A member of 50 Cent's entourage was reportedly arrested for possession of a knife Thursday (March 3) as 50 and his crew entered CBS Studios
in New York City for an appearance.
Jean Bernard, 28, was arrested at the studios, where BET is located, while 50 Cent spoke with actors Vin Diesel and Jennifer Lopez on a BET
Early reports suggested that the person arrested was affiliated with 50's street team and not his G-Unit crew.
According to sources, the man was related to 50's close friend and G Unit member, Tony Yayo.
As 50's album, The Massacre,also dropped Thursday in stores nationwide, some have been predicting that the rapper will break a million sales.
50's opponents have accused the rapper of devising his beefs with Jadakiss, Fat Joe and The Game as a publicity stunt just in time to
promote his sophomore release.
Meanwhile, 50 has made history on the Billboard charts, holding three of the top five positions on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart, including "Candy Shop," at No. 1, "How We Do" with The Game at No. 4, and "Disco Inferno" at No. 5.