Friday, August 1, 2008

It’s More ‘Desperate’ In The Hood

ATLANTA (Wireless Flash - FlashNews) – The Desperate Housewives of Wisteria Lane have it easy compared to wives in the hood.

In her novel Shameless Hoodwives (Touchstone Books), De’nesha Diamond explores the scandalous lives of housewives in an Atlanta housing project who scheme ways to get out of the ghetto.

According to Diamond, her book is a true portrayal of life in the hood, and it’s not all silly shenanigans like on Desperate Housewives.

She says, “In the ghetto, if you sleep with the gardner, nine times out of ten your husband’s gonna pistol-whip them. It’s a lot more violent, and could mean life or death depending on who you’re with.”

Diamond says many ghetto girls will do anything to land a man with money.

She says, “They’ll try to get an NFL player by getting pregnant. They’ll poke holes in the condoms and have a kid to trick them into marrying them. They see a child as a check.”

Shameless Hoodwives hits shelves August 5.

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