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Where Are They Now: The Black Women from “The Bad Girls Club” (Part 1)

November 15th, 2012 - By Kendra Koger
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On November 5th, 2012, Oxygen wrapped up the 9th season of “The Bad Girls Club” with a 3 part reunion.  While watching it I realized how far (or low, depending on your way of seeing things) this show has come.  In 2006, Oxygen premiered the very first season of “Bad Girls Club” and created a show that has simultaneously caused entertainment and controversy.  Some people have blamed the show for glorifying violence and teaching women and young girls that fighting is a solution to a problem.  But, however you look at it, it draws viewers in with each season.  Now that the show is about to go into its 10th season in Atlanta, why don’t we take a trip down memory lane and see where some of them have ended up?

SEASON ONE presented the show as a way of trying to help the ladies to fix their negative behaviors.

Ty Colliers

Season one was memorable for two things.  That Ripsi rampage, and that beach fight.  When the ladies went to the beach, and fellow bad girl Aimee refused to help carry the beach equipment to the car, this created a thorn in Ty’s side.  Not being one to expect people to read her mind, she not only told Aimee how she felt, but she also served her a two piece with a biscuit, causing her to be ejected from the house.

According to, in 2008 she was… hustling in the world’s first profession.  But as Phaedra Parks would say:  “Every saint has a past and sinner has a future,” so no judgment!  She graduated college and was working on a memoir entitled “Love Me or Hate Me.”  She’s a mother now, and it seems she puts her daughter first instead of indulging in current bad girl shenanigans, so good deal.

Mmmkay: Antwaun Cook Wants You To Know He Actually Spends Time With His Kids

July 12th, 2012 - By Brande Victorian
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I should probably be more positive about Antwaun Cook’s tweets about spending time with his kids but this guy just rubs me the wrong way. Sister 2 Sister picked up on some messages the father of Fantasia’s son sent out last week and from looking at his timeline, since then it appears he’s on a bit of a mission to clear his name—at least as it relates to his parenting. Here’s where his “I’m a good dad” crusade began:

Since that day, the rumored T-mobile salesman has been uploading pics on Instagram showing him with his family and at least one older son of his. He also posted this cute pic of Fannie—or Tasia as some of you prefer—and their son too, writing “mother and child pure happiness.”

It’s hard to tell whether these photo opps are just a Fourth of July cookout situation he’s exploiting to clear his name or a regular occasion, and yes I know it’s none of my business, but my question is does this prove anything? Antwaun had a bad rep out the gate since he was married when he got with Fantasia and throughout their entire relationship there seemed to be evidence or at least speculaton that he was dogging her and their son after she had him late last year. Add to that the latest talk about him dating Kendra James from “Bad Girls Club”, which he still hasn’t addressed at all, and dude never had a chance in the public eye. From these pics it looks like he may at least be doing something for his children, though it’s hard to say if it’s enough.

I’m pretty sure no matter how many e-campaigns this man goes on he’ll still be stuck with the title of cheat so he might just need to go on ahead and accept his lot in life. But from the adoring responses he’s received online, it looks like some people aren’t mad at him. Are you?

What do you think about Antwaun’s tweets and pics? Could he be a better father than people think?

Brande Victorian is the news and operations editor for Follow her on twitter @Be_Vic.

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Fantasia Has a Message For The Public: ‘I’m Doing Me Now’

July 9th, 2012 - By Brande Victorian
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Looks like Fannie heard everyone’s been talking about her and the rumors surrounding her son’s father, Antwaun Cook. At the end of last week, stories were swirling about Antwaun hooking up with a member of the “Bad Girls Club,” and on top of that sites were reporting the singer had a bit of a breakdown on stage as she talked about Jesus being the only one who will never leave you, not to mention a horrific picture of said breakdown.

That’s neither here nor there now, because the singer appeared to be in a much better place during the Essence Music Festival this weekend, so much so that in between customary barefoot performances of songs like “Bittersweet,” “Even Angels,” and “Nobody Greater,” she imparted these words to the audience:

“I’m doing me now, and I don’t care what the folk have to say. So put that on your Twitter. Sweep around your own front door before you try and clean around mine…”

OK then. Looks like someone hit her with that “I told you so” about her borrowed man like I predicted.

Regardless, the important thing is she’s doing what she should be doing which is singing so she can provide for her children, and I must say I’d much rather hear her say she’s doing her than to be depressed about the rumored love she’s lost. My only hope is that doing her extends to not doing Antwaun anymore because it’s time to retire that triflin’ man.

Do you believe Fantasia’s done with him?

Brande Victorian is the news and operations editor for Follow her on twitter @Be_Vic.

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How You Get Him Is How You Lose Him: Did Antwaun Cook Leave Fantasia For a ‘Bad Girls Club’ Member?

July 5th, 2012 - By Brande Victorian
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I’m sure someone somewhere is telling Fantasia “I told so,” but hopefully they also have some comfort for the mother of two whose boyfriend/second child’s father Antwaun Cook has supposedly left her for another woman. Oh, and the woman isn’t the wife we’re pretty sure he’s still married too either.

The story stems from a photo “Bad Girls Club” member Kendra James uploaded on Instagram of her getting cozy with a man who looks dead on Antwaun. Making things even more suspect, when fans questioned her about who he was, she deleted the pic and any links to it.


Yeah that’s him.

I’d like to say I’d think this woman would be smart enough not to get involved with this man but she did appear on “Bad Girls Club” after all, and from the looks of things they’re already very much involved. The YBF also has a source who confirmed the men in Kendra’s other pics are Antwaun’s fraternity brothers and they say she’s definitely dating ol’ boy. Many are speculating this situation is at least part of, if not the full reason, Fantasia had a break down during her performance in Trinidad last weekend, she reportedly told the audience:

“The only person who will never leave you is Jesus.”

All I can say is she better hold on to God’s unchanging hand right now because it looks like things with Antwaun are o.v.a. Considering they probably should have never started in the first place, this really isn’t a bad thing in the long run. What do you say?

Brande Victorian is the news and operations editor for Follow her on twitter @Be_Vic.

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