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 PelosiOvernight Health Care: Justices won't fast-track ObamaCare case before election | New virus spreads from China to US | Collins challenger picks up Planned Parenthood endorsement Why Senate Republicans should eagerly call witnesses to testify Trump health chief: 'Not a need' for ObamaCare replacement plan right now MORE - Big Changes Coming”

Rep. Bobby RushBobby Lee RushBiden endorsed by four more members of Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Bobby Rush endorses Bloomberg's White House bid Lawmaker calls for hearing into MLB cheating scandal 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.”