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Biggie's mum: 'Lil' Kim should be ashamed over race comments'
Notorious B.I.G.'s mother has lambasted the late star's mistress Lil Kim&field=search_cast">Lil' Kim - after the female MC reportedly branded the actress chosen to play her in biopic Notorious "too dark".
The rapper - real name Kimberly Jones - ignited a war of words with the slain hip hop legend's mother Voletta Wallace, and his widow, Faith Evans, insisting the pair helped producers of the big screen venture portray her in a negative light.
According to insider reports, Kim blasted the film's director George Tillman Jr.'s decision to cast singer-turned-actress Naturi Naughton as the pint-sized hitmaker - allegedly demanding the filmaker to choose an Asian or Hispanic actress to play her in the film.
And Wallace has backed-up the reports, stating she was disgusted after Kim branded herself a "white woman trapped in a black woman's body".
She tells Hip Hop Weekly, "She felt the character we chose for her was too dark.
"Do you know why the character was too dark for her? Because she's a white woman trapped in a black woman's body, and you can tell the world I said it, because those are Lil' Kim's words. She should be ashamed of herself."
She adds, "Tell Lil Kim to go find herself, go drink a cup of green tea and get a life! This movie is not about Lil Kim.
"She felt we used her character to promote (the project, but) this movie is about my son... Lil' Kim needs to go sit down."
The film tells the story of rap legend Christopher Wallace, also known as Notorious B.I.G., who was killed in a drive-by shooting in Los Angeles in 1997.
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