50 Cent: Trump winning presidency was ‘an accident’
Rapper 50 Cent says President Trump is an accidental commander in chief and that he thinks the real estate mogul “didn’t want the job.”
“To be honest, I think it was like an accident,” 50 Cent, born Curtis Jackson, said of Trump’s presidency during a Thursday appearance on CBS’s “The Late Show.”
“When something happens by accident, you’re not prepared for it,” the “Den of Thieves” star told host Stephen Colbert. “I think he was trying to get a great renegotiation for ‘The Apprentice,’” he said of Trump, the NBC reality competition’s former star.
“He wanted to lose the presidency. He didn’t want the job,” 50 Cent — who once hosted his own “Apprentice”-like show, called “The Money and the Power” — continued.
“Then when you win, you go, ‘What the f–k? So now I gotta be the president?’” the 42-year-old entertainer and businessman added with a laugh.
The Queens-born performer also mocked Trump’s tweet this week declaring he has a bigger “nuclear button” than North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
“That’s stuff you do in the neighborhood. Like if you know somebody got a problem with you, you’re like, ‘You want a problem? No problem,’” the “In da Club” rapper said.
“He’s bluffing. That’s how you bluff. But you don’t bluff with the entire world. What the f–k?” he exclaimed.
“He doesn’t want that smoke. We don’t want that smoke — like none of us. We don’t want that to take place.”
Jackson claimed last year that he turned down $500,000 from Trump’s presidential campaign to stump for the then-White House hopeful in an attempt to appeal to black voters.