Mary J Blige was so struck by how smart badboy rapper 50 CENT was on the set of her new single ENOUGH CRYIN' she now considers him a permanent friend. 50 Cent, who stars as the R+B singer's boyfriend in the forthcoming promo, made an immediate impression on Blige. She tells, "Me and my husband took him as a friend. "He's someone we know we could talk to and call on if we have a question because, quite frankly, 50 is very intelligent and we really appreciate his expertise and we really appreciate his opinions."