50 Cent Sues Web Game Creator

Although Curtis James Jackson III is rather well of these days it still seems like he still wants to Get Rich or Die Tryin. This time he, and his group of crazy lawyers are unleashing The Massacre on a company called Traffix for use of his likeness in a web game called Shoot the Rapper, you know one of those silly adverts that appear at the top of web pages telling you to shoot something and “WIN $5,000 or 5 RINGTONES GUARANTEED”. It really does seem that Fitty is tired of getting shot at – apparently nine times was a bit too much.

The rappers lawyer, Peter Raymond, commented that even though the game doesn’t use his client’s name he insisted that “it looks like him, and there’s no doubt the character is intended to be him.” The lawsuit goes on to say the game was “vile, tasteless and despicable” and use of 50 Cent’s image that “quite literally calls for violence against” him was “completely unauthorized. $1 million is been sought in damages for the incident