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50 Cent Begs Spring Breakers to 'Go Home': 'Do You Want This to Be Your Last Spring Break?'

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Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson attends the New York Premiere of ABC's "For Life" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on Feb. 5, 2020 in New York City. 

Despite the government (and basically everyone else) asking the public to practice social distancing as the coronavirus spreads, a number of partygoers have flocked to Florida beaches to participate in spring break activities.

50 Cent isn't cool with that. In a new interview with WSJ Magazine, the rapper said, “People don’t hear alarms, they only see fires. A lot of them on South Beach and stuff like that, when they go out they’re only thinking about, ‘It’s spring break. It’s my time to have fun,’ instead of considering what’s really going on right now."

“Go home so you can have another spring break at some point!” he continued. “Do you want this to be your last spring break?! What the f—, bro? It’s not safe, I don’t understand.”

He also called out New Yorkers, who are living in the state with the most confirmed COVID-19 cases. "These people will not stop. When they said [the city] doesn’t sleep, it doesn’t sleep,” he said. “Really, they’re not going to stop. They’re going to be outside. Go in the house and chill out, man!”

While spending time at home, 50 Cent bluntly suggested working out. "I guess when I want to go to the gym I’ll go to a track and I’ll just run outside. Still, you know what they say, keep your social distance. Being conscious of that. But a lot of people are not making adjustments, so they’re just going to sit home and they’re going to get fat. They’ll get fat."


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