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50 Cent blames terrible first baseball pitch on ‘excessive masturbation’

The rapper made the crass confession during a Reddit AMA session yesterday

He isn’t a man known for his delicate turn of phrase.

But few expected rapper 50 Cent to blame his disastrous baseball pitch at a New York Mets game last week on “excessive masturbation”.

He made the crass confession during a Reddit AMA session yesterday (4 June).

Answering one fan who asked why he was so utterly terrible at throwing a ball in a straight line, he said: "I have a skeletal muscle injury on my left shoulder from excessive masturbation so take it easy lol[sic]."

However, it isn’t the first excuse he’s come up with for the pitch this week. Speaking to Good Morning American, he said the ball simply slipped out of his hand.

"I'm not a professional pitcher, I make music," he said. And, after his efforts, he should be encouraged not to give up his day job for a career in sport any time soon, either.

Nor should he sign himself up for any line of employment which allows him within a mile’s radius of a female member of staff.  Because elsewhere in the AMA, he threatened to grope Iggy Azalea.

“Iggy azalea's booty real or no?!!!” one fan asked.

“next time i see her ima squeeze it and find out for you ok. I will report back to you shortly lol [sic],” 50 wrote back. No capital letters, excessive amounts of sexism. All in a day’s work.

Now let’s take a look at that pitch again:

So much better the second time round.