*TMZ is reporting that VH1 has given Evelyn Lozada a sizable raise, and even an apology to sign on for Season 3 of “Basketball Wives.”
Sources close to the production tell TMZ, Evelyn didn’t get the $20k per episode she demanded, but was “very happy” with the counter-offer, which was reportedly more than double what she received for Season 2 .
In addition to the pay raise, producers were said to have apologized to Lozada for the way she was portrayed in the Season 2 finale, which was a huge reason why Evelyn was hesitant to re-sign with the network. According to TMZ, she threatened to leave the show after she felt the producers backstabbed her .
Lozada, currently engaged to NFL star Chad Ochocinco, is reportedly happy with the new deal , and shooting for Season 3 is already underway.