'Basketball Wives' star reveals rape and abuse


On last night's episode of "Basketball Wives" Season 4, cast member Tami Roman revealed disturbing details of childhood abuse, including being raped twice, assaulted and tortured. Roman is no stranger to angry outbursts on the on the series, and now she's sharing private revelations and a more vulnerable side with the audience, that might explain better why she's "been a fighter for most of my life in one way or another."Episode 3 plays out in typical "Basketball Wives" form: Some catfights, some cocktails, some fundraisers and some spa sessions. But the trivialities are absent in the final scene.Roman visits a therapist and confesses that she is working on anger management issues. "I don't want to be mad all the time," Roman comments. "I know what I'm angry about." During the session, she breaks down in tears and reveals the shocking violence and sexual abuse that she endured during her childhood:"I was raped twice," Roman begins....



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