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THINGS FALL APART: Chinua Achebe vs 50Cent

Did you know that in 2011 Chinua Achebe forced 50 Cent to rename his new movie?

The Rapper, 50 cent had titled his then forthcoming movie: “Things Fall Apart”.

He was contacted by Achebe’s legal team that he couldn’t use the title.
50 Cent went ahead to offer Achebe $1 Million dollars. Achebe felt insulted and rejected the money.
50 cent later renamed his movie:
“All Things Fall Apart”.

Note: Things Fall Apart was listed by Encyclopedia Britannica as one of “12 Novels considered the ‘Greatest Book Ever Written'”. The book was written by Chinua Achebe at the age of 28!

Now you know!

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