Chris Tucker Opted out of ‘Next Friday’ Because Ice Cube Didn’t Pay for ‘Friday’

Chris Tucker Opted out of 'Next Friday' Because Ice Cube Didn't Pay for 'Friday'
(FreshAsFrankie) For years, Ice Cube has been teasing another installment in his ‘Friday’ series, with rumors of the next movie including all the original cast members including Chris Tucker. Despite the reports, when asked about the film, Cube would always note that he could not get Tucker on-board for the project.

Now, it seems that Tucker has revealed his reasoning behind staying away from the project during a standup bit he recently performed. While on-stage, Tucker said he passed on “Next Friday” because Ice Cube failed to pay him for the first one. The comedian joked “Cube got mad cuz I didn’t wanna do part two. I told I ain’t doing it; I said no. He got mad. I told ‘You ain’t pay me for the first one, s**t.’ He gon’ give me some CDs and some weed. Hell Nah. You better give me some money!”

He went on to say that they made ‘Friday’ in 20 days and that he was just happy not to be touring, which made him do the movie.

DeRon Beasley is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of FreshAsFrankie.com. After starting out as a musician-producer he went on to study the music business and work in Urban Promotions, followed by artist management. Mr. Beasley entrepreneurial spirit has led him to launch numerous businesses in music and fashion marketing. He’s a huge fan of the ’80s and ’90s Hip Hop and R&B, and he’s a firm believer that Hip Hop Music will never die.

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