Oh dear! Turbulent times within the UK showbiz scene folks.
Last night ‘friend’ to Mad News BAFTA Award winning director, actor, writer, producer and ‘saviour’ Noel Clarke went in to rant mode via his blog and blasted individuals (no names were mentioned) who he implies have stolen “the whole Hood thing” from him.
The star wrote,
“… now people I know are using the HOOD thing, and doing their own thing with it like it’s cool. I’m not gonna bad mouth anyone. But they should ask themselves if it is cool? Really?Not the film. The film is fine. I support the idea. I encourage you all to go do your thing, I got love for everyone I’ve worked with and they know I have. I have supported them, in public and behind the scenes on projects, with advice, hooked them up with other people who gave them work, got things done for them that I wouldn’t for other people… I want them all to succeed, get out of their area if they want and do big things, and I was gonna help them do that. but why steal my s**t to do it? Is that right?I sat on my arse when I was broke as a joke and made up the whole HOOD thing, now it’s getting used without me to make cash, and exploit people who won’t know it’s not me doing it. don’t tar me with that brush.It’s simple you do someone else’s thing WITH them, it’s a collaboration. You do someone else’s thing WITHOUT them. It’s called stealing, or as the lawyers have been calling it… Copyright infringement. (look it up)…(Jack of all trades, master of at least 2… Accept no imitations)P.S. Your thirty pieces of silver are in the post.”
Noel created the hit British film Kidulthood and it’s sequel Adulthood, and myself and fellow blogger London Diva believe that Noel is VEX with actor/friend Adam Deacon, who starred in both films and has now created Anuvahood.
Adam describes his project (Anuvahood) as being a “Kidulthood meets Friday type thing.”
Now I thought that Adam and Noel were working on this project together, and that Anuvahood was some sort of comedic Kidulthood/Adulthood spin-off , which had received Noel’s blessing.
But sadly this doesn’t seem to be the case….
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Success, fame and money can really ruin friendships.
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