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50 Cent donates $100K to autism foundation after CVG video

July 20, 2015 file photo, actor/rap mogul Curtis "50 Cent" (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File) July 20, 2015 file photo, actor/rap mogul Curtis "50 Cent" (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
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    By now, you've probably heard the story about Rapper 50 Cent coming to Cincinnati to promote his vodka. 

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CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

50 Cent is offering a big chunk of change to an autism foundation after a now-viral video surfaced of the rapper mocking an autistic employee at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

Curtis James Jackson III – a.k.a. 50 Cent donated $100,000 dollars to Autism Speaks, according to the family of Andrew Farrell.

Farrell entered the internet spotlight when Fiddy accused him of being high on drugs in a now-deleted video. 50 Cent recorded the video at CVG after appearing at Jungle Jim’s to promote his vodka line.

On his web site, 50 said he “want to turn this misunderstanding into an understanding. There are people that are ignored, mistreated and neglected with disabilities that need our support.”  

He also called on “my fellow musicians, actors, entertainers and all others who may not have fully considered this cause to join together to help in any way they can."

The rapper also sent Farrell a short apology letter, but not before multiple businesses, bars and restaurants pledged to boycott his Effen Vodka brand.

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