Jill marie jones dating

Then we had to negotiate a contract that doesn't happen until they decide that your show is going to be picked up.You end the show in like February and then they don't decide if they are going to pick you up because the upfronts until May. I was on the show for six years and I think that's a good run. If I were doing an interview about something I'm working on and someone wanted to ask me something, I have no problem answering it.

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It's difficult when something has been set up for six years and then something changes. When my call came in to say, "We're going to pick up for another season, does Jill want to come back? I've talked to them individually throughout this, but I don't talk to them on a regular basis. Yeah we do that and it's disappointing, especially when it's Black women, and I don't like that.

" My management and I were like, "Thank you, but no thank you." So maybe I should have made phone calls, but I didn't really think about it. I've talked to them individually at different times. But are we hanging out and having some wine and cheese on a Saturday night? I just had lunch with Mara [Brock Akil, the show's creator]; we met for a coffee like a month and a half ago. Akil has also had to deal with the sudden departure of Jones, who played real estate agent Toni before deciding to exit the show following last season over reported contract issues. I wasn't aware that he references me, I actually have that album and I'll have to listen to it again.

When the cast first came back for their seventh season, I sent them all, individually, every single person of because I was upset or wanted more money. It's so disappointing that because I wanted to dream bigger or experience something new, it received all this hoopla and drama around it. At the end of last season, Toni had a falling out with best friend Joan, played by Tracee Ellis Ross. As for Jones movie career, she's been busy breathing life into new diverse characters on the big screen with the same fervor and diva-next-door appeal in three new flicks.

Born on 4th January, 1975 in Dallas, Texas, USA and educated at Duncanville High School, she is famous for Girlfriends in a career that spans 2000–present.

clearing up some of the rumors regarding her sudden departure as Toni Childs Garrett on the number one Africa-American show. The Dallas Darling also lets us in on what she's doing now and IF she plans on returning to It was so much fun playing Toni Childs. I like to think that I'm a pretty nice person, but to be able to play the diva and say some of the things those types of characters say was a lot of fun.

Jones spoke exclusively and candidly to and dished revealed the real reason she decided to leave the show, her relationships today with her former co-stars and creator, Mara Brock Akil, and the snide and jive-ass comments Tracee Ellis Ross' made in an magazine article after Jones left the show.

magazine (Fall 2006 issue): "In order for the show to come back, the cast was not going to get the huge raises we dreamed of.

So when the calls went out about the new contracts, Jill gave a quick 'no.' It was her decision.

Clearly, we all wanted to come back to First of all, let me tell you why I left. My contract was up after my sixth season and people forget that just like the network can choose whether or not to renew your contract, I can also choose and evaluate whether or not I want to come back.

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