Judge Mathis 50 Cent Might Be Doin' The Bankruptcy Shuffle

7/18/2015 6:56 AM PDT

Judge Mathis -- 50 Cent Might Be Doin' the Bankruptcy Shuffle (VIDEO)

EXCLUSIVE

Judge Greg Mathis had a knowing smile on his face when told our photog 50 Cent might be in more hot water than he thinks.

We got the TV judge outside the taping of the Comedy Underground Series 3& 4 in Glendale Friday night when asked the question that has perplexed many ... how can someone declare bankruptcy when they also say they're rich as f**k?

Hizzoner tell us with a wink ... there might be a little shufflin' goin on.