Why Actress LisaRaye McCoy Says She Turned Down Bravo’s ‘Real Housewives’

LisaRaye McCoy has been in the headlines lately for giving her commentary on all things pop culture as a panelist on Out Loud with Claudia Jordan. McCoy’s comments on the Kardashian’s curated bodies trended on Twitter and she did not mince words about her disappointment with the drama on Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Claudia Jordan and LisaRaye McCoy 2014 | Prince Williams/FilmMagic

As it turns out, McCoy can speak on her feelings toward the Housewives drama as she turned down the chance to star on the franchise to avoid being looped into the cattiness.

LisaRaye McCoy says she turned down Really Housewives” because she has ‘a legitimate career‘

McCoy revealed that she was approached by Bravo executives seven years ago to be part of their Real Housewives franchise. Though she did not name which cast executives vetted her for, many speculate she was wanted for Atlanta as the cast is made up of all African-American women, some of whom had careers in entertainment prior to being cast.

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Its Almost that time yall.. So like we do at this time. Join me in Live tweeting while we watch #MurderInTheThirst on @bet Tonight 9pm/8c

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But McCoy was not interested. “I politely gave them the ‘No Thank You.’ I actually have a legitimate career,” she told The YBF podcast.

She referred to reality television as “buffoonery” that only shows negativity. At this stage in her life as a mother and grandmother, McCoy says the compromising situations arranged by production on the show would only lead to her potentially getting physical with a cast member in a heated argument. “I’d be sued,” she declared.

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My mini me’s @kaimorae ..mini @babybellarae #LifeRocks

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