50 Cent Charged with Kicking Ex-Girlfriend

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    Rapper 50 Cent (Curtis Jackson)

    Rapper 50 Cent has been charged with attacking his ex-girlfriend and trashing her Los Angeles condo last month.

    City Attorney Mike Feuer said Wednesday the 37-year-old "In da Club" singer is charged with domestic violence and vandalism.

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    Police say the rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, had fled the scene when they arrived on June 23 at a condo belonging to a woman with whom he has a baby.

    Police say they found the bedroom door kicked in, and damage totaling $7,100.

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    Police say the woman had been in a three-year relationship with Jackson.

    The rapper's representative did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

    If convicted, he faces up to five years in jail and $46,000 in fines.