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Being Mary Jane 

The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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Mara Brock Akil
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Gabrielle Union ...  Mary Jane Paul 52 episodes, 2013-2018
Lisa Vidal ...  Kara / ... 51 episodes, 2013-2018
Raven Goodwin ...  Niecy 35 episodes, 2013-2018
Margaret Avery ...  Helen Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2018
Richard Brooks ...  Patrick Patterson 34 episodes, 2013-2018
Richard Roundtree ...  Paul Patterson, Sr. 33 episodes, 2013-2018
B.J. Britt ...  Paul Patterson, Jr. 24 episodes, 2013-2018
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The life of a young black woman, her work, her family, and the popular talk show which she hosts.

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beautifully flawed


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TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Быть Мэри Джейн See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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I think the Being Mary Jane is Terrible
19 March 2014 | by hardinjudySee all my reviews

I watched the first episode of the show and found it pretty good. As time went on and the series began, the show was terrible! The only reason there are viewers is the married man, single woman scenes. If you take out the scenes of Mary Jane's love interest you have nothing. The show is boring and Gabrielle Union, in my opinion, is not good at serious acting. I found her acting to be very delightful in comedies. She is very good in comedy films but very bad in drama. I cannot think of one film or series that she has been in and played a dramatic role, and that film or series succeeded. Like I said, the only reason this series is still being aired is due to the steamy scenes....remove them and the series is dead.


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