Floyd Mayweather Responds To Ongoing Feud With Rapper 50 Cent
Floyd Mayweather has admitted that he felt 'blindsided' by rapper 50 Cent's betrayal.
50 Cent has thrown various jibes at 'Money' over the last week including mocking his SuperBowl outfit and claiming Mayweather is 'running out of money'.
The undefeated boxer told NORE's Frinks Challenge per Urban Islands that he wanted to remain friends with 'Fiddy'.
"We could have stayed friends," Mayweather explained. "I never asked him to get a part of G-Unit or whatever he was doing, I just thought we just had a genuine friendship, that's what I thought, so it is what it is."
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"I've been nothing but good to him. I'm a hundred man. I've been nothing but solid with him. I'm a solid dude man, and he know I'm a solid dude."
50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, appeared on Hot 97 and claimed Mayweather is burning through his cash.
"I think he got to right now because the money's gone," Jackson explained per news.com.au.
"It's fight, get the money, spend the money, fight.
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"With the lifestyle that money's gone. Trust me. Now it's like if you call him he'll be at your local nightclub because he needs that action right now."
Mayweather is set to return to the ring this year for the first time since 2017.
The duo had been good friends for years but have been embroiled in a bitter feud since 'Fiddy' claimed Mayweather owed him money for running his stable.
Jackson is also credited with helping birth the Mayweather vs Conor McGregor dream fight.
UFC President Dana White revealed back in January:
I felt the demand for McGregor vs Mayweather, felt it, I knew it would be big, so we started talking," White said. "I bumped into 50 Cent in New York, and he said, 'Floyd wants to fight your boy.' I said, 'My boy who?'
"He's like, 'The Irish kid.' And I'm like, 'He'll kill him,' because I'm thinking MMA. He said, 'We'll box him.' I said, 'You guys are crazy.' He said, 'He's serious. I'll call him right now.' And then that's how it all really got started. And then everywhere I went, it was all anybody asked me about.
"Then once I started to really feel it, that's when I started to take it serious, and I made an offer."