Atlanta-based rapper Shawty Lo is in the news this week after several sites have drawn comparisons between his ‘All My Baby Mamas’ reality show and OWN-TV’s recent announcement about another Atlanta man with similar issues getting a green light for his show.
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I thought it would be interesting to speak one on one with Lo about the comparisons, especially in light of all of the protests and petitions HIS show received when it was picked up (and dropped) by Oxygen last year.
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On his show being stereotypical and/or ‘glorifying’ baby mama…
Basically, I can get what they mean by ‘glorifying’ because the name of my show was ‘All My Baby Mamas’… I had nothing to do with that. Period. That was something the network came up with and I was telling them, I didn’t like that name.
I have 11 kids and 10 baby mamas. 11+10 is 21 and I wanted by show to be called, ‘Shawty Lo: Being 21.’
But they did what they wanted to do and I think that’s one reason we got backlash…
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A few days ago the internet was ablaze after news of Shawty Lo‘s arrest for failure to pay child support.
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Well it appears it was all an elaborate hoax.
Now it’s been revealed that Shawty Lo (real name Carlos Walker) was apparently pulling a publicity stunt to gain more attention for his failed reality show!
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Rapper Shawty Lo could be having the best New Year ever…. or the worse, depending on your perspective.
Shawty Lo started out 2013 garnering quite a buzz with his new reality show being picked up by Oxygen Media…
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Lo’s reality show fame was short lived after protests from the Black community sparked an online petition that got over 30,000 signatures.
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Oxygen said little to nothing about the situation, but it appears that the petition has caused them to dump Shawty Lo’s reality show.
According to the DailyBeast, The people have spoken. Lamb’s petition got over 30,000 signatures and now Oxygen Media has decided to go ahead and cancel the show.
But wait…. there’s more good news, or bad news – depending on your perspective.
Shawty Lo, who reportedly has at least 10 baby mamas already, will soon be adding a new “baby mama” to his list!
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