Marv Albert, the long-time NBA announcer for TNT, was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live and the musical guest that night was rapper 50 Cent. Marv Albert nearly found himself in a scuffle with 50 Cent’s bodyguards. Read more on Marv Albert and 50 Cent’s beef below.
Marv Albert arrived with his PR guy Jeff Pomeroy and there was reportedly a scuffle with 50 Cent’s bodyguards who were not familiar with Albert. A Kimmel show guard yelled out, “It’s Marv Albert” but this didn’t seem to phase 50 Cent’s entourage. There were reportedly curse words yelled and even a few punches.
Marv Albert made it to his dressing room but was thinking wtf? “Did you see that?” Albert said. “I thought they were kidding, but then I realized they weren’t.”
Kimmel said Albert’s appearance was at his request. “I’ve been a fan of Marv’s for a long time,” the late-night host said. “I appreciate great broadcasters who are distinctive. I like somebody who brings a real personality to the job but in a professional way. Your job is to call games, not tell jokes, not make yourself a personality. I think Marv is great.”
Don’t mess with 50 Cent you guys!
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