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'Basketball Wives' Producers

Plotting Legal Action

Against Jennifer Williams

4/30/2012 3:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0429_jennifer_williams_getty"Basketball Wives" producers are taking their feud with cast member Jennifer Williams to the next level ... the show's big-wigs are currently in talks to file a lawsuit against  the "BB Wife" for publicly trashing the show.

If you recall ... producers of VH1's hit series were PISSED after Williams filed a lawsuit against fellow cast member Nia Crooks after she slapped Williams in the face while taping an episode.

Now sources tell TMZ  -- producers are ready to take their own legal action after Williams went on a media rampage and blasted "BB Wives" alleging the show portrays African-American women negatively.

According to our sources, producers feel Williams' show-bashing is in violation of her contract -- which forbids cast members from doing any media appearances or press without approval, or speaking negatively about the show. We're told they feel she is "ruining the brand" they worked so hard to build.
 
Let the mudslinging begin.

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91.

Wendy    

ROTFLMAO! Go for it! Jennifer will prevail because she is RIGHT! You DO portray African-American women in a poor light. That is not only Jennifer's opinion,it is a fact! You wonder why she had her attorney's draw up a letter for each of you wearning about phyical attacks. What Nia did is EXACTLY wby! You allow people to put their hands on others. How about Ev throwing that bottle that could have killed someone. Or Tami attacking Meeka? There is NO room for that and she has every right to take legal action. Go ahead Shaunie and the others, sue her. See where it takes your disgusting show. Off the air! Jennifer, yo are a strong, successful African-American woman that carries yourself with class. The rest (for the most part) are hood rats!!

914 days ago
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ladytide228    

I am so outdone by VH1,why would they think its ok to be abusive,but let it be a man to hit a women,then these same females want to be in an uproar and i say females cause i don't consider most of them to be very lady like.

914 days ago
93.

LaShon    

This is a very sad show. They act like they have the right to assault people and they're suppose to take it. This in a VH1 brand, they love to show women fighting. You don't see men acting like fools!

914 days ago
94.

celecia    

The show is wack, i stopped watching it after the first damn season. I can't get over the show names on basketball wives when no one is a basketball wife. WTF... Cancel the show and start over Vh1.

914 days ago
95.

jezebell8    

The show is trash. I guess the producers want Jen to take the abuse while they run to the bank. The show should be cancelled!

914 days ago
96.

myopinion    

Jennifer is right about the women on the show are GHETTO RATS!!!! She has to follow her contract and not speak about how she feels about the show.

914 days ago
97.

Danielle    

How can you trash a show that's already trashy?

914 days ago
98.

reeia714    

what a joke sue jen have they lost their minds she is the show those other loser need to get the boot and start over with some new girls i do like the concept just need some positive classy women with jen being the star get real vh1

913 days ago
99.

What!    

Are you serious! Let them sue Shaunie for putting this ridiculous show out there.. bad example for our black sisters! Evenlyn's behavior is appalling to all!!

913 days ago
100.

Lisa    

Jennifer handle the situation the right way. Black women don't all just jump in the street and start physically fighting. The producer are mad because they want the fight and the drama for publicity. The show does show black women in a negative light. Royce wont feed into the drama anymore so she is pretty much excluded from the show.

913 days ago
101.

Trashyshow    

I am really disappointed in Shaunie, She is starting to act like the other Hoes on the show. Stay strong Jen!!! The viewers are with you 100%. And why would VH1 think we want to see more of Evelyn??? She is the trashyest on the show next to Tami!!

913 days ago
102.

Trashyshow    

I hope Jen kicks VH1 butt in court!! It has become obvious that she is the only one with any class at all. Evelyn & Tami can't hide what getto trash they are, it always comes to light!! Why was the other girl even there anyway, it looked like she was only there to do Evelyns bidding, so Evelyn would not get her nasty ass sued.

913 days ago
103.

Sea&Sun    

This show is TRASH. I AM SO SICK OF EVELYN TRULY DISGUSTED WITH HER BEHAVIOR. I HOPE THEY ALL SUE EACHOTHER RIGHT OFF THE AIR.

913 days ago
104.

Pam    

As a mature black woman shame on what is being portrayed on TV. Have we really sunk this low. What kind of hood rat jumps on a table to fight, is this really funny. Shame on us in this day and age. Are we no better than this?? Good for you Jen. Let's get this mess of a show off the air

913 days ago
105.

SISTATOUCHED    

SHAUNIE,SHAUNIE WHEN WILL YOU TAKE A STAND, YOU MAY HAVE ALL THE CONTROL AND POWER ON THAT SHOW,BUT, I MUST WARN YOU, IN THIS LIFE YOU HAVE TO REAP WHAT YOU SOW...AND I CAN ASSURE YOU, YOU WON'T BE EXEMPT, IF YOOU SET UP JENNIFER FOR ANY ALLEGATIONS, I PROMISE YOU AT THE END ,YOU WILL BE SORRY.

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