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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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46.

RUSTTI    

Jackie is "extra" not crazy!..Laura manipulated the entire group into thinking Jackie is crazy...Malasia,Draya are followers of Laura and fell for all the lies....

723 days ago
47.

RUSTTI    

Draya has to stand alone now lol...lets see if she still treats Jackie disrespectful,like she did with her girls,Laura,Malasia,and the rest of them...Draya is gonna end up kissing Jackie's butt..lol....I look forward to seeing Jackie run things...Draya you forget....you are nothing but a pretty shape and a decent mouse~like,cute face

723 days ago
48.

backfire    

R U kidding? Must be a joke. Laura is the prettiest and funniest and balls out woman I have the most fun watching and I like Malaysia. Now you have an old lying woman with a bad weave that is crazy. I'm done with the show now!

723 days ago
49.

Tray    

They need to fire the whole damn show. ITS BORING as hell!! Every last one of them!

723 days ago
50.

VIDGMER    

Draya Michele is very amazing and HOOOOOOOT CHIC!

723 days ago
51.

lanasinclair    

I didn't no real women watch these skeezers!!

723 days ago
52.

MzReeses    

As long as I still get to see Draya I'm good. Forget the rest of them.

723 days ago
53.

gossipgirl86    

HAHAHA! Those bit**** were so rude to Jackie this season....and she is the only one still employed. LOL karma is a mother******!!!

723 days ago
54.

Tonya    

Malaysia Pargo tweeted yesterday that this story is FAKE and NO ONE has been fired. TMZ is starting to be like Media TakeOut with the fake stories.

722 days ago
55.

MaLi    

Get Rid of Jackie Da Beast...LMAO

721 days ago
56.

coco    

cancel the show you erase the main cast. get rid of jackie christie she need mental health for real. not cute vh1
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720 days ago
57.

iasiangirl    

Really good to see that these women either already knew, or learned how to SET & MAINTAIN HEALTHY BOUNDARIES for themselves.

We've already seen from the show that Ms. Jackie is not good at doing this, but then again, the show seems to have caught her during a very emotionally unstable time in her life. Ms. Draya is single and young, and doesn't have a husband and family unit to protect.

But the other women...it's very inspirational to see that they maintained their privacy and their boundaries. They got what they wanted from VH1 and I think they won.

P.S. - Hate on reality TV... I'd rather watch them than your family. Same drama, better clothes & make-up. And these women work out.

720 days ago
58.

Derrek Stewart    

I'm just trying to understand why would you fire someone for wanting to keep some things in they're life private. Are you kidding? Are the producers of Basketball Wives L.A. that petty?

719 days ago
59.

Bri    

Go get a life u go girl for keeping your business PRIVATE. ...

703 days ago
60.

blue bella     

its about time, the show really need some new people., like actual wives

691 days ago
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