Why TLC’s T-Boz and Chilli turned down ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta”

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The members of legendary girls’ group TLC said they refused to hold a peach and become cast members on the hit reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta” — unless they had ample bail money to go along with it.

Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, 49, and Rozonda “Chilli” Thomas, 48, divulged to “Entertainment Tonight,” that they’ve both been asked to be on RHOA four different times — and turned them down each time.

You’d think the women who brought us the smash hits “Waterfalls,” “Ain’t Too Proud to Beg,” “Red Light Special,” “Baby-Baby-Baby,” “Creep,” and so many others, would be perfect candidates for the long-running weekly show. Plus it would raise their profiles exponentially. Plus, they have ties to star Kandi Burruss, 42, who wrote and produced the Grammy-winning song “No Scrubs.”

But, according to T-Boz, if she went on the show, it would not be long before someone got introduced to her hands.

“This is the thing, I don’t play like that,” T-Boz said, speaking about the plethora of drama that pops off on the show. “Like, I’m not arguing, I’m too old to be arguing and first of all, I don’t argue with nobody I don’t care about. If I care about you, I will take the time to do this. But I’m not arguing with no grown women. I’ll end up going to jail for real. Like, I don’t do that.”

Chilli added that it would not take long for her to start swinging as well.

“And I wouldn’t be able to bail her out because I would be right there with her,” Chilli joked.

Instead of going on RHOA, the TLC girls are going on Broadway. It has been reported that TLC is currently working on a Broadway show.

Stay tuned for further details about the future mavens of Manhattan.

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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