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John Witherspoon revealed the actors in 'Friday' only made $5k each

With Last Friday, the fourth and final installment of the Friday franchise, getting the green light, John Witherspoon is now speaking out and spilling the tea!

The 76-year-old veteran actor and comedian recently revealed in an interview with Vlad TV that him and the rest of the cast from the first Friday film made $5,000 each.

Yup, only $5,000!

Witherspoon said, "The movie grossed $300 million! And they’re not gonna come back and say, ‘Look, we made a lot of money [and we are]gonna give y’all a bonus.’ That’s some bullsh*t - that don’t happen in Hollywood."

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The first Friday film was released back in 1995 and had a budget of $3.5 million. 

Aside from Ice Cube, who not only starred in Friday but also co-wrote the film, the cast included Chris Tucker, Bernie Mac, Nia Long, Regina King, and more popular actors who went on to have successful acting careers.

Witherspoon continued, “Five grand. Everybody else on the show, they’re gonna say they made more money, ain’t nobody make no money on that movie. Five thousand.” 

Watch the clip below: 


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