Reality TV Showdown: Basketball Wives vs R&B Divas

Do you have to be ratchet to be on reality tv?

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Can reality television be engaging without being ratchet?

The Root’s Nsenga Burton thinks so and she believes that R & B Divas on TV One can teach the Basketball Wives a thing or two about that. It’s pretty sad to see grown women (moms even) engaging in middle school level gossip and drama and though the ladies on R & B Divas do have their share of “interesting” situations and outlooks (Hey Keke!), they are still mostly mature women, argues Burton. Head to the Root to read more.

Do you watch R & B Divas or the Basketball Wives franchise? What do you think about how black women are portrayed on reality television?