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Rick Ross

Bitter and Betrayed

Over Reebok Dumping

4/17/2013 12:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0413-rick-ross-reebokRick Ross is crestfallen over losing his Reebok deal because of that date rape song  ... but he's also bitter because he believes the shoe company owed him a second chance.

Sources close to the rapper tell TMZ ... Ross will lose between $3.5 million and $5 million ... he was getting a check each time he wore the shoes.

TMZ broke the story ... Reebok dumped Ross for releasing the song U.O.E.N.O., which includes the lyric: "Put Molly [Ecstasy] all in the champagne. She ain't even know it. I took her home and I enjoy that. She ain't even know it."

Ross issued a tepid apology ... suggesting the lyrics were actually misinterpreted.  He also pulled the song -- which was only on a mixtape.

But that wasn't enough for Reebok, which was taking heat from women's groups for keeping Ross in its stable of spokespeople.

Ross is telling people he was entitled to corporate forgiveness because he did so much for the brand ... bringing classic Reeboks back in style in the hip-hop community.

But Reebok was unmoved, saying, "We are very disappointed he has yet to display an understanding of the seriousness of this issue or an appropriate level of remorse."

In other words ... too little, too late, Rick.

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46.

Lindsay Lohan Fan Forever    

Hahaha and #BoycottReebok for even wanting to sponsor this fake liar initially.

533 days ago
47.

Mr. Clean    

Reebok owes him two things. Jack and ****.

533 days ago
48.

Rusty Shackleford    

the "second chance" was used when he claimed the lyrics "werent that bad"

533 days ago
49.

Wow ...    

Oh look, he mad. Perhaps Rick Ross should not endorse committing violent crimes against women. The guy is a total loser, refusing to take responsibility. He thinks he is entitled? Guess that explains why he doesn't want to get a sober minded woman's consent for sex. He has failed to realize the harm and therefore has not redeemed himself. No sympathy for him.

533 days ago
50.

Stan    

HEY FATTY FAT FAT!!!!

533 days ago
51.

Sam    

Not as bitter and betrayed as every female on the face of the planet.

533 days ago
52.

tracker    

Lets see how you misinterpret this.IF YOU PUT ANYTHING IN MY CHILDRENS DRINKS I CAN YOU WOULD NOT BE REMEMBERING ANYTHING...ANYMORE....

533 days ago
53.

Pinky    

Idiots that promote violence to another human being and the idiots that actually buy the garbage. We are surrounded by them.

533 days ago
54.

Stan    

What a Fatty Fat Fat....

533 days ago
55.

O RLY?    

LMFAO at Grimace and his entitlement issues.

533 days ago
56.

terry    

Yooo Brooo Yoy azz got flopped on da ground. Now you cry, By By By By. There's you a new song to sing. A grown man whinning like a teenager. Poor baby. Run around bare footed now. Hope they even take there shoes back.

533 days ago
57.

Enlightened    

He's shocked because he, and ALL rappers, spend their whole lives saying abusive things about BLACK women, and no one bats an eye. Black women not only TAKE IT, they think it's NORMAL behavior. But once these rappers attempt to reach a wider, WHITE audience, for the first time they see that not all women ACCEPT ABUSE. White women won't tolerate it and, thankfully, it is those women who got his fat ass fired. If only black women would learn that they, too, deserve better. They are so desperate for "men", they will accept ANYTHING -- violence, degrading language, multiple baby mommas, ANYTHING from the animals they THINK are "men." Black women, start demanding better treatment for yourselves and your daughters.

533 days ago
58.

The Patriot    

Mr. Ross,
Get a regular job like all of your fans. You can be great at anything. You are obviously not great at Rapping and Endorsements. Maybe you should move to Alaska and try getting on a Crab Boat. A new Career move might be good for you. Then if that doesn't work, and your'e out of Options....Become a Politician.

533 days ago
59.

billybob    

Fat Boss Rick Ross has to pay for his hoes. $5 millions less means for Rick much less 'rape fun'...

533 days ago
60.

Toilethead    

It's his own fault. Screw 'im.

533 days ago
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