VH1's reality series Basketball Wives has sparked high ratings and high criticism. Focusing on the lives of the women behind some of the worlds most admired and idolized men, the show has become a goldmine for the cable channel and made the wives featured household names.
Having just concluded the third season that included physical altercations, verbal attacks and international travel, one of its stars, Jennifer Williams, is ready to step away from the shadow of her soon to be former husband and the life as a basketball wife and move into a new, independent chapter.
Recently in Chicago for a meet and greet at the Glam Luxe Boutique, for which she serves as the company's spokes model, Williams spoke to UnRated Urban about the show, her projects away from the show and her future goals.
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Jennifer Williams (née Jennifer Lauren Guyton) grew up in South Orange, New Jersey and is the former wife of former NBA small forward Eric Williams. Jennifer and Eric met in 2000 and married in the summer of 2007 in the Bahamas. Jennifer graduated cum laude from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in political science, and is principal shareholder in a women's only fitness studio called Flirty Girl Fitness. She also supports several charities and founded Project Save the World, a non-profit organization based in Chicago, Illinois.