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'B-ball Wife' Sues: Co-Star Beat the CRAP Outta Me

7/22/2011 7:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Basketball Wives" star Meeka Claxton claims her co-star Tami Roman beat her to a pulp in an Italian nightclub recently -- and now, she's out for revenge ... SUING Tami for assault and battery.

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TMZ broke the story ... Meeka and Tami had been at odds with each other for a long time -- and according to sources close to the show, Tami tried to settle the score once and for all last month ... with a fist fight.

According to the lawsuit, filed yesterday in New York, Tami "assaulted, battered, beat, threatened, menaced, attacked, jumped on, pushed to the ground, thrashed, punched, and shoved" Meeka ... causing serious injury.

Meeka wants Tami to cough up unspecified damages, claiming the incident cost her a day of filming -- and put her through an emotional and physical hell.

So far, no word back from Tami's camp.

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76.

Bad,Bad Boy...    

Don't Worry Tami because all y'all bitches that go for Bad will meet ur match one day...Tami been hate-in on Meeka since she got on the show. I watch every week I did like you Tami, but after this it's confirmed U just another Ghetto Hood Rat...Who will get there's one day believe that we all Reap wat we Sow !!!

1125 days ago
77.

Bad,Bad Boy...    

Tami is a Real Ghetto Hood Rat Ur Day Coming Tammi...

1125 days ago
78.

macy    

i saw meeka get punched in the face on the preview of the show

1125 days ago
79.

tee    

Tammi my girl meeka stay running her mouth she got what her hand called for see what happens tryin to be down your as***** the ******* ground its good for her leave Tammi alone what you need more money you the ine that act rich bitch hahahahah peace im out

1125 days ago
80.

noneofyourbusiness    

Tami likes to start sh^t. She is a bully and so fricking ghetto! She always has a stank face on.

1124 days ago
81.

Ms DC Diva 4 real    

I feel that Tammi does keep it real but it comes a time in one's life when you need to just grow-up and let some of the BS go..Who cares if someone says something about you it ain't worth being sued for money that you don't have or to have people look at you like you are ignorant I don't care for Meeka but don't beat the girl down if you don't like her stay away from her when Tammi was immitating Meeka at the table all the other so called women were laughing it was childish behavior and I can't believe Shaunie she's a **** stirrer as well get over it ladies and don't let noone mess up your money Tammi next time let it go girl but you are one of the realest women on t.v.

1124 days ago
82.

Lisa    

Meeka has known from the first day she met Tami that she was a "nut" but she kept on doing what she does until Tami beat her arse.

1124 days ago
83.

Maris Marie    

Meeka is educated, she met her husband while attending college and has a degree from Hofstra University.

Meeka's background is middle class, college educated, two parent household, ditto for Royce,Jennifer and Gloria(I question Gloria being upper middle class as she claims, since she states in Latina mag her mom is from Tijuana, and Gloria has like 8 siblings, but they are from a nice part of Oakland, Ca, i just don't know many upper middle class people with 9 kids and none of them are adopted).

Tami & Evelyn are the true ghetto birds/ hood rats/ gold diggers and both did not have their father in their life.

Fighting never solves anything and people who believe in the whole notion of "writing a check your a$$ can't cash" better be prepared to have bail money, because its a crime to physically assault someone, just because they where talking crap.

1124 days ago
84.

HeadShakin'150    

Tami needs to be fired from the show. She is a bonafide thug that needs to go back to the barbaric village she came from. Here is clearly a case of a BULLY picking on a woman she knew had too much class to get down to her level. I was through with the show when they decided to show a teaser with Tami the Barbaric saying to Meeka "yo black azz". That was it! What a classless, attention-seeking, troublemaking, bad-bodied, drama queen she is. She worships Evelyn more than Meeka ever could. Evidently, the women on that show feel that in order to be relevant and interesting they have to keep a whole bunch of 'mess' going on. Boring women, boring lives, boring show. I'm changing the channel.

1124 days ago
85.

Wanda    

Suzie needs to keep her mouth shut. She is dumbest woman on TV right now. Tami needs to be sued because she is so ghetto even though Meeka should have kept her mouth closed. And yes Tami did say what she said about Evelyn and Jen so Meeka told the truth.

1124 days ago
86.

oldgirl    

I don't want any of them for a friend they play against each other. Sadley, they all have issues including Ms.Shaunnie with her two face self. Stop being Fake!!!

1124 days ago
87.

Predictable    

As one of the producers of this fiasco, Shaunie O'Neal had to come up with plot lines that would keep viewers tuning in and vendors buying ad time. As these "basketball wives" specifically, Tami, a classless, bitter, ghetto hot mess embarasses herself along with the rest of this factually-challenged group on national tv by receiving a small stipend from the producers to act up, Shaunie and the other producers are laughing all the way to the bank. The insecurities of a thrity-five year old woman (Evelyn) whose looks have long faded and is desperately holding on to an attention whore who will never marry her is tryly pathetic, golddigging Jennifer, and Suzie who is so pathetic she doesn't know how stupid she truly is, Meeka get out before you become a miserable, bitter character to be used by Shaunie who has her own issues and the producers of this trash. RUNNNNNNNNNNNNNN!
You acted with class by leaving and the look of disappointment on Shaunie's face was priceless. Apparently all that money she took from Shaq still can't buy her the class you truly possess.

1124 days ago
88.

Kim    

Meeka is right, Suzie has diarrhea in the mouth. She can't mind her own dame business. So what - if Tami is your friend, that doesn't mean you have to go to the toilet everytime you hear something "SHUT YOUR RUNNY MOUTH!!!" Tami walks around starting trouble trying to keep the attention off of her issues so she has to wreak havoc with others. "Tami needs to get a life". Sorry a** sisters that's a shame. Shaunie is the only mature one in the group. Suzie, get yourself a bottle of Pepto and make sure you drink every drop and develop a backbone because you have a back like a gelly-fish. Tami, you need to take a ride on the low class railroad and stop trying to ride first-class. Meeka...sue her a** 'just because". And next time, just don't even share anything. If it isn't nice keep it to yourself (just a little tip). Take care ladies.

1124 days ago
89.

ashley29    

Tami is a elementary school bully. Adults are allowed to speak. All of the ladies are hypocritcal. They ALL talk about one another. Why single Meeka out??? Tami be a woman about yours. And who the HELL do you think you are!!! You are an elementary school drama queen. Meeka has no reason to be jealous of any of them. She is only the one married and wealthy. Tami is the one wanting to be down. Now you need Evelyn's approval for everything?? What 40/50 year old woman walks around threatening to fight people when someone disagrees with you?? Grow up!

1124 days ago
90.

ANNA FITCH     

TAMMI IS THE WORSE YES SHE SAID IT I HEAR IT AND SO DID THE HOLD WORLD I JUST WANT TO KNOW HOW FAR DO THESE LADIES WANT TO UP TAMMI ASS ANY WOMAN THATS ON TAMMI SIDE IS A LOSER GO MEEKA GO LOOKS LIKE TO ME YOU WERE BEATING THAT BITCH ASS ANYWAYS YES SHE GOT HER ONE PUNCH IN BUT I SEEN THOSE FOOTS SHOT TO HER FAT ASS BELLY

1124 days ago
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