Cheers to Gabrielle Union for spilling this pipping sizzling “Bring 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 cast mates have 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 see here after the movie wrapped, because once test-audiences saw the movie they wanted more of the Clovers,” she defined as clips of herself and her co-stars of colour performed within the background.
“We shot these [scenes] only for the trailer, not for the movie, to make people think we were in the movie more than we were. The end,” mentioned Union in her eye-popping submit, which has commanded over 1.9 million views.
The two-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 staff from San Diego, California and the unapologetically black “Clovers” cheerleaders of East Compton.
And mind-blown film buffs have been shocked to be taught that they’d been bamboozled by the movie’s false commercial.
“We were 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 have just given y’all more scenes,” mentioned one other.
Other infuriated followers took to Twitter, venting their frustrations over the flick’s fraudulent adverts saying: “We really got robbed [with] ‘Bring It On,’” and “[We] want a ‘Bring It On’ tell-all docuseries instantly.
Thus far, no different members of the star-studded “Bring It On” cast have overtly commented on Union’s jaw-dropping revelation.