50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather have been both close friends and bitter enemies over the years.
The superstar rapper and boxing legend were long-time pals until a spat following Mayweather’s release from prison in 2012.
50 claimed Mayweather owned him money, and a back-and-forth dispute began.
At one point, the rapper claimed his now-rival could not read.
He then made two public videos challenging the boxer to prove otherwise.
In the first clip, 50 said: “This is a special challenge for you Floyd.
“If you can read one full page of a Harry Potter book n***a, I’ll give $750,000 to whatever charitable organisation you want.”
He then followed up with a second clip and said: “I got a phone call from my man Jimmy Kimmel.
“Jimmy said if Floyd accepts the challenge, then he’ll put in on the actual show, so you can read it on his show.
“We don’t wanna put pressure on you, we know you can’t pronounce those words in that Harry Potter book, so we’re gonna let you read Cat In The Hat.”
Speaking to the Champside podcast in 2021, Mayweather reflected on the feud.
He explained: “You can’t hang out with me every day for years then all of a sudden if I don’t give you half of my company you’re like, ‘You’re dumb, you’re stupid, you can’t do this and you can’t do that.’
“But if I can’t do all these things, why are you hanging around with me? That’s all I’m trying to add.
“If I’m such a person that doesn’t know certain things, and I’m not that sharp, why you want to be around with me every day.”
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