Basketball Wives Episode 1: Evelyn Lozada Turns Tami Roman Insult Into F'N T-Shirt
Speaking of Royce, she is single and ready to mingle. We aren't sad to see her ex-boo, Dwayne, go. He was pretty annoying and was doing his best to become a basketball husband. Those girls are already hungry enough for attention; a man asking for it too is too much.
Then there was the Tami Roman and Royce Reed cocktail hour where a lot of things were put on the table. Let's see: Suzie Ketcham was discussed, and of course, Tami and Evelyn Lozada's brawl, which still brings a joyful tear to our eye.
Apparently, Evelyn is making T-shirts with her "factor phrase" on it, and Tami isn't too psyched about that. Making profit off a fight that started because you were sleeping with a friend's ex-husband? Nice work, Eve.
|You haven't been fully insulted until someone profits off the T-shirt.|
Here was a surprise for us: Suzie, Ashley (Rafer Alston's baby mama) and Royce were hanging out (which was almost as awkward as Evelyn and Tami's little beach meet-up). Later Tami informs Evelyn that she is actually the "non-factor," because Eve was never made a basketball wife, just a fiancé.
What really topped of the afternoon was Tami flat out telling Evelyn that she plans to sue her if she makes the shirts (they're already made!), even with Miss Lozada's offer to give proceeds for her Tami's charity.
This is why we love this show. There is lots of behind-the-back gossip, but then there are moments like this where they don't give a shit and will tell each other exactly how they feel. Oh, its too good to be true.
But episode one wasn't just a gossip fest 2011, things come together just as we wanted them: in a fight. It's pretty obvious that Tami and Evelyn won't make it through the season without a physical altercation, but for now, we'll take a verbal throwdown. In the middle of a shoe store, Tami informa Evelyn that in her lawsuit, she pretty much will attempt to take everything she has, including her retail store that will be renamed "Tami's."
So far, episode one was great. For the next episode, our only request is a little more cat-fighting and a little Chad Ochocinco. Yes, he fascinates us.
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