50 Cent On Oprah Winfrey Beef: If We Can't Be Friends, Then At least Let's Be Enemies!!

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50 Cent detailed his long-running feud with Oprah Winfrey, and he says that she's had it out for him since the beginning of his career.

"She was completely against everything that was in my music," Jackson said speaking to The Guardian. "So she ain't never going to have me on that show. I'm never going to reach that platform, which is confirmation of you being a huge success. So I just said: OK, if we can't be friends, then at least let's be enemies."

He admitted that while his music is misogynistic, it is not her place to tell him what he can and cannot rap about.

"They are misogynistic, but the world is not under the same circumstances -- Are you going to tell a painter what to paint? I'm an artist. Why am I limited to what you feel should be said? In film and television, they will show art imitates life. Are you not aware of those situations taking place?

"[Winfrey] never asked me the question in the way you did -- The truth is, all things come from your experience. Like, I got shot nine times and I wrote music about it. Everyone writes something that can connect in a big way based on a painful moment, so you're saying we're not supposed to articulate or write it the way we experienced?"