Nowadays, things aren’t as tight with the former “Fab Five” members as Webber is not a big fan of the ESPN analyst’s “30 for 30” documentary on the group. In his eyes, his noninvolvement in the film was due to the folks behind the film approaching him only a week before filming wrapped on the project.
“The reason why I didn’t do the documentary is because I got a call. There were negotiations going on in different places, Webber said during an interview Wednesday (May 13) on The Dan Patrick Show.” “I guess someone promised that I could be in the doc. Because they knew I probably wouldn’t, they called and said, ‘hey, we want you to be in the doc.’ I said, ‘heck yeah I’ll be in the doc. What’s going on?’ He says, ‘we’re wrapping up next week, we need to get you.’ I’m like, I’m not saying I was John Lennon, but my story’s pretty big in there.”
Despite Webber’s claims, another Fab Five member, Jimmy King, isn’t buying his former teammate’s version of events.
“That’s a flat-out lie,” King told Yardbarker. “There is no way we would have done this production — I’m going to tell you exactly how it went down. When it was proposed, it was sent out over email to all of us.”
As for whether or not Webber likes the Fab Five documentary, he didn’t leave much to Patrick’s imagination.
“I love the guys, but I just think there was so much missed there. I think it was OK, except … I think it was … it looked like … it looked like, you know, what happens, a lot of people, after they retire or when they’re looking for a job or when they want to be relevant, they go back in time and kind of make sure their importance is really known, Webber said.
“My thing is it’s always been about us five. So when one guy has a million highlights of himself, as if he was the leading scorer and all the stories are like embellished, it’s just a little hard for me. But I think it was entertaining, there was a lot of truth in it. I think it was definitely good, it was OK. Yeah, it was good,”
Despite his feelings on the documentary, Webber still carries love for the Fab Five. Nevertheless, the film has spawned a different view of Rose for Webber, who alluded to a broken bond among the group he thought would remain grounded.
“I made an agreement when I joined the Fab Five not to be above the group. There was a chance to be above the group. I have stated consistently as a member nobody is above another. It’s just disheartening when you pay attention to those rules for 20-plus years and somebody wants to be ‘Hollywood’ and make it about them,” Webber told Patrick.
“To hear people now … just to be famous. No one ever loved the Fab Five. So why would you use us to tell stories to get that fake love now? Our whole heart was in not being loved. … I was disheartened by whatever someone is trying to create our legacy. Don’t try to go back and act like you were smart and a martyr, don’t do that. Just tell the story and let people have fun.”
The dissolution of Webber’s bond with the Fab Five, according to Rose, stemmed from Webbers infamous timeout in the 1993 NCAA Basketball championship game against North Carolina and the punishment he received over the scandal. Since that incident, Rose said two years ago that Webber disassociated himself with the Five.
While he admitted to being a “big fan of 30 for 30s” not complaining or being upset about the documentary, Webber revealed to Patrick that he “wasn’t too thrilled with [the documentary].“
Webber added that he has been working on a book for five years, which he says will air his story.
“I hope that I can give full context to my story,” he said.
For more on Chris Webber’s situation with Jalen Rose and the Fab Five documentary, click here.
Kim Coles to Host Cheron K. Griffin’s Long Awaited Book ‘134 Reason You Can’t Find a Man’
*Houston – Sensational and inspirational author Cheron K. Griffin is scheduled to release another masterpiece titled “134 Reason You Can’t Find a Man” on Friday, November 27, 2020 from 7-9pm CST. The Virtual Book Launch will be hosted by Actress and Comedian Kim Coles via Facebook Live (https://fb.me/e/34ykAbd1S). This is a book that will keep you at the edge of your seat and one you definitely do not want to miss. History will surely be made right here with learning and laughter.
Cheron K. Griffin has taken book and journal lovers to some unfathomably deep and extraordinary places, raising her writing skill’s reputation as one of the most explorative and experimental imprints in the novel world with every release. A multi-tendrilled hive mind that has potential to take book lovers even deeper into the unknown, Cheron K. Griffin makes her statement clear across this breathtaking new release.
The most impressive element of this book is its flow and evolution across its pages with every page giving one reason. The quality of the writing is extremely noticeable too, with every page sounding professional, both in vision and style. Through her signature style, Cheron K. Griffin has truly mastered her art, and is giving a new direction to the literary world with limited words.
“134 Reason You Can’t Find a Man” will show you the raw truth that among today’s growing single population, 63 percent have never been married, 23 percent are divorced, and 13 percent are widowed. There are 56.8 million unmarried women in the U.S. They account for 26 percent of the overall population. Worldwide, 4.3 percent of women get to their late forties without ever marrying. Gallup finds that about one in eight women aged 18 to 60 worldwide — 13% — are unmarried and have children younger than 15 in their household. However, this figure is sharply higher in a few regions, especially sub-Saharan Africa at 32% and Latin America at 24%.
Book lovers will literally get chills every time they read “134 Reason You Can’t Find a Man.” This is the type of book that sucks you right in and refuses to let you go. The delivery, the 134 reasons, and everything about “134 Reason You Can’t Find a Man” makes it a must-read!
About the author
Cheron K. Griffin is a Celebrity Life Coach serving Industry Leaders and Athletes in Personal Development and beyond. Her passion is guiding people to live their authentic lives while living on purpose especially regarding dating and relationships. Griffin is the author of five books and a motivational speaker that transforms individuals and empowers people to dream big and aim high. Griffin leads a spirit lead life and lives unapologetically offering no apologies. She lives in her freedom and is a voice to those who are afraid to talk. Griffin is the CEO of Grow A Girl Network, Inc (www.growagirlnetwork.org) and the creator of the I See You Suicide Prevention Campaign turned Movement (www.iseeyoucamp.com).
To learn more about Cheron, visit her website at www.cheronsworld.com. Check out her YouTube Page “Cheron’s World.”
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‘Life After Lockup’ Exclusive Clip: Lamar Reunites with Daughter Shante [WATCH]
*WE tv’s “Life After Lockup” returns this week with an all new epsiode that finds Lamar reuntiing with his daughter Shante reconnect.
“Growing up without my dad was really hard for me,” says Shante in the clip. “I only had one little picture to show me what my dad looks like. I missed out on a lot. I didn’t know who I was.”
Will old feelings come up when father and daughter reconnect or can they move forward?
Check out their emotional moment via our exclusive clip above.
— WE tv (@WEtv) November 25, 2020
Elsewhere in the episode, Lindsey hatches a plan. Shawn’s M.I.A. fiancée might be pregnant. Lamar’s secret meeting puts his relationship in jeopardy. Tennison storms off and Andrea loses it. Michael risks all with a sexy date, and Shavel’s family pressures her to cut off Quaylon.
Meanwhile, this season on “Life After Lockup,” the couples will face plenty of firsts in their new lives together – from new marriages to divorce, new homes to new children, all while living under the challenges of their parole. Possible restrictions abound: early curfews, random check-ins, drug tests, travel prohibitions, consorting with ex-cons combined with the temptations of alcohol and drugs, the stakes have never been higher. Will they stay together and stay out of prison?
Catch “Life After Lockup” Fridays at 9/8c.
‘I Don’t Need Practice Shots. Against You?’ Colbert Challenges Obama to a Game of ‘Wastepaper Basketball’ (Watch)
*President Barack Obama was in full “That’s what I do”-style trash talk mode when Stephen Colbert challenged him to a game of “wastepaper basketball” during his appearance Wednesday on “The Late Show.”
Colbert waited until Part 3 of the interview to ask #44 if he wanted to play, then had the nerve to ask Obama if he needed to warm up with some practice shots.
“I Don’t Need Practice Shots. Against You?,” Obama responded. When Colbert suggested they wager on the outcome, with Obama having to mention the host in his next book if he loses, Obama asked, “Well what if I win?”
“What do you want?” Colbert asked.
Obama shrugged off the whole prospect, saying, “Nobody’s gonna read your book anyway.” He then added, “It doesn’t matter, I’m not gonna lose.”
Colbert said he would donate to Obama’s library if he loses. And with that, the game commenced.
Obama was “crushed” by Colbert, 8 to zero.
“That’s what I do!” Colbert yelled mid-thrashing.
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