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50's Baby Mama -- Someone Broke Into the Crib

5/30/2008 2:25 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The lawyer for 50 Cent's baby mama, Shaniqua Tompkins, tells TMZ that she heard "someone" come into the house this morning at 4 AM, shortly before the fire broke out around an hour later.

Paul Catsandonis, Shaniqua's lawyer, tells us that his client is "traumatized" by the fire and that the kids are similarly in total shock. Six people, including Tompkins and their 10-year-old son Marquise, were in the house. They all were transported to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

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31.

Seriously    

and I think his real nickname in the hood is Fishy Scent. That being the case, Shanaynay should've just left peacefully. Now she'll probably end up in prison or county jail, just like Left Eye, (RIP).

2253 days ago
32.

Your MOM    

McDonalds is hiring the homeless

2253 days ago
33.

Tough times don't last, tough people do!!    


This story sounds real fishy; I believe 50 has the kind of goons on his payroll that would do anything for him. 50 is a real gangster a scary one. She should probably do what’s best for her family and comply with what 50 wants. He wants you out the house I'm sure he'll get you another one also there may be some docs stating that when they were together she could have half of everything were talking 100's of millions at stake. Lots to loose if she and her, there child are still alive. Its all speculation
but... could be true

2253 days ago
34.

just wondering    

to who much is givith, much is takith

2253 days ago
35.

Alexa De Paris    


#9, maybe you should go back to school & brush up on your "grammar" (the correct spelling) before you post.

Sorry, but as a former editor for several national publications, I just couldn't help myself.

2253 days ago
36.

L.A. Native    

No disrespect intended but this sounds like a repeat of the Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes fire!

2253 days ago
37.

CANDACE    

Hey Jaded!!! You need to go back to school also because it seems you have a problem with your punctuation as well as other things.

2253 days ago
38.

theGame    

She probably burnt it down in an attempt to blame her grotesquely disfigured face on burn scarring. I mean seriously I'm not sure which I find more attractive her or the brown eye of a dog??

2253 days ago
39.

Sam    

Wow, lol what kind of person tries to kill their ex, and son? Oh well, I'm sure on his next album, he'll make a track and of course people will help make these racist blacks richer and feel they are more above the law.

2253 days ago
40.

Russ    

Wow. Scary to think someone may have actually wanted them dead. Im a bit confused. If you heard someone ENTER YOUR HOUSE, would'nt you call the police?

2253 days ago
41.

.....    

I don't get how these gangta thugs like 50 and lil wayne get so rich in the first place. Don't the dingalings that buy their records understand that by doing so they are condoning the behavior of these bozos. Being uneducated thugs should not be celebrated in the first place.

2253 days ago
42.

MH    

Disgruntled men put their children in harms way all the time. And if that's the argument against 50 setting the fire, why would she put her TWO children in harm's way? It's amazing how many cases go through the family court system where the guy tells his ex, "I'll burn the house down."

The thing about six people being in the house is this: Shaniqua would have to either be in cahoots with the other adults in the house and thereby be at risk of someone turning state's evidence against her and getting caught OR she would be acting alone and risking the lives of five other people, not to mention one of the other people catching her sloshing gasoline or whatever around the house before the fire was set. If she set the house on fire and the other five didn't get out, she has five murder charges hanging on her head along with arson charges.

The six occupants of the house were rescued from an upper deck, if I heard correctly. Why would you set a house on fire and go UPSTAIRS? Harder to get out if you're upstairs.

She said she heard someone come in and yet TMZ took the liberty of twisting her words into "someone broke in." If there were six people in the house and she heard someone come in, she probably wouldn't call 911 because she thought it was someone who was supposed to be there. Duh.

2253 days ago
43.

lucky    

Shortly is not an hour.

2253 days ago
44.

Sam    

I don't think 50 burnt down that house, because it's pretty obvious she did it. Like Russ said, if she's claiming she heard someone come in at 4...then obviously she checked out the noise. That house is big, so she would have been up and around for 20-25 min, no way she went back to sleep if she's supposedly scared. If the fire was out of control at 5 am, then that means it had been burning a little while, since she was awake she would have smelled smoke, heard smoke detectors, and the house would have been salvageable. Hmmmmmm?

2253 days ago
45.

Ted    

Did he burn his lip or something else. Its a pinkish color.

2253 days ago
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