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TLC's Manager

FURIOUS Over Biopic

I Want Retractions!!!

10/31/2013 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

1030_perri-pebbles-reid_tlc_gettyTLC's former manager is LIVID over the new VH1 biopic about the 90s girl group -- telling TMZ, she was wrongly portrayed as a shyster in the movie ... and now she wants the network to make some serious retractions.

Perri "Pebbles" Reid tells us it has taken her more than a week to respond to the movie -- which aired last Monday -- because she was so shell-shocked by the damning lies in the film. She says, "This unprovoked attack has been extremely upsetting to me and my family."

But the real issue -- she tells us, "CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story" contains "many false and defamatory statements and scenes about me."

If you haven't seen the movie yet, it's not exactly kind toward Pebbles ... portraying her as a shifty parasite who knowingly swindled millions from the group.

But the real Pebbles insists she has never cheated anyone -- let alone the band she "discovered, managed, and mentored" -- and plans to vigorously defend her honor. She says her attorney is already in the process of demanding retractions from VH1.

Calls to VH1 weren't returned.

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46.

Greg    

They signed a contract...problem is that contract sucked...and benefited Pepbbes and LA Reid...not the TLC...thats the problem. No one is saying you should be in jail Pebbles...everyone is just saying you're FOUL!!!!

170 days ago
47.

Llwynn    

Shut up Pebbles you know you took advantage of those girls. Where is your proof you didn't?

170 days ago
48.

Dzzy123    

Pebbles sounds butthurt.

170 days ago
49.

lvng37    

Pebbles have several seats.

170 days ago
50.

ShayAngel    

I don't think anyone is going to give her sympathy when she is suing a dead girl for money owed to her from 93

170 days ago
51.

blythe    

She is suing to save face

170 days ago
52.

Jay W.     

"discovered, managed, and mentored"...

If you believe that it would appear Pebbles deserved every penny. Bad contract maybe? Still, they all became very wealthy. Maybe VH1 has some issues with her.

170 days ago
53.

Obvious justice    

Oh pebbles , we knew you were sheisty long before you screwed tlc

170 days ago
54.

BeeH251    

I was looking at her Twitter page and she loves to say that she is being slandered against. The truth is, and her lawyers should know already, the "slander" claim begins to soften after prior litigation and history pertaining to the nature of the issue. It's WELL KNOWN in the GENERAL PUBLIC that she played a part in the formation of a contract that was more beneficial to herself and LA Reid at the time, not TLC. This WELL KNOWN fact was RELEASED upon knowledge of the first lawsuit.

This is SO WELL KNOWN that their court case was even listed in my Entertainment Law textbook!!! Even a law student can see that she's blowing smoke. Why would a law book list the case if it was not PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE. My emphasis with the caps goes along with the fact that she is a public figure, has access to the media, and can defend herself just fine. SLANDER CLAIMS TEND TO FAVOR THOSE THAT ARE NOT IN THE PUBLIC EYE!

She will not win the slandering case (if that's what her lawyers choose to waste their time fighting for). As for the retraction, the network will need to prove that this was how she truly was. LA Reid and Dallas Austin COULD make this case stronger if they choose to affirm the validity of the portrayal.

Pebbles is getting old and is trying to save face as much as possible. She's making matters worse. How about you head into the sunset gracefully?

169 days ago
55.

Ed    

I liked both TLC & Pebbles back in the day. If Pebbles took advantage of 3 young dumb teens then that's what happened. It's screwed up what she "may" have done but then again, TLC was dumb not to read their contracts or to get proper representation. They just looked at fame & dollar signs. That's their dumb ass fault. Stop making them out to be victims. They were all grown or at least literate! They could have at least READ the contract they were getting into. But they did it AFTER signing??? Stupid. But that's our socieity, a "victim society".

169 days ago
56.

TamRock1    

If you guys can remember, Toni Braxton went through the same thing with the same people, "Bankruptcy " she was also with LaFace records " LA Reed ", and they did the same thing to her. So Toni Braxton personally knows that what TLC has been saying about Pebbles and LA Reed for the past twenty years are probably true!

165 days ago
57.

TamRock1    

If you guys can remember, Toni Braxton went through the same thing with the same people, "Bankruptcy " she was also with LaFace records " LA Reed ", and they did the same thing to her. So Toni Braxton personally knows that what TLC has been saying about Pebbles and LA Reed for the past twenty years are probably true!

165 days ago
58.

TamRock1    

If you guys can remember, Toni Braxton went through the same thing with the same people, "Bankruptcy " she was also with LaFace records " LA Reed ", and they did the same thing to her. So Toni Braxton personally knows that what TLC has been saying about Pebbles and LA Reed for the past twenty years are probably true!

165 days ago
59.

truhonor    

The real story on pebbles. Had a drug dealing boyfriend Named Antoine cheated on him with George L Smith who was very married to his wife Darlene Smith who had cancer. While she was in the hospital dying of cancer pebbles moved into her million dollar home in Danville Ca Wore Darlene's 10 carat wedding ring, drove her Mercedes, and then tried to attend the woman's funeral Until her daughters Lisa and Jennifer Smith put a stop to it. Has a child that is 19 born while married to LA Reid. But someone else was the father. Not La Reid. Kids name is Tian. Her mother raised him. Pebbles is a gold digger, whore, home wrecker and cheater.

155 days ago
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