Looks like the producers over at VH1 are taking notes from Andy Cohen and cleaning house. Rumors started last week when executive producer Shaunie O’Neil gave an interesting response to a tweet she was sent by a viewer.
Well now TMZ is reporting that Shaunie and the producers have done more than a makeover, they axed the majority of the cast. The four women who were fired were Gloria Govan, Laura Govan, Malaysia Pargo and Brooke Bailey. Sources say that in addition to this season’s low ratings and fans becoming uninterested in the story lines, the breaking point came when Gloria Govan secretly married her long time fiance Matt Barnes without informing the producers. Their off and on again relationship has played out in the media and the show, and producers felt spited after Gloria secretly jetted off to Vegas without the cameras or even telling them. So the shakeup has now begun and the only two remaining ladies will be Draya Michele and Jackie Christie.
As an avid watcher of the series(LA & Miami), I must say this change is much needed. Andy Cohen made several cast shakeup’s on his ‘Real Housewives’ franchises (ATL, Beverly Hills, Miami) that have paid off as their ratings continue to spike. It should be interesting to see how this plays out.