Career Ruiners: A Gallery Of Athletes Who Starred In Reality Shows

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Athletes Who Starred In Reality Shows

Athletes make enough money, but that doesn’t stop them from trying to make some extra scratch on reality shows. Most of them were disasters.

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Matt Barnes – He was Gloria’s husband and an all-around jerk on Basketball Wives


Terrell Owens – T.O. had a dating show and everything so he can pay for all of his kids and pay bills.

Eric Williams

Eric Williams – He threw water on his ex-wife on camera. Not a good reality show look.

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Doug Christie His crazy a$$ wife was the star of Basketball Wives L.A. but he was there if you pay attention.

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Kroy Biermann – Kim Zolciak’s husband plays for the Falcons and makes funny faces when she embarrasses herself.


Deion Sanders – Him and Pilar had a show before they fell apart…now he has a wholesome family show about his kids. Right.

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    Kris Humphries – He was part of the Kardashian reality TV circus and his marriage fell apart too.

    Chad Ochocinco Johnson

    Chad OchoCinco – He got freaking fired on Hard Knocks in the most cringeworthy reality show moment ever.

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    Ryan Lochte – His reality show was damn embarrassing. The less said about it the better.

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    Pete Rose – He had a show called Hit and Mrs. and…well…it was hard to watch.

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    Barry Bonds – He had a show called Bonds on Bonds and it was actually pretty good.


    Hulk Hogan – Hogan Knows Best was basically him looking at his daughter like a creep.


    Shaq – He had that reality show where he challenged athletes in other sports and it was cancelled after a few episodes.

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    Michael Vick – His redemption show The Michael Vick Project was a waste of time.

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    Keyshawn Johnson – He had a show called Tackling Design which was a design show by a football player. What?


    Mike Tyson – He had his own show too but nobody wanted to watch. Stick to the one-man shows.

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