Just days after the Basketball Wives’ Season 4 reunion, the show’s executive producer, Shaunie O’Neal, has reportedly axed three of the ladies from the show.
According to TMZ, Jennifer Williams, Kesha Nichols, and Royce Reed will be replaced next season, although it’s unclear who’s in line to take their spots.
Reed, was allegedly dropped from the show because she was no longer legally allowed to talk about Dwight Howard due to a 2009 gag order, blocking her from discussing her ex in any way. As for Williams, producers reportedly think she’s too big of a liability after suing Evelyn Lozada’s assistant, Nia Crooks, for slapping her during a taping of the show this season.
Neither VH1 or O’Neal have yet to officially comment on the casting changes.
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