Basketball Wives – If newcomer Kenya Bell is pulling a $300K salary on VH1′s Basketball Wives – what are the other stars making?! Lead star Evelyn Lozada famously stalled on renewing her contract last year to negotiate a bigger pay day – in the end she doubled her salary and landed her own show with fiance Chad Ochocinco. Royce Reed also pulled the same stunt – though her results weren’t as favorable as Evelyn’s.
So where is the figure of $300K coming from for Kenya? Her estranged husband Charlie Bell. Kenya is experiencing a nasty divorce from her former NBA player husband and he’s going after her pockets. According to TMZ, Bell stated his cash is extremely low after getting dropped from the NBA last year. Funds from playing overseas isn’t enough although he does have at least 1 million in the bank. Despite that security Bell believes Kenya is now the cash cow and her BBW income supersedes his $100K/year earned overseas. Bell is asking a judge for spousal support. Of course Kenya shot back and said her salary is not $300K – we believe her.
But the real question here is: Is it wrong for Bell to ask for spousal support? Share your thoughts…
Basektball Wives season finale airs tonight/Monday at 8pm. Are you watching?