A Piece of Me is a dramatic film based on one man’s failure to forgive his father for years of
verbal, physical & mental abuse that was inflicted upon him, his siblings and his mother. The
film is slated for release on April 7th 2016.
I had the pleasure of interviewing the film’s Writer & Producer Jermaine Smith last year on the set
of my talk show “Model Behavior”. The film is a culmination of a body of work from Mr. Smith
beginning with his stage play, A Piece of Me that he successfully took on the road and garnered
him several awards. He then turned his play into a book of the same name and finally has
completed the film version of the play and the book. This brother was a fascinating interview for
me, not a single dull moment. But the thing that stood out the most to me was his humbleness
and the size of his heart. He reached out to me after our interview because he wanted to make
sure that the actresses in his film got the proper shine for their efforts. So I invited the Ladies of
“A Piece of Me: An Everyday Story” to answer a few questions so that the world can get to know
them better. And so without further ado...I introduce to you…The Ladies of A Piece of Me: An
Jonelle Berment (Nurse)
Why do you enjoy acting?
JB: It allows me to leave the life I’m living and go to
another place, and portray what that character is living.
What’s it like working with Producer Jermaine
JB: Jay is amazing. He is the consummate professional
and he believes in giving people a chance, he took a
chance on me and for that I’m grateful.