Michael Blackson denies earning only $ 800 / day for the movie “Next Friday”

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“Thanks to ‘Next Friday’ I became the greatest African comedian.”

There has been a lot of conversation in recent days about the classic Ice Cube movie. Friday. Some social media users have accused Cube of “stealing” from actors like Faizon Love because Love only made $ 2,500 for his role as Big Worm in the stoner comedy.


Faizon Love hasn’t taken the bait of the trolls. Instead, the 53-year-old comedian thanked Ice Cube, his co-writer DJ Pooh, and Friday director F. Gary Gray for allowing him to be part of what he called an “iconic image”.

Now another member of the Friday The actors of the franchise came to defend Ice Cube and the filmmakers. Comedian Michael Blackson took to social media to share his thoughts on his presence in the Friday following Next Friday.

@ice Cube is not to blame that we are paid so little that it is the pay scale of the film industry. I was paid $ 800 a day when I did it next Friday plus overtime I earned $ 1200 for my one day job on “I can’t go crazy with this shit” Thanks to next friday i became the greatest african comic

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“[Ice Cube] is not at [blame] for us paid so little. This is the salary scale for the film industry. I got paid $ 800 a day when I made it Next Friday in addition to overtime, I earned $ 1,200 for my “I can’t go crazy with this s ###” work day. Thanks to Next Friday I became the greatest African comic, ”tweeted Michael Blackson.

Ghana-born Dr Blackson star also wrote on Instagram. “As with any other job there is a base salary for newbies, once you make a name for yourself you can demand any amount of money you want and if they want you they will pay. . [Ice Cube,] thanks for the Friday franchise because it brought me to where I am today. When I produce my film, I pay new neegas [sic] in food and p ####.

After its release in 1995, the original Friday became a cult classic that spawned the 2000s Next Friday and 2002 Friday after next. John Witherspoon, Chris Tucker, Nia Long, Regina King, Tom Lister Jr., Bernie Mac, Mike Epps, Katt Williams, Terry Crews and Rickey Smiley have appeared in at least one of the Friday movies.

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