50 Cent claims he’s not responsible for leaking a sex tape in 2009, which featured the mother of Rick Ross’ child. Instead, he says Ross leaked it himself, reports Billboard.
The feud between the two rappers began more than five years ago, after the Miami rapper ran into Fif at the 2009 BET Awards and looked at him the wrong way.
After multiple diss records, the beef peaked in 2010, when a sex tape starring Ross’ ex-girlfriend Lastonia Leviston with another man leaked online. She later sued 50 Cent for allegedly distributing the video after editing himself into it as a wig-wearing narrator.
50 filed a lawsuit last week, claiming he’s not responsible for the video’s release and wants Ross to pay for potential losses.
He also claims he only linked to the video and cites a radio interview with Ross and the Washington D.C. radio show “Live In The Den,” in which Ross said he would put a video with 50 Cent in a sex tape online, Courthouse News Service reports. The next day, the video appeared on ThisIsSabrinasSin.ning.com, a website that the complaint alleges Ross owns, according to an YouTube video posted March 8, 2009.
50 Cent claims that he “does not own or control the website ThisIsSabrinasSin.ning.com in any way,” and said, “Ross or someone under Ross’ control was the first person to publish the video online.”
The complaint continues, “Jackson did not publish the video online, but instead put an embedded link on BooBooTV.com to the Video that was posted on ThisIsSabrinasSin.ning.com.”
In addition to denying liability, he also asserts that if he is held liable, he is entitled to “contribution for Ross’ actions contributing to the loss alleged in the original complaint.”
“If Leviston should recover against Jackson for the allegations stated in her complaint, said damages will have been caused and brought about by reason of the wrongful actions of Ross.”