La La’s Full Court Life Season Four started off with a bang last night, addressing some of the more memorable tabloid headlines from La’s recent past. “The Honey Nut Cheerios thing was so stupid,” La said of the NBA headline that made breakfast lovers cringe. But what does one of her best friends and partners in crime think?
In order to get to know La, you’ve got to get to know her friends. Po and Dice have been with her through thick and thin, supporting her own personal and professional triumphs while hustling to make their own dreams come true. For more on what it’s like to run with La La’s crew (and reap the benefits of her designer tastes high-end crash pads) check out Po’s take, below.
My friends (Lala and Dice) and I are always on some sorta wild adventure! Since I’ve met them, life hasn’t been the same. I’ve traveled, laughed, cried, run naked, gotten way more piercings than I care to admit to and actually have acquired another family. What can I say? My life is good.
So much has changed since the last time you guys saw us. I officially have an address, and I have a real music project that will soon be released. Dice has moved out of her mom’s place into her own swanky ATL pad fit for an OCD G such as herself. Of course, La has all kinds of things going on. She’s booked a big time movie and actually made the poster!!! And get this: she’s an author… HA! But with all this comes a price.
I can’t front. It’s awesome having friends like La La and Melo. You get access to things no one would ever allow you to attend, free clothes, trips, etc. But it’s awful when you have to see your friends get subjected to the scrutiny of one person’s comment–especially when it’s clearly not true. I’m referring to the “Honey Nut Cheerios” comment. It was such BS, but the emotional toll that it took on La was not. La, is one of the strongest women I’ve met, and I learn a lot from her. When it comes to her family–specifically her husband and her son–she does not take things lightly. This time it really got to her. All Dice and I can do is be there for her: crack jokes, work out, and get her mind off of things. Unfortunately, we can’t govern people’s mouths–although there’s a few that I’d like to govern and punch in the mouth!
La is a pretty crafty chick. I’ve never seen someone go to such extreme to keep her friends and family together. The stunt we BOTH pulled to get Dice to New York was extremely shady. Although it was all La’s idea, I swear!!! Usually Dice and I tell each other when we smell La La cooking something up, but this time we didn’t for two reasons. Reason Number One: Sometimes La can be terrifying. Reason Number Two: I really, really, really wanted Dice to come to New York. I will admit to the shade for both La and myself, but we did it, we got Dice to NY. As far as the radio show goes, I pray we can work this out.
In our case, the bond between myself, Dice, and La is really strong. We never really fight–maybe pretend to get mad at each other, but it doesn’t last long at all. Dice seemed to be extremely pissed at La and me, which is scary because Dice never gets mad. This time she was quiet Clair Huxtable-ninja-mad. I was terrified, so I kinda punked out and let La deal with her wrath. I chose this approach because they are cousins–you can’t stay mad at your cousin. My twisted theory was her reconciling with La was like making up with me, too! It totally worked.
Like I mentioned before, we’re all doing pretty well. I have my music, Dice is out hosting parties, and now La has written a book. Holy cow! The funny thing about La is with every monumental thing she achieves in her life, she’s excels at it and makes it bigger. She’s not a bad person to be around at all. This book release party was an incredible moment. A while back I remember being so proud of her because she got the lead role in a music video–which is no small thing; I would LOVE to do that. But I just want to illustrate her growth. I’m not surprised that she wrote this book. She has been an amazing sounding board in my life and every piece of advice that she’s been giving me has been spot on…unless it has something to do with one of her sneaky plans that involves, no clothes, tattoos, some sort of weird food, a plane ticked, passport (real and fake), one random person, extra underwear, barf bucket, and bail money.
I absolutely understand why she fought so hard to get Dice out to New York. Believe it or not, Dice is a big part of that book and so was everyone in that room. That’s what La does: she keeps all her closest people around her, and incorporates them in every part of her life. Business and personal, her family and friends are always there and she wants the world to know.
Catch La La’s Full Court Life all summer long on Sundays at 10/9 C.
[Photo Credit: Po Johnson]