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 PelosiMnuchin says he learned of Pelosi's letter to him about stimulus talks 'in the press' On The Money: Trump makes a late pitch on the economy | US economy records record GDP gains after historic COVID-19 drop | Pelosi eyes big COVID-19 deal in lame duck Pelosi challenger calls delay on COVID-19 relief bill the 'privilege of politics' MORE - Big Changes Coming”

Rep. Bobby RushBobby Lee RushHillicon Valley: Judge's ruling creates fresh hurdle for TikTok | House passes bills to secure energy sector against cyberattacks | Biden campaign urges Facebook to remove Trump posts spreading 'falsehoods' House passes bills to secure energy sector against cyberattacks Congress should investigate OAS actions in Bolivia 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.”