: 50 Cent Seemingly Retracts Endorsement Of President Donald Trump)
“Yeah, I’m sure,” the “Many Men” hitmaker replied. “Easily he got paid. He had the sweater and the picture.”
His comment about “the sweater” was in reference to a tweet from the 38-year-old rapper on October 29 showing him standing next to the president smiling.
“Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus besides what he’s done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan is going to give the community real ownership,” the “Sucker for Pain” hitmaker tweeted to his millions of followers.
Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus besides what he’s done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan is going to give the community real ownership. He listened to what we had to say today and assured he will and can get it done. pic.twitter.com/Q9c5k1yMWf
— Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) October 29, 2020
“He [Trump] listened to what we had to say today and assured he will and can get it done,” he added. Call me hand.”
As previously reported, Jackson himself made headlines ahead of the election when he slammed Joe Biden’s proposed tax plan and encouraged people to “vote for Trump.”
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50 Cent also denied any reports that he was paid to support the president, but did claim that he was offered $1 million to attend Trump’s inauguration. However, he didn’t explain when the offer was made and who the offer came from.
“I passed on that,” Jackson shared. “[The original offer was] $500,000 and it went up to a million while I was still confused whether I should do it.”