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Apparently, the bromance that is Hosea Chanchez and Pooch Hall has grown cold. The “Game” star whom we’ve come to know as Malik Wright on the series recently revealed that his relationship with his former co-star has become quite strained since Hall left the show. We first learned that there was some tension between the former friends in 2013, but from the looks of it, things only worsened from there– and he’s not happy about it at all.

“I haven’t talked to Pooch; I haven’t talked to him. I would consider us to have been close at one point in time, but people change, you know. People change and things change,” he told Mara the Hip Hop Socialite.

According to Chanchez, before their March 2013 fall-out, Hall had already distanced himself from their friendship.

“No, actually before whatever happened on social media, I hadn’t talked to Pooch since then. Like whatever Pooch was going through, whatever was happening in his situation, I hadn’t spoken to him at all, so I don’t even know. The only thing I knew was all this stuff kept coming up on social media, and I felt like at a certain point in time, it was no longer about him as a first person; it started to affect the rest of our jobs. It all started to affect the rest of us, and it was that inconsideration, or not being considerate of fellow thespians and fellow artists, for me, that a certain point in time, I was like, ‘okay, there’s just no respect here.’”

He went on to say that Hall should have never allowed his gripe with BET and “The Game” producers to cause him to turn his back on his former co-stars.

“I don’t care what you and BET got going on, I don’t give a damn what you and the producers got going on, whatever your situation is didn’t stem from the rest of these artists that are still here. So have respect for the show, have respect for the people that built something with you. It ain’t all about you because you didn’t do sh-t by yourself. So at a certain point in time, you need to have more respect for the people that built something with you. Now I get that people have their issues with networks, producers, whatever. But at the same time, you have to come to a place where you’re like, ‘you know what? It’s not just me. It’s just not me’. And if you don’t do that, that means you’re not considering the other people, and when you don’t consider the other people, for me, that’s when I’m like, ‘Okay, I’m not considering sh-t you got to say.’”

As for what he thinks about Hall and Tia Mowry not returning to “The Game” for the final season, Chanchez had this to say:

“I really don’t care, I don’t. I mean, you know, honestly, I’ve thought about this every year like, ‘okay, well are they going to come back’. And then, at a certain point in time as an artist, as an actor, you’ve got to move on, and even with the producers, it’s like, ‘well okay, you know what? Whatever you guys’ decision was, whatever their decisions were, that’s between them and you guys’. I don’t want to really come to work all the time and have to deal with going backwards, you know?”

Check out Hosea’s full interview here.

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