AFTER GETTING DUMPED ON A REALITY SHOW, DEE DEE IS DUBBED 'DESPERATE' AND ATTEMPTS TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT,
ON �HALF & HALF,� MONDAY, FEB. 27 ON UPN
Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child Guest Stars as Naomi Dawson
in the Final Episode of Her Three-Episode Arc
"The Big Reality Bites Episode" � After being unceremoniously dumped by her wannabe-actor boyfriend on a reality TV show, Dee Dee is saddled with the unfortunate nickname, Desperate Dee Dee; so to show the world she is not desperate, she forces her way back onto the show, which proves to be an even bigger disaster, on HALF & HALF, Monday, Feb. 27 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN. Ellen Gittelsohn directed the episode from a script by Linda Mathious and Heather MacGillvray.
Meanwhile, when Spencer reacts in a supportive and loving way after Naomi (guest star Michelle Williams) reveals she is HIV-positive, Naomi reevaluates her attitude and approach towards relationships, both present � and past.
This episode supports KNOW HIV/AIDS, a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Viacom, in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Mona Thorne: Rachel True
Dee Dee Thorne: Essence Atkins
Phyllis Thorne: Telma Hopkins
Big Dee Dee Thorne: Valarie Pettiford
Spencer Williams: Chico Benymon
Charles Thorne: Obba Babatunde
Naomi Dawson: Michelle Williams
Brad: Corey Pearson
Mike: Matthew Kaminsky
Cindy: Jamie Denbo
Woman: Cristina L. Fadale
Man: David Douglas
Ludvig Capek: Ilia Volok
RATING: To Be Announced