Before Naturi Naughton was known for her lead role in the hit series, Power, she portrayed Lil Kim in the 2009 biopic about the Notorious B.I.G, Notorious.

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Jamal Woolard was praised for his performance as Biggie Smalls, but viewers weren’t feeling Naughton. Kim wasn’t even feeling her, which she expressed in the past, and it resurfaced in a recent interview with Hollywood Unlocked.


“I’m gonna touch on this briefly because I think everybody already knows my answer to this, but I hated everything about that movie,” Kim said. “I hated it. Wasn’t involved in it. I actually had to get my lawyers involved which I ended up getting a check from it. That was the only reason I was [like] whatever.”

The Queen Bee added that production continued “without my permission” and she was upset that she didn’t have a say in who would play her. “I was not okay with that! I would have never picked her. Never, ever, ever. She has nothing in common with me. Nothing. No, seriously. I said it already, so I’m not gonna sit here and act like I didn’t say these things.”

Kim assured that she didn’t have a problem with Naughton before the film’s release. But she said, “I don’t like the way she’s been disrespectful about it. I wasn’t even like, basically blaming her, but she did like a whole documentary coming at me.” But she said she let it go because the actress didn’t “want this smoke.”

Naturi Naughton hit back with a clever response in her Instagram Story. “In the words of #BiggieSmalls … “MO MONEY, MO PROBLEMS” she wrote quoting the late rapper.

This message can also be directed to 50 Cent who is currently being dragged for making a joke about Naturi’s hairline on Twitter after she publicly said it offended her on Instagram.

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