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Not a penny for 50 Cent suit

February 06, 2009|Associated Press

A New York judge has thrown out a $50-million lawsuit filed by an ex-girlfriend of 50 Cent who claimed the rapper promised to take care of her for life.

Manhattan State Supreme Court Justice Carol Edmead dismissed Shaniqua Tompkins' claims to half of 50 Cent's assets.

Tompkins and 50 Cent, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, have an 11-year-son. Tompkins said 50 Cent promised he would support her forever if he made it big. The judge said the case was "an unfortunate tale of a love relationship gone sour."

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