Mariah Huq Talks What Went Down With Married 2 Medicine
This weekend, we covered a Tweet that Married 2 Medicine star Mariah Huq sent which mentioned Andy Cohen in regards to why Huq would not be back as a full time cast member on the show’s third season.
Both Huq and Cohen responded to our story via Twitter:
Huq also took to her public Facebook to explain what went down:
“Many of you have lots of questions, about me and my bold & beautiful #Blackadeshi family not being a part of the primary cast of the show this season as well as me being cut from the promo & show intro so we thought you deserve to hear the truth directly from us,” Huq began.
Huq then explained that, “First & foremost The production’s decision to ‘diminish’ my on-camera role was extremely disheartening & straight up disrespectful considering I created, produced & truly help Carry this show. I wasn’t given any ‘vanity’ titles thats usually given to big name entities whose name alone add validity to the show. Vanity is for show, our efforts are very real. We put years into building, we spent our own money at inception, conceived & created, did all casting, we even had the show picked up on other networks with other production companies. We did the labor to build this machine & simply partnered with another production company to help us develop & grow. We chose to work with the Production company b/c we trusted their stated intentions of developing our vision. We did not sell or give them this show. We weren’t refusing to film, being difficult or unavailable for filming, even through my medical condition & ongoing pregnancy complications and our loss we were still available for filming. Although heartbroken, I was still open to sharing my story, b/c I know sooo many women can relate.”
“Regardless of how horrible my producing counterparts paint me in front of the camera, my efforts and ownership remain the same,” Huq continued. “It’s become Clear that Production is just attempting to push me out b/c our baby is growing into a Franchise and being both a minority franchise owner and star player is simply too much for a little ambitous girl from Chattanooga Tennessee. #SideEye.”
Huq wrapped with saying that, “I am very appreciative to Bravo TV. They have believed In me since day 1, and always made efforts to make me apart of the Bravo family. They have been supportive and have nothing to do with this mess. It’s really shameful that a company we partnered with & trusted with OUR show is going in this direction. I’m not going to continue to remain silent & support unethical unjustified antics. As the Creator & Executive Producer I’m supposed to be involved in decisions pertaining to this production. I’m willing to share it & work hard on it but I’m not willing to give it away, relinquish my ownership or my On-camera role. None of those things are in the best interest of our Show.