Ice Cube Says Harvey Weinstein Sabotaged ‘Janky Promoters’ Movie


First Damon Dash and now . The West Coast legend has just lately shared that he too had a beef with Harvey Weinstein when making a film with the fallen Hollywood huncho.

As noticed on Page Six O’Shea was just lately fielding questions from followers on Twitter. While most have been associated to his spectacular music profession he was randomly complimented on his 2009 movie Janky Promoters. The “No Vaseline” rapper went on to element that the ultimate model that was launched didn’t get his seal of approval. Actually he didn’t even understand it was popping out.

“This film is bitter-sweet for me. We by no means had an opportunity to complete or promote Janky Promoters. Harvey Weinstein and his brother put this film out on DVD behind our backs earlier than we might end the movie. They really had editors end the film in secret. #JankyStudioHeadvertisements” he responded.

Naturally the tweet sparked up curiosity within the neglected flick and one in every of his followers advised that he end the undertaking the best way he supposed it to be. While it looks as if he’s well beyond that he revealed there’s one other means the general public can see what he had in retailer. “Search for the administrators minimize. My try to salvage the film… Its significantly better to me. Very underground. Not launched in too many locations.”

This will not be the primary time has expressed his frustration with Harvey and crew. Back in 2010 in an interview with A.V. Club he detailed business rule 4080. The Weinsteins f***ed me. [Laughs.] Yeah, mainly, they f***ed me. They was runnin’ by way of monetary issues, in order that they couldn’t put the film out on large launch. And they informed us we might promote the film to a different firm, give them their a reimbursement—I had cash tied in that film—after which launch it large. While we have been making the deal over right here, they put it out on DVD over there. And I came upon as a result of any person informed me, ‘I simply acquired the DVD for Janky Promoters.’ I went by way of the roof” he defined.

The buddy flick starred Ice Cube and frequent collaborator Mike Epps as membership promoters making an attempt to ebook Young Jeezy for a live performance. Their cash was brief thus comedic excessive jinks come up. While based on him “it was the shadiest sh*t that ever occurred” him within the film enterprise karma got here again tenfold to Weinstein. In November 2017 Harvey was accused by a number of ladies of sexual assault. He has since misplaced his firm and faces trial in May.

Trailer for Janky Promoters under in case you missed it.