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Mary Wilson Speaks Out (The Supremes) (Q & A Link – Video)

Blogged By: Celebrity Blogger De De Tillman

Blog Source: New York Times – Culture – CHRISTOPHER PETKANAS

Posted: Tuesday August 23, 2011 @ 12:02 am PST

Topic: Mary Wilson – The Supremes

Mary Wilson of The Supremes gave a candid Q & A on her views of what happened to The Supremes, Motown, Tours with Diana Ross and most of all she spoke on wanting her gowns back  and much more.  A video and photos will be found in the below link.

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Mary Wilson Questions And Answers Article Link:http://tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/16/asked-and-answered-mary-wilson/?WT.mc_id=TM-D-I-NYT-MOD-MOD-M215-ROS-0811-PH&WT.mc_ev=click

The Supremes Florence Ballard Babies Are Forgotten (Links)

Blogged By:  Celebrity Blogger -De De Tillman

Blog Source: Wikipedia – YouTube

Posted: Sunday May 15, 2011 @ 1:25pm

Updated: Friday November 18, 2011

 

My Beginning, Middle and End Is Just A Rough Draft Of The Life And Death Of the Late Beautiful Florence Glenda Ballard-Chapman.  Her Entire Story Can Be Read Via Links At The  End Of  The Page.  

Florence Glenda Ballard  (June 30, 1943 – February 22, 1976)

Florence Ballard was Born Florence Glenda Ballard to Jessie and Lurlee Ballard on June 30, 1943  in Detroit, Michigan.   Years later Ballard’s family moved to the  then-newly developed Brewster-Douglass housing projects by the time Ballard was fifteen.  Florence met Mary Wilson first and later Mary introduced Diana Ross to Florence.

Florence, Mary, Diana and Betty became The Primettes and later and then Betty was no longer with the group and later it was Florence,  Mary and Diana as The Supremes.  Florence Ballard came up with the name “The Supremes” and when things went from bad to worst,  Diana had Florence removed from the group and Florence was not able to use the name “Supremes” because, Berry Gordy somehow became the owner of that name.

Florence Ballard later married Motown’s chauffeur Thomas Chapman,  they had 3 little girls, the marriage was on and off,  Ballard at the end was on welfare and home was foreclosed.

SUMMARY:

1. Florence Ballard Was Born

2. Florence Became The Supreme (group she named)

3. Diana Ross Had Florence Removed From Her Own Group

4. Diana Ross Had Affair With Berry Gordy And Had A Daughter{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhonda_Ross_Kendrick}

5. Florence Lost Her Home, Applied For Welfare.

6. Florence Ballard Died Leaving 3 Daughters Behind

HERE IS THE WIKIPEDIA LINK:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Florence_Ballard

THE FLORENCE BALLARD FAN CLUB BY: ALAN WHITE http://www.florenceballardfanclub.com/

PART OF AN 8 HOUR INTERVIEW WITH FLORENCE BALLARD

Credit: Individuell83) YouTubehttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2yUATvf4hg

FLORENCE BALLARD DAUGHTERS and FAITH EVANS
Credit:Zaire Hart http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FtW7hKupCEw

FLORENCE BALLARD AND HER MOTHER LURLEE BY: CURTIS JACKSON:http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22940602

FLORENCE BALLARD SINGING BUTTER POPCORN

Credit: Uploaded by on Feb 10, 2007http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QHxiRITUQuM

FLORENCE BALLARD GRAVE SITE

Credit: Curtis Jackson – Scott Michaels http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=4041

NOTE:COMMENTS ARE NOW BLOCKED AND NO LONGER ALLOWED DUE TO THE EXTREME NEGATIVE, NASTY COMMENTS ON FLORENCE DAUGHTERS

Diana Ross Owe Her Fans

Someday We’ll Be Together Not!  The Supremes should have performed for their fans a long time ago,  they were working things out however, Mrs Ross The boss was getting  a lot of money while Mary and Cindy was getting bird seeds…..

Diana sung lead in every song and the other 2 only sang “doo d wop”  however they need a decent pay.   Maybe Mary should have not written her book about Diana. Diana had her faults as well,  she slept with a married man Berry Gordy and had a child by him “Rhonda. ”

Berry’s biggest mistake was calling the group “Diana Ross” and The Supremes… lFlorence Ballard named the group The Supremes and could not use the name herself because Motown took ownership of the name…

Diana went to Berry to have Florence removed from the group!   Diana owe her fans a concert!   Mary and Cindy are ready!   Ross is the hold up!