Mayweather’s reading skills came under fire last week when 50 cent called him out for a reading challenge and a video of him struggling to read a drop hit the internet shortly after. Floyd’s publicist Kelly Swanson came to his defense today by releasing a statement and video showing him reading a script fluently. Hit the jump for details.

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Via Complex Sports:

I have worked with Floyd Mayweather since 2005 and feel it is only right that I come to his defense. The unfair reports that Floyd cannot read, which have been posted on social media by various individuals and reported by certain media outlets, are simply not true.