Rapper 50 Cent advised parents to let their children play his videogame despite the fact that it was rated mature, because its violent and sexual content.
The game, named 50 Cent: Bulletproof and forbidden to the children under the age of 17 in America, presents the rapper as the main character, making his way through New York City's crime underworld with armed guards and guns blazing.
50 Cent says: "Just because it is rated mature doesn't mean you shouldn't buy it for your kids. Play the game and explain to them what they are playing.
"I think everyone knows that a game is a game. There's the part where you actually press start on the controller - after that you are playing a game.
"The person that's influenced by a video game can be influenced by anything.
"If we have to take away video games, then we have to think about other things. And then we have no entertainment because we might influence somebody who's crazy."
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