‘Basketball Wives’ Finale Drama: Whose Fault Was That Fight at the End?

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March 7, 2011 ‐ By Miss Understood

The only thing people were really checking for on the “Basketball Wives” finale was that fight at the end between Tami and Eveyln. We all saw the preview clip 10,000 times and we finally got to see why Tami thought Evelyn needed a five-finger sandwich.

But whose fault was all that hair-pulling and name-calling?

Back in the late ’90s when Tami was still married to NBA player Kenny Anderson, Evelyn dated (and had sex with) Kenny for about six months. Evelyn claims she didn’t know Kenny was married and didn’t even know that Tami existed. Evelyn decided to tell Shaunie and the rest of the girls about this while Tami was away from the dinner table at a birthday party for one of the other wives. Shaunie convinced Evelyn that she should tell Tami about the affair RIGHT THEN. Evelyn did just that. The conversation devolved into a full blown argument and when Evelyn said “You were not even a factor, Beyotch,” Tami lost her cool and basically tried to detach Evelyn’s face from her skull. The two grown women (also moms) had to be separated by the other women and the tv crew.

Given all of that, who is really at fault here? How much blame should be assigned to each person? Let’s see…

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  • sick of the dumb sh!t

    Shanuie that mmessy @SS. B!tch she is sooooooooooo messy I can not stand her she start all the mess and then wanna sit her scary punk @SS in the back like she never did any thing. And Tammy omg will some one please knock her old @SS out she make me sick too I like Jen she should of never let them hating @SS b!tches get in her. Mix now look her best friend flied ion her cause she said something about her hoe @SS boyfriend he is a meida hore. Don’t talk about your man b!tch please he everybody’s man you dumb b!tch. And im glad meek did not go out to Tammy like the rest of them weak @SS hoes

  • MARSHA MARSHA

    OH MY,THIS IS REALLY A CARTOON. I SAW A PIC OF OCHCOCINO HAHAH WITH GOLDEN BLONDE HAIR AND GOLD
    FRONTS AH HAHA AND HE THOUGHT HE WAS LOOKIN GOOD. THE THING, CAUSE I DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS , IS SO HAPPY TO BE RUNNING HIS FINGERS THROUGH SOME BLONDE HAIR HE IS JUS DAZED OUT .THE CLOSEST THING TO A WHITE WOMAN. ONLY BECAUSE NOW HE HAS SOME MONEY THE BRUDDA IS U G L Y !! EVELYN IS WASHED UP. WHEN U LOOK AT HER LEGS, IT LOOKS LIKE FLUID IS RUNNING FROM HER BOOBS AND BUTT SHE HAS BUBBLES IN HER ANKLES. AND HER MOUTH IS WORST THAN TRAILER PARK TRASH . NO EDUCATION ,THAT'S THE ONLY WAY SHE KNOWS HOW TO EXPRESS HERSELF. AND HER DAUGHTER IS FOLLOWING IN HER FOOT STEPS. EV STILL DOESN'T KNOW THAT BRAINS LAST FOREVER, THE BOOTY RUNS OUT , AND YES YOU CAN SEE THE WICKEDNESS, LOOK AROUND THE MOUTH AND JAW LINE AND AGING ALL IN HER FACE. SHE WANTS TO HAVE CHADS BABY PICTURE THAT , THE PARTY ONE AHHH SHE'S LOOKING FOR THE BIG PAY CK AND CHAD IS TALKING TWINS . ITS SO SAD CAUSE BOTH ARE STUCK ON STUPID SADLY, YOU CAN'T FIX STUPID AND THE ONLY SOLUTION IS EVELYN DAUGHTER BASHING HER IN THE MOUTH FOR THE EMBARRASSMENT, AND HER MOTHER DISOWNING HER .IF TAMI HITS HER, SHE'S GONNA SUE. BETTER IF SHE JUST SPITS IN HER MOUTH, AND WALK AWAY SHE'LL REMEMBER THAT FOR THE REST OF HER LIFE. MAYBE THEN LIKE ROYCE SAID SHE'LL GET HER VOCABULARY TOGETHER. UMMM AS FOR SHAUNIE SHE'S THE FIRST ONE TO BLOW UP TAMI . HOW ELSE DID JEN KNOW ABOUT THE FOOD STAMPS. SHE'S A NEW'S REPORTER ON THE D-LOW DANGEROUS!!!! TAMI SHOULD HAVE STRAIGHTEN HER OUT AS WELL. JEN IS 311 SHE'LL CALL 911 IF EVELYN GETS KNOCKED OUT TOO CUTE TO FIGHT, FEET TO BIG SHE'LL TRIP EVERYBODY UP. WITH HER AND ERIC IN BED HE PROBABLY GOT CONFUSED ONCE IN THE DARK HE FELT THOSE FEET. THEY'RE BIGGER THAN HIS. HAHA CHECK THIS CHICKS OUT REALLY GOOD THEY THINK THEY'RE SHARP IT'S REALLY FUNNY REMEMBER LUCY AND ETHEL WHEN THE WORE THE LAMP SHADES AH HAHAHAHA TAKE THIS SHOW OFF
    IT'S AN EMBARRASSMENT TO ALL WOMEN OF COLOR.

  • From a dude

    If Tami is to blame its about not knowing who she is trying to befriend. Its not about Evelyn sleeping with Kenny, its about Evelyn not telling Tami up front while trying form a friendship. Which Tami did say "it's not about Kenny" and "who didn't sleep with Kenny." Its more about we are trying to be friends and you couldn't at some point say hey I got with you ex. Tami got salty when Evelyn got disrespectful and defensive when she wouldn't except that half-hearted apology.

    I think Evelyn and Shaunie are to blame. Shaunie because she knows Tami is unstable. And Evelyn because that definitely should have stayed a secret. Honestly, if Evelyn had kept that to herself it never would have been kown. Because Kenny wasn't saying anything, he moved on with his life. Besides, some things are better left unsaid.

  • Shellybay

    SHAUNIE nuff said!!!!!

  • summer

    I blame Shaunie as well.. and then she has the nerve to tell Tami she knows how she feels…. BEYOOTCH PLEASE!! Maybe if Shaunie would have put all that energy into her marriage she may still be married!! She is steady trying to ruin folks lives… i would love to see Tami whoop Evelyn tho !!

  • NM817

    I think everyone's being too hard on Shaunie. I think a part of the reason she wanted Evelyn to tell her right then was because she remembers how it felt when she heard that one of her friends was sleeping with her husband. She was thinking about her own situation, not how Tammi was going to handle the news.

    And has anyone done the math, didn't Evelyn say she was with Antoine Walker for like 13 years. If that's true wasn't she with Antoine during her affair with Kenny if it was Sept. 99? She's been using what she's got to get what she wants for a long time. Body is in great shape, but that face has some miles on it.

  • phoebe

    Evelyn should not have revealed any of that at the table. She should have kept her mouth shut. IF, and I mean if, she was to disclose the info, it shuold have been one-on-one with Tami. Period. Evelyn is foul. No way to get around it.

    I understand Shuanie saying "tell her now". I think she really mean "if you told us, you have got to tell her because we are supposed to be building relationships". It may have appeared to be the wrong time, but once Evelyn put it out in the universe, it had to be settle sooner, rather than later.

    It was a messed up situation all around.

  • yup

    If Evelyn didn't do it or reveal it then there would be nothing to discuss. Shaunie was dead wrong for telling Evelyn to tell her at that time but Evelyn didn't have to listen to her. These women are trifling.

  • Such a effin LADY :)

    40% shaunie,she coulda convinced ev to do that later….60% EV,ho should be ashamed….20% Kenny he was the doq and he was the married man,but once a cheater always a cheater so his white wife better be on look out

    tami is the victim no fault,but these are moms,30+ aqe women,fiqhtinq in a club/restaurant on NATIONAL TEEVEE,! SMDH so hard it mite pop off :

    • Such a effin LADY :)

      thats 120% of dirtyness BTW :)
      its extra foul..!

  • Whitney

    I've seen this exact situation happen before. I feel sorry for Tami, but I do hope she's learned a lot from this situation in regards to who her real friends are. She's been trying all season to get in this clique, only to find out they've all been talking so bad about her behind her back. I think Shaunie was trying to clear herself from the situation so she didn't get a piece of that a** whoopin' from Tami for not telling her as soon as she found out. She tried to play the "good friend" role but it's much easier to tell somebody's business if it has nothing to do with you so she's really phoney to me. I don't think Shaunie is a real friend, she seems like she will do whatever for publicity. Apparently, Kenny was doing all kinds of dirt so his whole situation was janky&&of course, Evelyn was #deadwrong for not telling Tami about that situation when they first began their "friendship", and I use that term loosely…

  • Mr. K

    Growing up, Kenny Anderson was my favorite player. Keeping it real, he still is my favorite player. I don't like the way that he is being portrayed on this show at all. But then again, Kenny did his dirt and now he's paying for it. I may have looked up to him as a role model for me on the court, but thank God my Dad was around to show me a great role model for in the house.

  • reita collins

    I blame Evelyn,totally.I don't blame Shaunie because she didn't know that this close friend/ho was the same as the ho that she is so mad at.Shaunie was a true friend to Tammi and reached out sincerely to help lift her up in her bad times.Now while Shaunie can also be catty,this was some sh*t she didn't want on her plate and I'm sure that she and maybe even Jennifer didn't know the depths of trashiness Evelyn could stoop to,their freindship with her is probably over too.It will take incredible effort on Shaunie's part to convince Tammi that she did not know,I hope Tammi will believe her.As for Evelyn? I can't WAIT for the reunion because just like she tried to embarras Tammi,Tammi's gonna wax that azz on nation wide cable,satellite,rss feed,internet and antenna tv!!!!!

  • @BrieCeleste

    As much as I hate Evelyn, my vote is for Shaunie. She knew the time and place was wrong, yet she set that up. I just can't stand how she acts as though she is above all the cat fights and petty things, but when the sh*t hits the fan, 9 times out of 10 she either started it or is involved in it. She's 40 years old with the mentality of a high school cheerleader. Do these women even think about how their children must feel when they read stuff like this on the internet? All this just for the same celebrity status as one of those skanks that kissed Flava Flav in the mouth. I guess it's fitting, seeing as Flava's first reality girlfriend, "Hoopz", is marrying Shaunie's ex-husband, Shaq. OH, the irony…

    • ani

      *dead at 'kissed Flava Flav in the mouth.

  • mephime

    I blame that bi-atch Shaunie. She makes me ill.

    • http://creambmp.com Diary Young Ahole

      yeah that was kind've a wrong place…wrong time type situation..smh

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    • Carey

      I agree, it's Shaunie's fault. It was not the right time nor the right place. Shaunie screwed up on this one!