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Will a court offer its 2 cents on 50 Cent?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by dooley_womack1, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

  2. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    Chilling effect. Next.
  3. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    Get off my log-on this instant!
  4. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Active Member

    Care to offer your four bits on this?
  5. pallister

    pallister Guest

    Two shaves and two haircuts?
  6. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    It's actually friends of 50 Cent who roughed up the kid.
  7. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    That, however, isn't what the lawsuit is about.

    Kid could sue the other two for assault. He could sue 50 Cent if he could establish a preponderance of the evidence that 50 Cent told them to assault him.

    Suing for "promoting a gangsta lifestyle?" Dismissed.
  8. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    The thread is being sold as if it is just some random kids influenced by listening to rap records.

    They are employees and friends of 50 Cent and Universal who supposedly roughed up the kid because he supported a business rival.
  9. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    I'll repeat:
    That is what is being stated in the lawsuit. That argument will never hold up in court.

    Kid alleges that 50 Cent ordered Yayo and whoever to beat him up because he supported a business rival? That might have some legs (if he has any evidence to back it up).

    Kid alleges that the assault happened because Universal Media Group is "promoting a gangsta lifestyle" is never going to hold water in court of law. First Amendment and all that.
  10. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Also in the article:

    The other charge is bullshit thrown against the wall that should be laughed at and thrown out of court the second the morons show up to file it. You are right, the argument will never stand up in court. It won't even be heard in court.
  11. bigpern23

    bigpern23 Well-Known Member

    That charge is one the kid could hope to win with (again, with evidence, yada, yada).

    Basically, though, the kid's lawyer is hoping to get an out-of-court settlement for more than he deserves for simply taking a beating.
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