As the wife of an NBA baller & owner of a prosperous real estate business, Meeka Claxton is definitely a successful woman. However, I didn’t think it was the best entrepreneurial decision for her to be on the last season of “Basketball Wives” for publicity, as it did nothing but hurt her professional reputation & overall image (remember THIS video of Meeka getting booed in Atlanta?). Either way, she is set to capitalize from her reality television fame with her forthcoming clothing line entitled “Privileged Girls”.
According to the official press release, Meeka Claxton has moved on from the drama and found time to launch her true passion, Privileged Girls. The first of its kind, Meeka describes Privileged Girls as a luxe lifestyle brand dedicated exclusively to fabulous fashionistas ages 2-10.
Launching just over one month ago with their “haute” collection of bracelets that rivals the trends found in Barney’s and Bloomingdales as well as a delicious bath and body collection with scents such as Strawberry Cream Puff and Birthday Cake, the Privileged Girls brand is proving to be a big hit selling out a number of pieces in less than 72 hours after its launch! CEO, Meeka Claxton, attributes the brand’s success to its appeal to moms, “Our collection is trendy and fashion forward. It’s everything fab mommies want for themselves!” Admitting to turning adults away, Claxton goes on to say, “Our products may look like they are for fab mommies but they are gently formulated & specifically sized for mini fashionistas”.
Currently, Privileged Girls is only available online at www.PrivilegedGirls.com but with this lifestyle brand gaining popularity & growing rapidly to include polishes, luggage & travel accessories, perfume and clothing, it won’t be long before you see their signature pink unicorn at a boutique near you. “Privileged Girls Clothing & Accessories is more than just another girl’s clothing line…it’s a lifestyle” says Christina Pope, the company’s Creative Director and celebrity stylist, “…we’re just ecstatic that the public loves it as much as we do.”
Over the weekend, NBA superstar Chris Paul aka CP3 married his longtime girlfriend Jada Crawley in an intimate ceremony held here in Charlotte, North Carolina. The couple brought out the stars indeed, Black Sports Online has the details:
At 6 P.M. sharp NBA SuperStar Chris Paul married his fiance of 1 year Ms Jada Crawley. The couple married in Charlotte, North Carolina and have a 2 year old child together.
Celebrities in attendance were the usual crew, close friends, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade & LeBron James along with their mates Lala Vasquez, Savannah Brinson and Gabrielle Union. The wedding took place in Chris’ home state; North Carolina–where Chris & Jada met in 2003 while he attended Wake Forest University.
Meeka Claxton prior to ceremony with celebrity makeup artist, Joy Randall.
View photos of the couple & also of celebrities in attendance at their ceremony below!
After Evelyn Lozada claimed to be leaving Basketball Wives via Twitter recently, following VH1 posting a rumor about her sleeping with Terrell Owens (despite being engaged to Chad ‘Ochocinco’ Johnson), fans of the show were in a frenzy regarding the fate of the show’s forthcoming season.
It has already been confirmed that Meeka Claxton won’t be returning to the show (with a big question mark on Royce’s role reprisal as well), thus a new cast member or two will more than likely be introduced to the mix, leaving a major void to be filled with Tami & her drama. Who will she attempt to fight now?
In an interview last week with The Morning Riot radio show, Tami answers that question to a certain extent, as she discusses Meeka’s absence next season, as well as the possibility of leaving the show with Evelyn:
Would you watch Basketball Wives without Tami & Evelyn? Is the series getting old?
Some people take things too seriously, reality television being one of them.
Arguably, Basketball Wives is one of the most staged “reality” television shows in recent history, yet people continuously tune in for the drama, the fashion & the elitist mentalities. I say this to emphasize Meeka Claxton’s role on Basketball Wives, Season 3.
It was evident that Meeka was merely cast to the show for her own reasons (publicity for herself & her company with fame as the ultimate goal) & for purposes of ratings (a new girl = new drama). So I’m not sure why the crowd at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta took it upon themselves to humiliate her over the weekend.
Once Meeka was handed the mic at the CAU block party (held annually in commemoration of Ludacris’ Luda Day weekend), the crowd didn’t greet her with a warm reception:
Per usual, Meeka dismisses them as “haters”, but overall this was really juvenile & stupid. I think the lines between reality & fiction have become blurred. Honestly, did she really deserve that?
While part II of the Basketball Wives reunion was watched by a whopping 2.8 million viewers, they ladies gained a new fan in singer Adele.
During a performance over the weekend at The Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Adele admitted that instead of partying, she stays in & watches a reality television show that we can’t get enough of. She quipped:
“My band was out all night getting drunk, while I stayed in my room like a true rock star and watched ‘Basketball Wives. “
Love it!! I just can’t seem to figure out what it is about those mean girls that we like so much?