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Fans Lift Up Tami Roman as the ‘Mother of Reality TV’ as She Seemingly Shades ‘Basketball Wives’ Co-Stars

Tami Roman is no stranger to the reality TV game and fans are delighting in her throwback Instagram image that revealed a photo from Roman’s days on MTV’s “The Real World.”

“#TossbackTuesday #RealWorld #23 Listen, Linda, you couldn’t tell me nothing with my red hair & red 💋😂😂😂” the current “Basketball Wives” star captioned her post.

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Fans ate up the picture with one even remarking that Roman managed to remind all her current co-stars of the VH1 reality series that Roman is “the mother of reality TV.”

“@tamiroman loved u on this show. Been in the game a long time and still fabulous diva 👑.”

“🤗 You @tamiroman are the ☝🏽OG Reality Star…of all time!! 👏🏽🌟 #RealWorld 🙌🏽 🌍.”

“Let ’em know u been doing this. U are the original reality TV queen.”

“They don’t know you’re the mother of reality TV. You been doing this here😜.”

Other fans remarked on how Roman has remained consistent throughout the years.

“That show is when I became a fan of yours. You were real then and still real now.”

“I will NEVER forget you on that season! You have not changed (personality wise) I loved you then and I still do! You deserve all the blessings coming to you!!! 😍”

“Girrrrrrl! I’ve been loving you since way back then! Remember, ‘IT WASN’T NOT FUNNY!!’ You almost beheaded that kid for trying to pull those covers off you. You were real then & even more real now ❤️ #stayblessed.”

And Roman has still been known to hold her own on BBW. During a tiff with Evelyn Lozada over who a rumor that she slept with Shaunie O’Neal’s ex, Roman held her own  when Lozada said she was “lookin’ like a crackhead these days.”

“DIABETES IS NO JOKE!” Roman hit back on Instagram in June. “I detox, suppress my appetite and make better food choices. So enjoy yourself laughing, leaving negative comments & calling me a ‘crackhead’…but I have two beautiful daughters and I’m gon’ live for them by ANY means necessary. 💯”

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