Divas, anyone? The first part of the “R&B Divas: L.A.” reunion kicks off tonight at 10 p.m. on TV One. Talk show host Wendy Williams, arguably TV’s head diva, is the hostess. After all the drama that took place on the show this year, would weaves and wigs be flying around the set? Maybe, but Williams kept the drama close to her, uh, chest, this morning on the Tom Joyner Morning Show.
“Here are a couple of things that I learned. I’ll start with the good,” Williams said. “Chante Moore is such a lovable, nice lady who reminds me of a person I’d be friends with in another life. Because she’s so daggone pretty and she’s been around for so long, and I hate myself for thinking this, but I thought she was going to act light-skinned. I say that in a joking way. I thought she was going to be a mean type of woman.”
Instead, Moore the 40-something singer who just released a new studio album “Moore is More” has gotten a chance to showcase her prodigious vocal talent which has gone underrated for years. “R&B Divas” also showed Moore on good terms with ex-husband Kadeem Hardison, the father of her daughter. Things were not so good with her second ex-husband Kenny Lattimore, who sued her for custody of their son during the show. Wendy says she was just as surprised by the actions of Kelly Price.
“That show exposed Kelly Price, and you’ll see it unfold tonight, exposed Kelly Price for being a mean girl, a bully, a do-it-my-way-or-don’t do it at all kind of girl. You’ll see more of what she says tonight. And Dawn from EnVogue – that whole EnVogue movement was supposed to be about power and strength for women. And I know each of them lent something different to the group. She might not have been a lead singer but to me she was necessary to the group, diva down, tough girl. “R&B Divas” exposed her as being weak as water.”
Williams says that the “R&B Divas: L.A. Reunion” was not as dramatic as some others given that everyone was sober during the taping.
“The girl’s glasses were just props, nobody was drinking much to my dismay. They maintained their composure. But you’ll see how it all unfolds. I was sitting there with a dry glass the whole time waiting for them to drink up so I could go in. All the girls looked lovely and we did get some resolution at the end. It was an interesting time catching up with those girls from a particular era.”
Williams has no idea if the show is coming back to TV One or with who, but when asked who she’d vote off, she says Dawn for sure. As for the reigning diva of daytime? Her eponymous talk show returns on Monday September 16th. How you doin?
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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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