Dawn Robinson Says She Skipped R&B Divas LA Reunion Because of the ‘Buffoonery’ + Is Lil Mo Throwing Subtle Jabs At ATL Divas?

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This week, part one of the reunion show of ‘R&B Divas LA’ aired, with talk show host Wendy Williams. As previously reported, cast member Dawn Robinson was missing in action. Initially, some speculated that she skipped the taping because of her displeasure about the show, while others think she had a scheduling conflict. While the reunion aired, she took to twitter explaining why she opted out:

Tweeties, most of u already heard that I did NOT do the reunion, (((GASP))) lol! Ppl act like I missed the 2nd coming of Christ lol! I didnt do it bcuz I dont do bufoonery. I get enuff of that here on my page everyday! Thx 4 understanding…DEETS coming soon xo!

Interesting. And if it isn’t already clear that the ‘Divas’ are absolutely divided, peep the latest cover of KONTROL magazine.


Three out of the six cast members, Chante, Claudette and Lil Mo are sharing the latest cover of KONTROL. Peep a few excerpts from the interview.

On why they decided to do reality TV and why they opted for the LA spin-off, as opposed to Atlanta:

Lil Mo: I never thought in a million years I’d do reality TV but I’m glad that I did because it’s given me an opportunity to get back out there and really promote what I love to do which is music. I was asked about the Atlanta cast but when I found out about LA, I knew I was a better fit.

Claudette: I’ve been approached to do reality TV but I wanted to make sure this was something worth pursuing seeing as I have three children. I didn’t want it to be exploitive and negative.

Chante: I was asked to share my life and the focus was going to be on my music, that’s what I liked about it.

On what makes the LA cast different from Atlanta:

Claudette: The location makes a difference

Lil Mo: We have more notable songs and we’re cuter, young hip hop and r&b. We act younger and more fun.

P.S. Did Lil Mo accidentally throw some jabs at the ATL cast or was she just speaking the truth??? UPDATED: Lil Mo recently clarified the statement above:

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Click here to read the full interview.