Drew Sidora stars in VH1’s recent biopic of 1990s R&B group TLC, CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story. She plays group member Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, and previously appeared in Step Up and the Disney Channel’s That’s So Raven. The Biz With D talks to Sidora about her role in the film and background in theatre and music.
Sidora talks about working with the real T-Boz and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas for the film, learning their characteristics and mannerisms. She was “a huge fan of TLC growing up,” but calls the role the most difficult she’s had in her career thus far.
She also talks about recreating the music video for TLC’s 1999 hit “No Scrubs” for the film, wearing the group’s original wardrobe from the video. Sidora calls the video the most fun she had working on the film.
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