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Brandi Maxiell is coming back to BBWLA against Shaunie’s wishes because the show needs more ‘spice’

Evidently, the Brandi Maxiell Basketball Wives connection is so strong that not even creator and executive producer Shaunie O’Neal can separate the woman from the show. There’s certainly no love lost between the two women: Shaunie has actually fired Brandi twice before, after both seasons 4 and 5. Shaunie explained last year that her “professional […]

Basketball Wives LA Season 5 Reunion: Tami Roman confirms DJ Duffey firing, dishes on possible replacements

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The Basketball Wives LA Season 5 Reunion certainly didn’t want for drama–and perhaps the most shocking development was DJ Duffey getting fired, with extreme prejudice, by a supremely displeased Shaunie O’Neal. In a post-reunion appearance on The Wendy Williams Show, Tami Roman has confirmed that the firing was 100% real, and discussed a few possible replacements for BBWLA Season 6.

BBWLA Did Shaunie O’Neal just fire DJ Duffey? Tensions reach breaking point as finale nears

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Basketball Wives LA fans know that show creator and executive producer Shaunie O’Neal has hiring and firing power over the rest of the cast. It’s a lesson that Brandi Maxiell learned the hard way following the drama of Season 4, when she was fired by Shaunie–and then brought back for Season 5. Now, thanks to the drama of the Porugal trip, it looks like the same thing might be about to happen to breakout star DJ Duffey. Read on for the latest, including a sneak peek at the pair’s exchange!

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LHHH Moniece Slaughter threatens legal action following rumors of pregnancy by Shaquille O’Neal

In light of two new videos highlighting the role that Moniece Slaughter’s sex tape will play for the rest of Love & Hip Hop Hollywood Season 3 comes an even more salacious report–and one that the reality star shot down almost immediately. Apparently, Jason Lee, to whom Princess went for Moniece’s sex tape in the first place, has it on good authority that Moniece Slaughter and Shaq got pregnant together years ago, when the NBA legend was still married to Shaunie O’Neal.

How much does Shaunie O’Neal make? Net worth for the VH1 mogul soars thanks to new show

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How much does Shaunie O’Neal make per episode of Basketball Wives LA? Does she make the same amount for her new show, Shaunie’s Home Court? What is Shaunie O’Neal’s net worth? The reality TV and VH1 mainstay has a diverse portfolio, and we’ve done the best we can to answer these always-elastic questions; read on to find out about Shaunie’s money!

Why is Brandi Maxiell back on Basketball Wives LA? Shaunie O’Neal reveals casting secrets

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Why is Brandi Maxiell back on Basketball Wives LA? Fans of the VH1 smash, gearing up for Season 5, have been surprised to discover that Brandi is back with the rest of the cast, despite her dismissal by co-star (and executive producer) Shaunie O’Neal at the end of Season 4. What happened between the two women? And why did Shaunie change her mind? Read on to see a recent interview in which Shaunie explains the situation–and reveals who she really wanted to fire!

Basketball Wives LA Season 5 cast photos with Tasha Marbury

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Fans of the Basketball Wives LA have been deprived of their roundball hot mama drama for a year, but the revamped cast returns to VH1 Monday, August 19 minus four former cast members and plus one new addition. The franchises blockbuster roster shake up saw veterans Jennifer Williams, Royce Reed, Kenya Bell and Keisha Nichols let go and upcoming rookie phenom Tasha Marbury (wife of Stephon Marbury) added to a much leaner starting five that includes reality diva all-stars Evelyn Lozada, Shaunie O’Neal, Tami Roman and Suzie Ketcham. Keep reading for the just released official cast photos as well as an interview with star (and Executive Producer) Shaunie O’Neal about what fans can expect this season.