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Married To Medicine Season 2

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The lines are drawn in the sand….Everyone take cover!!!

Without a doubt MTM was my favorite reality show last year. These doctors and doctor’s wives are the perfect combination of vain, catty, intelligent, bold and flat out entertainment. You can say a lot about these women but one thing you won’t say is, they’re boring. My biggest concern of season 2 was it losing its spark, rawness, and yes “realness” because it happens too often in reality TV. Often times people see themselves on TV and after taking a beating from the public, decide they need to tone it down or turn it up. Well let me tell you my good people, worry not because these broads are too ego stricken to change and I love them even more for it.

Jackie is still her God complex self, sitting on her holy thrown of I’m better than you and everyone should look like me. Except this season she will be touching more into her true Achilles hill which is her inability to bare children. As sad as that is, I’m sure she just wants to come off as grounded as possible to keep people from thinking she’s a complete bitch.

Simone is still “The Man of the House” working long hours and emasculating her husband by reiterating how much she works and don’t have time to cook, clean, and raise children. I’m not sure if her husband didn’t like how he was betrayed on TV or took a verbal beating from friends and family but now the waters are choppy because her marriage is shaky.

Ms. Mariah is showing how conceited and arrogant she truly is this season with her falling out with Ms. Quad. Just when you thought no friendship could be better, reality TV has brought out true colors once again. Apparently Ms. Mariah and her hood family have decided that they “made” Ms. Quad and she needs to lurk in the shadows or be Robin to Ms. Mariah’s Batman. Ms. Quad honey you better do you and get them coins and don’t let no one dull your shine. Now I could talk about how Ms. Quad and her storyline of her husband wanting a baby….oh wait I just did.

Toya is back and still boring but she did one thing right in introducing us to her ally friend and that’s Heavenly. Let me tell you Heavenly is anything and everything but the definition of her name. This dentist/doctor wife is locked and loaded with shots and apparently she don’t come with a safety because even Toya was dissed. First episode of the season Heavenly hosted a black tie event at her home for all the cast and she went straight for the throats of Jackie and Simone. She is definitely a new villain in the “Reality” world.

Married to Medicine added 2 people this season and although they showed Lisa, they didn’t feel she was worthy of a real introduction for this first episode which leads me to believe she’s probably just a filler but only time will tell.

I don’t know about you but I will be tuned in every week of this season. These ladies will definitely bring the heat this spring.

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Online Dating Rituals of the American Male

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Remember when online dating was taboo? Well not anymore and now Bravo aka “Reality Show Channel” has brought us another show to get addicted to. Online Dating Rituals of the American Male is a docu-series based on men dating women they meet online. Each episode follows 2 men as they initiate contact then date different women from online dating websites.

I know many of you are thinking a lot of these guys will not be themselves because they know they will be on TV and though that may be true, many of them will actually be worse. Prime example, their debut episode featured Alex, a 27 year old “douche-bag” who’s recovering from self-esteem. Ladies if you ever questioned a man’s sincerity because everything he said was too perfect, he is proof as to why you should doubt it. Alex who admits to being a childhood chubby who had problem getting girls and now is constantly on the chase to find a woman to sleep with on date one. Speaking from experience, he is the most common man on the dating scene. This guy is the reason why make-out sessions are a big No-No on date one. Alex is your worst case scenario in dating.

Then there is Marcus aka “the divorcee” who is 36 and looking for love. Marcus is what any and every woman would want; tall, dark, handsome and a body built for a queen. This chocolate man is also educated and established with no children. As predicted and expected, Marcus goes on dates with some of the oddest and craziest women. Though Marcus seems to be a honest and straight forward good guy there is one thing we must keep in mind, there are cameras rolling. Either way there are some lessons to be learned for us single ladies out there.

Thus far Bravo has found a way to suck another hour out of my life or at the very least 40 min as I fast forward through commercials. I’m curious to see who the next set of men will be next week but I’m even more curious to see what kind of women they are dating. For now you’ll have to excuse this shallow post but I blame it on this shallow show. Online Dating Rituals of the American Male (this title is too damn long) airs 10pm Sunday on Bravo.

Will you be watching??!

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Talkin’ Tea of Real Housewives of Atlanta and let’s just say the flavor was Shady Grey!!!

Last night’s episode was a massacre and the biggest wolf of the pack was Peter but before we get into that lets recap where they left off.

In continuation of the week before debacle of the Bailey “Brawl” Bowl, where the Oscar winning performance went to the new found friends of Kenya & Marlo, Kenya had a girl pow-wow at Marlo’s to show off her fancy townhome digs and Kenya’s “Rentley” (as Phaedra calls it). A little birdie told me that Nene isn’t paranoid and that the producers are trying to get people to take fire at her, although I’m sure it’s just for ratings and not removal but nonetheless Nene could use  fewer layers of arrogance and an extra scoop of humbleness but hey that’s just my opinion. Anyhow, I was all for this shade session until I realize they didn’t “bring it.” Ladies if you gone take down a giant you’re going to have to stop tip toeing around and learn to “say it with your chest” or otherwise you’re looking a little yellow.

Phaedra, however isn’t holding back this episode, or this season. I’m not sure where all this back bone is coming from but the girl is showing more true colors in these sit down confessions. She managed to call Porsha stupid and give Kenya a new name that honestly is quite catchy Kenya Moore Whore. *giggles*

Just when we thought Kordell was an obsolete non-factor that we’ve all forgotten about, here comes Peter making house visits and raising drama from the dead. I can say that this little house visit has brought Kordell some redemption considering his now ex-wife Porsha has thrown more dirt on him than an indoor Monster truck Jam but hey anything to make her look good. You best believe that sneaky Pete used this information later and he wasted no time in doing so.

Fast forward to the Mexico trip, fresh off the plane, one limo ride later and here comes Peter stirring the pot before they can even wash off the stench of the plane. One thing I love about this show is how you can be confronted anytime about your personal life in front of everyone just in case others would like to take a stab at you too. What makes matters worse is Porsha is on this trip solo because not only is she man-less but apparently she’s friendless too. We’ll get back to Porsha and a few but for now…..

Kenya when are you gone reveal this African millionaire man of yours?! Oh I guess after you find him. Kenya’s antics are truly getting old like those eggs of hers. In what world is it okay to put up photos of yourself in couples rooms but I digress. As much as Kenya likes to think she is killing Nene with kindness, it really just looks like she’s kissing her ass. Maybe it’s just me….*shrugs* After everyone got settled in their rooms they got together for dinner. Ms. Kenya Moore Whore decided to do assigned seating in a very nontraditional way. She separated all the couples and this made things interesting indeed. One thing I can say about this season is the men have sharper claws than the women. Who knew when everyone sat down for dinner that the main course would be Porsha. Porsha, honey, you ain’t built for this life. I advise you find something or someone else because you are clearly a sheep amongst wolves.

Either way I can’t wait for next week’s episode when we get to see Kenya Moore Whore in her truest element because Phaedra so idiotly brought her foolish husband Apollo along. Bad for her but good for us. Let the triflingness begin.  *Insert evil laugh here!*

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First Stop ATL…..R&B Divas tour!

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The ladies of R&B Divas will be going on tour. If you grew up listening to R&B music in the 90s than you know how amazing these women are. Keke Wyatt, Nicci Gilbert of Brownstone, powerhouse Kelly Price, Dawn of the iconic En Vogue and trio group Lucy Pearl and of course the First Lady of Bad Boy label Faith Evans herself. This night will be full of hits for sure. A night guaranteed to bring back memories and have you swaying and singing. What better way to wrap up your turkey day (Thanksgiving) with family then to hit this concert and feel good and reminisce with people you love.

Tickets are now on sale…

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Love & Hip Hop New York Season 4 Premiere……Sound Off

For anyone who cares, season 4 Love & Hip Hop New York premiered last night and so far it has not disappointed. Most of the cast is new which is always tricky but I have to say that Mona Scott and her people did a good job. Although the Love & Hip Hop franchise started in New York, it begin to fall in the shadows of the Atlanta cast. I don’t think this cast would put New York back on top but it will at least give life to the dying interest of New York franchise. 

First let’s talk about the older cast members. Last season we left off with Mendeecees going to jail and for Yandy that’s where we picked up. Tahiry and Joe are back together and trying to make it work. Erica Mena is back with a new twist and by twist I mean a girlfriend. Rich Dollaz is starting his own label with Yandy with some expected threesome plots with Erica. K. Michelle, a crossover from Atlanta cast, is now in New York. They haven’t showed much of her plot but it’d be interesting to see if she’s going to continue to play this new bad girl gone good character that she left off from Atlanta or will she go back to being the short fuse she truly is.

New Cast: Peter Gunz who only had a quick cameo or two last season is back with his own storyline and its a doosie. At first glance it comes off as a Stevie J knock off but by the end of the episode you see the interesting twist. Peter has two children with Tara Wallace and lives with her but get this, he is sleeping with his artist Amina Buddafly who supposedly is more than just his jump off, she’s his secret wife as well. 

As far as the rest of the cast, I have no clue but I guess you can only cram so much in the first episode. So far it’s enough to have me tuning in every Monday. Will you be watching?ImageL

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