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50 Cent uses Mary J. Blige’s ‘Power’ salary to prove he's serious about helping Actress Taraji P. Henson

The rapper-turned-television mogul, shared Mary J. Blige’s salary as evidence that he is serious about working with the Oscar-nominee Taraji P. Henson.

Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson campaigns Taraji P. Henson for 'Power' using Mary J. Blige's salary

50Cent flexes Mary J. Blige salary to prove he wants to help Taraji P. Henson.

The G-Unit founder also reached out to Henson’s ‘Empire’ co-star Terrence Howard to help him out.

On Wednesday (Jan. 10), The 'Power' and 'BMF' hopped on Instagram with a post of himself in a restaurant and a caption that mentioned STARZ gave Mary a nice salary to appear in the Power Universe. 

“Someone called me today thinking I was bullsh!ting about working with @tarajiphenson till I told them what I made STARZ pay @therealmaryjblige to be on GHOST, I ain’t out here fvcking around,” 50 wrote.

Last month, 50 Cent reached out to P. Henson via on social media after the Empire star revealed that she had fired her entire team for failing to take advantage of the show’s popularity. At the time, 50 said: “They dropped the ball fvck em @tarajiphenson I’m ready to work let’s get it ! GLG GreenLightGang G-unit Film&Tv.”


Mary J. Blige currently plays Monet Stewart Tejada in Power Book II: Ghost in what is her first-ever regular TV role. She was reportedly paid $400,000 per episode, making her one of the highest-paid women on TV and more than what Henson was receiving on Empire.

In addition to Taraji P. Henson financial struggle, according to the "Acrimony" actress she fired her team during a conversation with Variety last month. She mentioned there was an Empire spin-off in development focused on Cookie Lyons, whom Henson played, but nothing fully materialized. 


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