Yes, the BBW brand has millions of viewers and has pulled in ratings but I have to admit I wish it would’ve taken a more positive route., but the NBA all-star did make sure that his ex-girlfriend would not be able to air their drama on TV.Howard put a legal gag order on Reed while she appeared on the program, preventing her from discussing their relationship or, more importantly, the drama behind it. According to legal papers filed in 2010, Reed had allegedly leaked information to the media nearly a dozen times since the ’09 order., Howard sued Reed for tarnishing his name in the media and violating the gag order.Howard claimed that the leaked stories reached millions of people and that the damages added up to an almost astronomical 0,500,000.They also have a handful of lawsuits between them as well as a war of words that has continued for the better part of the last decade.Here’s what you need to know about the embattled pair: Howard 29, and Reed, also 29, met when she was a dancer for the Orlando Magic during the 2005-06 season.
The NBA all-star and Reed, a former Orlando Magic dancer, have one child together.Braylon spent most of the time throwing t-shirts into the crowd.Just in time for the NBA All-Star game, "Basketball Wives" star Shaunie O' Neal -- a.k.a. "Season 1 we establish [Royce] as Dwight Howard's ex-girlfriend and mother of his son.Although the original charges were looked into by Florida authorities, the incident took place in Cobb County, Georgia and Georgia police spearhead the re-opening of the case.Howard’s attorney, David Oscar Markus, issued a statement to ESPN shortly after the decision to re-open the case emerged: The Florida Department of Children and Families thoroughly examined all of the evidence and determined that the claims of child abuse were not substantiated. Royce Reed is now shopping her baseless allegations to authorities in Georgia after the Florida DCF case was closed.
However, in November 2014, DCF documents emerged supporting Reed’s complaints and authorities were forced to reopen their investigation.