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50 Cent Responds To Jimmy Henchman’s Double Life Sentencing

50 Cent, who’s had a decades-long contentious relationship with James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, took to Instagram to weigh in on the latter's double life sentence.

50 Cent, who’s had a decades-long contentious relationship with James "Jimmy Henchman" Rosemond, took to Instagram to weigh in on the latter's double life sentence, as reported by AllHipHop. “See this is why we have to avoid negativity, and keep a positive vibe,” Fifty wrote before referring to Rosemond as a rat.

Since 2013, Rosemond has been in prison serving life for conducting a drug trafficking system. In a year prior to this sentencing, Rosemond was charged with a murder-for-hire plot of Lowell “Lodi Mack” Flectcher. The G-Unit affiliate's death occurred in 2009 following the 2007 assault of Rosemond’s then-14-year-old son. Rosemond was sentenced to life in prison plus 20 years.

The teen was traveling to his father’s office in New York City to conduct his internship, when G-Unit member Tony Yayo approached him, alongside members of his entourage. The boy was slapped, which proved to be consequential for Yayo who only had to complete 10 days of community service. According to Complex, Fletcher confessed he played a major role in the teen’s assault and carried out a sentence for two years. His release from prison in 2009 resulted in his murder.

Despite remaining one of the prominent suspects in Fletcher’s death, Rosemond told the news site that he’s innocent and never ordered a hit on Fletcher. “When [a contact] told me he had a way to get to Lowell Fletcher, I asked if he could bring him to me,” Rosemond told Complex in 2017. “What these guys went ahead and did was ended up killing Lowell Fletcher, which was not what I asked them to do.” In 2016, Rosemond's conviction was overturned due to misconduct on the judge's part, so a re-trial was underway.

Now, AllHipHop published that Rosemond has been handed a double two life sentences for Fletcher’s orchestrated death. The news site also notes this web of controversy was catalyzed by a rift between G-Unit and The Game (Rosemond was his manager), and several shootings in New York City. After the news, the 53-year-old penned an open letter for AllHipHop where he continues to promote his innocence.

“There is a sickness in this system,” he wrote. “My trial was covered up and drown out with unrelated shootings, hip hop gang fairy tales and non-existing ‘rap wars’ that never existed.” Rosemond also said he served as an example for others who tried to elevate their careers.

“When a trial isn’t about fact-finding to elicit the truth and condemn the guilty then it’s not about justice,” he wrote. “My trial was about grabbing a headline and building a prosecutor’s personal career.”

READ MORE: Jimmy Henchman’s Murder-For-Hire Conviction Overturned, New Trial Ordered

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Diddy Settles Sexual Harassment Lawsuit With Former Chef

Diddy has reportedly reached a settlement with his former personal chef in a sexual misconduct lawsuit that was filed in 2017, NBC Los Angeles reports.

The settlement stems from a lawsuit Cindy Rueda filed nearly two years ago. Rueda was reportedly Diddy's personal chef from Apr. 2015 to May 2016. She accused the Bad Boy mogul of sexual harassment and unfair wages. She claimed that she never received additional pay for extra work hours during her time of employment.

Additionally, she alleged that Diddy requested that Rueda serve breakfast to him and a guest in his bedroom. During those incidents, she said she was forced to see "Mr. Combs and his guest indisposed and engaged in sexual activity." Upon entering, she alleged that he would then yell and curse at her.

In Aug. 2017, a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge sent Rueda's case to mediation outside of the court due to the terms of an agreement she previously signed as an employee for Diddy.

The terms or value of the settlement has not been disclosed at this time.

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Jussie Smollett Facing Felony Charge For Filing False Report

Update: 8:00 pm ET (Feb. 20, 2019) - Jussie Smollett has reportedly been charged with a class 4 felony charge for filing a false police report, according to The New York Times. If convicted, he faces up to three years in prison.

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Jussie Smollett is officially a suspect in the alleged attack that occurred in Chicago earlier this year. Chicago Police Department spokesman Anthony Guglielmi  announced the news on Twitter on Wednesday (Feb. 20).

“Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony),” Guglielmi tweeted.

Case Update: Jussie Smollett is now officially classified as a suspect in a criminal investigation by #ChicagoPolice for filing a false police report (Class 4 felony). Detectives are currently presenting evidence before a Cook County Grand Jury. pic.twitter.com/FhDcbBKsuU

— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 20, 2019

Felony criminal charges have been approved by @CookCountySAO against Jussie Smollett for Disorderly Conduct / Filing a False Police Report. Detectives will make contact with his legal team to negotiate a reasonable surrender for his arrest. pic.twitter.com/LvBSYE2kVj

— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) February 21, 2019

The announcement comes only moments after video surfaced of the two brother purchasing ski masks, gloves, and other supplies in a local store. The Osundairo brothers were allegedly hired by Smollett to act out the attack.

Smollett has adamantly denied accusations that he staged the attack. His family, Fox, and many other celebrity friends also released statements defending him. On Wednesday evening (Feb. 20), Smollett's legal team (Todd Pugh and Victor Henderson) issued the following statement:

“Like any other citizen, Mr. Smollett enjoys the presumption of innocence, particularly when there has been an investigation like this one where information, both true and false, has been repeatedly leaked. Given these circumstances, we intend to conduct a thorough investigation and to mount an aggressive defense."

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Video Surfaces Of Osundairo Brothers Buying Supplies For Jussie Smollett Attack

A new video of the Osundairo brothers, the two who alleged Jussie Smollett hired them to stage an attack in Chicago earlier this year, has surfaced online. The video shows Ola and Abel Osundairo purchasing supplies that were allegedly used in the attack.

The video, which was obtained by CBS, shows the two brothers stepping up to the cashier's counter to buy ski masks, gloves, bandanas, sunglasses, and red hats that resembled MAGA hats. At one point in the video, Abel pulls his hood over his head, perhaps in an attempt to avoid showing his face on surveillance cameras.

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I tracked down surveillance of the Osundairo's buying supplies before "attack"

Sources say Jussie Smollet told brothers what to buy.

Countless phone calls placed for this.

Visited more stores than I wish to admit. @cbschicago https://t.co/GT6h2g6Y9a pic.twitter.com/ULr3UTDe9Q

— Charlie De Mar (@CharlieDeMar) February 20, 2019

CBS2 reports that the brothers bought the suspected supplies the day before the "attack" on Jussie. While previous videos obtained by the Chicago PD suggest the attackers were wearing ski masks at the time, the new footage does not confirm that Smollett orchestrated the attack.

The Empire actor has reportedly agreed to sit down with the police for another interview. Check out the new video below.

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