Iyanla Vanzant has her work cut out for her. As she hinted on the ESSENCE Black Women in Hollywood red carpet, the OWN healer will work with troubled rapper DMX, as well as former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Sheree Whitfield in the first two episodes of the new season of her hit show.
ESSENCE.com has learned that the season's opener, featuring DMX, airs on April 13 at 9 p.m. and will last 90 minutes. Vanzant travels to DMX's hometown of Yonkers, New York to help him work through a number of issues. According to a press release, DMX's emotions and temper takes over during their intimate session.
In the following episode, on April 20, Vanzant works with Whitfield on her relationship with ex-husband and former NFL player Bob Whitfield, who she battled in numerous episodes of RHOA. The two actually sit down together to hash out their problems, discuss co-parenting and reveal how they truly feel about each other.