50 Cent meets with Pelosi, lawmakers on Capitol Hill
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Rapper 50 Cent was spotted on Capitol Hill Wednesday, meeting with lawmakers about diversity and representation in the entertainment industry and reportedly advocating for Starz to remain on Comcast Xfinity.

The rap legend, born Curtis Jackson, tweeted a photo from the Capitol with the caption “My #1 Lady Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiHouse rejects GOP effort to seat McCarthy's picks for Jan. 6 panel GOP brawls over Trump on eve of first Jan. 6 hearing Five things to watch as Jan. 6 panel begins its work MORE - Big Changes Coming”

Rep. Bobby RushBobby Lee RushHouse passes host of bills to strengthen cybersecurity in wake of attacks OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Democrats lay out vision for Civilian Climate Corps | Manchin to back controversial public lands nominee | White House details environmental justice plan Democrats lay out vision for Civilian Climate Corps MORE (D-Ill.) also tweeted a photo with the rapper, lauding him for his TV series “Power,” of which he is the executive producer and star.


“Hate it or love it, shows like #Power matter b/c #RepresentationMatters. It is important that we see people who look like us in government AND on the big screen,” Rush tweeted. 

Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) also posted photos with the rapper.

Others shared their own photos and videos of the rapper’s visit to the Capitol.

Marisa Schultz, New York Post's Washington correspondent, tweeted that 50 Cent was advocating for Starz, the channel that airs "Power," to remain available through Comcast Xfinity. Xfinity will reportedly be dropping 17 Starz channels from their service this year, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

50 Cent posted on Instagram Monday attacking Comcast CEO Brian L. Roberts, accusing him of “f-cking up” “Power.”