Ice Cube Reveals Real Reason Chris Tucker Quit "Friday" Franchise, Claps Back At Faizon Love

Friday is a cultural phenomenon. Despite the 1995 buddy comedy stoner film having a budget of over $3 million, it grossed over $27 million at the box office and became a notable franchise with subsequent releases including Next Friday, Friday After Next, and more. The sequels did not earn the strongest reviews though, which could be because of Chris Tucker quitting the franchise after the first film. 

This week, Ice Cube is speaking out about Chris Tucker’s departure from the film series, explaining the real reason why he turned down a spot in Next Friday after it was rumored that he quit because of money.

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