Newswire: 50 Cent arrested for using swear words on stage in the Caribbean

Ah, the Caribbean. Balmy weather, crystal-clear water, and strictly Sesame Street language unless you want to go to jail. According to TMZ, that’s exactly what happened to rapper Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, who was arrested Saturday on charges of profanity after dropping some f-bombs during his performance of “P.I.M.P.

In a statement to Rolling Stone, 50 Cent’s representative said that the artist “was only booked to host” the St. Kitts Music Festival, but that when he arrived “the festival organizers asked him to perform.” It was at this point that 50 Cent should have studied Eastern Caribbean Law instead of doing a sound check, which would have revealed that cursing in public is illegal in Saint Kitts and Nevis. This is sort of terrifying. What if someone stubs their toe and yells out “shit castle,” or is cut off in traffic and calls the offending …

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