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Pebbles slams TLC over ‘slander,’ promises to take action against them

Pebbles with her smash debut album in the mid-1980s

Pebbles during her smash debut album in the mid-1980s

Pebbles was buried under an avalanche of social media fan rage during, and in the immediate hours following, the airing of the VH1 original movie “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story,” which painted her as a ruthless, money-grubbing parasite who plundered the treasure chest of riches from the record-breaking girl group TLC during the early and mid-1990s.

Pebbles, who was born Perri McKissack and churned out her own monster smash hits in the 1980s, years before TLC came into existence — most particularly the joints “Girlfriend,” “Mercedes Boy,” and “Giving You the Benefit” — has snapped back at her nemesis TLC and the legion of haters who believe that she swindled the trio out of their deserved profits as the best-selling girl group of all time.

Both sides, TLC and Pebbles, have squabbled and bickered back and forth for the better part of 20 years. But on the eve of the “CrazySexyCool” movie premiere, and especially afterwards, Pebbles had a lot to say about how she feels and what she is going to do about what she considers the continual slander of her name and her musical legacy and pledges to take action against them. Take a look at what she had to say in her own words.


  1. Sherri Etienne on October 22, 2013 at 1:31 pm

    She #pebbles #perrireid knows she was dead wrong for that wack azzcontract. Her problem is, now so does everybody else in the world… SMH!

  2. Dee on October 22, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    Pebbles is a straight up BITCH. I find it sooooooo amazing how all these people are coming to praise and kissing her ass because they themselves are tying to make it into the music business and don’t want to rub someone they may have to come in to contact with. Pebbles can eat shit and die.

    • Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:46 pm

      I don’t like her. She has always had a nasty attitude and stiff upper lip with them sad old eyes as if she had been hoo-banged all her life. Them pretty outfits didn’t hide those sad eyes at all. There was something behind them eyes.

  3. Jehovah-Jireh on October 22, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    To think that she is a proclaimed Prophetess. In so being Jesus walked the earth and was slandered and lied on. Any true apostle of Christ knows this and walks that same walk. He did not concern himself with the lies, His concern was to come here and accomplish His God-given mission of what he was put here to do. If she is a disciple of Christ, she would do the same. So in saying this my thoughts refer back to the old addage “A hit dog will holler”. For me she just confirmed her guilt. True disciples keep it moving in the name of the Lord and roll with the punches. To be a disciple of Christ is to accept that you will not be liked but vilified.

    • Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:40 pm

      Thank YOU!

    • Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:45 pm

      I got to hide under this rock so people won’t single me out for nothing and I can go put my paper in Swiss bank accounts y’all…

  4. Leolion on October 22, 2013 at 2:10 pm

    Many in the music industry are proud of ripping of young and old artists,it is a sport to them

  5. Truthbe Told on October 22, 2013 at 3:15 pm

    It amazes me how many are making a judgement based on one side of the story. Who here has seen the actual contract? No one, 2-sides to every story. By the same token, I don’t see a lawsuit filed against Peebles by TLC…in all these years. They surely had the opportunity.

    • FirstPriorityMusic80sBest on October 23, 2013 at 5:27 am

      Your statement is true. However, what would have been the point of a lawsuit? The contracts were signed. Did they make sure they read it or understood it? Obviously not. Did they know enough to hire their own attorney? Obviously not. They got had. I can’t see how a lawsuit on their part could be a smart idea. That in no way gives Perri, or any other manager, agent, record label, producer, etc, acceptable carte blanche to take advantage of young artists who are too naive to know better. I find that type of thing morally & ethically reprehensible. I worked for a major label in the 80’s & I’m proud to say all of our artists got a fair deal! Most are still working & relevant in the industry today. It’s not a difficult concept. Treat people right!

    • Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:42 pm

      It’s difficult to prove or win when you have signed your life away and you also share the same accountants who will do what she says so they will get a big chunk of the pie!

  6. VLF on October 24, 2013 at 3:54 pm

    I just watched the vh1 TLC movie and if Pebbles is guilty of ripping them off then so is LA Reid the LaFace records and Clive Davis it’s all connected

    • Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:42 pm

      Sho You Right!!!!!!!

  7. Heather on October 24, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    Pebbles will continue to spend the money and live lavishly, but she will be haunted by the hidden truth. Now this also explains why she has tried to hide under the cross only to keep from being uncovered–and now comes her moment for the world to rip her.

  8. KimChi on October 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    Pebbles is STONE crazy and need to go sit down somewhere…preferably on something sharp and jagged.