O’Shea Jackson Jr. has entered the chat about nepotism in Hollywood.
The son of legendary rapper and actor Ice Dice needs the world to know he did not get (a lot) assist from his dad. The 31-year-old made his huge appearing debut within the 2015 N.W.A biopic Straight Outta Compton—taking part in his father.
“My dad advised me in an ideal world, I might play him in straight outta compton,” he tweeted on Dec. 20. “I used to be already in faculty for screenwriting at USC. I accepted the problem. And auditioned for 2 years earlier than getting the function. After that it was as much as me, he could not maintain my hand by means of my profession.”
Since Straight Outta Compton, O’Shea appeared in initiatives together with Ingrid Goes West, Den of Thieves and three episodes of 2022’s Obi-Wan Kenobi.
“I needed to get my ass up and make it work,” he wrote in a observe up tweet. “From the roles I selected. The work ethic I put into them. My professionalism on units and promo excursions. Even leaving HIS company and goin to discover a crew of my very own. As soon as the door was opened it was as much as me to stroll by means of it and thrive.”