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A week after the dramatic finale episode, which brought in very high ratings, the Basketball Wives reunion airs tonight on VH1.

Hosting the reunion this year will be former NBA star John Salley.  The ladies will all sit together to rehash the events that occurred this season, including the fight that broke out between Tami Roman and Evelyn Lozada last week, over Evelyn’s admission that she had slept with Tami’s ex-husband Kenny Anderson.

Since that episode aired, there have been rumors that Evelyn also slept with her BFF Jennifer Williams’s husband Eric Williams, but we can rest assure you that rumor is very false.

The reunion will be airing in two parts.  The first part airs tonight at 8/7c with part two airing tomorrow night, March 14 at 8/7c.  Gloria Govan will also be a part of the reunion show, appearing at some point.  A sneak peek is below.

In other news, it seems Royce Reed might be returning next season after all despite the recent comments made by Shaunie O’nealAccording to TMZ, Royce’s would be replacement Allison Mathis was axed by VH1 after her ex/baby daddy Chris Bosh put up a fight.

Apparently, Chris did not want Allison nor their daughter on the show, and VH1 simply decided Allison wasn’t worth the headache.  Sources say this move means Royce will likely be returning though producers are still hoping for a last-minute replacement.

TELL US – DO YOU WANT ROYCE TO RETURN? PLUS THOUGHTS ON THE PREVIEW & TONIGHT’S EPISODE?

Following a one week hiatus and news that Jennifer Williams will be filing for divorce, Basketball Wives returns tonight with an all new dramatic episode!

On the 8th episode this season, the ladies travel to Madrid, but Royce’s phantom illness and Tami’s mood swings put a damper on the festivities. Meanwhile, a man catches Jen’s eye, and the ladies overindulge on the local feed.

It airs tonight at 8/7c on VH1. A preview clip is below.

In other Basketball Wives news, NFL player and DWTS alum Chad Ochocinco is finally opening up about his engagement to Evelyn Lozada and based on his comments, it’s safe to assume these two crazy kids will not be tying the knot anytime soon.

If you recall, Evelyn announced the engagement via twitter back in November and according to Chad, it isn’t all sunshine and roses for the duo. “To be honest, we bump heads. Like, the personalities,” Chad told Entertainment Tonight.

“I can put my foot down but I’m trying to let her feel like she wears the pants. That’s what you’ve got to do sometimes. You’ve got to reverse it,” said Chad going on to add that Evelyn controls his finances. “The thing is, I can’t even spend it, man. Don’t get engaged man, don’t get engaged. She done put a stop to all the spending and all the having fun and I’m on a budget every month now and it’s frustrating because that wild side and that fun Chad is going away. I’m so businesslike because of that other half.”

So are there any wedding plans on the horizon? “I haven’t made wedding plans. Right now, I’m still in the stage of trying to make sure we’re on the same page before we [take that step], you know?” confesses Chad.

Here’s to hoping this won’t be another 10-year engagement for Eve.

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON CHAD’S COMMENTS & TONIGHT’S EPISODE OF BASKETBALL WIVES? DO YOU THINK EVELYN AND CHAD WILL MAKE IT DOWN THE AISLE?

A new report by Life & Style magazine today is now confirming that Jennifer Williams will indeed be filing for a divorce.

According to the magazine, things are officially over between the Basketball Wives star and her husband of 3 years, former NBA player Eric Williams. The short marriage between the couple had been plagued with numerous cheating allegations and a possible love child.

“I plan on filing for divorce in the next couple of weeks. It’s a new year and I just want to put this behind me,” Jennifer tells Life & Style. “He doesn’t know exactly when I’m going to do it. He’s just waiting for me to pull the trigger.”

Jennifer adds that it was never her intention to give up on the marriage despite Eric admitting to cheating with other women. “I really wanted it to work and believed he would change. This whole lifestyle is dysfunctional; it’s not a typical marriage. The bad just started to outweigh the good,” says Jennifer, also addressing the reports that came out last summer that Eric had a love child. “I wasn’t distraught about it, but I really felt bad for the child.”

So what are Jennifer’s plans following the divorce? “I just want to live comfortably and move on, get it over with,” she said. “I definitely will not put up with this type of behavior ever again!” Photos of Jen and Eric in happier times below.

In other Basketball Wives news, TMZ is reporting that Suzie Ketcham will not be returning for a third season.

A source close to the production tells TMZ shooting the show was draining and Suzie simply “couldn’t take the heat” as a reality star anymore so Season 2 will be her last.

TELL US – THOUGHTS ON JEN FILING FOR DIVORCE? WILL YOU MISS SUZIE ON THE SHOW?

Following last week’s drama at the charity melee, a new episode of Basketball Wives is airing tonight.

On the 5th episode of this season, Evelyn and Jen help Royce and Dwayne with a fashion fund-raiser, but they soon regret volunteering while Tami has elective surgery done. The episode airs at 8/7c on VH1.

In other BW news, Tami Roman is now speaking out on her actions on last week’s episode. If you recall, Tami raised hell, got loud and even took off her shoes during her argument with costar/party crasher Jennifer Williams over her earlier comments about never having seen a food stamp.

CLICK HERE TO SEE LEAKED NUDE PHOTOS OF JENNIFER WILLIAMS!

In fact, Tami had to be physically restrained from going after Jennifer. Below are some of Tami’s tweets regarding the events that took place –

“I’m not a drinker & I went overboard-my bad-but I had a hardship N my family-not something 2b degraded bcuz u never know where U may end up

I spoke on the issue and it escalated out of proportion-when I get pissed it goes left sometimes-venue couldn’t b helped

That just happened to b the place where everything came to a head-I apologized 2 Ashley, they didn’t show that. It is what it is-reality tv

At the end of the day, I was standing up 4myself. YES I was on food stamps once-but u NOT gonna disrepsect me because of it. Final answer.”

Ashley Walker, who hosted the charity event, made the following tweet following the episode. “I want to say 1 thing @tamiroman apologized to me on camera (which wasn’t shown) and off camera many times. I have respect n luv for her.”

A video clip of tonight’s episode is below –

TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON TAMI’S COMMENTS PLUS TONIGHT’S NEW EPISODE?

After a one week hiatus, Basketball Wives returns tonight on VH1 for a drama filled episode!

On tonight’s episode, we get to see some of the ladies (Shaunie, Jennifer, Evelyn and Royce) as they decide to ambush Gloria Govan and Suzie Ketcham during an outing in an attempt to confront them.

In the preview clip below, we see the ladies going at it while Suzie decides to walk away. It seems Royce, who helped plan the childish ambush, is mostly quiet during the whole drama. In the very childish scene, Shaunie seems to be the ring leader as she gloats over the cancellation of Gloria’s wedding to fiance Matt Barnes. It seems the scene took place just days after the wedding was canceled. Must say, it was a tad disappointing to see the supposed classy Shaunie behaving in this manner. Gloria does appear to hold her own rather well though. And why does Evelyn believe she is this big and bad Queen Bee all of a sudden?

Moving right along to other Basketball Wives news as Jennifer Williams opened up about her marriage crisis with hubby Eric Williams in a new interview with Essence.com. Excerpts are below –

ESSENCE.com: How did you and your husband get through the infidelity?
JENNIFER: He was sort of like, “I’m not gonna do this again.” I just figured I need to concentrate on me and make myself better and what happens, happens. I can’t really control anyone else but myself. When he turns the corner I don’t know what he’s gonna do so I can’t overly worry myself about that. That’s how I deal with it.

ESSENCE.com: You seem a little detached.
JENNIFER: Not necessarily detached, but I focus on myself because I’ve learned the hard way. I’m taking things day by day. Like every other relationship, we have our ups and downs and right now we’ve made a decision to work on our marriage.

Interesting. The new episode of Basketball Wives airs tonight at 8/7c. A preview clip is below –

TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE PREVIEW & TONIGHT’S EPISODE? TEAM SHAUNIE OR TEAM GLORIA? PLUS THOUGHTS ON JENNIFER’S MARRIAGE? SHOULD SHE WALK AWAY?

Returning tonight are the divas of VH1 as season 2 of the Basketball Wives premieres.

So what can we expect this season? Well for one, the show has been expanded to an hour per episode. There are also some new “wives” added to the cast. Most notable is Tami Roman, an alum of MTV’s Real World. The other new additions include Juli Richmond and Kimberli Russell.

On tonight’s episode, we will season season 1 alum Evelyn Lozada confront Suzie Ketcham about some leaked gossip regarding a Las Vegas trip. Meanwhile, Shaunie O’Neal will attempt to bring Tami into her inner circle.

CLICK HERE TO WATCH THE SEASON 2 TRAILER OF BASKETBALL WIVES!

There also seems to be some confusion regarding whether or not season 1 star Gloria Govan will appear on the second season. In an interview with the Futon Critic, Jennifer Williams and Suzie both confirm that Gloria is indeed returning for some drama appearances this season.

And back to Tami Roman. Tami appeared on ‘The Real World: Los Angeles back in 1993 before marrying then NBA star Kenny Anderson. She however divorced Kenny after six years of marriage following rumors of his infidelity. In an interview with Popeater, Tami reveals her divorce with Kenny left her without a dime due to their prenuptial agreement.

Tami also shares she was forced to use food stamps to care for their two daughters and denied reports that she ended up with half of his assets.

Basketball Wives airs tonight at 8/7c on VH1.

TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NEW SEASON & TONIGHT’S PREMIERE EPISODE?

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They’re baaaack! Though VH1 has yet to announce the official premiere date for Basketball Wives season 2, a four minute preview clip has been released.

And judging from the video preview, there will be no sophomore jinx with these ladies. In fact, there is a new housewife on the block with the addition of former NBA wife Tami Roman, who used to be married to Kenny Anderson. If Tami’s name sounds familiar to you, it is because she was on MTV’s The Real World LA back in 1993. The preview clip is below –

In other Basketball Wives news, following his arrest on the suspicion of domestic violence back in September, TMZ is reporting that all charges have been dropped against Matt Barnes.

The incident occurred back in September after cops received a disconnected 911 call. Upon arriving to Matt and Gloria Govan’s home, cops found visible injuries on both parties and arrested Matt for domestic violence. We’re guessing Gloria refused to corporate as she immediately denied all allegations of abuse just moments after Matt’s arrest.

The couple is still engaged though they canceled their August 21 wedding this year just 3 weeks before they were set to tie the knot. And judging from the clip below, it doesn’t seem Gloria will be appearing on the show’s new season. Also below, pictures of Tami.

TELL US – WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE PREVIEW OF BASKETBALL WIVES 2?

It seems while VH1 was airing the reunion show of Basketball Wives, the real drama was taking place in Twitterville.

Matt Barnes, fiance of cast member Gloria Govan, didn’t appreciate what the ladies had to say about he and his fiance, mostly when they all declared they didn’t know who he was before the show. The led to Matt unleashing a verbal smackdown on the ladies.

Matt posted the following – (Keep in mind FirstLadyEve is Evelyn Lozada, RedCarpet_17 is Jennifer Williams, and Shaunie_O is of course Shaunie O’Neal)

@FirstLadyEve& @RedCarpet_17 yall hoes enjoy ur 5mins of fame & when it runs out make sure u find another athlete/celeb 2 SUCK dry. TRICKS!!!

@REDCARPET_17 Yall post all the fake shit u want. Lookn like Joe Camel go shoot a commercial. Ms (Status) FukOutaHere!!

@Shaunie_O 2gether then u talk out the side of yo neck causes u couldn’t keep yo man. Ur like 1 of those lizards that change color 2(cont)

@Shaunie_O color to adopt to there surroundings. Oh & do me a favor and dope the Oneal of ur last name like ole boy dropped you

& 4 all u bbwives fans that think G and I r the bad guys Ill take it cause I LUV being the VILLANE but G dnt deserve it. That hole show(cont

Turned against her & r family because they Listen 2 the (PuppetMaster) aka shaunie. Wat the f#*k would u do. Trus me we not trippn we(cont)”

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The ladies however did not take Matt’s twitter abuse laying down. Here’s what they also tweeted to Matt –

(Jennifer) – Do u wanna talk abt the model u smashed in NY then put in a cab while ur fiance was pregnant? Yeah, I didn’t think so CLOWN! @Matt_Barnes22

(Evelyn) @Matt_Barnes22 Guns are out and loaded! Let’s get it going! Tired of ur ass talking shit! Test tube baby!

(Evelyn) RT @ChrissyLoubotin: @FirstLadyEve TELL GLORIA, A MAN THAT’S NOT CHEATING, WOUDLN’T TAKE THIS LONG TO MARRY THE MOTHER OF HIS 2 KIDS..

(Shaunie) RT @MinisterMP: Don’t waste your breath on fools, for they will despise the wisest advice.Prov23:9NLT

This isn’t the first time Matt has unleashed on the ladies via twitter. Gloria, who did not attend the reunion, gave a new interview to VH1 and had some interesting things to say regarding Shaunie and Matt’s twitter attacks. Excerpts are below –

What do you think of the stuff Matt said to the women on the show via Twitter?

I think he has gone back and forth with them. I don’t have a Twitter account that I have used in a long time. I don’t follow them, they don’t follow me so it would’ve been pointless to get involved. Mainly, I told Matt don’t waste his time. They’re just unnecessary. They’re not a factor in our lives, to entertain ignorance belittles you and brings you down to their level. Part of me was proud of him, though. I was kind of excited. I was glad that he stood up to them. He protected me in a sense. I was excited for that, but I also told him it was probably a waste of time.

Are ties completely severed with Shaunie?

I think so. I don’t think I have aimed any of my comments at Shaunie in a negative light. From what I’ve heard, she had tried to say things about me or about Matt or about our relationship in general that just aren’t nice. I just think it’s also very immature. For someone to be grown with five kids, I feel like she should have better things to do with her time.

TELL US: WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE DRAMA BETWEEN MATT AND THE LADIES?

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