50 Cent Files Lawsuit Against Taco Bell Over Ad Campaign

July 24, 2008

50 Cent filed a lawsuit against the fast-food chain Taco Bell on Wednesday, claiming that they used his likeness in an ad campaign without his permission......Hollywood (ChattahBox) – 50 Cent filed a lawsuit against the fast-food chain Taco Bell on Wednesday, claiming that they used his likeness in an ad campaign without his permission.

50 Cent, real name Curtis Jackson, is accusing the fast-food giant of using his image without permission, and without paying him.

The lawsuit also stated that Taco Bell diluted his image by making people believe he endorsed the chain.

Taco Bell apparently set up their ad campaign to encourage the rapper to change his name to 79 Cent, 89 Cent, or 99 Cent.

The ide was to promote their Why Pay More? ad campaign.

50 Cent is seeking $4 million in damages.


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