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LisaRaye McCoy Talks Stacey Dash’s Departure From Single Ladies

Submitted by on May 19, 2012 – 5:49 pm3 Comments

With the highly anticipated second season of Single Ladies almost upon us, LisaRaye McCoy talked to JET magazine about the behind-the-scenes drama that resulted in Stacey Dash‘s exit from the show and newcomer Denise Vasi jumping into the Louboutins she left behind. Check out highlights below (via TheYBF):

On moving on without Stacey Dash, who played her best friend on the show:

“Believe me I wish things had worked out because I thought Stacey and I were great together. She was my age and we were working it. It was sex-symbol to sex-symbol. But she didn’t want to be there. I was disappointed about that. She had some issues. I’m not sure exactly what those issues were. In the end, she and VH1 made a decision.”

On the catfights that really went down on set:

“Yes, there was a disagreement over a scene. And it really wasn’t with me. It was with the director. I think it was about 2 or 3AM and we’d been shooting all damn day. Stacey tried to argue with the director about a line. And I’m like: ‘Girl, if you don’t say what the director wants you to say.’ It wasn’t that serious at first, but it went there.

It’s a bunch of women on the set. We might all be on our damn period at any given point. I just wanted us to move forward. Then the argument took on a life of its own. The show decided to use it for publicity. They just ran with it.”

The rest of LisaRaye’s interview is just as juicy as that little tidbit, and you can read it all in next week’s issue of JET magazine. Single Ladies season 2 will premiere May 28 at 9pm ET/PT on VH1!!!

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  • Georges says:

    LisaRaye McCoy can’t get anyone to write about her unless she drags in some drama she’s perpetuated. ” Sex symbol to sex symbol”? LisaRaye is not a sex symbol. She’s a delusional and talentless hack with average looks and the emotional maturity of a 13 year old with borderline personality disorder. And that’s what it all comes down to. LisaRaye looked like a wildbeast every time she shared a shot with Stacey. Stacey Dash was the only reason people tuned in to see Single Ladies. Stacey Dash is the only reason anyone is going to read anything about LisaRaye. LisaRaye will demonstrate how awful she is in the acting department once and again. The series will not be renewed for another season.

  • Sara says:

    I am not trying to be funny, but who is Lisa raye?

  • yazmin says:

    Wow really GEORGES! MORE LIKE STACEY DASH! you created this mess and now you are trying to blame LisaRae that’s ridiculous! yes stacey is beautiful has well has the other two actresses, STOP HATING! SHOW WILL STILL BE GREAT!

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