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TLC Orders 'Starter Wives' Reality Series

The exes of Lamar Odom, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather are among those featured.

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Hollywood exes will be front and center in a new reality series on TLC.

One day after the cable network greenlighted a docuseries centered on former TLC member Tionne "T-Boz" Watkins, it has gone ahead with Starter Wives (working title). The series will offer a glimpse into the world of celebrity ex-wives and ex-girlfriends and will focus on seven women, including the exes of Lamar Odom, 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather.

Production on the four-episode series is scheduled to begin this month, with a premiere eyed for early 2013. NOLA will produce.

Here is the official cast:

·      Zakia Baum: Ex-girlfriend of Jermaine “Maino” Coleman; mother of his son.

·      Cheryl Caruso: Ex-wife of mobster Phillip Caruso; mother of his two daughters.

·      Josie Harris: Ex-girlfriend of Mayweather; mother of his three children.

·      Monica Joseph-Taylor: Soon-to-be ex-wife of Aston “Funkmaster Flex” Taylor; mother of his two children.

·      Liza Morales: Ex-girlfriend of Odom; mother of his three children.

·      Tashera Simmons: Ex-wife of Earl “DMX” Simmons; mother of four of his children.

·      Shaniqua Tompkins: Ex-girlfriend of Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson; mother of his son.

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