50 Cent, the 36-year old rapper, in two separate interviews now says he supports same sex marriage:
I’m cool. I would like people to actually be happy.
Technically I don’t see where it fits into any religion. The Bible that they would read to marry you, it doesn’t have anything in it that says same-sex. If it does, then I would like someone to point out that interpretation.
I’ve encouraged same-sex activities. I’ve engaged in fetish areas a couple times. I’m for it. I’m wondering if I’m bad for promoting it when the president says it’s fine.
[See the Miami New Times for the full 32-minute interview audio.]
In a separate interview, 50 Cent added:
I think everyone should be happy. I think a fool is going to go against same sex marriage at this point. The President…look how long it took him to say he was for same sex marriages. You understand? I’m up for it. If everyone else is for it, then hey, to each his own. I don’t have personal feelings towards it because I’m not involved in that lifestyle. I want people to be happy. It makes for everything to be better.
Vibe Magazine adds that Will Smith and Jay-Z also have come out in support of same-sex marriage after President Obama did, and that “50 Cent is the latest rapper to stray from the stereotypica
It was less than two years ago that 50 Cent drew condemnation from many after he said via Twitter, “If you a man and your over 25 and you don’t eat pu**y just kill your self damn it. The world will be a better place. Lol.”
50 Cent has a tremendous influence over the Hip-Hop world, the music industry as a whole, and reaches millions of people daily.
50 Cent was ranked as the sixth-best artist of the 2000s by Billboard magazine. The magazine also ranked him as the fourth top male artist and as the third top rapper behind Eminem and Nelly. Billboard magazine also ranked him as the sixth best and most successful Hot 100 Artist of the 2000s and as the number one rap artist of the 2000s. Billboard ranked his album Get Rich or Die Tryin’ as the twelfth best album of the 2000s and his album The Massacre as the 37th best album of the 2000s.
Hopefully, he’ll take to Twitter and Facebook to share his thoughts on marriage directly with his fans.
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