50 Cent Sued by Writer for Stealing Manuscript

Published: 10th September 2015 03:22 PM  |   Last Updated: 10th September 2015 03:22 PM   |  A+A-


WASHINGTON: Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent is in trouble, as a writer has sued the rapper for stealing his show idea. 

Larry Johnson, the writer, claims he wrote a manuscript in 2005 and sent it to Nikki Turner, who works for the rapper. Johnson claims that the book was eventually published elsewhere, but believes Nikki showed the manuscript to Jackson, TMZ reported.

Johnson claimed that a 2014 show, ‘Power,’ about a drug dealer who's trying to go legit, is same to same as his manuscript.

Sources have revealed that the writer is looking for a payout of USD 200 million to make things right.

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