Chris Tucker Turned Down $12M 'Friday' Sequel Provide As a result of Of Non secular Causes

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Ice Dice claims his Friday costar Chris Tucker turned down $12 million to play Smokey within the Friday sequels.

Smokey is without doubt one of the favourite characters son the present however he solely starred within the unique film and never in Subsequent Friday or Friday After Subsequent. 

“We have been able to pay Chris Tucker $10-12m to do Subsequent Friday however he turned us down for spiritual causes. He did not wish to cuss or smoke weed on digicam anymore,” Dice tweeted.

Tucker beforehand mentioned in an interview that he turned down the roles as a result of he didn’t wish to promote smoking weed.

“Again then, I gotta inform you, one of many explanation why I did not do the second was due to the weed,” he instructed All City Central. “As a result of I mentioned, man, that film grew to become a phenomenon. I do not need everyone smoking weed — and I by no means actually instructed individuals this as a result of I sort of forgot about it, but it surely was one of many explanation why I did not do it. As a result of I mentioned, ‘I do not wanna characterize everyone smoking weed.'”

“And that is one of many explanation why I mentioned ‘nah.’ I did not wanna preserve doing that character. It in all probability was good for me as a result of it stored me shifting to the following part and subsequent motion pictures.”