Courtesy HuffPost BlackVoices
Living with a professional athlete isn’t always as glamorous as society makes it out to be, according to “Basketball Wives” star Tanya Young Williams. Since experiencing a whirlwind of legal drama stemming from her husband’s, Jayson Williams, involvement in the fatal 2002 shooting of a limo driver in their New Jersey home, has forced her to become a single parent during his incarceration. Now the inspirational speaker, legal correspondent and author is eager to use her position in the limelight of VH1’s “Basketball Wives L.A.” to voice her views on celebrity troubles and domestic violence.
In an exclusive interview with The Huffington Post, the National Domestic Violence Hotline spokeswoman opens up about her isolated role on the new show, her abusive past with Jayson Williams and the idea of starring alongside the baller in a possible reality show