Evelyn decides to invite her, but was disappointed when Royce skipped out on the dinner portion of her party, and “surprised” her with a choreographed dance routine at the after party which then caused Evelyn to believe that Royce was trying to take the attention away from her birthday extravaganza.
The episode also focused on Eric Williams’ wife, Jennifer Williams, who has reached a point in their relationship where she does not know the exact direction of their marriage, claiming that it is “dysfunctional”. She supports this by stating that she is a victim of infidelity. Her husband “justified” basketball players who cheat by explaining that basketball is an emotional sport; therefore players need support off the court and sometimes that support is found “on the road”.
Interestingly enough, Shaunie O’neal, Shaquille O’neal’s soon to be ex-wife, was MIA in this episode. Her husband Shaq has been all over the Internet since the show has aired, talking about her new boyfriend Marion Yates, and the ridiculousness of her being on the show.
Basketball Wives invites you into the world of being an athlete’s significant other, by showing the perks as well as the downfalls of being involved with an NBA player. You can catch Basketball Wives at 10 pm on Sundays. – Amaiya (UBGteam)