We saw this one coming.
Just as and when you thought black reality TV couldn’t get any more ratchet, rapper Shawty Lo landed a new reality series on Oxygen called “All My Babies’ Mamas.” The show features Shawty Lo and his 10 baby mamas and their 11 children. The one-hour show focuses on the day-to-day drama among the group and how everyone is competing for Shawty Lo’s attention.
Just like other shows, viewers are expressing their disgust with this type of programming. The latest boycott was created in the form of a Change.org petition started by Sabrina Lamb. The petition reads:
Our Children…our Community… Deserves Better.
Ban This Poison.
Ban This Television Show.
Oxygen Television Network is prepared to broadcast a one hour special celebrating the dysfunction of rapper Shawty Lo…aka the insulting title “My Babies’ Mommas” witnessed by his 11 children…by 10 different women…(some may have been underage) as they….argue, beg, fight for emotional, financial support and bad wordual reward.
What is the difference between this ministrel show and the others which clog the airwaves without proper balance of the beauty and positive aspects of our community??
The children are front and center. Pining and witnessing their parents’ behavior. And it is their children who will hold all of us accountable by allowing them to be exploited internationally in this manner.
What You Can Do?
At this time of this post, the petition has 3, 286 signatures. To read the full petition, click here.