Toni and Babyface rehearse for their tour. Towanda poses nude, fires Trina and throws her mega 40th birthday bash. Tamar and Towanda’s tension finally explodes.
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To coincide with her School Daze birthday party theme, Towanda enlists the help of several high school students (and their marching band!) to make her bash truly unforgettable. She runs into an issue when told the marching band needs a city permit to perform in the street, so she calls in a quick favor from Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed.
Later, Trina and Tamar meet with the party planner, Ashley, about the booze situation, and Trina has second thoughts about launching her new Bar Chix venture at the party. Luckily, Towanda comes to the same realization, and the two sisters breathe a sigh of relief, agreeing on the fact that Trina needs to set up her own individual launch for Bar Chix.
Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Toni rehearses with Babyface for their upcoming tour together and the two discuss the merits of having the other four Braxton sisters sing back-up vocals.
In preparation for turning 40 and fabulous, Towanda participates in an empowering photo shoot where she winds up posing nude for the photographer. Tay Tay is so caught up in party preparations that she skips out on rehearsal with the sisters. This does not make Tamar happy, who feels unprepared and leaves early to catch a flight.
The night of the big bash kicks off without a hitch, as the marching band dramatically introduces the party’s guest of honor, Towanda. The entire Braxton family is in attendance and everyone’s having a good time, although Toni and Tamar leave the party early, thereby canceling the sister performance. No matter, as birthday girl Towanda has a blast reliving her school days.
Three weeks later in Los Angeles, the sisters unite to discuss the growing tension between Tamar and Towanda. A shouting match ensues, and Tamar claims that Towanda has become a mean, hateful person.
The Braxtons reveal shocking & surprising confessions to Iyanla Vanzant in an attempt to heal the broken sisterhood--including one sister's admission she doesn't like her sisters and another's tearful apology. When pushed too far, Tamar storms off.
After years of broken communication, the Braxtons begin explosive family therapy with Iyanla Vanzant to heal the fractured sisterhood. But when things take an unexpected turn, Iyanla calls them out and it leads to a shocking exit!
Toni is shocked when Trina & Towanda reveal the truth about Traci's role in the strike. Tamar speaks out on family drama; Towanda hatches a plan to heal the sisterhood. Traci returns from the cattle drive & must perform amidst tense sister drama.
Toni faces Traci about the divided sisterhood. Towanda speaks out. Traci escapes family drama at a dude ranch where she is joined by outrageous reality stars. In a crazy turn of events, Flavor Flav and New York reunite to turn the rodeo upside down.
Celebrity friends including Phaedra Parks, Luenell, and Natalie Nunn join Traci for an outrageous wellness retreat. Traci is pressed for Braxton's gossip. A drastic turn of events concerning the sisters changes everything!
Family tension rises; Toni demands an apology. The Braxton sisters shock all by refusing to show to up work. All communication is stopped & production is forced to shut down. The future of Braxton Family Values is in jeopardy.
Tamar & Towanda take over Toni's wedding planning; Traci celebrates her son's baby shower, but her joy is cut short when she receives devastating news about her upcoming tour with her sisters and fears they are to blame.
Toni finally shares she's engaged with the sisters, but it quickly escalates into sibling rivalry over who's planning the wedding. Traci starts to plan her son's baby shower, but fears the worst when her father asks for an invitation for his wife!
The sisters are stunned when an unexpected guest shows up at Mommy's birthday party. Toni invites the girls on the set of her movie & they're shocked by her transformation. Traci reveals the gender of her grandbaby.
Toni shoots her new music video. Traci gets snubbed by Tamar on her movie set & when the sisters find out, they're taken aback. The sisters have bad news for Toni. Trina's pricey new buy. Tamar helps plan Mommy's birthday, but will she show up?
Towanda's decision to take legal action could tear the Braxton Family apart. Toni's shocking announcement. Towanda's ex blasts her on social media.Traci fears son Kevin is not ready to be a dad & puts him in baby bootcamp.
Toni's back in the studio with beau, Birdman. When Miss Evelyn speaks to the press about Tamar's volatile relationship with Vince, Tamar goes into hiding. Trina & Traci's epic party bus to Vegas is a fail when an unexpected visitor arrives.
We simply couldn't wait any longer. With no new #BFV in 2013, we're looking ahead to 2014. Here's a sneak peek at what's to come during the second half of the season. Braxton Family Values returns Thursday, January 9th at 9|8c on WE tv.