When you were making the movie, were you aware that some people locally had concerns or were angry about the title? This is a movie. You have a whole bunch of women crying and hollering and trying to get attention from men and it's not about sex? I mean, it's not a comedy but it's got humor to it. Her latest role is in Spike Lee's "Chi-Raq," which is fitting — from an early age Pearson has spent considerable time in Chicago visiting extended family through her foster familyshe explained earlier this week when we met at Studio Hair Salon in the Morgan Park neighborhood, which is co-owned by her aunt Latania Allen.
So that's what the movie is:
'Snoop' from 'The Wire' makes the jump to 'Chi-Raq'
He's most definitely for the people. They know I probably got paid for a role or whatever. Pearson ended up serving six years in prison and thereafter made some radical changes in her life. This movie is not making fun of Chicago, it's nothing like that. It's a movement to stop the violence, and the women come with the solution — or try to find a solution — and they come up with this idea.