50 Cent has been spared from criminal charges in connection with a microphone-throwing incident during his Final Lap Tour. The incident occurred during a performance in Los Angeles, where frustration with malfunctioning microphones led the rapper/entrepreneur to toss one into the crowd, unintentionally hitting POWER 106 host Bryhana Monegain, who sustained multiple lacerations to her head and face.
50 Cent won’t face criminal charges for a microphone-throwing incident that occurred during his Final Lap Tour.
During an Aug. 30 performance in Los Angeles, the Power Universe mogul was performing with Compton rapper YG and grew increasingly frustrated with microphones being handed to him not working.
As a result, the New York City native threw a microphone into the crowd, inadvertently hitting Bryhana Monegain, a host from POWER 106. Monegain suffered multiple lacerations to her head and face, leading her to file a police report.
Following the incident, the case was presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office as a felony.
However, it was subsequently passed on to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office for further evaluation. The decision from the City Attorney’s office not to pursue criminal charges means that the TV mogul will not face legal consequences for this specific incident.
While the case is currently closed, it will remain open for a year from the date of the incident. This leaves room for the possibility of criminal charges if any further incidents occur between 50 Cent and Monegain within that time frame.
Despite the news of the dropped charges, neither 50 Cent nor his representatives have provided any comment on the matter.
Updated By: Chris Samuel (11/20/23 at 3:00 pm)
50 Cent is facing legal trouble after allegedly throwing a microphone at a fan during his Los Angeles concert. The incident has resulted in a criminal felony battery charge against the artist.
50 Cent has found himself in legal trouble after hurling a microphone into a crowd; injuring a fan. The incident, which took place during his Final Lap Tour at Crypto.com Arena on August 30, has resulted in a criminal felony battery charge against the artist.
In the midst of his performance, the rapper/television mogul grew increasingly frustrated with receiving malfunctioning microphones. Unable to contain his anger, he tossed a microphone from one side of the stage while Compton rapper YG was performing. 50 Cent also threw another microphone earlier in the show, but no one was injured.
Unfortunately, the throw struck a woman in the head, causing her injuries. The woman who was hit was Power 106 host Bryhana Monegain and she was taken to the hospital. Sources confirm that Monegain was not supposed to be in the restricted area off-stage, making her the sole victim of the microphone toss.
The injuries sustained by Monegain affected her head and neck.
50 Cent and his representatives have chosen to remain silent regarding the incident. However, no specific charges have been filed against the artist as of yet. The legal proceedings surrounding this incident are still ongoing.
During the Final Lap Tour, the Power mogul faced another obstacle when he was forced to postpone a show in Phoenix due to extreme heat. With temperatures exceeding 116 degrees, the safety of the audience and crew became a priority, leading to the rescheduling of the event.
In more positive news, 50 Cent recently collaborated with the Washington Commanders and his cognac brand, Sire Spirits. As part of the partnership, 50 Cent’s Branson Cognac will serve as the team’s official cognac, while Le Chemin du Roi will be the official champagne.
Throwing a microphone at a fan is not an isolated incident among rappers. Cardi B, known for her hit single “Up,” also had an encounter where she tossed a microphone at a fan in Las Vegas. Interestingly, the microphone used in the incident was later sold for $100,000, with the proceeds going to charity.
Originally Written By: Chris Samuel
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