Lil Mo Responds To Dawn Robinson’s Accusations Of Forced Drama On R&B Divas
Earlier this week, I reported on an interview I conducted with R&B Divas: LA star Dawn Robinson for my weekly celebrity news/gossip column. The interview made headlines, as Dawn accused the show’s producers of encouraging drama between the ladies on the cast for the sake of ratings, and defended her friend and co-star, Kelly Price, who comes off as a confrontational bully on the show.
After catching wind the interview, Lil Mo, who also stars on R&B Divas, wanted to address some of Dawn’s comments. Saying Dawn didn’t tell all of the truth, Mo revealed to me that Kelly’s confrontational ways on the show (that caught many of us by surprise) aren’t a product of editing… they’re all Kelly. She also told me that security had to be hired for the show’s set because of Kelly’s “belligerent” ways, and that they were almost canceled because of Kelly’s shenanigans.
In the last few days, Lil Mo wasn’t the only one to speak out about my interview with Dawn. One of the show’s executive producers, Paul Coy Allen, spoke to The Jasmine Brand about Dawn’s accusation that they wanted more drama on the show for the sake of ratings, saying:
“There are natural dramas within every person’s everyday life, and with ‘R&B Divas’ that’s what our audience connects to the most…REAL natural situations & people they can relate to. Once again we tell our cast to be as open possible, and as Producers of the series we seek out resolutions, and positivity at all stops. No one has ever told a cast member to fight. As mentioned to each of the Divas when we first sit down with them, we are not sought out to create train wreck television, and that’s definitely not the type of programming I personally would want my name on.”
Thoughts? Check out a clip of my interview with Lil Mo in the video below.