Was the season premiere of ‘Queen Sugar’ sweet enough to keep viewers tuned in? The story line: Siblings struggle to put their complicated lives on hold in order to unite and run the family’s crumbling sugar cane farm. Sweet or not, Tuesday’s series premiere, introduced viewers to the eclectic members of the Bordelon family that included Hollywood-based sports manager Charley (Dawn-Lyen Gardner), journalist/activist Nova (Rutina Wesley) and single father Ralph Angel (Kofi Siriboe), who can’t seem to escape his past as a convict — or give up the destructive behavior that landed him behind bars in the first place.
Charley’s husband, Davis West (Timothy Kyle Durrett) is a star NBA basketball player who was caught on video groping an unconscious woman then entering into a hotel room carrying the woman over his shoulder. Obviously his wife, Charley reacted to the video which was streamed to her cell phone during the basketball game. Read more: Are You Sweet on OWN’s New Family Drama?
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