Shereé Whitfield‘s potentially estranged boyfriend, Tyrone Gilliams, has recently initiated legal proceedings with Bravo TV over a dispute over the usage of his past appearances on Real Housewives of Atlanta (RHOA).
In legal documents obtained by TMZ, Gilliams’ cease and desist claims that,
“(Truly Original, Bravo Media, and NBCUniversal Media) Unlawful Use of Tyrone Gilliams Name and Likeness.”
The exclusive by TMZ also claims that Tyrone Gilliams has stopped communication with Shereé Whitfield.
What is Shereé Whitfield’s estranged boyfriend, Tyrone Gilliams, known for?
Tyrone Gilliams is a former basketball player who played for the University of Pennsylvania. He later formed his commodities trading firm called ‘TLG, TL Gilliams, LLC.’ He reportedly also delved into the promotion of hip-hop artists and rappers. While much about his family is not known, it has been reported that Gilliams had two children from his previous marriage.
Gilliams reportedly went to Penn State University from 1987 to 1990. While it is not publicly known which subject he majored in, he played with the university basketball team even after his course ended. From 1988 to 1989, Tyrone Gilliams led the team in several games.
The last time Shereé Whitfield was seen on Real Housewives of Atlanta was back in the show’s tenth season. At the time, Whitfield was still with Tyrone Gilliams, who was serving almost half of his 10-year prison sentence.