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    13 Comments     Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

    THE ROYAL PEEK: THE REALITY ISSUE

    For KING’s year-end issue, we take a dose of reality with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s K. Michelle and Basketball Wives L.A.’s Brooke Bailey.

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    A message from our editor, Sean A. Malcolm

    For the record, I’ve never been a fan of reality television. There…I said it. In fact, the last time I was transfixed with the genre, let alone a particular show, was The Real World: Los Angeles, when Tami Roman could do no wrong in my eyes. The year was 1993, and all I cared for at the time was Tecmo Bowl and surviving junior high school (Marine Park, stand up!). Which makes it ironic that one of our cover girls, the crotch-grabbingly beautiful Brooke Bailey, is from the same franchise Tami happens to be a part of, VH1’s ratings booster Basketball Wives.

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    Although I don’t care for the forced drama and (as a man, can I say the word?) ratchetness these shows promote, I can’t deny their impact—whether good or bad—on pop culture. And since most of us, as a society, have an insatiable appetite for gossip and being the fly on the wall of strangers…picked to live in a house, why not feature your favorite personalities in KING’s first-ever Reality Issue? It’s not that we haven’t done this before. For KING historians, you can point to a number of reality beauties who have graced our pages, from Hoopz to Toccara. But this is the first time it’s cover-to-cover reality girls. For a few, like Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta’s Erica Dixon and our other cover girl, the table-shaking ball of lustiness K. Michelle, this was their first time being sexy for the camera.

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    Don’t worry, we were gentle with them. For others, like Bad Girls Club’s Camilla Poindexter and Love & Hip-Hop’s Erica Mena, they were straight-up naturals. Just as natural as having your every move documented for the public to see. But I digress.

    Keep it real, y’all!

    ***THE WINTER 2013 ISSUE OF THE WOMEN OF KING HITS STANDS IN DECEMBER***

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    11.20.12 at 12:13 pm

    WE BEEN GONE | The Revolution Will Be Blogged » Magazine: K. Michelle & Brooke Bailey Cover KING’s Reality Issue says:
    [...] For KING’s year-end issue, we take a dose of reality with Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s K. Michelle and Basketball Wives L.A.’s Brooke Bailey. Check out the royal peek of the article here. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } [...]

    11.20.12 at 5:54 pm

    K. Michelle and Brooke Bailey Cover King Magazine says:
    [...] The good news keeps on coming for reality star K. Michelle. On Tuesday, King Magazine revealed that the Love And Hip Hop Atlanta star is featured on the end of the year issue. This news comes just one day after it was confirmed that K. Michelle signed a new record deal with Warner Bros. Records. It’s been confirmed that the album will drop Summer 2013. The end of the year issue of King Magazine explores the sex appeal of some reality television favorites, and K. Michelle will share a cover with Basketball Wives LA star Brooke Bailey, and the issue as also features K. Michelle’s cast member Erica Dixon. [...]

    11.21.12 at 12:31 am

    K. Michelle LANDS Record DEAL With Warner Bros. + Tyler Perry DIRECTING The “Single Moms Club” + Lenny Kravitz SET To PLAY Marvin Gaye In BIOPIC | Showbiz | The latest showbiz, celebrity and entertainment news says:
    [...] K. Michelle has also landed herself a KING cover for "The Reality Issue".  The month of December has two covers, one featuring K. Michelle and one featuring "BBW LA" star Brooke Bailey.    [...]

    11.21.12 at 12:34 am

    Buddy Peace says:
    Two Bad Bitches!!!

    11.21.12 at 3:13 am

    K. Michelle LANDS Record DEAL With Warner Bros. + Tyler Perry DIRECTING The “Single Moms Club” + Lenny Kravitz SET To PLAY Marvin Gaye In BIOPIC | Showbiz & Celebrity Gossip by Lucy Summers says:
    [...] K. Michelle has also landed herself a KING cover for "The Reality Issue".  The month of December has two covers, one featuring K. Michelle and one featuring "BBW LA" star Brooke Bailey.    [...]

    11.21.12 at 9:16 am

    #Newsfeed K. Michelle LANDS Record DEAL With Warner Bros. + Tyler Perry DIRECTING The quotSingle Moms Clubquot + Lenny Kravitz SET To PLAY Marvin Gaye In BIOPIC says:
    [...] K. Michelle has also landed herself a KING cover for "The Reality Issue". & The month of December has two covers, one featuring K. Michelle and one featuring "BBW LA" star Brooke Bailey. & & [...]

    11.21.12 at 4:27 pm

    Lala says:
    Brooke Bailey is a beautiful woman! #representingforallthebrownladies (brown as in of the color brown) #representingallthewhitewomen (white as in of light pigment) Brooke bailey is the new #whiteanericanprincess and or #brownamericanprincess and Naomi Campbell is tepresenting for the #darkerskinedwomen – two queens

    11.21.12 at 4:29 pm

    Lala says:
    I’m only buying the magazine because brooke is on the cover !

    11.21.12 at 4:36 pm

    Mojo Jojo says:
    King is on a come back i hope.

    11.22.12 at 2:51 pm

    TheIndustryDude says:
    Nice cover with K. Michelle. I’m really feeling her. She is the only success story from Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta.

    11.26.12 at 9:53 pm

    Teddy Berger says:
    I think y’all should do a both side cover, half the mag can be K, then you turn it over and the other half can be Brooke….let’s go out with a bang

    11.30.12 at 9:01 pm

    Keith West says:
    Brooke is down to earth on the show so gettin the cover is wat up. kay be sexy forever so this is a good cover. Two smart blk women good job. Philly boy

    12.4.12 at 5:32 pm

    Samantha says:
    When does this come out?

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