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50 Cent Settles Suit With Taco Bell

Curtis James Jackson III -- 50 Cent to you and me -- yesterday settled the $4 million lawsuit he'd filed against Yum Brands' Taco Bell for using his name without his permission, Holly Sanders Ware reports.

Filed in federal court in Manhattan last year, the suit argued that Taco Bell used the rapper's name and trademark without his authorization to promote its low-cost menu items. He claimed the company enjoyed all the benefits of his "mega-star" publicity without having to pay him a multimillion-dollar fee.

"As is often the case in these situations, the parties have agreed not to discuss anything about the settlement except to say both sides are satisfied," says Peter Raymond, 50 Cent's lawyer.

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