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Married To Medicine Star Quad Webb-Lunceford Talks Drama With Mariah Huq And Friendships With Other Cast Mates
Another drama-filled season of Married to Medicine came to a close Friday during part two of the show’s reunion special, and from marital discord to broken friendships, it featured everything we’ve come to love about the hit Bravo reality series!!
Season 4 was full of loud confrontations, shade and fabulous events (and wardrobes) courtesy of the show’s cast, including Married to Medicine breakout star, Quad Webb-Lunceford. As one of the most beloved personalities on the show, it was only fitting that I chatted with Quad to get her take on some of the drama she dealt with on the show this season, including the drama with her former friend Mariah Huq and cast mate Lisa Nicole Cloud. Check out highlights from our talk below.
ON HER FORMER FRIEND, MARIAH HUQ:
She’s not a sworn enemy of mine. I really don’t deal with enemies – I just get away from them, so I removed myself from that situation. It was very toxic. A couple of years back, it became physical – I’m sure you heard of the whole STK debacle – and it’s been kind of on and off the camera now. Honestly, within the last year or so – maybe even close to two years – I have not seen her really outside of the camera in Atlanta. We’re not traveling in the same spaces, but I would say maybe about three, four years ago, there was a situation where it got a bit physical at STK. With that being said, I think the wisest decision that I could have made was to remove myself from that toxic friendship. I can’t even call it a friendship now because for the last four years, she’s been dragging my name through the mud. And now I’m learning even before then, she had this whole ploy of talking to some of the other ladies, and saying negative things about me in hopes of them not liking me or wanting to get to know me – just really wanting me to be at the bottom of the barrel. So when you have a friend like that, you can’t really categorize them as a friend – you just have to see what they are and move away from them, and that’s what I’ve done.
ON MARIAH SAYING SHE MADE HER FAMOUS:
It’s the behavior of a narcissist. It’s the behavior of a person who’s literally a sociopath who’s coming undone and busting at the seams. I think she likes to say she made me because it’s the grandeur of a narcissist. I think she likes to say she made me because…it’s also to cover up for the form of jealousy she has. Let’s go back to that little spa scene with her and Lisa Nicole, and I call it a staged spa scene proctored and conducted by Mariah, and Lisa was just carrying through the act. Lisa is no more than a pawn in Mariah’s chess game, and I think that whole situation was to humiliate me, and to also be a cover for why Mariah was always attacking me, or keeping my name in her mouth in a negative way, or always taking shots at me in the confessionals. I think she wanted to put the fact that I was…she said, quote, unquote – and I have never been homeless Mara – but she said that I was homeless, and she’d done so much for me. I think that was just her way of painting the picture that I betrayed her in some way, and in all reality, she just wanted to cover her jealously. That’s all that was.
And she is jealous because I am the star of the show. I hate to even say that because to me it’s so corny, and I’m never the type to toot my own horn while I am confident, but I’m still a humble person. But I think in her mind, she thought that she brought a few women to the forefront, and introduced them to the executive producer, and those women closed the deal, but she has to remember they closed the deal on their very own. I think she thought that since she brought people to the forefront, that she was supposed to be the star of the show, and that everyone should bow down to her, and reality TV just doesn’t operate that way. It’s open season for everybody on reality TV. So if you don’t have the heart for it or the tough skin, you don’t need to sign up for it. We see now even her taking shots at Jackie, and saying Jackie doesn’t like her, this, that and the other – again, that’s just a ploy to destroy something, or someone, she could never be. I think if Mariah could clearly be a cross between Jackie and myself, she would love to be that. She would love to be highly revered and respected like Jackie, and popular and seeked out like how I am. So that’s why I see the cross between the two. And because she doesn’t possess either, it angers her and she spews out negative things, nasty things, lies and so for and so on just to try to get some leg standing on that bad behavior and how she feels about the situation. It hasn’t worked for her – I think it shows that she’s a jealous person, that she’s very bitter, she’s immature, amongst other things. I think it’s just not working for her. If I were her, I would just take a step back and really focus on my family. I wouldn’t get in a situation where I’m going to paint the picture like I want a new beginning with you guys, I want to start over with you guys, and then a minute later, you’re stabbing us all in our backs talking about us in the confessional. That’s not real. It’s funny that she would call me Quad the fraud when she’s Mariah the liar. She’s the biggest liar out there breathing.
ON LISA NICOLE:
Initially, Lisa and I had a great rapport; we had a budding friendship. I was the person who really, really, really fought for Lisa to be on the show, I was the person who would sit down with Lisa and conduct mock interviews in terms of how to properly audition and really give her a little pizzazz. I’m not claiming credit for who Lisa is as a businesswoman because I don’t think she’s a very good businesswoman, but I can only tell you what I’ve done to help her get on Married to Medicine. So with all that was said and done, I thought we were cool, we were in a good place, and even when she first came on, she was all team Quad. Somewhere down the line going into the reunion, she decides to do a background investigation on me. I mean conduct a full background investigation on me, and it’s like why would you do that? Why would you betray our friendship? We never, ever, ever had an argument before then, we never had a fight before then, we were not even beefing and she did some low down, scandalous, back-biting things like that. That’s what snakes do. You literally picked and probed into my life behind my back when all she had to do, and she could’ve saved the money – a thousand dollars or whatever she paid – she could’ve save her coins and put it towards her taxes because it’s not just Toya that owes $170,000 on taxes. Lisa Nicole Cloud owes $200,000. So she could’ve saved the thousand dollars she paid to conduct a background investigation on me and put it towards the taxes – Uncle Sam is coming for his.
ON IF SHE THINKS LISA IS DELUSIONAL ABOUT THE STATE OF HER MARRIAGE:
Some people may call it delusional – I don’t. I think Lisa is so into keeping up an image. She loves this image of I’m this woman of empowerment, and I’m a millionaire, and I have the doctor husband and we have two perfect little kids. She’s caught up in image, and that image drives her so much, that she will tear down her self-esteem to keep it. It’s not about that man, absolutely not. She sold him up the river a long time ago bringing his affairs and his infidelities to the table. So it’s never been about him – she’s thrown him under the bus profusely. It’s most definitely been about her image and how people view and perceive her, okay. So I don’t know if Darren…we see a lot of Freudian slips with Darren okay. First of all, he says said he’s been with Lisa for nine years but only been faithful for five. Then he says when he comes in…when he came in from outside somewhere, she said, ‘Well Darren, where were you?’ He says, ‘I don’t know where I’ve been.’ How you don’t know where you’ve been? You are you, you were there! So how the hell you don’t know where you’ve been? So then you come out to Hawaii in the ninth ending – we’re pretty much about to pack up and head out. The day before the trip is about to be brought to a close, and he had his arm in a sling. Well people questioned him, ‘What happened to your arm?’ It started out with…he said he was playing basketball, and then it went from playing basketball to moving patients from the gurney to the table. Now we know in the ER, we have people that do that – you know, there’s people that actually do that. Now the doctor has to jump in for the sake of saving a life, I can see it, but that’s not what he does daily. So what’s really the truth? I think at this point, Darren has gotten so tired of being thrown under the bus by his wife, I can’t really believe that those are really slip-ups that we hear from him all the time. It might be a little bit of let me needle her a little bit, let me poke her a little bit, let me get back at her a little bit. It comes across that he’s making a fool of her.
ON HER FRIENDSHIPS WITH HER OTHER CAST MATES:
Over a period of time, over the last five years – ‘cause you have to remember, we started filming maybe a year before you guys actually saw the show, before the show debuted. So over the last five years, I have developed some really great, amazing relationships with some of these women. Some of them were still in the process of connecting and learning one another and enjoying one another. I would definitely say the people I hang with outside of the camera, Simone for sure, Dr. Jackie, Toya and I hang out and have a great time, Heavenly and I hang out. So that group – and Genise and I – so you pretty much got Genise, Toya, Heavenly, Jackie and Simone. We actually really get along and have a relationship outside of ‘Married to Medicine’.
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