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50 Cent sues Taco Bell wont change name to 99 cent
Posted by: ferfux ()
Date: July 24, 2008 12:09PM

Rapper 50 Cent is suing Yum! Brands, and more specifically Taco Bell, after the fast food chain used his moniker in a hip-hop themed ad campaign without asking his permission or paying him a fee. In the lawsuit, Fiddy accuses the Bell of “diluting the value of his good name” when they encouraged the rapper to change his name to “79 Cent,” “89 Cent” or “99 Cent” in an open letter addressed to 50 and distributed to the press. It’s kind of like when Dr. Pepper penned that open letter to Axl Rose, offering free DP in exchange for Chinese Democracy, except that promotion seemed to make everybody happy. “As Taco Bell intended, many customers believed that 50 Cent had agreed to endorse Taco Bell’s products. Indeed, postings on numerous Internet ‘blogs’ castigated 50 Cent for ’selling out’ by his apparent endorsement of Taco Bell,” the suit states. Yum! Brands has yet to comment.

Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 07/24/2008 12:09PM by ferfux.

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Re: 50 Cent sues Taco Bell wont change name to 99 cent
Posted by: Gravis ()
Date: July 24, 2008 12:41PM

he already sold out long ago when he signed with a record label. not that it matters, he is just another retarded rapper without talent.

"the wisdom of the wise will perish, the intelligence of the intelligent will vanish."095042938540

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