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Who Fired 50 Cent's Baby Mama?

5/30/2008 10:48 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

A raging inferno broke out at a house owned by 50 Cent early this morning, and the local fire department tells us the fire is "highly suspicious".
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The fire broke out at the six bedroom, five bath house in Dix Hills, NY around 5:00 AM. Six people, including the rapper's ex Shaniqua Tompkins and their 10-year-old son Marquise, were in the house. They all were transported to the hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

The Chief of the Dix Hills Fire Department tells TMZ that dogs are currently searching the burned out rubble, as the intensity of the fire made it highly suspect. The Chief says they're searching for what substance possibly could have been used as an igniter.

The house has been the subject of a bitter dispute between Fiddy, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, and Tompkins. The rapper reportedly bought the home -- one of the biggest cribs in the area -- for a cool $2.4 mil in January 2007. Last month he tried to evict Tompkins and Marquise from the house, demanding she pay him $4,500 a month in rent.

Story developing ...

UPDATE 10:25 AM ET: Suffolk Police tell us they received a call at 5 AM. An off-duty police officer was driving by and stopped to help rescue the victims inside the house -- including a pet guinea pig. We're told injuries to all six victims -- including Tompkins -- are non-life threatening and they have been treated and released from the hospital. While they are currently investigating the fire's cause, we're told 50 Cent is not a suspect at this point.

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46.

sheikwil    

I don't like 50 Cent either, but I don't think he would have burn the house up because he had it for sale. I am sure that the court is making him pay a lot in child support for his son, so she could have probably bought her a house with the support money he is paying out. If he had given her the house, she would have papers to show that he transferred the house to her name. He might be ghetto and a thug, but he isn't stupid. He has parlayed his street cred. into making himself a multi Millionaire, so thug or not, he isn't stupid and everytime people buy that vitamin water they are lining 50 cent pockets.

She should have just moved, I don't blame him I would have put her butt out also, if she had some man living in his house and they aren't paying the bills. If he only has one child with her, who the heck were the other 4 people, it's not his job to take care of her, her boyfriend and other kids she may have with someone else or other family members if she only has the one child. give me a break. Now their butts are homeless and 50 will collect his insurance money. I have never depended on no man to take care of me, these gold diggers need to get their own.

2232 days ago
47.

mochabliss    

She seems quite a bit on the obsessed side, she CRAZY with ANGER. What person of color with a house full of folks will hear someone breaking in and not call the police, She in a white neighborhood they'd be there in 2 minutes. Come on now be for real. Women, you ain't gotta be drama to get what you want. Handle it like a business deal girl, your business is your son, has she even thought about what he will have to face from the ridicule. 50 tried to keep it flowing but she went above and beyond skitzo. She living big already and got greedy-she trying to get the Kim Porter fund but her ghettoism cloud her path. All the money she receiving is she paying her man because she look alot less than kept up. I mean no harm but damn can get get past the hoodrat look. Just saying...

2232 days ago
48.

abby    

i live in this town, and go to school with one of the kids. this is just sad.

2232 days ago
49.

nikki    

PEOPLE HAVE TO REMEMBER, JUST BECAUSE SOMEONE HAS ALOT OF MONEY, DOESN'T MEAN THAT THEY SHOULD TAKE CARE OF EVERYONE. HE ALREADY TAKES CARE OF HIS SON, BUT THE MOMMA SHOULD GET OUT AND GET A JOB. IF HE WASN'T RICH, SHOULD HAVE TO SUPPORT HERSELF. ALSO, TO BAD MOUTH YOUR SON'S FATHER IN PUBLIC IS NOT GOOD FOR THE CHILD. I'M NOT SAYING THEY HAVE TO GET ALONG, BUT THEY DO HAVE A CHILD THAT GOES INTO THE OUTSIDE WORLD, WHICH IS ALREADY CRUEL AND MEAN, BUT TO HAVE TO GO OUT WITH THIS KIND OF DRAMA HANGING OVER HIS HEAD IS WORST. SHE SHOULD SHUT HER MOUTH AND KEEP IT PRIVATE! 50 LOVES HIS SON TO MUCH TO PROVE A POINT BY ENDANGERING HIS SON'S LIFE.

2232 days ago
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Financial Investigator    

The house that burn down was Mike Tyson old home that he purchase for 16 Million Dollars and sold it for 2.5 Million when Mike Tyson was broke, what a crises, two thuds going down hill in time will all in broke and back to the hood

2232 days ago
51.

smiley    

crazy azz women good way to get her azz out but next time take your kid to grannys, then again as vindictive as women are, she probably did it, she given way more than enough go buy your own house. 9LAST I CHECKED SHE HAS ZERO ABLUMS)

2232 days ago
52.

royal j    

50- YOU SHOULD'VE GIVEN HER THE DAMN HOUSE AND LET HER AND THAT LOW LIFE MAN OF HERS PAY THE BILLS FOR ONCE!! WE ALL KNOW ITS THE $$$$$ SHE CAN'T STAND. I DON'T CARE WHAT ANYBODY ELSE SAY I LOVE YOU. SO LET THAT B*TCH ROT, LET THE NEW MAN IN HER LIFE TAKE CARE OF HER AND FIND A NEW HOUSE. NEED MORE ADVICE 50 LOOK ME UP,HOLLA!!!!!

2231 days ago
53.

Dakoola    

It is so obvious that this deranged woman set the fire. The police don't even believe her...you'll see in days to come that the evidence will point directly to Shaniqua. The jealousy is starting to sink in because 50 is a PIMP and he probably warns her about the fools that she entertains around his son. Typical Baby Mama Dram. She's caught up and won't act right so she lashed out by hiring some cat to torch the house, then she goes on TV to say that 50 did it. 50 is far more intelligent than that and would never put his number 1 son in danger. U will see that even his son will implicate his mother because she is a nut.

2231 days ago
54.

mellow    

Although thompkins is his baby mama and all, it seems six people is enough to say there was a party going on that got out of hand ? it will be interesting to find out if fiddy was asking for rent because of the number of people besides his son and baby mama occupied the house...and what was her relationship with those people?

2231 days ago
55.

mellow    

I DONT GAMBLE, BUT I BET 50 CENT [ S ] ON THE FACT THAT THE BABY MAMA DID THIS, IF SHE DIDN'T THEN SHE KNOW WHO DID... DAMAGE THIS HUGE HAD TO HAVE STARTED FROM THE INSIDE. OOHHH, THAT'S RIGHT FIDDY HAD A KEY...LOL

2231 days ago
56.

BlackBeauty    

50 did not have a problem with her staying in the house (rent free) until she moved her boyfriend and 3 other adults. Whys should he front the bill? He did the right thing, The only person 50 need to worry about is his son!!! She is taking his kindness for weakness

2231 days ago
57.

Dude What The    

Steve Silverman is a cronie of the fire dept and a fire buff. What gives? The police kept all media out of the scene, I mean really far away and they let this guy in to take pictures so he can be the only one to get good shots. Shots that he is selling everywhere to everyone. Sounds like preferential treatment and a conflict of interest in Suffolk County. Why does Suffolk County Public Information Bureau and Suffolk Police allow this double standard. Why was Silverman allowed to be there and everyone else had to stay away? News photographers have to compete with members of service now who are selling their images when no one else is forcebly kept away. Media blackout means exclusive dollars for friends of the officials.

2231 days ago
58.

Dude What The    

The following includes a correction of the above. 55. Steve Silverman is a cronie of the fire dept and a fire buff. What gives? The police kept all media out of the scene, I mean really far away and they let this guy in to take pictures so he can be the only one to get good shots. Shots that he is selling everywhere to everyone. Sounds like preferential treatment and a conflict of interest in Suffolk County. Why does Suffolk County Public Information Bureau and Suffolk Police allow this double standard. Why was Silverman allowed to be there and everyone else had to stay away? News photographers have to compete with members of service now who are selling their images when EVERYONE else is forcebly kept away. Media blackout means exclusive dollars for friends of the officials.

2231 days ago
59.

al    

Someone needs to check their data before putting it in print. The house cost him $1.4 million back in January 07, not 2.4 as reported.

2231 days ago
60.

NATALIE    

HOW COULD YOU ASK THE MOTHER OF YOUR CHILD TO PAY RENT WHEN SHE IS THE ONE WHO PROVIDES FOR YOUR SON. DOES HE PAY CHILD SUPPORT. SHE SHOULD TAKE HIM TO COURT AND GET A COURT ORDER FOR IT. THATS THE PROBLEM WITH ALL THESE CELEBS THEY THINK THAT THEY ARE HIGHER THAN THE LAW.I NEVER LIKED 50 ANYWAY HE COMES ACROSS AS ARROGANT WHEN REALLY ALL HE IS IS A BULLY THAT WANTS TO RUN THINGS HIS WAY. NEWSFLASH UR NOT ALL THAT !!!!!!!

2231 days ago
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