Do y'all miss Brooke Bailey on this season of Basketball Wives: LA? That's what I thought. While Brooke was likeable on the show, I didn't feel like she had much of a story line unless she was fighting with Jackie Christie or feuding with former friend Draya Michele. She just didn't seem to be around a lot.
Of course, don't feel bad for Brooke no longer being featured on everyone's guilty pleasure of a train wreck. Wanting to set an example for her two children, Brooke has gone back to school and is focused on her new cleanse and lingerie line. Would she consider reality television again? Well, what do you think! As long as it's drama-free! Drama-free reality television? That's an oxymoron if I've ever heard one!
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Brooke was recently interviewed by The Jasmine Brand about her endeavors and her former life as a self-described "puma" on BBWLA. She dishes on the rumors behind her departure as well as which ladies with whom she is in contact…it's not many though. Check out an excerpt of her chat below!
Okay, my first question; and I think a lot of people want to know: (your fans and reality TV junkies) what happened to you on Basketball Wives. We saw the and I think we had heard that you quit and then we heard that you were fired and then we heard a number of things, so what happened?!
Draya got me fired and all of this stuff. We are all casted, so at the end of the day, no one has the power to fire someone. No, that didn’t happen. I just felt like that wasn’t the place for me. I have done reality television before; I have worked in the industry for almost a decade now and sometimes things don’t fit and that just wasn’t the right fit for me. I didn’t want to be the negative person on television. I do have children and I have a daughter that is going to be 17, going to college and there is just a little bit more of my life that I felt like wasn’t shown and I want that to be shown in a more positive light; not just for my children but for myself as well. Basketball Wives was great but it wasn’t for me.
Do you still speak to any of the ladies on the show?
What about Jackie?
Me and Jackie are cool. We don’t talk or hangout but we don’t have any beef. When we had that fight, it was kind of like I was defending Dray a little bit. It was a little bit of this and a little bit of that but at the end of the day, we talked about it and it was just stupid. But, it was good TV.
It was fantastic TV. I feel bad saying that! Have you spoke to Draya since you stopped filming?
Yeah, no. We haven’t spoken. I don’t think we’ve even been in the same room together.
Would you ever consider doing reality TV again?
I definitely would do reality television again. It just has to be something that, well, I don’t want to be on television fighting, obviously. I know it is entertainment and I know you have to have some drama for people to tune in and watch, but that is not what I want to do. That is easy. I try not to fight regularly, especially because I get paid to do it. I don’t want to do that. I want something that fits me. Everyone always asks, 'Are you guys ever going to come back with Candy Girls because it was a really good show.' I have actually been talking to a lot of producers and stuff about it because now I am in a position where it is greater and there are a lot of girls out there that inspire to do what I have done from the beginning and I would love to be able to give them a shot.
Inspire or aspire? I must say, I'm wary of anyone still cool with the Sisters Govan, although I am certainly willing to give Brooke the benefit of the doubt. She certainly seems to have a good head on her shoulders when it comes to business and bettering herself.
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