E! TURNS UP THE HEAT WITH "WAGS MIAMI" PREMIERING SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2
Hit Reality Series "WAGS" Spins-off, Introducing the Elite Wives and Girlfriends of Pro-Athletes Who Run Miami
First Look Sneak Peek:
Los Angeles, CA - August 1, 2016 - E! Entertainment takes its hit reality series "WAGS" (Wives and Girlfriends of Sports Stars) to an all-new coast when "WAGS Miami" premieres Sunday, October 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The eight-episode, hour-long series will document the extravagant lifestyles and real-life drama that comes with being a wife or girlfriend of a professional athlete. Expect lots of fireworks as the eight women turn it up while simultaneously navigating the exclusive and private world of the most elite sports stars. Spicing up the debut season, the sexy ladies form an exclusive group that provide love, support and of course a heavy dose of drama. However, with this privileged exclusivity comes specific rules for being a WAG. From knowing how to support your man to learning the hierarchy of the WAG world and the drama that comes with it, these outspoken and independent ladies are the experts of maneuvering, manipulating and always making sure to look damn good while doing it.
Meet the "WAGS Miami" Cast:
Hencha Voigt fell in and out of love with an NBA star, previously of the Boston Celtics. With a long roster of pro-athletes she's dated, including former Miami Heat and Miami Marlins stars, Hencha is currently single and hitting the VIP party scene hard. As a fitness model and trainer, she's been featured in numerous music videos, the TV series "Ballers," several films, crushed many fashion runways and modeled commercially. Hencha and Metisha plan to launch a clothing line together.
Claudia Sampedro and Julius Peppers, outside linebacker of the Green Bay Packers are inseparable. They've merged their blended families with an 8-month-old son together, and a 7-year-old daughter and son from each of their previous relationships. Having modeled for Maxim, FHM and many other major outlets, Claudia is famous for her insane six-pack abs and incredible booty. She's closing in on almost one million Instagram followers.
Vanessa Cole is a real estate and business investor who has spent seven years with a major player on the Baltimore Ravens. Vanessa knows she needs to look out for herself in the WAG world, as she's starting her own luxury concierge service while still navigating family life with two children whose father is one of the highest paid wide receivers in the NFL.
Ashley Nicole Roberts met Philip Wheeler, a linebacker for the Atlanta Falcons over seven years ago when he was playing football for the Colts. A professional model, active in the ARMY Reserve and mother of their 2-year-old son, Ashley is no stranger to staying strong in the heat of the moment. After posting to Instagram a photo of her breastfeeding her son, she received national backlash and garnered major media attention. Despite the negative reaction, she doesn't pay attention to the haters and focuses on doing her thing.
Darnell Nicole and Reshad Jones, current safety of the Miami Dolphins have known each other for five years and have a 2-year-old daughter together. They met prior to Reshad being drafted into the NFL, so Darnell strongly felt like she deserved more and finally got the ring. Shifting her focus on planning the wedding, her new concerns are hoping he actually goes through with it.
Astrid Bavaresco is a swimsuit designer with her first major show at Swim Week. Miami fashion is all about the sexy swimsuits, so this is make or break for her career. A huge fan of Facetime, she utilizes the social media app to check up on her men when she's not single. Unbeknownst to them, when she asks for a tour of their hotel suites, she is really looking to see if the "other side" of the bed has been slept on. Trust is a hurdle she is currently working through. Her roster of ex's feature pros from the Miami Dolphins, Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Metisha Schaefer is a model fluent in not only five languages but also WAG, after dating former pro baseball and football players. Nicole Williams, fellow Los Angeles WAG is Metisha's ex's new girl. Both ladies recently hung out but still have strained relations since he allegedly cheated with Nicole while he was still with Metisha. She's ready for the right man to step up to the plate.
"WAGS Miami" is produced by Machete Productions with Amber Mazzola and Lori Gordon as executive producers and Paul Yuan as co-executive producer.
"WAGS Miami" premieres on Sunday, October 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
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