Cheers to Gabrielle Union for spilling this pipping scorching “Carry It On” tea.
Union — who starred as “Isis,” the supreme pom-pom princess of the Clovers cheerleading squad, within the cult-classic — has followers of the flick flipping out over claims she and her black solid mates had been deceptively highlighted within the 2000 movie’s trailer.
“Story time!,” exclaimed the 49-year-old actress on the high of a now-viral TikTok video, which options footage from the official “Bring It On” teaser.
“So, we shot these snippets that you simply see right here after the film wrapped, as a result of as soon as test-audiences noticed the film they wished extra of the Clovers,” she defined as clips of herself and her co-stars of shade performed within the background.
“We shot these [scenes] just for the trailer, not for the film, to make individuals suppose we had been within the film greater than we had been. The top,” stated Union in her eye-popping submit, which has commanded over 1.9 million views.
The 2-decades-old comedy — which additionally stars Kirsten Dunst, 39, Eliza Dushku, 41, and Jesse Bradford, 42 — follows the rah-rah rivalry between the prominently white “Toros” cheer workforce from San Diego, California and the unapologetically black “Clovers” cheerleaders of East Compton.
And mind-blown film buffs had been shocked to study that they’d been bamboozled by the movie’s false commercial.
“We had been black-fished,” a shocked commentator wrote, likening the film’s deceptive trailer techniques to these of an internet courting Catfish. “That’s so evil. Why couldn’t they’ve simply given y’all extra scenes,” stated one other.
Different infuriated followers took to Twitter, venting their frustrations over the flick’s fraudulent advertisements saying: “We actually bought robbed [with] ‘Carry It On,’” and “[We] want a ‘Carry It On’ tell-all docuseries instantly.
To this point, no different members of the star-studded “Carry It On” solid have overtly commented on Union’s jaw-dropping revelation.