50 Cent Comes To Terrence Howard’s Aid Following His CAA Lawsuit

Image Credit: 50 Cent/ Facebook, Terrence Howard/ Instagram

Terrence Howard did not call for backup on his CAA lawsuit, but 50 Cent says he will get the actor’s money. The rapper seems to be on the lookout for underpaid actors from Empire.

50 Cent Reacts To Terrence Howard’s Lawsuit

50 Cent first teamed up with Terrace on his 2005’s Get Rich or Die Tryin’ semi-autobiography. The men are yet to collaborate on any hit project but the rapper seems to have his back.

At the moment, Fox Network and 50 Cent have agreed on a production deal, and the rapper is leveraging his influence to score Terrence a favor. Via Instagram post dropped on January 4, he quipped:

This is not the only Empire star who has complained about being ripped off or underpaid. Terrence’s on-screen wife, Cookie, played by Taraji P. Henson, cited the race cards as the reason for being underpaid. HipHopDX reported that 50 Cent also drummed support for her. Online, he goes:

“They dropped the ball fvck em @tarajiphenson I’m ready to work let’s get it! GLG GreenLightGang G-unit Film&Tv.”

Neither Terrence nor Taraji have acknowledged 50 Cent’s comments publicly. The actors are also yet to comment on their interest in working with the Power exec.

Terrence Howard’s CAA Lawsuit

On TV, the Empire star “Lyon patriarch” would have gotten his pound of flesh by hook or crook. Likewise, in reality, Terrence is telling the world that he got cheated by Creative Arts Agency via a lawsuit — and he wants the scores settled.

Last year, Terrence Howard filed a lawsuit against CAA, citing a lack of priority for him. Rather than put him on the priority list, CAA focused on Empire producers and the Fox Network.

Terrence cited “packaging” as the number one cause, maintaining that the agency received a cut from the studio after linking talent to a project.

James Bryant, Terrence’s attorney, laid bare the complexities of the lawsuit against CAA over a press conference. In his words:

“Over the last several years, agencies have become much more powerful and found a much more lucrative way of making money. It’s by being the packaging agent, where you represent actors, producers, production companies, and your own financial interest.”

On top of that, Terrence alleged that he was underpaid because of the color of his skin. The Empire star racked up $325,000 per episode. When compared to House of Cards star Kevin Spacey and Mad Men actor Jon Hamm, it was about $175,000 short.

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