There are many strange jobs in Hollywood: seat filler at awards show. Producer on COPS who blurs all the butts. Co-star on Anger Management. Here’s another: Person in charge of the subtitles for TLC’s reality hit Here Comes Honey Boo Boo.
Holy crap, the girls in VH1’s TLC biopic — Drew Sidora as Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Lil Mama as Lisa “Left-Eye” Lopes, and Keke Palmer as Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas — look uncannily like the real thing. Dare we say it’s… creepy?
Examples include a Christmas-inspired funeral complete with reindeer, elves and snow, and a singer known for his famous rib sauce jingle remembered at a BBQ-themed funeral — including live pigs, praise dancers, and a BBQ sauce fountain where loved ones dip a ceremonious rib to say goodbye. “We’re going to make these families extremely happy at the worst moments of their lives,” Beckman says.