R&B Divas of LA’s Dawn Robinson Blames Negative Editing on Kelly Price’s Portrayal + Says Producers Wanted More Drama for Ratings
Drama has ensued on TV ONE’s popular spin-off show, R&B Divas LA. And the cast is in full promo mode, dishing and defending on what viewers see weekly from the talented singers. Last week, Lil Mo spoke quite candidly to Power 105’s ‘The Breakfast Club’ and this week, Dawn Robinson gives her take on non-scripted TV. In an interview with Mara the Socialite, former EN VOGUE singer defends Kelly Price and how she’s given an unfair portrayal on the show and points the fingers at the producers, saying that she was mislead into what the show would be about. The 44-year-old leading lady also admits that producers suggested that the spin-off didn’t have enough drama needed for ratings. Check out a few excerpts below.
ON BEING TOLD BY THE PRODUCERS OF R&B DIVAS THAT THE SHOW WOULDN’T BE ABOUT DRAMA:
They said they wanted a different type of show. They did not want drama – they pretty much guaranteed that it wasn’t going to be drama. That it was going to be a positive show. What the guy Phil [Thornton] told me – Phil is one of the producers – he said, ‘We want this to be like a ‘Waiting to Exhale’ type show.’ ‘Cause I told them, ‘As long as it’s