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'Basketball Wives' L.A.

Four Wives

Axed From the Show

10/28/2012 8:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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"Basketball Wives: L.A." axed four of its six cast members -- and TMZ has learned the catalyst was when Gloria Govan shut producers out of her nuptials to L.A. Clippers star Matt Barnes.

Sources connected to the show tell TMZ the producers are getting rid of Gloria, Laura Govan, Malaysia Pargo and Brooke Bailey because the wives, especially Gloria, weren't allowing "all of their reality to be filmed."

We're told the breaking point came when Gloria (who is known for her feisty ways) jetted off to Vegas to marry Barnes -- and didn't even let the show know about it. Our sources say the producers felt extremely disrespected by her actions and made the decision to clean house.

Our sources tell us the producers haven't told the wives they're getting fired yet, but are already looking for new women to fill their spots.

Draya Michele and Jackie Christie will be the only returning members.

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16.

stu    

alll soon to be seen on Maury Povich.
WHO UR BABY DADDY? Y IT'S MY DADDY OF COURSE OF COURSE.

689 days ago
17.

Celeb Gossip Addict    

I can't imagine what they can do to save this show, but this is a good start.

689 days ago
18.

Bob    

It's going to be extremely difficult to find four new women with an 8th grade education and no class who already have drink throwing and weave pulling experience.

689 days ago
19.

Gretchen    

Why not just CANCEL the show? Might not be a bad idea!!!

689 days ago
20.

Firstchoice    

Yeah right... Why not axe the whole crap?

689 days ago
21.

Hank    

why isn't that show just called Gold-Digging Ho's? That's what those women are. Just look at their cast photo - it looks like a photo of the main strip in Ban****!

689 days ago
22.

Jsmiley    

Barnes plays for the Clippers now not the Lakers and BBW is boring and ignorant anyway NEXT!!..

689 days ago
23.

If sense were common everyone would have it.    

Oh no you DIT-INT!

689 days ago
24.

Adrien303    

The people who comment are so judge mental. Everybody has there guilty pleasure. Some on ou watch your bait ar , toddlers n tiara, honey boo boo, catfish stuff. If you stop judging you would be happier. NOW FOR A REAL COMMENT: Gloria is boring and not on film alot, next week Brooke is suppose to bring it up a notch. Malaysia is kinda boring but connects them all. And Laura, she tries too hard. Jackie is a psycho and I wish she'd leave.

689 days ago
25.

Ozzie X    

How about axing the show completely?

689 days ago
26.

laffnbear    

Hope their street corner is still free.

689 days ago
27.

Carl    

That would be a big deal if I ever watched the show or even gave a damn.

689 days ago
28.

Sandy    

I watch it they should fire Jackie, She is the crazy one

689 days ago
29.

FukUall6787    

Most women out there are nothing but gold digging hoez any way so what elese is new

689 days ago
30.

Mr Rod    

Who cares, aren't these women all prostitutes anyway?

689 days ago
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