50 Cent Issues Apology To Disabled Airport Employee

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  Rapper 50 Cent attends the "Southpaw" New York Premiere at AMC Loews Lincoln Square on July 20, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

50 Cent Issues Apology To Disabled Airport Employee

It's about time.

Published May 4, 2016

50 Cent caught a lot of heat recently when he posted a video on social media criticizing a disabled airport employee for being high and comparing him to the “walking dead.”

After much backlash, including family and friends of the targeted man speaking out against the Queens rapper, Fif has finally responded to the insensitive remarks.

“While the incident at the airport resulted from an unfortunate misunderstanding, I am truly sorry for offending the young man,” he said in a statement to the New York Post. “It was certainly not my intent to insult him or the disability community, which is a source of great strength in America. I have apologized personally to him and his family.”

The airport worker shown in the clips on 50’s Instagram page, which have since been deleted, is 19-year-old Andrew Farrell. His stepfather, Ken Kramer, told TMZ Farrell suffers from autism, Asperger's syndrome and has a hearing condition.  

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Written by Paul Meara

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