Salt-N-Pepa Respond to DJ Spinderella’s Claim She Was Excluded from Their Biopic: ‘Perception Is Not Reality’

Salt-N-Pepa are responding to recent criticism from former third member DJ Spinderella who claimed she was “wrongfully excluded” from the hip hop group’s recent Lifetime biopic, Salt-N-Pepa. During an episode of The Real, airing Wednesday, Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton addressed Spinderella’s accusations and gave an update as to where the duo stands with the DJ, who was…

How ‘Salt-N-Pepa’ and ‘Wendy Williams: The Movie’ Writers Captured the Highs and Lows of Black Culture Icons

As screenwriters of the Lifetime original movies “Salt-N-Pepa” and “Wendy Williams: The Movie,” Abdul Williams and Leigh Davenport, respectively, were each proposed an exciting challenge by Lifetime: They had to condense the rich and aspirant lives of cultural trailblazers to fit neatly into the television movie format. “Salt-N-Pepa” follows a 20-year journey for the titular “first ladies of…