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50 Cent mocks lavish lifestyle in advert

50 Cent has mocked his lavish lifestyle in an advertisement for a hostel company.

The rapper, real name Curtis Jackson stars in a new advert for online hostel booking company Hostelworld.

In the commercial, the In Da Club musician takes cameramen on a tour of a hostel in Barcelona, Spain in the style of the popular TV show MTV Cribs.

MTV Cribs, which ran on the music television network and its global affiliates from 2000 until 2011, saw celebrities allow cameras into their homes.

The hip hop star's hostel based version, titled In Da Hostel, sees him praise the temporary living accommodation's facilities including, a pool table, swimming pool, as well as its communal area and lounge.

"We are so happy to have converted 50 Cent into a hosteller - he's found the best way to live like a millionaire without having to part with crazy amounts of money in the process," Hostelworld chief marketing officer Otto Rosenberger tells British newspaper The Guardian. "We look forward to welcoming the rest of the world's music elite at our hostels very soon."

The rapper is known for his big spending ways but may have to limit his outgoings due to an ongoing bankruptcy case. 50 Cent has reportedly agreed to pay $23 million to his creditors over the next five years.

His financial difficulties have not stopped the star splashing the cash however, as earlier this month (May16) he gave $100,000 to an autism charity by way of an apology after posting a video of himself mocking a teenage airport janitor, who was later revealed to have the developmental condition, autism.

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