**Grr, says that picture, lol**So I was perusing MissInfo’s site today and saw an interview that Charli Baltimore did with Allhiphop about her relationships with B.I.G., Kim and Faith. I thought it was interesting because she was pretty much excluded from the Notorious film, minus a snapshot in a limo scene, but she did echo my claim that B.I.G. and Kim had a violent relationship…I’mÂ thinking that Big literally kicking Kim in the behind off of his tour bus is a good indication that it got physical between those two…
AllHipHop.com: They showed some violent scenes between Lilâ€™ Kim and Big. Did you witness any of that?
Charli Baltimore: The only violence I ever saw was a situation where Big and I were together on the bus and my clothes were strewn all over the bus and I couldnâ€™t figure out whyâ€¦I didnâ€™t know what was going on at the time. I said, â€œWhy are my clothes all over the bus like this? They were folded up nice and neat.â€ We were in the back of the bus and I walked off the bus and when I was coming back onâ€¦Kim was getting kicked off the busâ€¦foot to her butt, onto the ground. She had rummaged through my clothing, Big was upset about it and he kicked her on the butt off the bus. That was the only violence Iâ€™ve ever seen between them.
I mean heâ€™s never touched me on a physical level of any sort, so I donâ€™t know. But like I said, it was a while before I knew they had a personal relationship. We were in videos and everything together, Kim and I. We spoke, we had conversations and everything. Things got a little out of hand towards the end, but it was never anything physical, nah. Not with me and her anyway. Iâ€™ve never seen Big strike her. Iâ€™ve overheard conversationsâ€¦later, not during that timeâ€¦when I came into the industry where it was a weird conversation I overheard that said when you have a female artist, thereâ€™s always someone that needs to have sex with that person to gain control over the female.
I felt like that was the most ignorant thing Iâ€™ve ever heard and it was a conversation actually between Un and Big. So I guess they were debating who should have sexual control over the situation to garner control of the project, because towards the end of Kimâ€™s project there were a lot of problems. So I would say other than that, no Iâ€™ve never seen anything.
AllHipHop.com: You and Kim were in the â€œGet Moneyâ€ video togetherâ€¦you play Faith.
Charli Baltimore: Thatâ€™s another thing Iâ€™d love to clear up, please, if we can. Iâ€™ve said this a zillion times and for some reason people just never listenâ€¦I was not playing Faith in that video. Iâ€™m a Philly girl. They dye their hair all different colors. I actually had blonde short hair at the time, and Iâ€™m a teenager. Iâ€™m a teenager, never been in a videoâ€¦Iâ€™m not thinking if I have blonde hair Iâ€™m going to be perceived as Faith. That was not the intention. I would never as a woman, a self-respecting woman, portray another woman in a video. Unless weâ€™re doing a movie and weâ€™re doing some sort of biopic, Iâ€™d never portray Faith in a video.
I was portraying the person that Big was talking about in the song. It wasnâ€™t Faith either, it was just a record. It was never directed towards Faith. If I had brown hair, they would have never said anything of the sort. Just to clarify that, Big told me, â€œYo, before we do this video ma, please dye you hair back brown.â€ Iâ€™m a Philly girl, at the time Iâ€™m wearing weave, Iâ€™m like, â€œNo n***a I done dyed my hair blonde, Iâ€™m not dying it back brown. Iâ€™m standing my ground with the blonde hair.â€
If I would have known the repercussions that came behind me having this hair, and people saying I was dissing Faith or portraying her in any sense, I would have never done it. Big did definitely asked me to change my hair color. So no, as a self-respecting female, I would never portray another woman, especially someoneâ€™s wife in a video. I would never do that so Iâ€™d like to clear that up. That was never the case. I just so happened to coincidentally have blonde hair and thatâ€™s that.
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