“Give a Nigerian actor opportunity to play the character” Reactions as American rapper 50Cent set to make TV series about Hushpuppi

American rapper and producer, Curtis Jackson better known as 50Cent has hinted at making a TV series about convicted fraudster, Hushpuppi.

Recall that Hushpuppi was convicted of money laundering and was sentenced to 11years in prison

On his Instagram page, 50cent revealed his plans to make a tv series with the convicted Nigerian socialite, Hushpuppi.

“For my scammers I gotta do this one Hushpuppy series coming soon! GLG! GreenLightGang I don’t miss”.

Mo Abudu to turn Hushpuppi’s story into action thriller

Nigerian Media personality Mo Abudu had explained why she was partnering with the Will Packer Production to turn Hushpuppi’s fraud case into a movie titled “The Fall of the Billionaire Gucci Master”.

In a lengthy post shared on her Instagram page, Mo Abudu said when Hushpuppi’s story made headlines in the year 2020, she pitched the story idea to Will Power-Packer and James Lopez, and they bought the idea.

The media mogul opined that they won the right to produce the movie after a highly contested derby by several producers.

For her, the project was a dream come true as she had looked forward to working with Will Packer production and Universal pictures. on the project.

According to Mo Abudu, there are many lessons to be learnt from good or bad stories, and if they do not tell the story, someone else will and ensure the story was told with authenticity.

She added that Hushpuppi’s story is based on a real person whose story is already partly known to the world, but the film gives them a real chance to tell a cautionary tale about a character formed by his environment and life choices.

Hushpuppi sentenced to 11years imprisonments

Ramon Abbas popularly known as Hushpuppi had been sentenced to 11 years in prison by The US Central District Court in California.

However, Hushpuppi will spend only 9 years in US prison because he has already spent 2 years.

Kemi FIlani recalls that Hushpuppi was arrested in Dubai over defrauding victims of millions of dollars in several countries.

He pleaded guilty to conspiracy to engage in money laundering with multiple people within and outside the US to ladder the proceedings.?

He was sentenced after appealing to US Judge, Otis Wright, as he scored high in cleaning activities while in prison.

Meanwhile, Hushpuppi’s Instagram page, which has 2.8 million followers, has vanished from the image-sharing platform. It is however unclear whether it was officially removed from Instagram or if the page was temporarily disabled by someone with access to it.

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