Scoop: 50 Cent counts down days until child support payments end

50 Cents' social media comments about being ready to stop paying child support are raising eyebrows. (Courtesy photo)

50 Cents' social media comments about being ready to stop paying child support are raising eyebrows. (Courtesy photo)

The family feud continues between 50 Cent, his oldest son Marquise Jackson, and the kid’s mom Shaniqua Tompkins.

Earlier this week, 50 Cent took to Instagram, posting a clock counting down the days until he no longer has to pay child support. (It’s Oct. 13, the day Jackson turns 21.)

Marquise cleverly and coolly shot back on social media “Don’t worry, I’ll make you proud. Just don’t forget to tell me happy birthday that day [because] you missed a few.”

Now, BET reports that dad also has decided to detach socially. In another online remark, the rapper asked someone to take the fact that Marquise is “50 Cents’ son” out of a post, saying, ”He is on his own path, doing his own thing.”

Some have called it “tough love.” Others say it shows he’s been an uninvolved father.

The rapper also had a few choice words for Tompkins, who wasn’t amused by his countdown.

In a recent post, he said, “If you hate me why you dont change your son’s name to tompkins. If im the problem why were you crying saying its your fault you didnt let him see his grand parents for 4 years?”


Sharon Stone tells Closer that she died and came back to life on a journey that took her “places both here and beyond.”

In the magazine’s current cover story, the 58-year-old actress said she saw a bright white light after suffering from a brain hemorrhage in 2001.

“I feel that I did die,” said the “Basic Instinct” star. “This kind of giant vortex of white light was upon me and — poof! I sort of took off into this glorious, bright-white light.”

The actress — red hot, married to newsman Phil Bronstein and living in San Francisco in 2001 — said she was met by “very dear” friends who had died on what turned out to be a quick journey.

“it was very fast — whoosh! Suddenly, I was back. I was in my body,” said the mother of three sons: Roan, 16, Laird, 11, and Quinn, 10.

She said of the experience: “It affected my life so profoundly that it will never be the same.”


Actress Kim McGuire, best known for playing Hatchet-Face in the 1990 John Waters flick “Cry-Baby,” died from illness Wednesday in Florida. … Stevie Wonder, Christina Aguilera, Chaka Khan, John Mayer, Anita Baker, Doug E. Fresh, Luke Jame and members of Prince‘s inner circle are slated to play a family-sanctioned Prince tribute concert in St. Paul on Oct. 13.


Musician Nick Jonas of The Jonas Brothers is 24. … Actress Alexis Bledel is 35. … Rapper Flo Rida is 37. … Comedian Amy Poehler is 45. … Singer Marc Anthony is 48. … Comedian Molly Shannon is 52. … Actress Jennifer Tilly is 58. … Actor Mickey Rourke is 60. … Illusionist David Copperfield is 60. … Actor George Chakiris is 84.

— Wire reports

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