Whispers are going around that there’s more to the story behind Tamar Braxton being fired from “The Real” and it’s not pretty considering the allegations can follow her reputation and affect any other offers for a day time held host positions.
According to sources everyone on the cast was caught off guard this past week. Each individual person including Tamar received a call from Telepictures/Warner Bro’s informing them of Tamar’s termination.
Tamar has always been known for her over the top, no nonsense attitude and snarky quips. But the breaking point cam for the “The Real’s” Executive Producer when her and Tamar exchanged words over a game that everyone was playing together during taping of the show. Sources behind the scene state that Tamar was losing the game and became visibly upset and during a break she got into it with the ex-prod. within earshot of cast and audience members.
Pinterest execs who’s a sponsor of “The Real” was on set that day & also bared witness to the travesty. This prompted the backlash & disdain from other advertisers who found Tamar to be too urban for there taste. The Real went a step further in solidifying their justification for letting Tamar go by doing a Focus group and the results from that group are what put the final nail in the coffin for her.
According to the Daily Mail: The focus group research showed that most educated and working women did not identify with Tamar’s show vernacular and her use of words known to be popular among drag queens and some gay men – phrases like “get your life,” “where they do that at,” “have several seats.”
‘It was even said she seemed more suited to be a judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race on Logo instead of a talk show host on The Real,’ revealed the source.
‘The research went on to say that most educated and working women found her to be ‘ghetto’ and that her aggressive eye-rolling, neck-rolling and the smacking of her mouth were indicative of ‘stereotypical behavior that African American women have worked years to overcome,” the source continued.
The Real’s executive producer used the show’s focus group findings, her on-set insubordination and the fact that the sales team for the show had made it clear that advertisers did not want her in their segments due to antics that happened with Pinterest to convince Warner Bros. to can her from the show.