Remember 90s R&B singer Shanice and her actor husband Flex Alexander? Well the couple will be returning to the spotlight in an OWN special "Flex & Shanice" chronicling the couple’s financial downfall. Who knew? Get the deets and check out the trailer inside…
Grammy nominated 90s R&B singer Shanice and her husband Flex Alexander were on top of the world at one point in their lives. Shanice was climbing the charts with her hit single “I Love Your Smile” and her husband was the star of a hit scripted series “One on One” (also starring Kyla Pratt). And then it all came tumbling down.
Flex wasn’t booking any gigs and Shanice wasn’t recording any music so they decided to move into a rental home with five other family members, along with their two children (12-year-old Imani and 10-year-old Elijah) to make ends meet. Yes..nine people under one roof, including Shanice’s demanding and controlling mother/manager Crystal.
“It’s hard being a broke celebrity,” said Shanice.
We’re sure. And you gotta do what you gotta do.
Now things are starting to look up for the troubled couple with Flex finally getting work and Shanice returning to the studio. The duo seek advice from their celeb friends such as Kym Whitley and Babyface to help figure out their next steps to financial freedom.
Check out the trailer below:
Catch the hour-long special “Flex & Shanice,” premiering Saturday, May 31st at 10 p.m. on OWN.
Will you be watching?
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