Smokey Robinson Furious With ‘Dreamgirls’

On NPR’s ‘Morning Edition’, Smokey Robinson said he is “very upset” over the “false information” in ‘Dreamgirls’. Talking about the character modeled after Motown founder Berry Gordy, Robinson said, “Nobody was paying us. So he (Gordy) borrowed $800 from his family’s fund and started Motown so that we could be paid. And for him to be maligned and made out like this villainous character is very, very, very offensive to me.” Listen to the interview here.

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