50 Cent insists he’s NOT on Ozempic while revealing 40lbs weight loss… two years after being fat-shamed over Super Bowl performance and turned into a meme

50 Cent took to Instagram Stories Wednesday, saying that his recent weight loss of more than 40 pounds is the result of time he’s spent in the gym, as opposed to taking Ozempic.

The Grammy-winning rap artist, 48, was seen in a clip for his 30.8 million followers, seated in a vehicle donning a Los Angeles Dodgers ballcap.

The In da Club rapper responded after his followers debated about how he shed the pounds in a series of social media posts he put up earlier this week looking slim.

50 Cent, whose full name is Curtis Jackson, appeared to be in a relaxed mood as he set the record straight on the weight loss speculation.

‘You want to talk about weight loss, I was in the gym, I was working the f*** out man,’ said the rapper, whose hits include Candy Shop, P.I.M.P. and If I Can’t.

The Grammy-winning rap artist was seen in a clip for his 30.8 million followers, seated in a vehicle donning a Los Angeles Dodgers ballcap

50 Cent, 48, took to Instagram Stories Wednesday, saying that his recent weight loss of more than 40 pounds is the result of time he’s spent in the gym, as opposed to taking Ozempic 

He continued: ‘They’re gonna says it’s Ozempic; I was running, I was running, I was doing what I had to do, you’ve seen me on tour, I run around.’

50 Cent then got specific on actual figures, saying, ‘I was 253 pounds, I’ve came down, I’m 210 right now – tell me how you feel about it; you tell me how you feel about it later.’

The rapper then changed topics, recommended the services of criminal defense lawyer Drew Findling, who has past represented high-profile clients such as Cardi B, Offset and former President Donald Trump.

An insider confirmed to Page Six Wednesday that the rapper had not used Ozempic, and that the weight loss had been the result of a ‘rigorous’ eight-month training schedule in which he hit the gym ‘three hours a day, every day.’

The entertainer had been focused on fitness in preparation for his Final Lap tour, which kicked off in July, the source said.

50 Cent’s comments came about two years after he was mocked on social media for weight gain during his halftime show performance at Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

50 Cent was a part of the all-star rap ensemble that performed at the midway pint of the game, which also included Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar.

50 Cent's comments came about two years after he was mocked on social media for weight gain during his halftime show performance at Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California

50 Cent’s comments came about two years after he was mocked on social media for weight gain during his halftime show performance at Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California 

50 Cent performed while suspended upside during the halftime show

The upside down bit was originally done in his 2003 music video for In Da Club

50 Cent performed while suspended upside during the halftime show, as the bit was originally done in his 2003 music video for In Da Club

Some social media users posted about 50 Cent's appearance in a portion of the segment in which he was suspended upside down

Some social media users posted about 50 Cent’s appearance in a portion of the segment in which he was suspended upside down 

50 Cent addressed critics who weight-shamed him in a 2022 Instagram post following the Super Bowl outing

50 Cent addressed critics who weight-shamed him in a 2022 Instagram post following the Super Bowl outing  

In the first portion of his segment, 50 Cent performed while suspended upside during the halftime show, reprising a bit he did in his 2003 music video for In Da Club.

Some social media users posted about 50 Cent’s appearance, and the musical artist addressed them in an Instagram post.

He said: ‘I call this teasing me, They’re just teasing me because they know I can drop the weight. That’s why I laugh with them. Fat shaming only applies when you’re ashamed of your fat. LOL.’ 

New photos of 50 Cent posted earlier this week sparked speculation about his weight loss

New photos of 50 Cent posted earlier this week sparked speculation about his weight loss 

The rapper said he currently weighs 210 pounds after reaching a high of 243 pounds

The rapper said he currently weighs 210 pounds after reaching a high of 243 pounds 

A number of the rap vocalist's social media followers commented on his svelte look

A number of the rap vocalist’s social media followers commented on his svelte look 

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