Reality television’s vengeful, ’bow-throwing drama queens get paid to ante up, catfight and go dumb for a living. They’re also funny, thoughtful mothers, sisters and self-made businesswomen who’ve spun our thirsts for theater into bankable fame. Can they live? —Bonsu Thompson
Check out the behind-the-scenes video of VIBE's cover shoot featuring reality stars Kandi, Tamar, Evelyn, and Chrissy.