Did Tami Roman give up Basketball Wives? That’s the query followers of the present are asking following stories of her strolling off the set whereas taping the Season 7 reunion final month.
In accordance to The Jasmine Model, Roman—who spent the previous couple of episodes of Season 7 at odds with Jennifer Williams and Evelyn Lozada over a rumor about Lozada sleeping with Shaunie O’Neal’s ex—”abruptly left” whereas cameras have been rolling.
TJB’s supply revealed that earlier than Tami chucked the deuces, she apologized to Evelyn for claiming she lied about her home violence incident with Chad “Ochocinco” Johnson of their ensuing argument over the drama about Shaunie’s ex.
“She instructed Evelyn that she was sorry, thanked everybody for a terrific season, then walked off the stage,” the supply mentioned.
The present’s producers have been reportedly shocked at Roman’s abrupt exit. “They have been upset and completely blind-sided, however that’s the nature of these reveals,” the insider added.
Lest we neglect, Tami wasn’t actually thrilled about returning to BBW for Season 7. In truth, the solely motive she got here again to the present was as a result of she was reportedly promised a spin-off together with her longtime boyfriend Reggie Youngblood.
If you happen to’ve been watching the newest season of Basketball Wives, you recognize that it has been full of drama and Tami has been at the heart of most of it.
Concerning the rumor of Evelyn allegedly sleeping with Shaunie’s ex (which Evelyn adamantly denies BTW), Tami mentioned that Jennifer Williams made up the year-old rumor in an try to harm Evelyn whereas they have been on the outs.
(FYI: So much of folks imagine the “ex” in query is Shaunie’s ex-husband Shaquille O’Neal, but it surely’s not. They have been referring to Shaunie’s ex-boyfriend Marlon Yates Jr.)
Jennifer, nonetheless, mentioned that Tami was the one who got here to her about the rumor. However Tami then got here with receipts (i.e. textual content messages) to show to Shaunie that Jennifer was certainly solely accountable or spreading the rumor.
Talking of Jennifer Williams, it has extensively been reported that she didn’t attend the BBW Season 7 Reunion taping as a result of everybody on the present has issues together with her. On the Season Finale, Malaysia threatened to “beat her a**” and threw a desk at her for denying that she talked trash about Evelyn’s daughter Shaunice—one thing Malaysia says Jennifer did whereas Jenn and Ev weren’t buddies.
Tami’s future with the present is unsure, and on prime of that, she might have jeopardized her future spin-off by strolling out of the reunion taping with out warning, the Jasmine Model stories. Referred to as The Beverly Trill Billies, a play on the 1960’s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillys, the Mona Scott Younger produced collection was supposed to begin taking pictures this summer time. The present would observe Tami and Reggie entertaining his household that lives down south.
Roman instructed Life & Model lately that she was excited to be filming a spin-off as a result of she didn’t like the manner she was portrayed on Basketball Wives.
“I feel it was time. I’ve been an element of the Basketball Wives franchise since 2010 — and it hasn’t been for lack of attempting to have my very own state of affairs, as a result of we tried a number of instances,” she mentioned. “However I do additionally assume it’s only a matter of timing. They are saying, ‘If you’d like to make God chuckle, inform him your plans,’ and I feel you’ve got to do issues when it’s ordered by Him — not to get too non secular. However I really feel prefer it’s the proper time for this second to occur, as a result of folks have seen me a technique on Basketball Wives for thus lengthy and finally that takes its toll on public notion of you.”
She added, “I’m grateful that the spin-off is coming now as a result of I get to present the many various aspects and dimensions that aren’t really seen on Basketball Wives. I’ve this nice man, I’ve nice kids, I’ve a terrific profession, I do lots of philanthropy work, I’m concerned socially in my neighborhood and outreach applications and I’ve an incredible blended household, and so it felt like the proper time to do one thing like this.”
Tami fueled rumors that she give up Basketball Wives altogether by posting this on Instagram:
When requested by Human Nature Journal about what was in retailer for the BBW Season 7 reunion, Tami threw shade on the present, asking the interviewer, “Okay, you’ve been watching? ‘Trigger I haven’t” earlier than busting out in amusing.
She didn’t care to speak about the reunion, however she did say that folks might look ahead to seeing her look trendy. “The one factor I need to interject about the reunion is styled by Udi in a Sergio Hudson swimsuit. And it was superb!” she mentioned. “You’ve acquired to look ahead to the relaxation!”
The Basketball Wives Season 7 reunion airs on VH1 on Sunday, September 16th at 10/9c.
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