Meeka Claxton is the real deal. An entrepreneur, mother of two and a go-getter, she made a name for herself as the star of VH1’s hit show “Basketball Wives.” Through that, she used her platform to create lucrative opportunities far beyond what she could have ever imagine through sports, fashion and lifestyle with the launch of her two publications, Pynk and ELITE, with her partner, Mecca Moore.
At 5’4″ the Belizean-American firecracker, Queens, NY native and Hofstra University alum has had experience in real estate, event planning and party hosting.
In today’s pop culture, many young ladies are enamored with the ability to be married to a professional athlete. Although there are perks like travel, wine, food and jewelry, it takes hard work to maintain it.
Appearing on a recent episode of Scoop B Radio, I chatted with Meeka Claxton on what advice she’d give young women who have that idea in their head.Meeka at one time was married to former San Antonio Spurs champion Speedy Claxton. “I think that they’re just imagining the glamorous part of it,” Meeka Claxton told me on Scoop B Radio.
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“It’s the young end of it, the bags, the shoes, you just uh the furs and things like that if you’re in colder cities but at the end of the day its more than that.”
“Being a wife of an athlete you know its more than that its really a support system, you know I was very blessed not to have an athlete that was so consumed by the game, that you know, they would come home angry. There were some players that they couldn’t even; the wives couldn’t even talk to them after. They’re calling me, I’m like: ‘look I’m hanging out with my husband and my kids chill out leave me alone.’ And they’re like: ‘I can’t talk to him we just lost’ you know whatever so it’s a lot, it’s a lot of coddling it’s a lot of just like nurturing.”
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