Jada Pinkett-Smith sat down with the Ryan Cameron Morning Show where she went into great detail about her disapproval of All Eyez On Me. “I wanted people to know that what you’re seeing in regards to my relationship with Tupac is not true, and that was important to me because,” Pinkett-Smith says as her eyes well with tears, “my relationship was really special and it was very complicated and I just felt like it was a huge disservice.”
Pinkett also explained that her main issue with the film was that it was exploitive of her relationship with Tupac and believes that the producers were money-motivated. “I thought it was just handled in a very disrespectful way, and I felt like it was exploitive of me and Pac, how they used our relationship to sell a movie, and I just felt like it was tomb-raiding in regards to Pac,” she said.
Jada went on to charge Black filmmakers to tell the stories of our pioneers correctly, because important to our culture. She tell Ryan Cameron, “I feel like we, as black people, we have got to protect those individuals that we say are important to us, to our history and to our culture. We cannot expect other people to do that if we’re not willing to do that ourselves. Pac is precious to us.”
Source: The Shade Room
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