For a long time, Lil Mo and Michel’le seemed to be close friends on “R&B Divas LA.” But during the third season of the show, a rift seemed to form between the two and nearly caused the end of their friendship. By the end of the season, it looked like the two were finally beginning to patch things up and although we haven’t seen them on TV together in over a year, many fans assumed that their friendship was back on track. But that doesn’t seem to be the case anymore now that Lil Mo has come out and blasted the news that Michel’le is getting a biopic.
The big news came this week when Lifetime revealed that they’re making a biopic titled “The Michel’le Story” to cover the singer’s tumultuous and storied life. The film will focus on being discovered by N.W.A’s Eazy-E as well as her violent decadelong relationship with Dr. Dre, as well as her troubled marriage to Suge Knight.
Former “Lincoln Heights” actress Rhyon Nicole Brown is set to play Michel’le, actor Curtis Hamilton will portray Dr. Dre, and R. Marcos Taylor, who starred as Knight in Straight Outta Compton, will reprise his role in the biopic.
Well, Mo recently discussed the big news on her on “The Fam in the Morning” radio show and she told her listeners that she believes that their are other singers who were more deserving than Michel’le to get a biopic and said she’s “not here” for the film.
“For what? She’s not Mariah. She’s not J.Lo. She’s not Mary J. Blige. She’s not Faith Evans. And that’s not to discredit, but I have more hits than her,” Mo said.
She continued to blast the biopic, saying that Michel’le’s story will only revolve around Dre and that Michel’le may be legally blocked from talking about him too much in the film.
“What’s she gonna talk about? Dr. Dre? I don’t even think she’s allowed to mention his name. I think somebody’s gonna play him, but they’re gonna play their self,” Mo said. “But when we did ‘R&B Divas LA,’ she wasn’t even allowed to mention his [Dre’s] name.”
Ultimately, Mo argues that there’s not enough public interest for Michel’le to have a biopic.
“Who’s going to care? Real talk and I’m not trying to be funny, but I think there are other people that are deserving more of a Lifetime movie. I can see her doing a TV One ‘Unsung,’ ” Mo explained.
Well, do you agree with Mo or does Michel’le deserve a biopic? Let us know in the comments.