A representative for
Lil’ Kim has responded to allegations that a Washington based film company
was never paid for work on a yet-to-be released video from her album, The
Kim, who is serving 366 days for lying to a federal grand jury
about a 2001 broad-daylight shootout, worked with May 3rd Films before going
Reports surfaced that almost 50 people were never paid for their
labor and that over 18 checks bounced, forcing some of the producers to threaten
“Any reports of Lil’ Kim personally bouncing checks
are untrue,” a rep for Lil’ Kim said. “Atlantic Records on
behalf of Lil’ Kim have fulfilled their financial obligations to Kirk
Fraser and May 3rd Films to date.”
May 3rd Films owner Kirk Fraser reportedly promised to pay workers
in September, after The New York Daily News reported that the checks were bouncing.
Lil’ Kim’s handlers further distanced themselves
from the fiasco in the statement.
“Money owed by Fraser or his company to pay its staff
is not Lil’ Kim’s responsibility,” the rep continued. “Upon
being made aware of this incident, she has expressed deep concern about the
situation. Lil’ Kim thanks everyone who was involved in the project for
their hard work and hopes that May 3rd Films will work quickly to resolve this
May 3rd Films or
Kirk Fraser were not available for comment as of press time.