Sheree Whitfieldis not on speaking terms with her boyfriend Tyrone Gilliams … because her reality TV career almost cost him his freedom.
Sources with direct knowledge tell TMZ … the ‘RHOA’ star and Tyrone — who’s currently sentenced to home confinement — have not spoken since a November 6 incident, when Sheree told Tyrone she was leaving NYC to go visit him in Philadelphia.
The trouble started a few hours before they were scheduled to meet … because Sheree told Tyrone she would have an ‘RHOA’ camera crew with her when she got to town.
We’re told Sheree wanted him to come film a scene with her in a restaurant — but, obviously, that would be a huge no-no for Tyrone due to his home confinement. To put it plainly, a judge could’ve thrown his ass back in prison … if he’d gone.
That’s why he passed on shooting, and production told his attorneys they’d simply edit the show to make it look like Tyrone stood her up.
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Making matters worse, this photo started circulating online … showing Sheree sitting alone at a Philly restaurant. Eagle-eyed fans noticed 2 menus on the table — not to mention the camera crew — and assumed Tyrone was there shooting scenes.
Although he wasn’t, he was worried about the optics with the courts.
As we first told you … when Sheree returned to ‘RHOA,’ she made it clear she wanted her relationship with Tyrone to be a big storyline — but that seems derailed now. Since the incident in Philly, we’re told they have not spoken, and there’s been no apology from either side.