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Ex NBA Star Stephon Marbury

Had an Affair

with His Personal Chef

10/20/2012 6:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

1019-stephon-marbury-tmzThe producers of "Basketball Wives" are probably screaming "SAVE IT FOR THE SHOW!!!" ... after it was revealed former NBA and soon-to-be reality star Stephon Marbury had an affair with his personal chef and paid her nearly A MILLION BUCKS to keep a lid on it.

Marbury -- who along with wife Latasha will appear next season on the show -- hooked up with the family's chef, Thurayyah Mitchell, five times during her employment ... this according to court docs obtained by the NY Post.

When Marbury let her go in 2006, she screamed sexual harassment, but Marbury (who felt he did nothing wrong) offered her $900,000 anyway to keep her trap shut. Marbury played for the Knicks at the time -- ironic, since the team was dealing with allegations of sexual misconduct by front office personnel.

According to the Post, Marbury shelled out nearly $600,000 to Mitchel but stopped making payments in 2010. Mitchell took Marbury before an arbitrator for the balance ... and the arbitrator ruled Marbury made Mitchell "believe that 'keeping him happy' was a requirement of keeping her job." 

The arbitrator awarded Mitchell $330,000, saying Mitchell could have sued Marbury for more money or sold her story.

If this isn't a storyline for "BB Wives," we don't know what is.

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16.

firebaby    

basketball players and gold diggers go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly lol

547 days ago
17.

Bobby    

Your title is up messed

547 days ago
18.

laffnbear    

A black guy paying to bone his cook and bragging about it?
Sounds too believable.

547 days ago
19.

Whats The World Comin To    

Who freakin' cares?

547 days ago
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knickfan212    

I don't know how people allow themselves to be blackmailed. If whatever you're doing makes you afraid someone will find out, don't do it. And if you do do it,just tell them to do what they must and kiss my @ss. If it's an affair, my wife would know before you could tell her. Once that person threatens to expose you all you do is beat them to the punch. No use trying to keep it a secret. Once the spouse knows, the blackmailer has no ammunition.Worst case scenario is your wife/husband leaves you. Hopefully she wont but it's not the end of the world if she does.

547 days ago
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bebefj123    

Wow, court enforced prostitution. She made more money than if she would have actually worked by cooking food. She acts like she would have been employed there for 10yrs. She wasnt raped, she drop her pants because she wanted sex from him, bottom line, and she wanted money. Appeared she accepted a bribe and then sued when he stopped and the courts was part of all this mess. Double standards.

547 days ago
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BonitaBeaver    

200,000 a time good for her

546 days ago
23.

Gem    

Both Tasha Marbury & Thurayyah Mitchell are Ratchet Hoes if you ask me...Low Balling for fame & word is on the streets that Tasha already knew about this affair & her PR Team Adonis Spicer @SpicerPR along with a few other People put this Whole (Pitch) Story together to Make her look like she's be the innocent one. Tasha's Playing Victim but the Truth Shall be Known GOD Don't like Ugly & The Shoes fit! Tasha Marbury is a GROUPIE & is anything other than a Christian. She's just a Devious & undermining "Street Ho" & she's Cheated on Stephon as Well.... Dont fall prey to this so called "Scandal"! Tasha Was out for Strephon's Money From Jump!

545 days ago
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Roselyn    

Both Tasha Marbury & Thurayyah Mitchell are Ratchet Hoes if you ask me...Low Balling for fame & word is on the streets that Tasha already knew about this affair & her PR Team Adonis Spicer @SpicerPR along with a few other People put this Whole (Pitch) Story together to Make her look like she's be the innocent one. Tasha's Playing Victim but the Truth Shall be Known GOD Don't like Ugly & The Shoes fit! Tasha Marbury is a GROUPIE & is anything other than a Christian. She's just a Devious & undermining "Street Ho" & she's Cheated on Stephon as Well.... Dont fall prey to this so called "Scandal"! Tasha Was out for Stephon's *MONEY* From Jump!

545 days ago
25.

evasman    

Well no one spreaded the new that I had a secret affair with Evelyn while Chad was away I should have gotten some cash but being with her was better then money

237 days ago
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