What do Eddie Murphy, Prince, Jose Canseco, Will Smith and R. Kelly all have in common? Well, their ex-wives are starring in VH1's latest reality show "Hollywood Exes" debuting on June 27 at 9pm. (Does VH1 ever broadcast videos or anything pertaining to music anymore?)
The pop culture network recently released promotional pictures of the cast which includes Nicole Murphy (ex-wife of Eddie Murphy), Andrea Kelly (ex-wife of R. Kelly), Jessica Canseco (ex-wife of Jose Canseco), Sheree Fletcher (ex-wife of Will Smith) and Mayte Garcia (ex-wife of Prince).
Jeff Olde, Executive Vice President, Original Programming & Production, VH1 explained:
“These extraordinarily strong women adjusted to and endured a lot while their ex-spouses won fame and fortune defining pop culture for that moment. Now these women must re-invent themselves again, stepping out of the long shadows cast by their famous husbands and supporting each other as they define the next stage of their lives – this time on their own terms.”
Meet the cast
Nicole Murphy - Nicole Mitchell Murphy is a formal model and the mother of five of Eddie Murphy's eight children. (That's right, he has eight!) She is currently dating Michael Strahan and describes herself on Twitter as a mother, model and designer. You can follow her at @Nicole_Murphy, if you fancy.
Jessica Canseco - Jessica is a former Hooter's girl who was married to Jose Canseco for 3 years. After the blonde bombshell divorced Canseco, she wrote a book entitled "Juicy: Confessions of a Former Baseball Wife". Canseco also posed for Playboy and is currently married to, Garth Fisher, a notable Beverly Hills plastic surgeon first featured on "ABC's Extreme Makeover".
Andrea Kelly - Andrea is a dancer by trade and was married to R. Kelly for 12 years. She is also the mother of Kelly's three children Joann, Robert Jr. and Jaya. Andrea now teaches dance classes in her hometown of Chicago and is looking forward to launching her clothing line Anonsia soon, according to her website.
Mayte Garcia - Mayte is a dancer, actress and was married to the eccentric artist known as Prince for three years. She met him when she was just 17-years-old and they wed five years later. Unfortunately, the two reportedly split after the death of their newborn child. Mayte was later romantically linked to Motley Crue rocker Tommy Lee.
Sheree Fletcher - Sheree is a former model, who was married to Will Smith for 3 years and is the mother of their 19-year-old son Trey Smith. Rumor has it, Will began a friendship with Jada Pinkett before he was divorced from Sheree. Mrs. Fletcher is now married to former NFL running back Terrell Fletcher, who is the pastor of San Diego's City of Hope International Church.
Will you watch "Hollywood Exes"? Honestly, the premise of this show seems a lot calmer than VH1's reality show history. (i.e. "Basketball Wives", "Love & Hip Hop" and "Mob Wives")
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