Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Evelyn Lozada Sues ‘Basketball Wives’ Co-Star OG Chijindu for Calling Her a ‘Racist Bigot’ Online

Evelyn Lozada , Ogom “OG” Chijindu

*“Basketball WivesEvelyn Lozada is suing one of her co-stars for defamation, claiming she has lost out on several endorsement deals after being accused of being a racist. 

According to court documents obtained by The Blast, Lozada is coming for Ogom “OG” Chijindu’s pockets after labelling her a racist bigot on social media. 

We previously reported… fans are calling for Lozada to be booted from the reality TV series because of her racist rants against women she has conflict with on the hit VH1 show.

BBW viewers are supporting several petitions that have been launched on Change.org calling for the termination of the longtime cast member, RollingOut reported. It seems folks are not entertained by the conflict between Lozada and co-stars Jennifer Williams and CeCe Gutierrez on earlier episodes this season.

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

Lozada is also under fire for calling co-star Jackie Christie a cockroach and equating Chijindu to a “monkey” in an Instagram post

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). 

Evelyn says as a result of OG calling her a racist on social media, she has lost out on several job opportunities. So now she’s suing her for defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Meanwhile, Lozada has also been advised to take out a restraining order against OG.

via The Blast:

Sources tell The Blast, OG allegedly had a meltdown during the reunion taping. Following the reunion, OG began barraging Lozada with angry messages on social media. The posts about Lozada have been nonstop with some retweets mentioning violence.

Sources close to Evelyn Lozada tell us she is concerned about OG’s “mental state”. We’re told people close to Evelyn have been advising her to take out a restraining order against OG. They believe the posts are harassing and entice others.

Evelyn is suing OG for unspecified damages.

 

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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