In a new Instagram post, Killa Cam has called out director Josh Safdie for allegedly promising him a lead role in the film after he introduced the filmmakers to his jeweller, Izzy Aranbayev.
In a piece of a Complex News item about Aranbayev shared by Cam'ron, Aranbayev reveals that it was in fact Cam that introduced the Safdies to the legendary jeweller.
Cam said that he was initially promised a lead role alongside Jonah Hill, but when the film shifted over to Sandler, they gave him a "sucker ass role" and "then didn't even give me a thank you in the credits."
He added that Safdie is "still my guy.. but this needed to be said," adding, "And talk about my consultant fee lol.. Love and congrats to all."
While most believe that Uncut Gems is near-perfect as it is, we can't help but wonder what a Cam'ron cut would've looked like.
To you and the family. Then tried to give me a sucker ass role. When they told me it was supposed to be me and @jonahhill starring in it before @adamsandler got on board (uncut Jems) then didn't even give me a thank you in the credits. @booger_nose is still my guy.. but this needed to be said. And talk about my consultant fee lol.. Love and congrats to all