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    Shawty Lo's ten 'baby mamas': Trailer pulled for reality show starring rapper who fathered ELEVEN children by TEN women after it is branded 'an attack on African-American families', A 20,000-strong Change.org petition claims Oxygen's show, All My Babies' Mamas, 'stereotypes and demeans black children, mothers and dads'

    by Sadie Whitelocks, January 7, 2013

    A yet-to-air reality show documenting a rapper, who has fathered eleven children by ten different women, has been slammed by critics who have branded it 'disgusting' and 'negative'.

    All My Babies' Mamas, set to air this spring on the Oxygen network, follows Carlos 'Shawty Lo' Walker, 36, as he navigates family life in an affluent suburb of Atlanta, Georgia.

    But after a preview of the one-hour, fly-on-the-wall hit the internet thousands of viewers called for it to be scrapped, with many suggesting it plays on racial stereotypes.

    Controversial: Rapper Shawty Lo, pictured with eight of his 11 children (seated) and seven of the women that he fathered them with, as well as his 19-year-old girlfriend (left), are all set to star in a new TV show

    A Change.org petition, which has more than 20,000 signatures, states that the show 'stereotypes and demeans black children, mothers and dads'.

    New York-based Sabrina Lamb, who launched the initiative explains: 'This is not just an attack on African-American parents and children....but all parents and children.

    'As dysfunctional and violent as so-called reality shows are, could you ever imagine a one hour spectacle where 11 children are forced to witness their 10 unwed mothers clamor for financial support, emotional attention and sexual reward from Shawty-Lo, the apathetic ‘father’?'

    Oxygen released a 13-minute trailer promoting the show in December, before production had been completed.

    Relationship history: E'creia, who gave birth to Mr Walker's first child, explained: 'He might be known as a rapper, but here in Atlanta he¿s known for having eleven kids and ten baby mamas.'

    Join the club: Liana (left) and Angela (right) have both had children with Atlanta-based rapper Lo Shawty who claims to have had 'a lot of girls' over the years

    In the clip, which has has now disappeared from YouTube, Mr Walker is seen talking about managing his music career and the struggle of being a father from the confines of his roomy eight-bedroom mansion.

    'How does a guy like me have ten baby mamas eleven kids? It’s heaven,' he boasts in one scene.

    'I had a lot of girls... They was in love and, I probably was too. And it just happened'

    And in another he explains: 'I had a lot of girls... They was in love and, I probably was too. And it just happened.'

    The trailer also shows him as he fails to remember the names of his eleven teenage children.

    In an interview with Essence about her petition Ms Lamb said: 'In the clip I saw, Lo couldn't even remember the names of all of his 11 children. This is not funny to me. What's funny about this?'

    E'creia, who gave birth to Mr Walker's first child and refers to herself as 'The First Lady', introduces the other women who have also had flings with the music star.

    In the spotlight: Carlos Walker, better known by his stage name Shawty Lo, released his first solo rap album in 2008, but away from the music scene he is busy being a father to 11 children

    The mother-of-one gives all of her fellow 'baby mamas' nicknames, such as 'jealous', 'the baby mama from hell' or 'shady baby mama'.


    So far, just seven of Shawty Lo's ten 'baby mamas' have been named - and each been given her own on-show nickname...

    E'Creia, 29: Known on the show as the 'First Lady', she and Shawty Lo were once engaged and she still handles his finances. When they met, she had three other children from a previous relationship.

    Angela, 32: The 'Fighter Baby Mama'

    Amanda, 34: The 'Jealous Baby Mama'

    Sujuan, 36: She is known as the 'Wanna-be Bougie Baby Mama' and says: 'I just don’t like the term baby mama. I think it’s degrading'

    Tamara: The 'No-Drama Baby Mama'

    Serena: The 'Shady Baby Mama'

    Liana (aka Pebbles): The 'Baby mama from hell'

    Mr Walker's new girlfriend, who is the same age as one of his oldest children, also features in the show.

    The scantily-clad Ashlin, who will turn 20 this year, tells viewers: 'Me and Carlos have been dating for about a year now and I’m really in love with him.'

    Many of the other baby mamas believe she will soon fall pregnant.

    After a trailer promoting All My Babies' Mamas was released, a stream of negative comments flooded social media sites.

    One YouTube user wrote: 'This show is disgusting we don't need role models like this bunch.'

    While another commented on Facebook: 'This is horrible! Pls dont show this! How about a show that will help rebuild our nation instead of glamourizimg the NEGATIVE?'

    Despite public outcry, Oxygen has defended its new show.

    In a statement it said: 'Oxygen’s one-hour special in development is not meant to be a stereotypical representation of everyday life for any one demographic or cross-section of society.

    Memory recall: Mr Walker struggles to remember the names of his 11 children in the show

    On to the next one: A trailer for the upcoming show All My Babies' Mamas shows rapper Mr Walker in bed with his 19-year-old girlfriend Ashlin

    'It is a look at one unique family and their complicated, intertwined life… Oxygen Media’s diverse team of creative executives will continue developing the show with this point of view.'

    The network previously explained in a press release that the show 'will capture the highs and lows of this extreme ‘blended family’ that is anything but ordinary, while also showing the drama and the passion behind life’s most unexpected situations.'

    It said viewers could expect 'outrageous and authentic over-the-top moments that our young, diverse female audience can tweet and gossip about.'

    All My Babies' Mamas, said to still be in production, is set to air this spring.

    The program's executive producers are Liz Gateley and Tony DiSanto of DiGa Vision, who also worked on MTV reality shows Laguna Beach, The Hills and Teen Mom.

    All My Babies' Mamas: Reality of 11 kids by 10 women


    ...and it is not only the Hip Hop/Rap Culture who set bad examples, a few prominent leaders also fathered one or more illegitimate children by one or more black women.


    Kweisi Mfume Biography

    "I was locked up a couple of times on suspicion of theft because I happened to be black and happened to be young. And before I knew it, I was a teenage parent, not once but twice, three times, four times, five times." by Kweisi Mfume, former President of the NAACP

    Kweisi Mfume did not marry the mothers of his children, but he has always taken responsibility for the boys, who are now adults.


    ...and it is not only the Hip Hop/Rap Culture who set bad examples, a few prominent leaders also fathered one or more illegitimate children by one or more black women.


    Jesse knows best? by Larry Elder, January 25, 2001, WNDCommentary.com
    Now we know. Rev. Jesse Jackson’s admission that he fathered a child out of wedlock helps to answer the big question. Why does the so-called black leadership fail to fight the No. 1 problem facing the black community: children having children?

    In his statement acknowledging an extra-marital affair resulting in the birth of a daughter, Jackson said, “I was born of these circumstances, and I know the importance of growing up in a nurturing, supportive and protected environment. So I am determined to give my daughter and her mother the privacy they both deserve.”

    Jackson also said he provides “emotional and financial support” to the mother and their daughter.


    Flashback to 1970. Sociology 101: My college freshman class read a highly controversial book by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, later the Democratic senator for the state of New York. His book, “The Negro Family: A Case for National Action,” made an argument many considered racist — that the rising number of black children born outside of wedlock threatens the stability of the black community. The nearly all-liberal, predominantly white class went bonkers. They taunted Moynihan, calling him “racist,” “Eurocentric,” “patriarchal,” as well as one who subscribes to “middle-class values.”


    But now we know. Since Lyndon Johnson’s so-called War on Poverty, government taxpayers “invested” trillions of dollars, much of it designed to “alleviate poverty.” The result? In the last 30 years, the black poverty rate stagnated, while the percentage of black children born outside of wedlock exploded from 25 percent to nearly 70 percent. What, no marches, no picketing, no sit-ins?

    The absence of a father in the home increases the odds of a child going on welfare, dropping out of school, getting involved in crime or becoming a teen parent. Did Rev. Jackson’s situation, and his possible concern about the revelation of his out-of-wedlock child, cause him to pull his punches on this disturbing phenomenon?

    Certainly we place Jackson — as an adult with resources — in a different category than a teen-ager impregnating another teen-ager, after which the male often abandons his spiritual, emotional and financial obligations. The president of the NAACP, Kweisi Mfume, fathered five children out of wedlock. Like Jackson, he says that he supported and remained involved in the children’s lives. But because of his past, does Mfume, like Jackson, spend more time pursuing the Great White Bigot at the expense of far more pressing issues of personal responsibility?

    In 1911, Booker T. Washington said, “There is (a) class of colored people who make a business of keeping the troubles, the wrongs, and the hardships of the Negro race before the public. Having learned that they are able to make a living out of their troubles, they have grown into the settled habit of advertising their wrongs — partly because they want sympathy and partly because it pays. Some of these people do not want the Negro to lose his grievances, because they do not want to lose their jobs. … ” And, “There is a certain class of race problem-solvers who don’t want the patient to get well, because as long as the disease holds out they have not only an easy means of making a living, but also an easy medium through which to make themselves prominent before the public.” Hm-mm.

    Rev. Jackson frequently complains about the income and net worth gap between blacks and whites. But the employment rate for married black men approaches parity with that of married white men. And, for welfare recipients, the quickest and easiest route out of poverty remains marriage. Men who father children and then take a hike create the moral equivalent of a drive-by shooting. Jackson, Mfume, and other “black leaders” could and should lead the charge. But they don’t.

    Think tanks like the Heritage Foundation, as well as many government studies, reach the same conclusion: Dads matter. Black columnist Jonetta Rose Barras wrote, “At 13, my older sister was pregnant and unmarried. I followed in her footsteps, becoming pregnant at 17, continuing a series of bad choices. My older brother had already begun his walk down his own crooked road, getting arrested by the time he was 16 on a half-dozen occasions for petty crimes. We were linked by fatherlessness. None of us knew it then, but the loss of our father through divorce ravaged our lives. It took two decades to discover fatherlessness was at the core of my vandalized childhood and resulting adult dysfunction.”

    Reconciling Jackson’s behavior with his wife is Jackson’s business, for he is an adult who acknowledges his paternity and who possesses resources for the child’s welfare. But what about the inner-city 15-year-old who gets pregnant by a 19-year-old “inseminator”? It may be hard for a Jesse Jackson or a Kweisi Mfume to say children cannot assume adult responsibilities. But they must. That they don’t, well, one can only ask why?


    ...and it is not only the Hip Hop/Rap Culture who set bad examples, a few prominent leaders also fathered one or more illegitimate children by one or more black women.

    Rev. Jesse Jackson’s Rainbow/PUSH Coalition claimed in 2001 that a final $40,000 payment for Jackson mistress Karin Stanford had been nixed in 1999.

    But in a new book, comedian D.L. Hughley, a liberal in good standing and a political commentator on TV and radio, suggests that the final $40,000 payment did go through.

    Hughley should know: The moneywas for a house he was selling.



    Rainbow/PUSH was at one point embroiled in controversy over smaller but substantial payments to Stanford, ostensibly made for moving expenses and a consulting paper she wrote for the organization.
    Read more:

    Hughley makes the claim in his new book of comedy and often race-related political commentary, titled “I Want You — to Shut the F#ck Up!”

    "I know for a fact that Jesse [Jackson] succumbed to venality, because it affected me directly. In 1999, I had a house that I wanted to sell in Baldwin Hills. I had a property-management company taking care of the sale for me, and we got a bid on the house from a young woman. “She really wants the house,” the broker told us. But the bid was significantly less than we wanted — I’m talking forty grand less. At that time, the market was pretty solid. There was no need for us to take a bath on the sale.

    “No,” I told the broker. “If she really wants it, you tell her that the asking price is the actual price.”

    A couple of days later, the buyer matched the price. There was a check from the Rainbow Coalition making up the difference between her original offer and our final price. I instantly thought that somebody down there at the Coalition had himself a little chippy on the side, but I didn’t care one way or another. What mattered to me was whether the check cleared — which it did.

    Several weeks after the sale closed, I was on the set of The Hughleys.

    “Is that your house?” someone asked me.

    “What are you talking about?” I said.

    “That’s your house on the TV news!”

    And it was. Everyone from the show gathered around to watch the TV set. The reporters had cameras in front of my old house, and the newscasters were proclaiming that this was the home of Jesse Jackson’s love child. His mistress had had a baby, and they were saying that he had bought the house for her." by D.L. Hughley



    Lies Don't Keep Us Safe. Keeping Us Safe Requires Respect for the Rule of Law and the Constitution. The government's argument is untenable. “The government cannot, under any circumstance, affirmatively mislead the court” by U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney

    "Insisting on honesty as the only policy, the supreme ruled Wednesday that public employees can be punished for lying, even when they merely deny an accusation that later turns out to be true”.

    “ …….Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist. 'An employee who is asked about possible wrongdoing has only two legal choices: Tell the truth or say nothing”.  (LA Times, January 22, 1998.)

    ........"Tell the Truth or Say Nothing" also applies to any U.S. President, Congressional office holder, U.S. Supreme Court Justice, U.S. Attorney General, court official, court clerk, Deputy City Attorney, Judge, elected official, lawyer, journalist, etc.

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