‘I Don’t Want It To Turn Into A Train Wreck:’ Michelle Williams Talks Expectations For New Reality Show
Back in February we told you that former Destiny’s Child singer, Michelle Williams, was preparing to star in her very own reality show, which was said to revolve around she and her sisters. The 33-year-old Illinois native recently chatted it up with The Jasmine Brand regarding the new series.
As to be expected, Michelle revealed that she doesn’t want her show to feature a lot of conflict and drama just for the sake of drumming up ratings.
“I just want it to be right with me and my sisters. I don’t want it to – of course we have to show conflict for ratings and drama but I don’t want it to turn into a train-wreck. Because at the end of the day, I still have a life and career to have after this and I just want it to be right. I know that it will but it’s just about the right network at the right time.”
She went on to say that the initial announcements regarding the series were a bit premature.
“It was almost like an accident and I’m really trying to – I think the announcement was a little premature, actually. “
The “Fire” singer also expressed why she believes her show will be different from other docuseries.
“The thing about the show was that I wanted to let people get to kind of know me a little bit because I know people don’t know. They’re like, ‘We know Michelle Williams, she has long hair – Oh she’s funny?! Oh! I didn’t even know she’s funny! Oh, cool!’ So just to even see them interact with people in my hometown and my family because when I got into the group ‘Destiny’s Child’, it was a moving train. So we didn’t have time to say, ‘Okay, everybody this is who she is.’ It was kind of like, ‘I’m a team player, let’s go!'”
Michelle added that she missed out on a lot of important family moments while out chasing her dreams.
“Just to show myself, interact with my family and another thing about that is that I’ve missed thirteen years of my sister’s life. I’ve missed births, I’ve missed birthday parties and they said something to me that really made me want to do it when they said, ‘T’ – my first name’s Tenitra so they called me ‘T’. They like, ‘T, we miss you.’ And that hurt my heart that people don’t realize when you get into the business like this, you sacrifice family and all those. I can cry now thinking about like, ‘They miss me. They’ve got my back.’ but they don’t get to see me all the time.”
Could you see yourself tuning in for a reality series starring Michelle?