Eva Marcille & Mama Jones have a new job, y’all. Self-proclaimed Humanitarian, singer and author Terrance Tykeem has enlisted the help of the former Top Model and Jim Jones’ mom and others for a new movie, Touched, he created to raise awareness of the growing issue of child molestation. See the previews inside….
Eva & Mama Jones landed a job in a new movie by author Tykeem. His new book, “Touched: When Innocence is Stolen the Pain Lasts Forever,” will be used as the premise. The book brings to light the silent suffering of the victims of child molestation. And the song “Touched,” inspired by the book, is a ballad written and performed by Tykeem along with songstress/dancer Troi Lauren.
Tykeem says the song is also a PSA. And it stars Eva Marcille along, radio personality Cherry Martinez, reality stars Ramona Rizzo and Mama Jones, in their acting debut.
According to the press release:
Marcille, a new mom having given birth to daughter Marley Rae this past January, was eager to participate in the campaign and has vowed that this is just the beginning of her dedication to the fight against child sexual abuse. “In the US, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men will be touched inappropriately in their lifetime. These numbers are staggering,” exclaims Tykeem. Tykeem believes that the first step in putting an end to this human tragedy is to speak out about the issue.
Terrance Tykeem is a native of Atlanta, GA and grew up in the foster care system. He is a former NFL pro-athlete, singer, producer, music industry executive and former offender. His life has gone through many transitions. These transitions have led him to put his experiences down on paper as an author, as well as create the non-profit We Stand Up Coalition as a call to action. Growing up in foster care, Tykeem fought off many inappropriate advances from adults and saw many instances of child sexual abuse, leading him to pen the book, “Touched.”
Check out the trailer of the movie below, as well as the preview of the accompanying music video:
Well, it’s a good cause.