I was just thinking the other day… whatever happened to Tracy Camilla Johns? Yeah, you’re thinking to yourself, What did ever happen to her? The lead in She’s Gotta Have It? The film that made Spike Lee…well…Spike. The film that started it all for good…and bad.
And since it’s been forever since we’ve least seen her in anything, I suppose it’s safe to assume that she’s not acting anymore and has given it up for other pursuits. So what has she been up to? And since this year will be the 25th anniversary of the original release of She’s Gotta Have It (time sure flies doesn’t it?) how does she feel about the film today and being a major part of it? If anyone knows or if Tracy herself is reading this herself, then let us know.
Think about about it… If if wasn’t for that film and Spike, there wouldn’t be a…say…Tyler Perry. Which, by the way, reminds me that he really needs to stop crying that Spike doesn’t like him. So what? If he had made Malcolm X or Do the Right Thing then I could see him being all upset. But Madea’s Big Happy Family? C’mon! Stop your crying and be a man for once for Christ’s sake.
Sorry Tracy I had to get that off my chest.