Effie Curtis was supposed to Love me Curtis was supposed to love me There you are Effie I've been looking all over I turn my back and find myself out on the line You could have warned me but that would have been too kind I've been warning you for months to clean up your act You've be late you've been mean giving all kinds of bullshit flack That's a lie That's a lie It's just I haven't been feeling that well Effie please Stop excusing yourself You've been late you've been mean and getting fatter all the time Now you're lying You're lying I've never been so thin You're lying You're lying 'cause you're knocking off that piece who thinks she's better than everybody She ain't better than anybody She ain't nothing but common Now who you calling common you self-indulgent self-absorbed nonprofessional You I'm calling you I'm calling you the common piece he's knocking off Now you listen to me Miss Blame-It-On-The-World See I've put up with you for much to long I have put up with your bitching I've put up with your nagging and all your screaming too Oh now when are you two gonna stop all this fighting Stay out of this Lorrell This is between Deena and me Yeah Well it's between me too I'm as much a part of this group as anybody else and I'm tired Effie I'm tired of all the problems you're making us I always knew you two were together What I always knew you two were ganging up on me She had nothing to do with this change It was you It was you always thinking of you always thinking of you I knew you were trouble from the start Trouble You were real bad trouble from the start Curtis I'm your woman But you're getting out now I'm not building this group to have you tear it apart Go ahead and rant and scream and shout Don't worry baby I'll buy you out There's no money dirty enough to buy me out You remember that Curtis Lay off Effie Just take the money and run You in this with them C.C. Cool it Effie This time you know what you've done So they bought your black ass too huh I said cool it Effie This time you've gone too far Oh I can go further I can go further I don't want to stay around this I'm just breaking into this business This is between all of you This is none of my affair Yeah Well it's between you too now lil' sister This snow job is as much your sin Look at me Look at me How much did you put out to get in Now you watch your mouth watch your mouth Miss Effie White 'cause I don't take that tone from no some second-rate dive who can't sustain I'm not feeling well I got pain Effie we all got pain Oh for seven years I sung with you I was your sister You were our trouble And now your telling me it's all over And now we're telling you it's all over I ain't going it's all over I ain't going it's all over



Jamie Foxx/Jennifer Hudson/Beyoncé/Sharon Leal/Keith Robinson/Anika Noni Rose/Dreamgirls (Motion Picture Soundtrack)