Shawty Lo Responds to Oxygen Cancelling his Reality Show (video)

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Shawty Lo, on the defense says he is starting a petition to get the show back on, Chile Pleeze!

For the first time since Oxygen pulled the plug on “All My Babies’ Mamas,” rapper Shawty Lo is speaking out! He conducted an exclusive video taped interview with Showbiz Tonight stating that he is starting his own petition to get his show on the air.

He also mentioned that he is not ashamed of having 10 babies by 11 women, stating he made some mistakes along the way when he was young, however the show is his life and he wanted to show how he was being a man and taking responsibility for all of his children.

He noted that the only thing he regrets is the title of the show, stating he wish they would have named it something else, but he is not ashamed of his life as it is his reality.

Oxygen received nearly 40,000 complaints against the show and decided that to pull the plug, their official statement was:

“As part of our development process, we have reviewed casting and decided not to move forward with the special,” Oxygen said in a statement to HLN. “We will continue to develop compelling content that resonates with our young female viewers and drives the cultural conversation.”

ColorofChange.org’s executive director Rashad Robinsons supported the move.

“We thank Oxygen Media for taking this important step. The tremendous response from over 40,000 ColorOfChange.org members, coupled with national outrage from Black folks, sent a clear message that exploitative television shows like All My Babies’ Mamas are unacceptable,” he said in a statement to HLN.

The show was to showcase the lives of Shawty Lo and the 11 children he had with 10 different women. With nicknames for the children’s mother like “the first lady,” “the jealous baby mama” and “the fighter baby mama,” the critics instantly pounced on the show as racist and degrading.

When asked did he think he was playing to a sterotype, Shawty Lo stated this is not stereotyping it is his reality.
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