After ending a highly controversial show on Oxygen, Preachers of LA is returning for season 2. The entire cast including Clarence McClendon, Jay Haizlip, Noel Jones, Ron Gibson, Wayne Chaney, will resume where their lives left off, along with one of the show’s executive producer’s Deitrick Haddon. theJasmineBRAND.com correspondent Smith caught up with the gospel singer at BET’s Celebration of Gospel. Find out the REAL reason the show returned, his biggest fear with the spin-off cast and what triggered the creation of the show.
On why the show will return for season 2, despite criticism across the country:
We tried to get away from from it man, ‘cuz we had so much negative talk about it across the country. But the people demanded that we come back because there’s a crowd, there’s millions of people that want to know the flip side of ministry. What it really means to be a human being, with such a high calling. A lot of times when you’re being a human being, you’re gonna fall short. And uh, that’s what the show’s all about, being transparent.
On what he’s fearful of, for the new cast on the spin-off show:
I wanna make sure, I’m concerned about the preachers being ready for the ridicule that comes with it. I don’t know if–you know preachers, they have this strong facade but they don’t have tough skin. I don’t know if these preachers can handle this, you know but we’ll see.
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SOURCE: The Jasmine Brand