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'Basketball Wives' Star Sued

Alleged Ungrateful Cheapskate

12/15/2011 2:05 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Tami Roman
"Basketball Wives" star Tami Roman is being sued by her ex-manager ... who claims he helped make Tami rich and famous -- but she refuses to pay him for a job well done.

Jerry Silverhardt filed the lawsuit Monday in L.A. County Superior Court -- claiming he was instrumental in securing Tami's "Basketball Wives" gig ... but instead of being grateful, she fired his ass.

Jerry claims Tami paid him for Season Two -- but then left him out to dry after she ended their relationship in February ... refusing to pay for work she did on the recently completed Season 3.

According to Jerry, Tami's oral contract with him is crystal clear ... she owes him 10% no matter what on all "Wives" paychecks for seasons 3 through 6 -- and she better pay up, stat.

10:12 AM PT: Tami tells TMZ, "Mr. Silverhardt was terminated long ago and has been appropriately compensated for the personal management services he rendered. This is a sad attempt from a broken man to reap rewards on a situation he did not sow."


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reality show to get a rich nba star..a child and now you are surprised at the actions of someone like this???????it is becoming "the way to get a life" without really "selling yourself on the street" i would rather be unknown and with self respect thank you.

914 days ago


All of yall say bad things about Tami Roman.. Some of yall dont even no the woman that well.. If she dnt want to pay da man well then she dnt hve to.. Thats her money not yall money.. SO STP HATING ON PERSON DAT U BARELY EVEN NO!!!

862 days ago


This woman is nothing but a ****roach. she gives strong black women a bad name. she is famous for spreading her legs!!! My ghetto friend (her words) said let me get a hold of that fat ugly drag queen. I would sho her what A BITCH CAN DO!!! Tami if you read this come to norfolk va and get a real ass whooping!! my girl got you!!!

850 days ago


The dude in the picture is wearing hair extensions?

838 days ago
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