On February 2, Lifetime will air its long awaited film Betty & Coretta.

Today, there’s a sneak peek out starring Mary J. Blige and Angela Bassett who play Dr. Betty Shabazz and Coretta Scott King, respectively. In this short but emotional clip Bassett says, “This film is about a friendship that arose out of tragic circumstances… Betty and Coretta for so long have been known as the wives of, when indeed they were women of strength in their own right.”

Loading the player...

Betty & Coretta airs on February 2 at 8/7C on Lifetime.