"I felt bad for Kim," Wallace said. "Bad because Christopher did not treat her well. Christopher didn't love her the way she deserved to be loved. I honestly felt Christopher cheated on her, Christopher lied to her."
Wallace also that Big's whirlwind romance and subsequent marriage to
"If you're gonna get married and you're dating somebody and seeing somebody, at least sit down and talk to this person. Don't just go get married and walk away from somebody that really cared for you. I really felt bad for her."
Wallace said she and Kim — who has spoken negatively about the film — haven't spoken for quite some time, but should they meet up again, Big's mom has some specific questions.
"I want to believe she loved him," Wallace — who called the Big/Kim relationship "tumultuous" — explained to Martinez. "I want to know: Did my son love you?"
It wasn't until Big's death that his mother learned the extent of his and Kim's relationship, she said, adding that she knew Kim as an artist and "talented performer."
"I never knew that relationship was really that deep," Wallace commented.