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NYC Jury: 50 Cent Must Pay $2 Million More In Sex-Tape Case

Rapper 50 Cent must pay an additional $2 million in punitive damages to a woman featured in a sex tape posted online, a jury decided Friday. The decision came two weeks after jurors ordered the multiplatinum-selling artist to pay $5 million to Lastonia Leviston. Leviston's invasion-of-privacy lawsuit argues that 50 Cent, born Curtis J. Jackson III, posted online a crudely narrated 13-minute sex-tape that Leviston made with a boyfriend in 2008. In the video, he taunts rival rapper Rick Ross, who isn't featured in the video but has a child with Leviston. After the jury's verdict, Jackson filed for bankruptcy protection in Connecticut. He listed more than $30 million in debts,...

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