50 Cent Cries During Oprah Interview, Discusses Origins of Their Beef [Video]

50 Cent broke into tears during his interview with Oprah Winfrey last night (June 10) on Oprah’s Next Chapter on her Oprah Winfrey Network.

During a segment in which he talks about his mother and grandmother’s care for him, a single tear rolled down his cheek.

“This is what kind of got me away from them upstairs—The basement,” he explained, showing cameras around his grandma’s basement. “Even though it was small. I was really running away from having to deal with people. I didn’t communicate well with the loss of my mom. I actually never really spoke to anybody about it. She was everything. She was like my mother, my father.  Everything. My grandparents always took care of me.

“My grandmother, she did…everything she could do for me,” added ’Fif, wiping the tear off his face.

From there, the conversation took a turn with Oprah trying to get to the root of the problem between her and 50.

“I would see moments where you would discuss your feelings on the culture and everything that was wrong with the culture was what was on my CD,” 50 told her. “I was like, ‘She doesn’t like me.’”

“You mean like the N-Word, misogynist views against women, violence?” Oprah retorted.

“I was like, ‘She don’t like me.’ If I can’t be your friend, at least let me be your enemy, so we can co-exist,” 50 responded.

Oprah then recalled an infamous quote from 50, dating back to 2006, when he told the Associated Press that Oprah’s show catered to “older White women.”

“When I read that you said that Oprah has all these White women watching her, I felt that was a pointed criticism that for some reason the fact that White women were watching the show,” Winfrey said. “The truth is if you’re in television, you need White people and Black people.”

To that, 50 responded.

“I had to create a reasoning why there was so many White people in the audience,” 50 said. “I was like, ‘You know what they look at? When she says things that they identify with, they think, Oprah’s a billionaire, I think like a billionaire.’”

Part two of Oprah’s interview with 50 is set to air next Sunday at 8 p.m. on OWN.—Mark Lelinwalla

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  • atown don

    2 FAKE people doing 1 FAKE ass interview…. Wow!

  • jssr

    If you think 50 cent is fake i would love to see who you think is real

    50 is by far the realest nigga in hip hop ever from his days as a street gangster to now

    • trey

      50 is fake as fuck. he aint true to none of his origins at all. hes just a rich ass fuckin bitch at this point.

  • markus

    2 fakes people who use to be real……


    GAME is the realleast fellas..support real hiphop..support the RED album..

    • watthefuckevaman

      dude,if it wasnt for fif, there be no game, im a fan of both artist. this is the first time ive ever heard about fif crying in public, game on the other hand cries like an emo at every moment he can. oh yea i do hace the red album and umm.. its fucking WACK!!

  • Tru Talk

    lmao… he teared up with one tear and people acting like he started sobbing lol!!!!! ppl jus continue to try ruin this man after he put so many out of the buisiness lol HATERS

  • aaron

    This was a huge come up for him….Oprah dont just sit down with anyone…..50 keep doing the dam thing…..I will always be a G-Unit solider!…..Gonna buy any album from you and your team!…Thank you Oprah…Now Sit down with Chuck -D and Ice Cube!..That will be amazing!..Hip Hop forever!

  • jaysonmanman

    50 gon get his own talk show on Oprah’s network.#WATCH!!!

    • http://google Hattie Low

      Now I will agree with you on that since they seem to hit off great in the interview. I am glad to see this side of 50!

  • http://google Hattie Low

    I hope he does get a show and have more stars on it, so they can show their real sides to the fans.

  • angelal

    I watched this interview and my heart was taken aback at how great 50Cents articulated his words. He didnt have to think of the questions at hand to deal with Oprah, he was coming from his heart, his mind and using his very own intelligence. This man has a heart for life!! We just dont see that in his music. He has a zeal for PEOPLE!! He loves his grandmother, he loves his son, he loves HIMSELF!! It was amazing seeing the side of him that we dont see on a daily basis. I LOVED HIM!!

  • JMG

    I am trying to figure this out, with this “50 is fake” talk? In contrast to who being “real”? I mean, dude’s whole background came from drugs and violence, which turned into a music career, which made him wealthy. What is he supposed to do, go shoot someone now? That is the issue with n*ggas…they always think we owe the hood something! The whole idea is to get out and live a better life, not embrace it, even when you have better options. That to me makes YOU fake. Yet in still this dude STILL gives money back to Queens and STILL supports his family living in the same house and even branched out to feeding kids, but we here talking about him not being “real”…WTF!

  • musichandra

    he was in love with chelsea handler… i remember that