Basketball Wives has caused quite a stir this season, entertaining some and disgracing others with its weekly dose of cat fights, crying fits and cold-hearted backstabbing.

One of the breakout stars of the series, Tami Roman, has enjoyed unprecedented notoriety this season, largely due to her explosive arguments with frenemy Evelyn Lozada and her physical fight with castmate Meeka Claxton.

The reality star, who also appeared on Real World: Los Angeles, covers the new issue of Rolling Out Magazine where she delves deep into her portrayal on the hit VH1 show. Check out an excerpt below:

I think that the producers have done a fantastic job of blowing out of proportion one aspect of my personality. Now I’m not going to say that it’s the editing, and I’m not going to try and blame it on anything else, because Tami will go off on you [laughs] … that is a part of my personality. Whether you like it or not, I’m going to tell you the truth because I feel like everybody should be able to deal with the truth. That way, you can know what you’re dealing with. I’ve always been a big fan of that, of honesty and loyalty. So while what you see on TV is a part of my personality, it’s not all of who I am. I think that the audience who watches “Basketball Wives” is only seeing that aspect of my personality 100 percent magnified. They don’t see me working with my charity, and they didn’t see me when I was a part of corporate America going to work in a business suit every day. And they don’t see me with my mother, or me with my dude. There’s so much about me that you don’t see because that’s not what “Basketball Wives” wants to show.

Click here for the full interview.

What do you think of Tami Roman for Rolling Out Magazine?

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  • JenJen

    No She Gets No Spotlight From Me ! After Watching The Basketwives Show – I Dis Like Her Great Bully Ass ! She’s A Trouble Making Bee !

  • Sammy Jo

    She looks like a man with that wig. Not a good look. And she has the nerve to talk about how she’s a big fan of honesty and loyalty. What a joke. She should be a fan of self-respect, class, and dignity. How a mother of two teenaged girls can be so violent and disrespectful on television is beyond me. She has some serious growing up to do. I hate to see her blowing up like this when she represents everything a woman shouldn’t be. She needs to have several seats.

  • YesSir

    I have never heard of this magazine. It looks like one of those free publications you get from a magazine bin on the side of the street ….. perfect for Tami!

  • Dewy

    There are obviously a lot of angry people in the world. Dont believe everything you see on TV. Tammi is stepping out on her own and making a life for her and her kids, so maybe we should applaud her instead of putting her down.

  • Kat

    Trashy…Ghetto… Not a good image of a respectable black woman. I think we’ve seen enough of her and the stereotypes. Bye!