Can’t Stop Watching: ‘Blood, Sweat & Heels” Foolishness, What’s Hot/Not & More

"Blood, Sweat & Heels" star Geneva S. Thomas. (Photo: Bravo)

Here’s what else is happening…
“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 careers. Even though Sunday’s episode took a closer look at their professional lives, we also watched two of them–Mica Hughes and Melyssa Ford–completely show their asses. Completely. Thus undoubtedly adding to the exisiting drama. Yeah, Mica and Melyssa got wasted and exhibited truly uncool behavior during their “girl” and fellow cast member Geneva S. Thomas’ work-related social gathering. I tried to go easy on these two, but Black Twitter refused. The drunk friends engaged in couch dancing, spread-eagle splits and loud talking. Mind you, Geneva’s boss, Uptown magazine CEO Len Burnett, was there and the two introduced themselves to him, with Mica hoping to get work. Yep, Geneva’s wish that they would “drink bleach and die” is harsh but understandable. No question harsh words will be exchanged over this next week. In other Geneva news, she and cast mate Demetria Lucas kissed and made up during a very mature conversation about the former’s dismay about the latter writing a blog post about a discussion all of the cast members were engaged in (no names were mentioned). Their meeting took place after the girls confronted Demetria ambush-style during Mica’s dinner party about writing the piece. I'm sure Demetria's calm, cool and collected approach with Geneva gained her a new crop of social media followers. Until next time …


On my watchlist? What I’m tuning in to see and what I’ll catch up with XFINITY On Demand this…
“Being Mary Jane”: Are you hooked yet? Last week’s episode showed Mary Jane and her girls dropping details on their best kept secrets and her lover Andre kicking her to the curb (at least for the night) to reconnect with his wife Avery. Ay yi yi. It airs Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST on BET. Watch it here.

“Tyler Perry’s The Haves and the Have Nots”: I haven’t really gotten into this show but it’s a hit with a lot of people. The second season premiered two weeks ago to good ratings. Check it out! It airs Tuesdays at 9 p.m. EST on OWN. Watch it here.

The Hot List: Who/What’s Hot, Not
HOT: Beyonce and her hubby Jay Z will be performing at this year’s Grammys (This ought to be good. Hopefully they’ll perform together.).
NOT: The remains found along the East River in New York belong to deaf autistic teen Avonte Oquendo who went missing months ago in Queens (Was hoping for a better outcome.).

HOT: Drake on “Saturday Night Live” (He was very funny!).
NOT: Joan Rivers calling Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s baby North West “ugly” (…).

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The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

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