50 Cent credits 'being shot 9 times' for ripped look

London, Jan. 17 (ANI): 50 Cent, who is famed for his ripped body, has revealed that being shot inspired him to get this look.

The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Curtis Jackson, told the Today show that he first became obsessed with working out after he was shot nine times and "hurt pretty bad" in 2000, the Daily Mail reported.

In his new lifestyle guide 'Formula 50' - which promises a transformation in just six weeks - he touts the benefits of metabolic resistance training (MRT) and a protein-rich diet. (ANI)