Jada Pinkett Smith? Bashes 'Deeply Hurtful' Tupac Biopic

 Jada Pinkett Smith at TCL Chinese Theatre on Feb. 24, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif.
Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic

 Jada Pinkett Smith at TCL Chinese Theatre on Feb. 24, 2015 in Hollywood, Calif. 

Jada Pinkett Smith‏ made it clear on Friday morning she is not a fan of the new film about her close friend, the late rapper Tupac Shakur

In a series of tweets, Smith called the All Eyez on Me, starring newcomer Demetrius Shipp Jr., "deeply hurtful." 

"Forgive me ... my relationship to Pac is too precious to me for the scenes in All Eyez On Me to stand as truth," Smith began. "Pac never read me that poem. I didn't know that poem existed until it was printed in his book." 

Smith is played by Kat Graham in Benny Boom’s biopic.

"Pac never said goodbye to me before leaving for LA. He had to leave abruptly and it wasn't to pursue his career. I've never been to any of Pac's shows by his request. We never had an argument backstage." 

Smith concluded with, "The reimagining of my relationship to Pac has been deeply hurtful."

All Eyez on Me has also been hit with numerous negative reviews, the picture being called "uniformly uninspired" and "a muddled vision of Tupac."

This article was originally published on The Hollywood Reporter.

THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.