Rapper 50 Cent Donates $100,000 To Charity "Autism Speaks"
|Rapper 50 Cent Donates $100,000 To Charity "Autism Speaks"|
The teen’s stepfather initially said he wanted $1 million from Fif due to harassment, but the family eventually asked the G-Unit mogul to donate $10,000 to Autism Speaks. 50—who filed for bankruptcy last year—not only went above that amount, but he also asked others to join him.
The former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO, who is said to be worth anywhere between $45 million and $100 million, initially wanted to donate the money directly to the family of
The money will end up going to the Autism Speaks charity, per the family’s request, and they hope to inspire others to donate through a GoFundMe page.
“I am OK with it all as long as the money goes to Autism Speaks,” Kent Farrell said.
Shkreli, who apparently once paid $2 million for a rare Wu-Tang Clan album, has also called on 50 Cent to match his donation, although there are conflicting reports over whether the rapper has committed to doing so.