Kevin Hart Announces Movie Called Run the Jewels; Run the Jewels Announce Their Extreme Displeasure

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Geez, we knew Kevin Hart had his detractors, but rap duo Run the Jewels are really not fans. Their beef comes from the announcement, courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter, that Hart is set to produce a movie about “a group of failed rappers who attempt to rob an eccentric hip-hop mogul.” The movie is called Run the Jewels. Run the Jewels is also called Run the Jewels, so Run the Jewels is pissed. The group’s co-founder El-P tweeted his displeasure, writing: “excuse me while I go starve a savage pack of lawyers for 7 days.” And while El-P’s other half, Killer Mike, stayed silent on the dispute, when a fan later expressed incredulity that the band had not been consulted, El-P replied: “prolly lost or number. its cool we’ll be calling them.” Of course, there’s also the tragic possibility that El-P got duped by his own dreams. When a different Twitter user pointed out that the rapper once tweeted “4 words: RUN THE JEWELS MOVIE,” El-P answered, “yes I meant for us.” Dude, you gotta be more specific.

Kevin Hart to Make Run the Jewels; RTJ to Object