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We talk all the time about parents of blended families learning to be civil toward one another. Well, if ever there were a shining example of how to do this, it’s Lil Wayne’s baby mamas, all four of them (Sarah Vivian, not pictured above.) Recently, these women gathered together for Reginae’s 14th birthday at an Atlanta skating rink. We don’t know quite what to say about this photo, so we’re leaving it up to you: caption the thoughts of these three women and even the fourth one if you so choose. We know you all are quite the comedians, so we look forward to reading what you have to say.
I just can’t help but feel sorry for Terrell Owens. He just can’t seem to win. He seems to be the classic man who, at times, has been too cocky for his own good. And for better and mostly worse women are drawn to that cockiness. Which is why three of Terrell’s baby mamas gathered on Dr. Phil recently to discuss not only his relationship in their children’s lives but the child support he has or hasn’t paid. Looking at the videos, it seems that everybody’s priorities may be out of whack. Terrell is focused on what he can’t pay, the women are focused on what they need him to pay and Dr. Phil seems to be the only one bringing up the fact that his presence in the life of his children is more important than anything else. Plus, going on a talk show to publicly degrading the father of your children, regardless of the relationship, is more sketch than a little bit in my opinion.
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Eight women have actually given birth to 10 children by 28-year-old New York Jets player Anthony Cromartie, but since he married the last one, only seven are actually “baby mamas” and those are the ones who want to air their business for the sake of reality TV.
This ratchet love octagon has caught the attention of a TV production company that wants to create a reality show about these 19 individuals “trying to co-exist as a modern family,” the NY Post reports. The baby mamas, who are scattered across California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, and New Jersey, are all on board, saying they’ve created a bond with each other as mothers. But perhaps in the smartest move of his life, Anthony has said no. Anthony’s wife, who is the mother of two of his children, isn’t on it either.She took to Twitter to let her thoughts on the situation be known:
“We had no $ i loved my husband and I married him for that sol4 purpose ny post really tried 2 make a graph & its still wrong
The gold diggers are the ladies seeking financial gain from a show based off there kids i would never want any part of that
our family is not ur ideal family but we make it work.. If these women would b more concern about there kids & not them self
Nonetheless when ur cleaning hotel rms a reality show would b ideal but i’ll let them dream about it & watch me live it
Without the lies I’ll tell u anything u want to kno just ask me.. Ive always been an up front person.. Oh yea we are expecting twins in NOv”
The graph she’s referring to is this Brady Bunch-like chart the publication created detailing Anthony’s journey spreading his seed from coast to coast. Though a source has said the mothers of Anthony’s kids could use the money from the show (considering he had to get an advance on his NFL pay to keep up with child support) they also want to document their “journey.”
Ryan Ross, a hotel employee in Los Angeles, who dated Anthony for about six months and delivered his fifth child, loves the idea of the show.
“We’re not catty women. We have a close, tight-knit friendship and understand what each other’s going through. We reach out to share news about the kids, to talk, to vent.
“Our kids need to know who their siblings are. It’s bigger than our past with Antonio. It’s about our children.”
As long as Anthony says no to his children being filmed for reality TV the show will not go on, which is probably a good thing. I think reality TV has replaced sex tapes as the new “get rich quick” scheme.
Brande Victorian is a blogger and culture writer in New York City. Follower her on Twitter at @be_vic.
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These are the men who are truly loyal to their biological destinies. These are the men who think that what they should be doing is populating the earth with their seeds. Is it bad? No, not if they stay in the child’s life. But somehow we can’t help but judge the lack of self-control involved in farthering so many kids especially the ones who did so outside of any official relationships…
He’s the obvious one, ain’t he? Weezy has three baby mamas and counting. At only 29 years of age, he’s on track to reach ODB status by the time he’s 40. He’s currently dating a new woman, an Arizona waitress by the name of Dhea. If she’s as savvy as Lauren London, she’ll get knocked up soon.
Wifey sounds good in a rap song. It’s almost appealing as it gives the allusion of being wife-like. Though wifeys reap some of the benefits of an actual wife, no one really respects the wifey. Not even the men who deemed them as such. But some women continue to wear their wifey crown as if it’s a badge of honor.
On Sunday I tuned in to just what the world needs- another reality show about the women dating men in the entertainment industry. “Love and Hip-Hop” is comprised of Olivia, the former G-Unit singer; ex-wife of Swizz Beatz, Mashonda; Somaya the rapper; girlfriend of Jim Jones; and Fabolous’ girlfriend. In the first episode it was clear the two women in relationships with rappers were playing the wifey role. Emily, the live-in girlfriend and mother of Fabolous’ child, griped about the lifestyle he lives and her desire for more. Apparently he doesn’t claim her publicly and keeps her from walking the red carpet with him at various industry events. Although Jim Jones wasn’t as disrespectful as Fabolous to his wifey Chrissy- he at least acknowledges her in public- she was also at a crossroads hoping to get Jimmy to finally marry her. Her determination leads her to propose to him by the end of the season.
But that’s TV, the world of fame. We live in the land of everyday people who aren’t afforded the luxury of a Bentley in the driveway for playing house with no ring. Yet women do it every day.
Interestingly enough, most women toting their wifey status desperately long for the institution of marriage. Playing wifey would be understandable if one does not aspire to be a wife. But if the ultimate goal is for your significant other to put a ring on it, why do people insist on doing things a$$ backwards?
I’m not sold on the “why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free” theory. Some men will still marry a woman after she’s done all the things a wife would do for years. Others won’t. It really depends on the man and couple. And it’s not the cohabitation aspect of the wifey scenario I’m concerned with either. My only concern is women settling for less who want more.
Black women are constantly told our standards are too high. But the reality of black women’s situations across the board is proving to be the exact opposite of high standards. I’ve never known a group of women to give so much only to receive so little in return. Being wifey is great when all the gifts are rolling in. After a while you can no longer repress your desire for marriage. Fulfilling your wifey role only becomes a nagging reminder that you want more from a man who doesn’t want to fully commit, but wants you to continue with wifely duties.
I want black women to raise the bar a bit. Expect more from men. If all women demanded more, men would have no other choice but to come correct. Until then there will be a bunch of unwed women running around referring to themselves as wifeys as if they’ve actually won a prize.
What is it with women being settling for less than what they want? Is this the future of relationships or just a phase? Speak on it.
Dating experts rejoice! According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are 96 million people in the United States who have no spouse. That means 43 percent of all Americans over the age of 18 are single.