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19. "Call Her Miss Ross"
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Usually I'm not one to pass judgment on someone I've never met but there's been so much written about Diana's bitchiness (first hand accounts) over the years that's it's hard to think that all these people are lying.

It started, I believe, with Mary Wilson's 1986 autobiography 'Dreamgirl: My Life As A Supreme.' It's been so long since I read that book that I can't remember any specific anecdote written about Diana but do recall that the picture she painted of her one time friend and group mate was less than favorable. Then there's J. Randy Taraborrelli's 'Call Her Miss Ross' (1989) which really blew the lid off. The one that really stuck out in my mind from this book was using her pull with Berry Gordy to be cast as a thirty-something year-old Dorothy in the Wiz, ousting Stephanie Mills. To this day I get pissed hearing her warble "Home" in the that film, knowing Stephanie would've knocked it out the park. In the respective autobiographies of Patti LaBelle and Gladys Knight, they also shared less than favorable memories of the woman Knight branded "Miss Cute." Patti's story of Diana's backstage shenanigans when the Supremes shared the bill with the Bluebelles are priceless. Here's a short youtube clip of Patti discussing her issues with Miss Ross lol: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4h3tbNtv4r0

In the book 'Motown: Music, Money, Sex & Power' there was an alleged incident involving her trying to run over Martha Reeves in the Motown parking lot.

It should also be noted that Diana received the most lukewarm response of anyone to get the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BET Awards. Folk know.


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how much of what folks say about diana ross is true? [View all] , Joe Corn Mo, Sun Feb-10-13 07:46 PM
 
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What's the Motown 25 story?
Feb 10th 2013
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she ran roughshot over mary wilson
Feb 10th 2013
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this:
Feb 11th 2013
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      Looks like Mary was trying to upstage Diana
Feb 11th 2013
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           or Mary was acting like 1/3 of the Supremes
Feb 11th 2013
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           i liked the way you phrased that.
Feb 11th 2013
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           i bet Mary would agree too.
Feb 11th 2013
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           ^
Feb 11th 2013
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           Nicely put.
Feb 12th 2013
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           This is what Mary (and Cindy, she was in on it too) intended.
Feb 14th 2013
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           Maaaan and there's no video of this????
Feb 11th 2013
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                Google it.
Feb 11th 2013
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                Saw it and yeah, they must have edited the hell out of it because I
Feb 11th 2013
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                Yeah, locked deep - DEEP - within the de Passe Jones Ent. vaults
Feb 14th 2013
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she was tough and held her own
Feb 10th 2013
2
B. Touch? The nigga in GD hating the holy out of The Wiz? epiphany.
Feb 11th 2013
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I'm not hating on The Wiz. It's not a good film.
Feb 14th 2013
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i believe much of it.
Feb 11th 2013
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There was very little "someone else" when it came to Diana.
Feb 14th 2013
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I remember hearing on one tour, they instructed all stage hands
Feb 11th 2013
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I heard the same eye thing with Lauren Hill....
Feb 11th 2013
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i've heard it for all major celebrities.
Feb 11th 2013
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      SHIT.....I just remembered, even this celebrity who worked at E! with
Feb 11th 2013
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           it's bullshit.
Feb 11th 2013
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           no!!!!!!! not olivia munn
Feb 12th 2013
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                Why's that so hard to believe?
Feb 12th 2013
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                its not, but i like her doe
Feb 13th 2013
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                She kind of looks like she can be a bitch though
Feb 12th 2013
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Gordy and his then-new Creative Assistant, Suzanne de Passe
Feb 14th 2013
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that was foul.
Feb 12th 2013
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Monique? @ 28 sec mark
Feb 14th 2013
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RE: Call Her Miss Ross
Feb 14th 2013
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Can someone explain what this video means?
Feb 14th 2013
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Aside from the very nice acapella snatched from a Supremes
Feb 14th 2013
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*pulls up to po(a)st in a Cadillac*
Feb 14th 2013
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you rock.
Feb 15th 2013
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