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Saturday, August 23, 2014

On Thursday, the rapper 50 Cent posted a video on Instagram challenging the boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. to read one page of a Harry Potter novel aloud "without starting and stopping or ------- up." If Mayweather takes the challenge and completes the task, 50 Cent said he will donate $750,000 to any charity of Mayweather's choosing. The two men are former business partners who had a public falling out over $2 million Mayweather allegedly owes 50 Cent from a production company they began together.


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I'm not perceiving where the red meat for yellow dogs resides in this story.
TMZ wins.

#1 | Posted by snoofy at 2014-08-23 02:03 PM | Reply | Flag:

The challenge has been reduced to reading "Cat in the hat" on Jimmy Kimmel's show. A radio station played Floyd's attempt to record a drop for them. He reads as well as a 3rd grader.

#2 | Posted by sitzkrieg at 2014-08-24 08:49 AM | Reply | Flag:

What a crappy thing for 50 cent to do. He knows of the man's weakness and he is trying to embarrass him.

A subhuman piece of humanity...

#3 | Posted by boaz at 2014-08-24 05:47 PM | Reply | Flag:

Someone reading at the third-grade level can't read the first Harry Potter book? Hm.

That said, okay, yeah, this is a catfight between two people who had a falling-out.

But I have to wonder: The guy's a successful boxer with time to start production companies (one anyway)? Why then does he not have time to learn to read (at a higher level)? That's pretty important for a businessman to be able to do...

#4 | Posted by pragmatist at 2014-08-24 06:20 PM | Reply | Flag:

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