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'Football Wives' -- Girls Attacking Girls

10/26/2010 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Controversy is raging behind the scenes of "Football Wives" -- all over a woman who hurled projectiles at another castmate on the show.


During Sunday night's premiere episode -- there was one official cast member missing from the show, Mercedes Nelson (left) ... reportedly the ex-girlfriend of Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber.

Multiple sources involved with the production tell us hell broke loose while the girls were taping a scene recently ... after Nelson "flipped out" and threw a bunch of tabletop items at Chanita Foster (right).

We're told producers shut down production and "came to an agreement" that it would be best for Mercedes to leave the show because it just "wasn't for her."

Mercedes was suspiciously absent from Sunday night's premiere ... but VH1 is adamant that she wasn't asked to leave, explaining, "She only ended up being in a few episodes due to story lines."

As for the illegal forward pass -- VH1 admits, "she does throw something" ... but won't reveal details ... because they plan on using it in the show.

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@MofoJeff......there are plenty of typical white women on television today....BTW there are a few on this show! How typical is that?

1456 days ago


Isn't one of the wives a lawyer? They aren't all jobless.

1456 days ago


I was at the premiere and we didn't see Pilar Sander but saw the rest of the ladies. I had no idea that Mercedes was part of the show.

1456 days ago


Okay this chick is real lame. But she's cute but a little man-ish looking. First she should be happy to be on the show she's no wife. And then she's promoting the show for what you got kicked off! Oh probably because she's just another thirsty chick

1456 days ago


I do not watch any "housewives" show, but that Chanita looks like a guy!

1454 days ago


DAMN, just like I have always thought...somewhere there is a horse in Central Park freezing its ass off because its tail hair was cut-off to fit on a real horses a**

1445 days ago


MoFoJeff: typical colored women, huh? your racism is showing a just a smidgen... oh, wait, i fully stand corrected, what with the great shining representatives of white america on the kate and jon gosseling show, jersey shore and all the other reality shows that show the virtous white woman behaving genteel and graciously humble... smmfh

1400 days ago
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