50 Cent donates Gaddafi concert money to UNICEF

Last Updated: Mar 11, 2011, 15:54 PM IST

New York: 50 Cent has made a donation to UNICEF after performing for Libyan leader Muammar al-Gaddafi at the Venice film festival in 2005.

The rapper announced he would be making the donation after it was revealed he was one of a group of pop stars who performed for the Libyan leader``s family in the past.

"In light of the ongoing events in Libya, 50 Cent will be making a donation to UNICEF, which is providing vital relief supplies to meet the needs of women and children at risk during this crisis," the New York Daily News quoted a spokesman for the star as telling E!

However, the 35-year-old rapper did not reveal how much he earned at the Venice film festival gig in 2005.

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