Basketball Wives

Evelyn Lozada Returns to Basketball Wives, Yes These Women Are Still Fighting

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VH1 released its super trailer for the upcoming joint L.A. and Miami season of The Basketball Wives. And of course the women are still wildin’ out. A familiar face has also returned to the show, after vowing to never do another BBW ever again. But...

Open Thread: Should Brandi Maxiell Be Fired From BBWLA? Or Is Shaunie O’Neal Fair Game As A Cast Member?

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Sunday night’s Basketball Wives L.A. season finale ended with quite a bang and seemingly left the future of cast member Brandi Maxiell’s presence on the show in limbo after she was involved in a heated, on-camera confrontation with executive producer Shaunie O’Neal…..but should Brandi really...

Shaunie O’Neal Plans To Expand The New Toned Down “Basketball Wives” Brand

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“Basketball Wives” is making a change this season, according to the show’s executive producer, Shaunie O’Neal. The show known for violence and drama will be more toned down this season due to cast efforts to curb physical attacks. The producers also made changes to relieve...

Basketball Wives Is Back, But Does Anyone Care?

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Vh1 dropped the first teaser trailer for the new season 5 of Basketball Bullies Wives, original flavor. But since everyone knows Black America’s favorite ratchet soap opera is Vh1’s other hit show Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, (aka “As the Hood Turns”), does the old, boring, drink-throwing antics of Shaunie O’Neal’s...

I Am Good Enough, Are You?

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I sat bewildered in front of my television screen last Monday evening entranced in an episode of VH1’s Basketball Wives. I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t watch the show weekly, but when I saw many young, well-versed, educated women of color on...

Over It: T-Shirts with Reality TV Show Sayings

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It’s no secret. Reality shows dominate today’s television programming. Fighting, backstabbing drink-throwing, mud-slinging: yes, the reality TV shenanigans splashed across the TV screen keep people coming back for more. As deplorable as these shows may be, the ratings prove that there is indeed an audience...