By Sandra Rose  | 

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Comedian/actor Faizon Love is complaining about the $2,500 he received for his iconic work as Big Worm in Ice Cube's classic 1995 comedy film "Friday."

"It wasn't iconic when we did it," the comedian told "Comedy Hype."

"See, it wasn't really about the money then," said Faizon, looking back on the role that launched his career. "I got to say I'm working, pay my rent, I ain't out in the street doing no bulls—t. It wasn't iconic when we did it."

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Faizon said Ice Cube's offer to double his pay to $5,000 for "Next Friday" wasn't enough for him to reprise his role.

"They wanted to give me double-scale. The scale was $2,500, right. So that was $5,000," he said. Instead he accepted a forgettable role in "The Replacements" for $100,000.

Ice Cube responded angrily to the suggestion that he short-changed Faizon in 1995.

"I didn't rob no f**kin body," he tweeted on Wednesday.

"The 1995 Friday movie cost $2.3m to make. Shot it in 20 days. Fazion worked 1 day, maybe 2. All the actors got paid scale to do the movie. They could've simple said "No" but they didn't. So miss me with that shit...

"We were ready to pay Chris Tucker $10-12m to do Next Friday but he turned us down for religious reasons. He didn't want to cuss or smoke weed on camera anymore."