News: 50 Cent Finally Settles Baby Mama Drama, Granted Limited Weekend Custody
Thursday, Oct 23, 2008 6:00AM
After months of child custody disputes and court sessions, 50 Cent and his ex-girlfriend Shaniqua Tompkins appeared in a Long Island courtroom yesterday (October 22) agreeing to weekend custody rights over their 11 year-old son, Marquise.
According to the New York Post
, the settlement grants 50 the right to visit Marquise
one weekend a month, one month throughout the summer and on specified
holidays. Despite not being allowed his two requested weekend visits a
month, the G-Unit
leader expressed his relief that the proceedings have finally come to an end.
"I'm happy it's actually done with," 50 said outside of the courtroom.
no official reason has been offered for why the judge ruled against the
rapper's two weekend request, Tompkins justifies the decision as being
at their son's own discretion.
Marquise didn't want that," she told The Post
. "He's going to get visitation on his terms."
couple are currently scheduled to appear at a Manhattan courtroom in
January to address Tompkin's $50 million civil case against 50. In related news
, the platinum selling rapper has been tagged to star in director Gela Babluani's upcoming movie 13.
According to Variety, 50 will be joined by a stellar cast that includes actors Mickey Rourke and The Transporter action star Jason Statham. The film will be a remake of Babluani's Sundance-winning French version called 13 Tzameti.
English-spoken feature will center on a man who willingly steals an
unknown package that is expected to pay out a fortune in the end.
are still arising on whether or not other elements from the original
will resurface which follows a young character called "Sebastian" on
his path to an underworld of mental chaos where men gamble upon the
lives of other men.
13 will begin shooting November 17 in the New York City area.
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