In September 2012, Barack Obama
was once weeks clear of beating his GOP rival Mitt Romney to win his historical 2nd time period in place of business as America’s first Black president. The United States gave the look of a spot of unending chance and hope ― in addition to a chain of trials, headaches and fatal contradictions.
Perhaps nowhere was once that extra glaring than on actuality TV, the place Bravo’s “Don’t Be Tardy” and E!’s “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” had been presentations other people inexplicably watched.
Meanwhile, on VH1, Sheree Zampino was once about to get her first style of actuality TV popularity on “Hollywood Exes,” necessarily a extra grounded model of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” that debuted two years after “Housewives.” “Exes” starred Zampino ― the ex of actor Will Smith and NFL participant grew to become pastor Terrell Fletcher ― and the ex-wives of different notable celebrities in Los Angeles, together with Nicole Murphy, Andrea Kelly, Mayte Garcia and Jessica Canseco (the respective exes of mythical comic Eddie Murphy; now disgraced and incarcerated R&B big name R. Kelly
; dearly departed musical genius Prince; and Major League Baseball big name Jose Canseco).