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Eddie Murphy's Ex

Producers Stole My Idea for 'Hollywood Exes'

12/3/2013 6:12 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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One of Eddie Murphy's baby mamas is now suing over "Hollywood Exes" -- claiming she came up with the idea for the reality show back in 2008 and producers STOLE it from her ... then cast one of Eddie's OTHER exes in her place.

Tamara Johnson filed the lawsuit against producers Lynch-Dyson Entertainment, claiming she pitched an idea to Vernon Lynch in 2008 called "The Hollywood ExClub" about a group of celebrity baby mamas ... inspired by her own relationship with Eddie Murphy ... but the discussions went nowhere.

Then in 2011, Tamara says she got wind VH1 was making a show called "Hollywood Exes" -- produced by Lynch-Dyson -- which she claims was a complete rip-off of her idea.

The show eventually premiered in 2012, starring girls Tamara had in mind for her own show ... like Andrea Kelly. But the biggest slap in the face ... Eddie Murphy's other ex Nicole Murphy was cast instead of Tamara.

Tamara claims she contacted Lynch-Dyson many times about getting credit -- and money -- for her role in creating the show ... but she's been nothing but rebuffed.

She's now suing for at least $1 million. Calls to Lynch-Dyson weren't returned.

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Quiet    

everybody wants money

327 days ago
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Lisa    

He has a child with Tamara Hood not Tamara Johnson, wrong lady above

327 days ago
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love-truth-freedom    

Gold-diggin' hoes.....

327 days ago
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Celeb Gossip Addict    

That is not a pic of the Tamara Johnson who has a child with Eddie Murphy. That is a pic of Tamara Johnson-George better known as Taj of the R&B girl group SWV. No way would her and Eddie Murphy have a child together and this be the first the world hears of it, so I Googled it and found a pic of the real Tamara with her adult child with Eddie. Do better guys.

327 days ago
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Rocdamic    

I think you mean former NFL player EDDIE GEORGE and not EDDIE MURPHY! LOL!

327 days ago
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Lisa    

He has a child with Tamara Hood not Tamara Johnson. You've got the wrong picture above. Tamara Johnson sings with SWV.

327 days ago
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Ty    

Ummm…she is Eddie George's wife! The lady above use to be in the group SWV. Someone needs to be fired

327 days ago
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Ariana    

I doubt she was the only one to come up with that idea. It's kind of an obvious one given the direction reality shows have gone.

On the topic of celebrities...I created a survey for school to measure the interest in an app that will take you on a tour of celebrity homes, hot spots, burial locations and more. I'd love if some of you could take the time to fill it out for me! It's short, anonymous, and will just be used for my class: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/38K7FRB
Thanks!

327 days ago
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Kelly    

Wrong Tamara.

327 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

How many exes does this MFer have

327 days ago
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Shawna    

Whoopsie, TMZ ain't right all the time. LOL

327 days ago
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Tifmoneliwil    

I guess all black folks look alike.... that is definitely the wrong lady you all are referring to in the above pic!...ugghh..smh

327 days ago
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Relax    

TMZ is soooo stupid that is not a picture of Eddie Murphy's baby mama that is Tamara Johnson from SWV.. DUMB ASSES

327 days ago
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Yurra Knutz    

Nothing for you

327 days ago
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ILuvDalMavss    

That is a pic of Eddie George's wife...she never hooked up with Eddie Murphy!!! Wrong Tamara, wrong Eddie LOL

327 days ago
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