Last night, TV One hosted the LA premiere for WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia BlakelyStory at The Harmony Gold theatre. This film marks the feature-length directorial debut for Tasha Smith and stars Niatia “Lil’ Mama” Kirkland, Lance Gross, Tami Roman, Tiffany Black and also guest stars Floyd Mayweather, Big Freedia and Lil Zane.
NOTE:Yours Truly was on the scene & will provide a FULL “personal” red carpet RECAP next week.
Special guests in attendance of last night’s screening included: Angela Bassett, Loni Love, Tiffany “New York” Pollard, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Safaree, Essence Atkins, Judge Faith Jenkins, Bresha Webb, Estelita, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Miracle Watts, MAJOR., Apryl Jones, Joy Rovaris, Jensen Atwood, Jon Chaffin, Jasmine Brand, Jackie Long, Flex Alexander, Ferrari, Christian Keyes, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Andra Fuller, Michelle Rice (TV One, Interim General Manager) and more. Following the premiere screening, the cast conducted Q&A moderated by Kevin Fraizer.
Photo Credit: Earl Gibson III for TV One
WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia BlakelyStory tells the tragic true story of Falicia Blakely, a teen mom from Atlanta who grows up in the fast-lane. When she becomes an exotic dancer, she attracts the attention of local pimp and predator, Dino. His empty promises of a life together turn Falicia into a pawn in his dangerous games, and she’s forced to prove her love for him at the expense of innocent lives.
“WHEN LOVE KILLS: The Falicia BlakelyStory” premieres on TV One, Monday, August 28th at 9/8c.