Basketball Wives Renewed For Season 5 Despite Backlash

Basketball Wives Miami has been renewed with a promise to have more harmony throughout the show. The reality show, everyone loves to hate, but can’t stop looking at, has been giving the green light for another season.

In an attempt to quiet the flames, Shed Media along with VH1 released statements assuring fans that the quality of the program would be more “balanced.”

“Shed Media US is fully committed to telling the compelling stories of the Basketball Wives in a balanced way. Our producing partner Shaunie O’Neal feels strongly about this, and we fully agree with this stance. We support her as she encourages the cast members to work out issues in a non-violent fashion. We look forward to working with her and the rest of the cast on conveying more balance in the next season,” Shed Media statement read.

“Our viewers’ opinions always matter a great deal to us at VH1. Lately, there has been a lot of conversation about Basketball Wives, a series featuring strong, intelligent women with very passionate viewpoints, which can sometimes escalate.

We at VH1 agree with and support Shaunie and the show producers’ “no excessive physical confrontations” policy on the series moving forward. We are all committed to balancing the candid, bold excitement that the viewers have come to love in the series with storylines and representations they can be proud of. Shaunie has been a strong advocate for a more balanced approach to the show and we, along with our producing partners at Shed Media, are all in agreement about moving forward with that goal.”

The news comes just as the ladies, minus Tami Roman, found enough self-restraint within them to be in one room together to tape the mandatory reunion show.

So, does Tami’s no-show mean she’s out? Not sure, but she has posted cryptic tweets suggesting she will not be back for the better-behaved version of BBW.

@CallMeCASH_ I actually hope they do well next season-I wish all the BBW’s the best of luck,” tweeted Tami in response to an angry follower.

Speaking of reunion show, all the women looked like they wouldn’t swat a fly. Jennifer Williams was a knockout in a rose-color Valentino gown with Chanel pearls and side-swooped hair. Her nemesis, Evelyn Lozada looked casual chic in a high-slit teal skirt, with a midriff bearing black top and a high bun. Catch the rest of the ladies look below.

Are you planning to watch next season? What about the reunion show?

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