“The subsequent day she got here to work with safety,” claims McCoy.
Stacey Sprint’s time on VH1’s “Single Women” could have solely lasted one season, nevertheless it wasn’t drama-free.
Whereas LisaRaye McCoy has talked about one particularly tense confrontation between the 2 actresses on set of the present prior to now, she revealed new particulars throughout an look this week on the Hustling with Vivica A. Fox podcast.
“At first she was actual cool,” McCoy started in an unique clip from the upcoming episode. “I am simply going to place that on the market, she was courting someone. She was pleased.”
In keeping with LisaRaye, Sprint hadn’t informed anybody her man on the time was on the town and he or she, apparently, turned annoyed when the day’s shoot went late into the evening.
“It is like 2:00 within the morning and we’re nonetheless at it. And he or she will get an angle and he or she does not say her line to me,” continued McCoy. “So even the director was like, ‘Stacey, have a look at [LisaRaye’s character, Keisha] if you ship that line after which depart.’ So, by the fourth or fifth take I am pondering, ‘That is only a one-liner, like, woman, what’s the issue?’ And that is what I say.”
“And he or she seems and rolls her eyes, however you recognize I do not assume nothing … however honey baby, once I inform you when the director needed to come out and communicate to her, I had walked over to Stacey and stated, ‘Simply say the road,’ she put her finger in my face and stated, ‘You possibly can’t inform me something.'”
LisaRaye stated “you may hear a pin drop on set” at that second, earlier than McCoy “went Southside Chicago” on her costar.
“I simply stated, ‘Stacy, when you do not take your motherf–king finger out my face…’ however that is all I needed to say as a result of by that point she was taking her heels off and strutting to her dressing room,” LisaRaye continued, “and I used to be like maintain on, ‘You bought extra to say? As a result of I can meet you in your dressing room! You need it, you’ll be able to have it.'”
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In keeping with McCoy, Sprint confirmed as much as work the following day with a safety crew.
“She completely did. And I by no means stated this half earlier than, however she got here with safety and I used to be like, ‘Oh, what is going on on right this moment?’ and so they was like, ‘You! She introduced them in your ass,'” claimed LisaRaye. “I stated, ‘Get outta right here!’ I went to the rattling producers I stated, ‘Have you learnt how this is able to look if this will get out? That she needed to convey safety to set for me? It’s going to make me seem like I am a bully and y’all ain’t bought my again?'”
Although McCoy stated she threatened to remain in her dressing room till the producers straightened all the things out, the extra she thought of it, she talked herself into simply getting again to work.
“I stated you recognize what, I am larger than this, I got here right here to be skilled, I got here right here to be an actress. I got here to get my examine,” she added. “Let me go forward and do what I have to do as a result of one monkey do not cease no present.”
“After which she wasn’t actually that related or necessary to me both,” continued McCoy. “I simply actually did not assume it was that large. I believed it might be one thing she would recover from, however she simply carried it on, after which I heard she had issues with wardrobe and so they begin coming telling their tales, after which the producers … yeah, I used to be identical to, ‘Woman, please.”
Sprint left the present after one season, saying on the time she stepped away as a result of the collection filmed in Atlanta, whereas she and her children lived in Los Angeles. “I’ve to be again in L.A. with my kids proper now and the Single Women taking pictures location makes this unattainable,” she stated. “I want VH1 one of the best of luck with the present in sustaining the sturdy fan base we developed in Season 1.”
TooFab has reached out to Sprint’s reps for remark.
Vivica A. Fox’s full interview with LisaRaye drops Thursday.