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Vincent Herbert Accuses Tamar Braxton of Going Through a Midlife Crisis (VIDEO)

Tamar Braxton recently filed for divorce from husband Vincent Herbert, a move that shocked fans of the singer and the couple’s reality series, Tamar & Vince. In a new teaser for the final season of the WEtv hit, the record exec shares that he believes his soon-to-be ex is going through a midlife crisis, which

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Did 50 Cent Really Get TLC’s ‘Starter Wives Confidential’ Pulled?

The famous exes who made up the cast of Starter Wives Confidential intended to show audiences they were more than their former relationships, women working to forge “a path in life that will give themselves and their children the security and success they know they deserve” (as described in a TLC press release). Those interested

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Love Hip Hop or Not, There’s Only One Chrissy

Allow Chrissy Lampkin to reintroduce herself. A star of VH-1’s original Love and Hip Hop series, she was the quintessential reality TV bad girl. We watched her love story play out with longtime boyfriend, rapper Jim Jones, and we saw what happened if one of her castmates said something out of pocket to her on

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Tamar Braxton Returns with Her Own Show. Dot Com.

Most of us can’t imagine a world that doesn’t include Tamar Braxton and all of the "dot-com" deliciousness she brings to us. And fortunately, we don’t have to. The sassy, fast-talking baby sister of the Braxton Family clan is about to give us more, unedited reality TV life. She and husband —uber successful music executive

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The Black Barbie Syndrome

Black reality TV stars have a uniform. After watching shows like ‘Basketball Wives’ and ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ (and boycotting ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ after my last brain cell vanished into thin air at a VH-1 pre-screening in Atlanta), every surgically-enhanced butt, silky weave and curve-hugging dress started to meld together. Over cocktails

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‘Why I Refuse to Be Embarrassed Over a TV Show’

Admittedly, I’ve not seen a single episode of the much debated VH1 hit, Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta. Reality television, scripted or otherwise, isn’t really my thing. I did, however, get sucked into Basketball Wives: LA last year, so I understand how these shows can appeal to the human desire for the dramatic. Whether it’s Real

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[INTERVIEW] Toni Braxton Talks New Movie Role

Pint-sized diva Toni Braxton unleashes her super-sized playful alter ego in The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure— and talks Season 2.5 of WE tv’s hit series, “The Braxton Family Values”. EBONY: The new season of “The Braxton Family Values” premieres August 16. What should we expect? Toni Braxton: Fun and family drama. A lot

[INTERVIEW] Reality Chicks Emily B. and Meeka Claxton Dish Next Moves

These days, no one can get enough of reality TV. Through all of the drama, fights, and scandals, it can be the train wreck that you just can’t turn your head away from. The stars of the shows have no control over the editing of their characters, which can range from the villain, the weakling,

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[INTERVIEW] Towanda Braxton: ‘The Responsible One’

The “Responsible One”. That’s how Towanda Chloe Braxton is frequently referred to by those who recognize her as one of the five sisters in the unofficial act often just called, The Braxtons. After spending three decades in and around the business, Towanda finally emerged out of her superstar sister’s (Toni Braxton) shadow, thanks to the

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[INTERVIEW] RHOA’s Cynthia Bailey Talks New Season Buzz, Fired Housewives

With the looming presence of ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta,’ sometimes you forget that Cynthia Bailey is a gorgeous model. That is, until she casually saunters into a room with her sleek frame and classic style. In person, the easy-going star is quite the contrast to some of her boisterous cast mates, so we absolutely

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[INTERVIEW] Evelyn Lozada: Queen of ‘The Inner Circle’

The vocal, and often cut-through Latina we've come to know the past two years on the hit VH1 reality series "Basketball Wives Miami" is using the spotlight to leverage a career outside of TV drama. Evelyn Lozada is primping herself as a clothing designer, creator of her own makeup line, and most notably an author