When TMZ caught up with former NBA baller Kenyon Martin to ask his opinion on the “Basketball Wives” franchise conceived by Shaunie O’Neal, ex-wife of another ex-baller, Shaquille O’Neal, he didn’t even try to hold back his contempt.
“Honestly, I don’t watch that s**t, man,” said the former Los Angeles Clippers forward. “It’s toxic to your soul to watch that s**t, man.”
According to various media reports, Martin’s marriage to estranged wife Heather (who allegedly left three children and a husband to marry Martin) did not stop him from beginning a relationship with Hip-Hop sexpot Trina. That clustermuck sounds exactly like a ‘BBW’ episode to us, but different strokes for different folks.
Appearing to get more agitated at the mere thought of the show, Martin gave TMZ his bottom line, saying he didn’t care if they had to “bleep” it out:
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See the short interview below:
Martin, who last played with the Clippers, is having difficulty finding a new team. According to him, his reputation for being emotional on the floor and influential in the locker room has made him appear risky to team owners. Though he was looking to join a championship contender, he is now willing to go to any team for the NBA minimum.