The New York Giants' win over the San Francisco 49ers may have been thrilling for fans across the U.S., but for one fan, in particular, the game was particularly rich. Rapper 50 Cent claims to have won $500,000 in a bet after the Giants beat the 49ers after kicking a 31-yeard field goal in overtime during Sunday's game. The Giants will now face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.
The Queens-native live-tweeted throughout the game to express his support for the Giants.
Man the GIANTS better win today. NEW YORK stand up, the rapper first tweeted. I love the bay but they get spanked today GIANTS let's go baby.
GIANTS that's all I'm gonna say. Show time hahaha, he continued as the game began to start. Hahaha Victor Cruz walking them down field lol.
When the game went into overtime, 50 Cent became nervous, tweeting: Overtime damn this is nerve wrecking lol let's go GIANTS.
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Nonetheless, the infamous rapper's team won the game.
I told you NEW YORK BABY game over hahahahaha, he said when the Giants won the game. Damn I would not want to be the boy who fumbled that ball.
Following the Giants' win, 50 Cent revealed that he had made quite the bet to see his hometown team win the game and make it to the Super Bowl.
Ok now what U 49ers fans was saying? Look at the bright side U can try again next year. I mean U can still come to the super bowl its cool, he said. And help sell hot dogs lol. GET THE F*CK OUT OF HERE oh I'm not gonna tell you how much I just won. LORD I'm GOD'S favorite lol.
The rapper eventually revealed that he had won $500,000 for the New York win, saying he would give the money to his Nana.
I'm giving this money to my nana she gonna faint LMAO all she do is go to the church, he said.
Sometimes I hear voices in my head they tell me thing. Like bet on the GIANTS so I listen now look, 50 Cent tweeted along with pictures of his hard earned cash. Gucci this is what I call MONEY BAG SWAG lol.
Born Curtis James Jackson III, 50 Cent is an American rapper, record producer, investor, actor and entrepreneur. He first rose to fame with his release of Get Rich or Die Tryin' in 2003 and The Massacre in 2005. Billboard has ranked him as the number one rap artist of the 2000s and the sixth best and most successful Hot 100 Artist of the 2000s. He is currently working on his fifth studio album.