50 Cent's lawyer has responded after the rapper appeared to hit a concertgoer with a microphone.
Video footage shows 50 throwing the microphone off the stage at the Crypto.com Arena on Wednesday.
Scott Leemon told TMZ that his client "would never intentionally strike anyone."
50 Cent's lawyer has said the rapper "would never intentionally strike anyone" after he appeared to hit a concertgoer with a microphone during a show in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
Videos circulating on social media show the "In Da Club" rapper hurling what appears to be a defective microphone at a group of people to the side of the stage at the Crypto.com Arena.
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TMZ reported Thursday that the microphone struck Power 106 radio host Bryhana Monegain.
Insider was not able to independently verify TMZ's report, and a representative for Monegain did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Law enforcement sources told TMZ they believe 50 intended to throw the microphone at his crew situated in the production area, and inadvertently hit the concertgoer.
50's attorney, Scott Leemon, told TMZ that his client "would never intentionally strike anyone with a microphone."
"Anyone saying something different doesn't have all the facts and is misinformed," said Leemon.
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In photos obtained by the outlet, Monegain can be seen with a nasty cut on the center of her forehead.
Videos shared by TMZ also show Monegain being taken to hospital in an ambulance, as well as in hospital, with her head wrapped in bandages.
"It hurts so bad," Monegain can be heard saying in one video.
Monegain filed a police report citing criminal felony battery on Wednesday night, reported TMZ. Representatives for the Los Angeles Police Department did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The Game hits out at 50 Cent
Following the incident, rapper The Game, once a member of rap collective G-Unit alongside 50, hit out at his former colleague.
Sharing TMZ's video of 50 throwing his microphone on is Instagram Stories, The Game wrote: "Curtis, yo fat ass came to LA hittin women 🤔"
—SAY CHEESE! 👄🧀 (@SaycheeseDGTL) August 31, 2023
Fans also hit out at 50 over the incident.
"idc if you threw the mic intentionally or not … it messed that lady face up. Of all things to throw… a microphone ? Unprovoked," wrote one fan on X, the platform previously known as Twitter.
Another wrote: "Madness."
Representatives for 50 Cent did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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