The mom, Lavonia Leviston, broke down in tears while clutching the hand of her lawyer’s wife as the jury returned their verdict against the rapper — $2.5 million in damages for violating her civil rights for using her image without her permission, and $2.5 million for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
Those figures could be multiplied next week, when the jury weights punitive damages against the “Get Rich or Die Tryin'” star.
Source: NY Daily News
During 50’s beef with Rick Ross a sex tape was leaked and now a jurors feel 50 Cent should pay for it. I assume 50 Cent will appeal the ruling. Would paying that much money be a fair punishment?