50 Cent loses weight for new cop role

Rapper 50 Cent has been forced to quit pumping iron so he can tone down for a new movie role.

Rapper 50 Cent has been forced to quit pumping iron so he can tone down for a new movie role.

The once-beefy hitmaker has trimmed down and grown an Afro hairstyle to play a New Orleans, Louisiana police officer in upcoming film Microwave Park.

To make his weightloss more fun, 50 tells MTV.com he offered a challenge to his G-Unit posse - offering a cash prize to the associate who lost the most.

Filming on the movie, which also stars Val Kilmer and Sharon Stone, starts next month.

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