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"Join the Journey of Tonesa Welch First Lady Of BMF: Watch Her Truthful Story in the Upcoming BET Biopic"

Journalist Alicia Quarles sits down with Tonesa Welch, The First Lady of BMF, and CEO of MegaMind Media, Tressa Smallwood, for a candid conversation Women, Ownership & Narrative.
Tonesa Welch, the First Lady of BMF opened up about her upcoming biopic on BET and her current feelings of how she is being betrayal in the Starz series BMF.
Tressa Azarel, the CEO of Megamind Media, the producer of Tonesa's biopic, expressed her excitement about the project and her goal to bring Tonesa's story to the forefront. She explained that the biopic would be an opportunity for Tonesa to tell her story from her own perspective, highlighting the challenges she faced and overcame, as well as her role in her community.
Tonesa, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, shared that she grew up in a middle-class family with three brothers, a mom, and a stepdad. As a young girl, she became fascinated with the drug game and got involved at an early age, ultimately becoming a part of one of the world's largest drug organizations. Tonesa explained that she decided to do her biopic so that she could tell her story from her perspective, rather than the way it was portrayed in the Starz series. She acknowledged that while La La Anthony's portrayal of her had some truth, there were also some inaccuracies and that she feels LaLa is doing a great job.
Director Tressa emphasized the importance of the biopic, stating that it was a chance to show a woman in a different light and showcase Tonesa intelligence and leadership skills.
Tressa, also stated that towards the end of the biopic, viewers will see Tonesa's life spiraling out of control and the wake-up call that came when she realized how her actions were affecting her children and loved ones. Tonesa expressed her desire for viewers to understand the consequences of getting involved in the drug game and the impact it can have on those around you.
Overall, the conversation shed light on the importance of telling stories from different perspectives and the need to showcase the complexities of real-life situations. Through Tonesa's biopic, viewers will have the opportunity to gain insight into a world that is often glamorized in media and see the reality of the consequences that come with that lifestyle.

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