Film & TV

Basketball Wives Season 3 Reunion, Part 1: Who's a Liar? Who's a Hoodrat?

No matter if you're a Real Housewives or even a Real World fan, if you watch reality TV, your favorite part of the season is probably the reunion. Why? Because all the drama is brought out onto the table. And no one does it better than Basketball Wives on VH1.

Last night was Part 1 of a two-part special, and it was delicious to

say the least. There was endless backstabbing, and we now see where the

phrase so little time comes from.  And just in case you didn't catch

it, here's what you missed:

John Salley Is One of the Girls: Though he might never admit it, we think it's pretty obvious this man loves to host Basketball Wives. Just look at the constant grin on his face.


Royce Reed Makes a Comeback: If you were playing our drinking game last night, you got pretty drunk thanks to Miss Royce. Before we move on, did anyone else notice that she said she started puberty in college? Why was that not acknowledged more? Jesus, she should maybe see a doctor about that. Also, we like that she mentions she was never the "fashionista." Yeah, we have seen you for three seasons now: we are very, very aware of that fact.


Tami Roman Got a Stylist: For the first time in two seasons, Tami wasn't just looking good -- she was looking really good. We are glad VH1 finally found some room in the budget for Ms. Roman to have a professional dress her.

Mrs. Roman Is Still a Non-Motherf***ing Factor: Speaking of Tami, didn't Evelyn Lozada say she would stop making those shirts with Tami's infamous catchphrase on them once the first batch sold out? Now, Eve is not only still selling them on her site, but also she is giving them to John Salley on national television. Can someone say Tami is getting a cut of the profits? Her weave doesn't pay for itself.

Eric Williams Comes Back Like Herpes: We have a new name for Eric Williams, and that name is herpes. Just as you think he is going away, he comes back in some way or another. Not shocking, they brought up the whole "Eric throwing a drink in Jennifer's face" incident. And because so many of the ladies disapprove of this action, we hope we never see him again. Or if VH1 is VH1, it will bring him back harder than ever for Season 4. 

Welcome Back, Meeka Claxton: So after the ladies' trip to Rome, Itatly, where Meeka was hit in the face by Tami, she left and wasn't seen on another episode. And now she is back, but the only thing that makes her a f***ing factor is the fact that she's suing Tami. And the fact that it's happening didn't stay silent for long. Suzie Ketchum was the first to bring it up, and Evelyn was quick to add that the only reason she is taking her to court is because -- and we quote -- "Meeka, you're thirsty."


Tami Lunges at Meeka: Drinking game alert: Did you catch Tami lunging at Meeka? But sadly, she didn't hit her; she did it only to taunt her. Damn... maybe during Part 2?  All we know is that we definitely love Meeka and Tami sitting right across from each other on one stage.

World War Tami vs. Meeka Revisited: Yes, three of our bullet points have been about Tami and Meeka, but what can we say? They were the stars of the show. What we love about this reunion is that just as you think Tami and Meeka hate each other, you see the entire season in clips where you think, Damn, the Italy fight was inevitable. They fought all season! From polo matches, to lunch, to the other side of the world, these two have more than hated one another for a long time.

MLC: Meeka Lying Claxton, as quoted by Tami.

THR: Tami Hoodrat Roman, as quoted my Meeka.

Next Week: It looks like Part 2 of the reunion show should be good. More Tami vs. Meeka, Suzie Ketchum finally speaks up, and Jennifer Williams and Royce Reed finally get face-to-face and possibly fist-to-fist. Perhaps Shaunie O'Neal will speak?

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