Football Wives' Pilar Sanders Not Your Average Reality TV Star

Pilar Sanders of VH1's Football Wives
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You won't see any reality TV antics from Deion Sanders' wife, Football Wives star Pilar Sanders.

Had you seen Basketball Wives? If yes, did it raise any red flags for you?

I did and of course it did. The big difference noted before the first show of Football Wives has even aired is that you are almost all wives or current girlfriends, whereas Basketball Wives was mostly exes.

Was any of the explosiveness of concern to you? You have children.

That definitely was not an option for me. When the times did begin to get a little tumultuous, just my personality, I'm not one who is going to be in a stand down. I don't have a problem with that on a personal level; however, it's not conducive to my life or what I do in life or who I'm around or my family. That's not what we do. The Secret To A Happy Marriage?

It seems obvious that your husband encourages you to do your own thing, but having lived such a public life—first as a pro athlete and now as a broadcaster—did he have any reservations about you doing this?

Oh my gosh yes, without a doubt. He didn't want me to do it, and that's not a secret. What would you immediately think when you think of gathering seven women in a place to do show? There's always going to be some kind of crazy, crazy drama no matter what. He was right on about all that, but because I chose to do it for my reasoning he respected that and he ended up supporting it.

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