Why not? There have been stranger friendships. Right?
Danza said, “I was trying to make a point that since he had five bullet holes in him and he was in jail and he’s the same guy that wrote ‘Dear Mama’ and did all those great acting roles, I said, ‘Maybe there is a better way to do this. Maybe, I know you can’t be a goodie two-shoes in your business, but maybe there is a way to inspire kids’.”
“I said, ‘Because you have such a great influence, responsibility comes with that’. He wrote me back (and said), ‘Thanks for understanding me’… Then we started having this writing thing.”
Danza reveals he briefly met the rapper at a film premiere shortly before Shakur was killed.