Basketball Wives

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.

PHOTO Tami Roman reveals weight loss

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Tami Roman is on a mission to get healthy and look great. The Basketball Wives star quit smoking a few months ago and as a coping mechanism, the self-proclaimed foodie began to eat more leading to a weight gain. Now, along with the help of the NV diet, Tami has lost two dress sizes and is feeling better than she has in a long time — and her body looks amazing.

VIDEO Laura Govan reveals how she lost 85 pounds

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Laura Govan, star of Basketball Wives: LA and fiance of Memphis Grizzlies player Gilbert Arenas, recently lost an impressive 85 pounds. After giving birth to her four children, the reality star had ballooned to 225 pounds and she wasn’t liking what she was seeing in the mirror — so she made a change. Keep reading for a recent interview with Laura in which she reveals how she lost 85 pounds!

VIDEO Preview of Evelyn Lozada’s emotional appearance on the premiere of Iyanla: Fix My Life

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Oprah is doing her darndest to prop up her OWN network. O’s series of interviews have done pretty well and now she’s launching a new show featuring life coach Iyanla Vanzant. The show, Iyanla: Fix My Life, premieres on September, 15 and it landed a woman who is certainly in the headlines of late, Basketball Wives star and ex-wife of Chad Johnson, Evelyn Lozada. In the following preview clip from OWN we see a tearful Evelyn being confronted and hit with tough questions as Vanzant attempts to get to the heart of Lozada’s emotional state.

Jennifer Williams drops lawsuit against Nia Crooks

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Jennifer Williams, formerly of Basketball Wives, has dropped her lawsuit against Nia Crooks. Jennifer had claimed that after Nia slapped her back in January, she’d suffered physical injuries and psychological damage. We’re guessing the psychological damage she was referring to was the humiliation of being b!tch-slapped on national television — their fight aired on the show. Now, it looks like Jennifer has had a change of heart.