Black TV Watch: Chrissy Wants a Cut

On the VH1 reality show, Jim Jones' girl means business. Plus, Quinn gets a new ID.


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Basketball Wives L.A. (Monday, 8 p.m. ET, VH1)

“So Jackie’s hip is out, looking at me like a little ham hock, and I’m like, what is this lady getting a tattoo of?” —Draya

“If you had a crackhead auntie, you wouldn’t just turn your back on your crackhead auntie. Bring her some food every now and then, but if you see her on the street down and out, be like, ‘Oh, she’s a crackhead, get away from me.’ ” —Malaysia

This episode is full of changes. First, there’s a little drama surrounding Brooke — Malaysia tells her the intricacies of street code dictate that because Malaysia’s friend doesn’t like Brooke, Malaysia doesn’t like Brooke either. Finally — because we were beginning to wonder exactly what Brooke was doing on this show. She’s probably going to be this season’s object of hate.

On the other hand, the girls are beginning to really give Jackie (last season’s villain) a second chance. Draya visits her in a tattoo parlor where Jackie gets a tattoo to represent gay pride. Even though she’s married to a heterosexual man, it’s the theme for their latest vow renewal, and if she wasn’t so in love with Doug, she admits she might do a little dipping on the other side of the fence. Draya also gives Gloria a stripping tutorial and lap-dance lesson for her new role as a ballet-dancing assassin. Looks like her pole skills have come in handy.