Posted by Robert
Rap News Network
8/28/2003 9:21:35 AM
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Thug rapper 50 Cent and actress Vivica Fox finally came out as a couple on tonight’s MTV 20th Annual video music awards.
The pair sat in the capacity audience next to Eminem at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.
On the red carpet, the rapper appeared at the event in a silvery suit and tie, hat and doo-rag hand-in-hand with Fox, who was draped in a slinky, form-fitting dress.
The pair had already been spotted publicly but neither confirmed their status. Fox was married to a man known as 6'9 because of his height, but the pair were quietly divorced.
In the show monologue, host Chris Rock joked about 50’s rise to fame and acclaim.
“Music was so hard to sell [this year] that they had to sell it without mentioning the music. When 50 Cent album came out, I didn’t hear a damn thing about the music – All I heard is that he got shot nine times. 50 Cent took more shots to the face than [porn star] Jenna Jameson.”
Despite his romantic exterior, 50 showed his street mentality with a rendition of “P.I.M.P” with Snoop Dogg, a prostitute harem and several real pimps.
Rock also made a humorous, but socially relevant connection to the show.
“Today is the 40th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s 'I Have A Dream' speech. Isn't it good to see his dream came true?”
50 Cent went on to win a number of VMA’s including the coveted “Best New Artist” and “Best Rap Video” awards.
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