Janet Hubert Says Kenya Didn’t Pay Her For Appearing In Her Sitcom Pilot: “She Fooled Us All”
It looks like Kenya Moore can add another enemy to that ever-growing list. “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” actress Janet Hubert, who is widely known as the “original Aunt Viv,” is accusing Moore of stiffing her out of money.
Back in November, we told you that the Bravo reality star was filming a sitcom pilot for a new series titled, “Life Twirls On,” which she said would be loosely based on her life. Among the actors and actresses cast to appear in the pilot was Hubert; however, things went left when she refused to sign a form giving Bravo permission to film her for “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” According to Hubert, she declined because she finds the show to be “quite demeaning to Black women.” While she says it appeared that Kenya respected her decision not to film for RHoA, she apparently felt a way about it because Janet says the reality star refused to pay her. And now, she’s calling folks out on Facebook. Her initial post reads:
“Many thanks for all the likes. For Blacktors and Blacktresses everywhere…beware the new Reality TV Scam. Obtaining SAG contracts to promote their own story lines. I was used…beware Reality TV personalities! And all extras, when they want to pay you 10.00 an hour as they tried to do with me. Lost time sheets…Please share and beware!”
A couple of days later, she followed up with this:
“For all the actors that appeared on the Kenya Moore so called pilot, don’t feel bad she fooled us all, and used the wonderful Winsome Sinclair to cast this mess. My advice to you all next time never sign the release that Bravo tried to get me to sign. Only sign what you are supposed to and that is what is related to the union contract. These reality shows are not governed by unions. That is why they can get away with the stuff they get away with. It is like a freak show, do not be fooled by it. They will ask you to sign your life away…don’t do it.”
And then, this:
“I was in Kenya’s corner, I simply don’t understand someone who can turn on you like this. Last time I worked with someone this evil was on Fresh Prince. No more black shows for me.”
Hubert also released a video where she further explained the situation, which you can watch here. She then concluded the shade tour with an impersonation of Kenya for her “Blacktress” web series. So far, Kenya hasn’t responded to the allegations, but we’re sure that it’s only a matter of time. In the meantime, check out footage of Janet’s impersonation below.
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