The Underground season finale aired on Wednesday night, but don’t worry, no spoilers here. However, if you are a fan of the show, this news may spoil your day.
According to several reports, there’s a good possibility WGN America will not renew the hit show for a third season, despite it being one of the network’s top-rated series. Why, you ask? Well, WGN’s parent company, Tribune Media, has been purchased by the Sinclair Broadcast Group for a cool $3.9 billion. Unfortunately, Sinclair’s CEO Chris Ripley has gone on the record saying, “The ratings WGN America [delivers] doesn’t justify the type of spending they do on the original programming side. The channel could be run much more profitably on a fraction of what they spend on programming.” Translation: Bye-bye, original programming.
The network has already cancelled Outsiders, which was its No. 1 show. Next in line could be Underground … the network’s second top-rated show. But don’t fret, producer of the stellar program, Sony Pictures Television, is reportedly looking to take the project elsewhere. Actress Aisha Hinds, who plays Harriet Tubman on Underground, is banking on that very thought.
Dr. Heavenly Explains Her ‘If My Husband Cheated He Didn’t Mean To’ Philosophy
Dr. Heavenly Kimes has an interesting philosophy on cheating … but then again we’re not surprised.
If you watch Married To Medicine then you know the successful Atlanta, GA dentist dotes on her husband, who she affectionately calls “daddy” and the two have a pretty solid marriage. So much so, that Kimes believes if he ever cheated on her he didn’t mean to do it.
Kimes made that proclamation after news broke that Dr. Jackie’s husband was having an affair, and of course she had the ladies scratching their heads. HipHollywood sat down with her to get more insight on her viewpoint. Here’s what she had to say.
“I said something that I think a lot of people feel but would not say it, because it’s not a politically correct thing to say,” she explained. “I said if my husband cheated he would not mean to do it. I stand by it, it may sound silly, it may sound funny, I’m not trying to be funny, I don’t think he would have meant to do it.”
“I can’t say it was her, I’m not going to put it all on her, but it had to have been something to make that man go that far,” she adds referring to the other woman. “Maybe I’m naive but I don’t think my husband would just cheat on me and mean to cheat.”
To her credit, Kimes is also a certified relationship coach and has been dishing her advice (solicited or not) to the other wives since season 2. She ended her explanation comparing cheating to a person on a diet. The analogy was pretty hilarious, but actual made a lot of sense.
“I like to compare sex to food because they go together,” she says. “If you’re hungry and you know you’re on a diet and you’re really really trying really hard and somebody comes with a buffet of your favorite foods and lays it all out for you and starts putting … you didn’t mean to eat it but you ate it.”
So do you agree Heavenly? Let us know in the comments below.
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