“The Game” is back on BET for a sixth season and things have definitely changed around the Sabers camp. Tia Mowry is out as Melanie and Pooch Hall, though he remains as Derwin, will play a lesser role. But there’s good news for Lauren London fans – the former video star turned actress joins the cast this season as Keira Michelle Whitaker. Also joining “The Game” is newcomer Jay Ellis, who plays Bryan “Blue” Westbrook. Wendy Raquel Robinson as Tasha Mack, Brandy as Chardonnay, Hosea Chanchez as Malik and Coby Bell as Jason return in what is sure to be a drama-filled season.
“The Game” airs it’s 100th episode on Tuesday, March 26th at 10 p.m. Robinson checked into the Tom Joyner Morning Show today to give viewers a preview.
Tom Joyner: It’s “The Game’s 100th episode. That’s ding, ding, ding, ding ding!
Wendy Raquel Robinson: Weelll, not on cable. It’s more like tink, tink, tink, tink.
Wendy: But at the same time, we did 100 episodes of amazing television as far as I’m concerned. I know it’s been a ride as far as the stories and characters have gone but it’s been amazing.
Tom: Especially for your character Tasha Mack. Now how does Tasha Mack love her man this year?
Wendy: Honey, I can’t wait to see your face.
Wendy: You know what it is? Be careful what you ask for, you just might get it. She gets caught between two lovers, I mean completely.
Sybil: Are they different lovers?
Wendy: Without giving everything away, but it’s crazy.
Sybil: Oh, come on.
Wendy, I’m just saying. It’s crazy. But you’ve got to watch it to see. It’s a ride. It really is. I can honestly say this is one of the best seasons I’ve had for me artistically and emotionally with this character.
Tom: Are there similarities between Tasha Mack and Wendy Raquel Robinson and what are they?
Wendy: The similarities are she says what I’m thinking. She’s unapologetically who she is, you know. She’ll get it out but Wendy won’t say it.
Tom: And Wendy’s men?
Wendy: Say that again?
Tom: Wendy’s men or man? Or?
Wendy: My husband?
Tom: Oh, you’re married!
Sybil: Yes, she is.
Wendy: I was like wait a minute now –
Sybil: What have you heard? (laughter)
Wendy: Really, Tom? (Laughter)
Tom: And what about Malik? What about Malik this year? He went into a dark place last season.
Wendy: It’s not as dark this season. He’s trying to stretch that dollar out. He’s trying to come back and be that enterpro-Negro. He starts a business. Some real funny stuff but he’s got his own thing happening. We don’t see each other – our characters. We don’t cross paths but when we do, it’s amazing.
Sybil: What about the loss of characters over the past season? Tia Mowry’s not coming back this season. She’s done.
Wendy: Right, right. We’ve got new cast additions and nobody’s being replaced or anything like that. It’s kind of similar to how the NFL is. You know you’ve got a draft, people get traded and they go and they come. That’s basically how this is going to take place. But Lauren London comes in and Jay Ellis. So we’ve so mo’ eye candy for the women and the men. Some mo’ funny and some freshness and it don’t stop and it don’t stop.
Sybil: I really enjoyed you on the twins reality show, seeing you with Tia and hanging out with her. Would you do a reality show?
Wendy: You know, it would have to be the right format. It would have to benefit me in a lot of ways and I wouldn’t compromise anything artistically for a reality show.
Sybil: So that would be a “No.”
Tom: She got a 100 episodes now.
Wendy: Remember, it’s cable.
Sybil: The Game returns on Tuesday nights.
Wendy: Yes, love you!
Tom: Love you, too.
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This Week’s Celebrity Instagrams (11/26-12/2)
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1. Little Legend and Puddy 😍😍😍😍
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2. "You on point Phife?" "all the time,Tip". 💥 #bannedfromnormal
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3. Vegan! The Impossible burger at Crossroads
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4. Lawrence #BeforeandAfterEpisodes 1-4: 184lbs 13% body fatEpisode 8: 196lbs 8% body fat S/O @coachdaveboxing with the works outs and @kildareriordan with the nutrition
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5. Jus haaaanngin out
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6. Meanwhile back at home in Atlanta GA someone mad they not on the 🛳. 😳
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7. No limits... Photo cred: Chris Bridges @ludacris
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8. new new
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9. Apparently my 260lbs is too much for the actual vines in the Hawaiian jungles to hold me without breaking and me falling hundreds of feet. So for safety purposes, I'm forced to swing thru #Jumanjj on wires strong enough to hold 12 adult buffaloes and 1 adult Rock. #OnSet #Jumanji #IronicallyIEatBuffaloDailyForLunch #MoreManThanNatureKnowsWhatToDoWith
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10. hey ma! 🎎#wcw 💙
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11. Surprise visit to our factories!!! #GoodAmerican #USA
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13. Peachy Keen 🔥✨⚡️
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14. If this don't look thankful I don't know what does. Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. #UltraBlessed #24kMagic #SweetPotatoFly
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15. Late nights @nbcmarlon with the writers... we in here!!!
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16. There goes my baaaaaaaaabbbbyyyyy #QueenKingMagic!!! We're up to something! Ira BIG!!! Stay out our buisness -
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17. You want to win every game you play but when you come home to these faces... who cares. #ILoveYouGirls best part of my day, everyday!
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18. Steady,steady..... full size jenga.. "I got this one "???? Or do I ?
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19. Cornrows kind of day 😉@dontaysavoy2 you convinced me and I love. ❤️️
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20. #BrotherlyLove #tbt
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22. #basel #TeamLOVE @kingcombs
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23. Just introduced a special screening of @directher 's groundbreaking (must see) documentary @13thfilm with my brother @themichaelealy | @unitedblackout #blackoutblackfriday
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24. Me & Vanessa Williams giving #DuckLips #Pose on the set of #DaytimeDivas @vh1 - Coming Soon to a tv near you. Lol. - My make up done by @makeupsurgeon
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25. This picture just makes me wanna praise the Lord, you hear me!!!!!! Yes Lord brotha #TEDDYCAMPBELL What a #man !!! You are everything right on this picture husband ......... #gorgeous #stylish #classy #strong #masculine #king #sexy #debonair #gentlemenstyle And that #bible in your hand just seals the deal for me (probably cause i know that, that is what helped you become just as amazing as you look😘). While my heart and mind experiences the goodness of God at #church on Sundays, my eyes experiences the goodness of Teddy😍. Amen somebody🙌🏽. "Bless the Lord oh my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name" #myman #myhusband #goodman #blackman #dapperman #godlyman #goodfather #mybestfriend
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26. Yesterday was my mama's 53rd birthday!!!!! Got to celebrate with her all day. If this is what I have to look forward to I can't wait. Looking like a soft bucket a cocoa butter. Yaaaaaaaaaas! 😍😍😍 love you mommy!
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27. "Shout out to @PureAtlanta for getting the family right"....I'm loving this jogger. 😍😍
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28. This pic warms my heart ❤️ #myLogiebeans and aunt aunt umba @itowandabraxton 😘
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29. You will always be my baby😜. #HappyBirthdayReginae #mybaby18
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