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50 Cent pleads no contest to vandalism in domestic violence case, sentenced to probation

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Curtis "50 Cent" Jacksonwas placed on three years of informal probation and ordered to take domestic violence classes after pleading no contest to vandalism today in L.A. Curtis "50 Cent" Jacksonwas placed on three years of informal probation and ordered to take domestic violence classes after pleading no contest to vandalism today in L.A.
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LOS ANGELES  — Rapper 50 Cent has been sentenced to three years of probation after pleading no contest to vandalism in a case filed after an alleged fight with his ex-girlfriend earlier this year.

Los Angeles City Attorney’s spokesman Frank Mateljan says the rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, was ordered today to pay $7,100 in restitution and take year of domestic violence classes.

Jackson had previously pleaded not guilty to destroying items in his ex-girlfriend’s condo during a June argument. The woman had accused Jackson of breaking down a door and kicking her, but the domestic violence charge was dropped today.

Mateljan says the rapper must comply with a restraining order.

Attorney Scott Leemon said Jackson is pleased the case is resolved and the domestic violence charge was dropped.



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