50 Cent made waves this week as he endorsed Donald Trump for president because of his favorable tax policies for the rich – and said he doesn’t care if the Republican ‘doesn’t like black people’.
But his famous ex-girlfriend Chelsea Handler did not seem too pleased about the revelation.
The 45-year-old comedienne replied to her rapper ex’s, also 45, tweet as she called him out for his support of the US President.
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Former flames: Chelsea Handler called out ex-boyfriend 50 Cent (seen together in 2011) for endorsing Donald Trump for president
Heating up: She referenced their 2011 relationship as she posted: ‘You used to be my favorite ex-boyfriend.
She referenced their 2011 relationship as she posted: ‘You used to be my favorite ex-boyfriend.’
50 Cent – real name real name is Curtis James Jackson III – responded to his ex as he urged her not to let the presidential candidates get in between them.
He wrote: ‘[Man facepalming emoji] oh my God this is effecting my love life now. @chelseahandler
Star: The 45-year-old comedienne seen last year
‘This is effecting my love life now’: 50 Cent – real name real name is Curtis James Jackson III – responded to his ex as he urged her not to let the presidential candidates get in between them
‘I love ya Gator, don’t let Trump and Joe Biden come between us girl. #starzgettheapp’
Chelsea kept the conversation going as she retweeted her ex’s latest tweet and even offered to pay his taxes.
‘In exchange for you coming back to your senses’: Chelsea kept the conversation going as she retweeted her ex’s latest tweet and even offered to pay his taxes
She wrote: ‘Hey f***r! I will pay your taxes in exchange for you coming to your senses. Happily! Black lives matter. That’s you, f***er! Remember?’
This came just two days after the In Da Club hitmaker tweeted a shot of the tax rates proposed by Democratic candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris.
The Biden proposals could see those earning more than $400,000 a year hit with rates of 62.6 percent for those who live in California residents, and 62 percent for people who live in New York City.
Sweet: The couple dated briefly in 2011
Lots of love: Despite the split the two have remained amicable
The If I Can’t rapper rapper wrote: ‘WHAT THE F***! (VOTE ForTRUMP) IM OUT. F*** NEW YORK The KNICKS never win anyway.’
He added: ‘I don’t care Trump doesn’t like black people 62% are you out of ya f***ing mind.’
Biden has pledged to hike taxes said for those earning more than $400,000, but has insisted there will be ‘no new taxes’ beyond that.
The latest: 50 Cent endorsed Donald Trump based on his tax policies in a tweet Monday, and said he doesn’t ‘care Trump doesn’t like black people’
50 Cent tweeted a shot of the tax rates Democratic candidate Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris are proposing in their administration
The current top U.S. statutory tax rate is 37 percent with the average earner in the highest tax bracket paying 26.8 percent after taking into account tax breaks, including loopholes, deductions, exemptions, credits and preferential rates.
It is not the first time 50 Cent has backed Trump – appearing to show his support for the Republican before the 2016 election.
In March 2016 he posted a photograph of the two of them together, with the caption: ‘Me and My President maybe, only in America’.
50 Cent also showed support for the president in 2016, posting this Instagram photo in the months before the election
50 Cent and Donald Trump are pictured together at the Vanity Fair Oscar party on February 27, 2011
The rap artist was met with a variety of reactions to his latest controversial post.
One user wrote, ‘Pay your fair share. You’re rich stop acting broke,’ while journalist David Leavitt called The Candy Shop rapper ‘a selfish piece of shit’ for putting his finances ahead of all other issues.
’50 Cent can go f*** himself for choosing his personal wealth over the health of the nation,’ Leavitt wrote.
The post also garnered support from conservative commentators including Candace Owens and Tomi Lahren, who wrote, ‘Welcome to the Trump Train!’
Reactions varied to the controversial posting from the rapper, as some said he was being selfish with his rationale
Mashup: One user photo shopped the rapper and the president together to reflect his endorsement
‘Welcome to the Trump Train’: Conservative political commentator Tomi Lahren reacted positively to 50 Cent’s endorsement