Monday, September 27, 2021

‘BBW’ Fans Launch Petition Calling for ‘Racist’ Evelyn Lozada to Be Fired From Series [VIDEO]

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*Fans of “Basketball Wives” are calling for star Evelyn Lozada to be booted over her constant racist rants against women she has conflict with on the hit show.

BBW viewers have reportedly launched several petitions on Change.org to demand the termination of the longtime cast member, RollingOut reports. Fans are outraged over the conflict between Lozada and co-stars Jennifer Williams and CeCe Gutierrez on earlier episodes this season.

On one episode, she referred to Gutierrez as “Lee Lee” because she’s Asian. When asked who Lee Lee is, co-star Malaysia Pargo noted she’s a girl at a nail shop.

Lozada is also under fire for calling co-star Jackie Christie a cockroach and equating Ogom “OG” Chijindu to a “monkey.”

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Chijindu responded to the comment on Twitter, writing: “AND THERE iT iS..SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS YOU RACiST BiGOT.. YOU CALLED CECE “LiNG LiNG” JACKiE A “COCKROACH” & NOW ME A “MONKEY” MAY GOD TAKE CARE OF YOU WELL WELL..EVELYN [email protected] NOT OK” (see her post above).

Fans have had enough and they’re calling for the show’s executive producer, Shaunie O’Neal, to fire Lozada. The most popular of the petitions is titled: “Help Relieve Ms. Lozada of Her Services from Basketball Wives.”

“This racial comment ‘slur’ is unacceptable, especially from a show with a majority female and minority cast,” the petition reads. “Regardless of being black, white, skinny, fat, diabetic, gay, lesbian, transgender, Asian … It’s unacceptable to make fun of someone because of these things, and Ms.Lozada has done this on multiple occasions throughout the shows run time. The viewers of VH1’s ‘Basketball Wives’ demand Ms.Lozada be terminated from employment indefinitely … by the Executive Producer Shaunie O’Neal or the other VH1 underlying personnel.”

“Her Role on Vh1 is an actual employment. And when you are vicious, negligent, and nonchalant in regards to your statements and actions towards the people in your workplace, and ultimately the viewers, you will lose the right to have a platform!”

This petition has more than 10,000 signatures.

Check out the clip above that includes the alleged racist slur against Gutierrez.

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Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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