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饶舌歌手50 Cent申请破产:《美国破产法》第十一章是什么?

2015-07-14    来源:普特编辑部整理    【      美国外教 在线口语培训

美国饶舌歌手50 Cent申请破产保护

来自美国康乃狄克州首府哈特福特市的破产法院称 Curtis James Jackson III 的资产负债金额在 1 千万到 5 千万美元之间。而事件的另一焦点还在于一位法官裁决 50 Cent 需要额外支付给 Rick Ross 孩子母亲 Lastonia Leviston 500 万美元的精神损失费,其因为Leviston 的一卷性录像带散布在网络上。

很讽刺的是,有人曾问50cent:“你什么时候睡觉?”50cent说:“睡觉?只有破产的人才睡觉。”

Rapper 50 Cent has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, according to reports in the US.

The music star, businessman and actor, reported in court papers that he has assets and debts in the range of $10m to $50m (£6.5m- £32m), according to the Wall Street Journal.

The filing comes days after a jury ruled that he must pay $5m to a woman suing over a sex tape case.

50 Cent's 2003 album Get Rich or Die Tryin‍' catapulted him to global fame.

Real name Curtis James Jackson III, the Grammy-award winning rapper's business interests have included clothes, boxing, drinks, and mining.

His stake in VitaminWater reportedly netted him tens of millions of dollar when Coca-Cola bought the drinks brand in 2007.

Chapter 11 allows companies time to re-organise their finances while protecting them from creditors' demands.

The court case stemmed from a video in which the rapper is accused of adding a commentary to a tape that the woman made with her boyfriend. The tape was then leaked online.

In addition to the $5m penalty, the jury was due this week to consider punitive damages in the invasion-of-privacy lawsuit. However, it was unclear if this would go ahead.

Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Paul Wooten had requested that 50 Cent disclose details of his finances.(source:BBC)

《美国破产法》第十一章是什么?
Chapter 11 is a chapter of Title 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code, which permits reorganization under the bankruptcy laws of the United States. Chapter 11 bankruptcy is available to every business, whether organized as a corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship, and to individuals, although it is most prominently used by corporate entities. In contrast, Chapter 7 governs the process of a liquidation bankruptcy (although liquidation can go under this chapter), while Chapter 13 provides a reorganization process for the majority of private individuals.(source:Wikipedia)



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