If there’s anything reality TV shows have cemented in my mind it’s that most people don’t change, they just get older.
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When “Blood, Sweat & Heels” star Demetria Lucas said she was “sometimes disappointed in how we behaved,” last night’s episode showed me what she meant.
“Blood, Sweat & Heels” is really trying a lot of folks’ patience. Members of Black Twitter have complained that the show seems to focus more on the six cast members’ social lives and inner friction instead of the inner-workings of their career.
If you’ve been watching Bravo’s “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” then you already know author and relationship blogger Demetria Lucas doesn’t mince her words. So far, we’ve seen Lucas, dubbed “the Black Carrie Bradshaw,” call out her five co-stars for antiquated views on women’s leadership and the general belief that all men are “cheaters.”
A pal and I were discussing the popularity of Bravo’s new show, “Blood, Sweat & Heels,” and how despite what seemed like low-to-average promotion, the show became the network’s highest-rated premiere ever.
Drama, high heels and career-minded women made Sunday night extra special for Bravo and the ladies of “Blood, Sweat & Heels.” The reality show debuted with 2.5 million viewers–the highest-rated series premiere in the network’s history.
I liken black people and reality TV to that famous quote from “Forrest Gump” about life being like a box of chocolates: you never know what you’re gonna get.
With the popularity of “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and its subsequent spinoffs, Bravo continues to offer reality TV entertainment centered around the friendships–and drama– of black women.