50 Cent, it looks like you are going to have to pay up!
*A federal judge in Connecticut has ruled that a lawsuit over a sex tape can proceed against 50 Cent, despite his bankruptcy filing. Why he leaked a sex tape to begin with is beyond me.
This is the deal…
A New York jury awarded Lastonia Leviston $5 million last week after determining the 50 Cent born Curtis Jackson III, didn’t have her permission when he posted online a sexually explicit video she made with her boyfriend.
The jury was to consider punitive damages Monday, but Jackson filed for bankruptcy that day in Connecticut, temporarily stalling Leviston’s lawsuit. Her lawyer alleged Jackson filed for bankruptcy to evade testifying in the New York case.
A lawyer for Jackson didn’t immediately return a message seeking comment on the judge’s ruling Friday.
The case resumes Monday.