The Fix

Rapper 50 cent is willing to bet his career as a solo artist on the sales of his upcoming album “Curtis,” due in stores Sept. 11, Star Magazine reports. More specifically, the G-Unit founder is gambling the album’s success will outshine that of Kanye West‘s new album “Graduation,” also being released on Sept. 11. “If Kanye sells more records, I’ll no longer write music,” Fiddy said. Sigh. I think I might cry if Kanye keeps fiddy from coming out with another soulful, sensitive hit like “P.I.M.P.”

Singer/current actress Jessica Simpson got down with a little junk in the trunk recently, Us Weekly reports. The “Major Movie Star” leading lady threw a birthday party Aug. 4 for personal stylist and business partner Ken Pav