Basketball Wives has become VH1’s highest rated series. The cast is set featuring several fiancees, wives and ex-wives of NBA athletes who are retired from the league. The show began debuting it’s fifth season without several cast members including Royce Reed. Despite her upbeat spunky personality she has become one of the most hated cast members on the series history. Royce was paid $250K in season 4 and was fired from VH1 producers. It was stated that her role in the series was diminishing along with her relationship with the other stars. Royce had also earned $30K per reunion show over 4 season. She also released a book called ” College Girls” and began an off Broadway acting career. Her net worth is $1.5 million in 2013.
Royce was a dancer for the Orlando Magic and Miami Heat where she met her former love NBA player Dwight Howard. The couple had a son named Braylon Howard in 2007. But their love wouldn’t last long shortly after the Royce got pregnant she caught him cheating on her with another Orlando Magic dancer which resulted in the end of the relationship. Dwight was forced to pay Royce over $40K a month in child support for their son. She
Howard won a defamation judgment against Reed in 2010, when a Florida judge ruled that she violated a court order prohibiting her from mentioning him in the media. He had initially sought $550,500,000 in damages, claiming that she had disparaged him through Twitter and her appearances on the reality television show, Basketball Wives, as the couple’s paternity agreement stipulated a $500 fine for each time she mentioned him in public.