Lifetime is reaching to keep the momentum alive, following the release of their groundbreaking documentary, Surviving R. Kelly, last year. Not only did they release a second part recently, but they’re working on more original content.
Hopelessly in Love is a limited docu-series exploring different tumultuous romantic relationships. One episode of the series is supposed to focus on Faith Evans’ relationship with the late Notorious B.I.G., and she’s not happy about it according to Page Six.
“I feel upset that I’m attached to it. I was told that it would be a positive piece with a little more of my personal background. It wasn’t pitched to me as a story rehashing the sensationalized events that took place,” she said. “I am beyond that and have no need to open old wounds, damage repaired relationships and, above all, soil the legacy of Christopher Wallace a k a the Notorious B.I.G.”
The trailer below described their relationship as “the most controversial love story in hip-hop history, told by those who lived it.” The singer told the outlet, “The Tupac stuff, the different women — how many times are people going to talk about that? It was supposed to be a love story, and it turns into cheating and [Lil’] Kim. We’ve come so far past that. [Lifetime’s] all about drama,” Evans said.
Apparently Biggie’s mother, Voletta Wallace, isn’t pleased either. Ms. Wallace is pissed. Everyone was blindsided. She has worked very hard for his legacy to be acknowledged in a more positive light. He’s nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. This [doc] is taking steps backward.” Evans adds she won’t promote the episode. “It’s about my morals. I would never do business I’m not proud of at this point in my career. I’m not happy,” she said.