After Amanda Seales revealed that she was leaving the talk show, "The Real," rumours began circulating that she was beefing with some of her co-hosts.
Amanda Seales feels that there are more important things to worry about right now than whether or not she's had issues with her former co-hosts on The Real, but she'll address these rumours anyway just to get it out of the way. On Tuesday (June 2nd), Amanda announced that she had decided not to renew her contract for the daytime talk show, and explained that she didn't feel like she had been able to use her voice in the way she wanted.
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"It doesnât feel good to my soul to be at a place where I can not speak to my people the way they need to be spoken to," she noted. "Iâm not at a space where as a full black woman, I can have my voice and my co-workers also have their voices and where the people at the top are not respecting the necessity for black voices to be at the top too."
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While the issue appeared to largely be with the higher-ups at the network, many began speculating that Amanda might have been having some problems with her fellow co-hosts, in particular Loni Love. Fans noticed that the Instagram account for The Real, as well as Loni's personal account, had supposedly unfollowed Amanda, and that she had unfollowed Loni back.
However, Amanda completely shut down these rumours, and called out everyone who was focused on imaginary drama between The Real ladies instead of on what's going on outside in the process.
âDo not try to create some false descension between me and the cohosts of âThe Real,'" Amanda demanded. "Yâall so f*ckinâ corny. There is a whole pandemic and an uprising going on, and you still canât find sh*t else to do? You try to create some conflict that doesnât exist? I did not unfollow Loni Love. I haven't unfollowed anybody! Shout out to Jeannie, shout out to Tams, shout out to Loni Love, and shout out to Adrienne."
"What y'all donât understand is grown women do grown women business, thatâs what yâall donât understand," she continued. "And what I do with my business ainât got nothing to do with them sistas. Yâall need to have a good day and get your minds focused on what we need to do to make this a good world." Well there you have it. It looks like all Amanda wants is for everyone to redirect their energy towards doing something productive.