Everyone LOVED The New Edition‘ story that aired on BET last week, but everyone isn’t pleased. The Jasmine Brand reported that some members of Stacy Lattisaw’s family are livid at how they feel the singer was portrayed. As you may or may not know, Stacy and Johnny Gill dated in the late 80’s. Stacy was an R&B singer who had a string of hits in the 80’s. She also scored a number #1 her only #1 R&B hit with frequent duet partner Johnny, titled “Where Do We Go from Here”, in 1989.
Stacy’s brother, Jerry Lattisaw, of the former group Prophet Jones, is speaking out about how he feels his sister and family were portrayed, he said:
“My mom don’t care about what color Johnny Gill is!!! If it wasn’t for her, he wouldn’t be in New Edition period!!! She basically got him his first record deal …. by the way, Stacy husband is brownskin too!!! How they gon’ put my motha out there like that! JG u still my brother