Mercedes "MJ" Javid

MJ thinks the whole fight could have been avoided if Asa had just considered Omid's feelings.

on Dec 11, 20120

Finally!

Episode 2 opens with GG and I taking the doggies to the Zoom Room. I'm thinking I'm gonna see GG alone, and help her fill in the blanks from the night before. I knew she wasn't going to remember everything. When you drink to that point (and yes, we all saw when I was there), it scares you straight, and forces you to curb your drinking and not let it happen again.

However, GG was really thrown aback by Asa's repeated comments about Omid's nose. We just met Omid for the first time, and Asa gave herself license to comment casually and publicly in a way that would be construed as rude by most people. We'll revisit this later in the episode.

Asa's Lunch With the Family
Zinat Khanoom's opinion represents the majority of every Persian parent on the planet: they want us to pursue a secure vocation that pays the bills and provides a comfortable life. Asa's decision to move back into the home that created income for her is a tremendous undertaking, and her mom's concern is that Asa is putting the cart before the horse.

98 comments
anita.shamblinmaraugha
anita.shamblinmaraugha

MJ, hang in there! Reza will cme back crawling. in the meantime,i would stay awayfrom him. ily is good eye andy for his arm at the moment. let them go and move on. you are smart,beautiful and sweet!

hannibal07
hannibal07

Hi MJ...... you are smart, your are kind, & your are beautiful....we luv you here in Sydney....

wish you the very best for 2013....lots of love you sisters in Syd. xxxxx

arikah
arikah

I hate to tell you this, but Reza is not your friend!  Maybe 25 years ago, was different but today, he is into money and thinking he is God's gift to the world.  He needs a big reality check.  You are a great friend, with a big heart and he knows it!  You are a beautiful curvy woman and don't change that girl!!

Pasadena47
Pasadena47

MJ'

I am surprised you do not have huge issues the way your Mother speaks to you.  She is abusive and you should cut ties with her.  I am so glad that you mended ties with Reza, but to me it almost seemed like he was flaunting Lily around on purpose.  

 

You were totally out of line making comments about her dress, and she was right, your red dress was ill fitting.  Don't be jealous of her, Reza has a right to have more than one friend, as do you.  Lily appeals to a certain type of people, whom admire superficial beauty, you are not that type but this does not mean that you are not equally as beautiful.  My father used to say about skinny skeletal woman "Nobody like a bone, but a dog".

 

What Reza did by pushing you out of the office to go for Mike was deplorable.  Mike handled it gracefully, and if what Reza is saying is true about you not being there, then I don't blame him.  It is a business.  Step-up or step-out.  Perhaps all three of you can build an empire together.

MarieR
MarieR

Hi MJ, sorry my English is not that great because I'm only been here at the US for just a while. I watched the video when your mum said awful things to you and I just can't stand it. I've been in an abusive family myself and the only way to get myself out of there is to detach myself from their lives. I have to think that they are "non-existent" or "dead" in my mind in order to release myself from pain. There are a lot of wonderful people out there that would appreciate you. Do not attach yourself to people who would hurt you. I think you shouldn't expect people to keep reminding you that you are a smart, funny and beautiful person. When you are being positive, it will show and people will notice that. Be strong and don't let others control your lives and emotions.

jis72
jis72

MJ you don't need to be jealous of a clown with crazy hair .Your alot prettier and real than she could every be.

steve.snedlecker
steve.snedlecker

i like you and GG.. and you were made to look like you did something wrong when you didnt. is sad.. you are a nice looking gal and the man does look like drake. and i hope is not in there to use you.. your mother is bad.. she is the one who needs the help .. she treats you bad.. if you were my daughter .. you would have been treated better.. 

take care of your self.. and the rest will happen for you.. 

 

zannie
zannie

MJ!! I want you to realize just how amazingly beautiful you truly are as I am not so sure you know! Stop giving Lilly the feeling you are inferior! It is preposterous that you do this! LIlly talks like she is stupid; I am so cool, I am so great, I am perfect.. what a joke!! Sorry but cannot agree. You have a natural watchable beauty. Your mother did pass her beauty to you!   Embrace that part and start acting like you are  important.. You would be more justified in a bit of "lilly self centeredness than she does....  Reza is sick. Too gay and twisted! Be careful of your heart and you will make an amazing wife for some great guy! 

observer12
observer12

You need to STOP!  You are so jealous of Lily you are turning green.  You are so rude to her for no reason.  It's childish. You need to spend more time on yourself than trying to dis others. You always seem to say the wrong thing. 

Alxndra
Alxndra

I absolutley love you MJ keep doing what your doing, your one of the classier women on the show. OOPS the only other woman w/class (besides you)  is ASA...sad so sad. Persian Princess' with all this money that have no idea what to do w/it *tsk*tsk*tsk

danusha3
danusha3

hmmmmm not inviting GG to your bday party was VERY low class and thank god i have no friends like you mofo

BleuEyes40
BleuEyes40

MJ- I want to thank you for carrying your look with such great style. 80 pounds or 180 pounds your drive and achievement for always looking stylish is wonderful. Sometimes I worry about you when you act a little tipsy or out of it but I know you will pull it together. I too grew up with a cruel and unaffectionate mother as well and I know what it is to carry that baggage around. I am terminally ill and seeing your smile each week helps me face the physical and financial challenges of my diagnosis with a little bit of smile as well. Keep your chin up and your choices flowing in the right direction. Your a SUPER STAR lady! God Bless.

RochiH
RochiH

Stop drinking or taking whatever it is you are taking!! Get help ASAP!!!

zera1121
zera1121

MJ I love your style...u sure dont look all skeleton like, you hold your own. You are beautiful person in and out. Leave that dude alone he's so insignificant I forgot his name.

Eva18
Eva18

MJ I think you are absolutely gorgeous! Your face, your voice, your mannerisms, and your heart are beautiful. 

 

Let Lily be Lily. She can't hold a candle to you. 

 

Annie555
Annie555

MJ, couple of things you need to please face....you are passive-aggressive, without a doubt!!! I wish you'd speak your mind more often, especially to Reza.  Who the hell does he think he is to speak to you that way, and treat you like yesterday's newspaper???

You need to hold you own with Reza, or any one else for that matter.  

Also, don't be so influenced by the groups thoughts or opinions on whose side you should take to defend.  Don't flip-flop back and forth so much.

You're really such a sweetheart, and I really feel for you and what your mother has put you through.  I know it's hard for you to stand up to her, but you're doing the right thing by involving family in this matter.  Your mother should slowly begin to realize just how terrible she's been to you.  Wish you much love and patience. 

Hulali
Hulali

You are beautiful inside and out!  Lilly is so over made up and egotistical that it takes away fon the beaty she tries so hard to display.  You called out Reza's behavior at the lunch with Lilly by saying hes attracted to people as a passing fancy. hey come and go... Reza himself even admitted that he is having a gay man's crisis and can't help but go after all the hos! I think its this same self indulgence that motives his awful behavior this season and he's angy with you for not supporting his crazy actions.

MiaCarla
MiaCarla

Reza is like a old hollywood lawyer. He is ready for his trophy wife. Be secure with the type of beauty you are and bid him farewell. You are wrong for attacking lilly for who she is.. she cannot help how or where or what she was born with. she is beautiful in ehr own right and you should be happy for reza his family is growing. 

T42@24T
T42@24T

Come on MJ.I think that you are acting out because you feel threatened that Reza is developing a friendship with Lily and it scares you that you will lose him. Does he fill the void caused by your mom? Is that what scares you? Well lady, you don't have to depend on anyone to make you fell safe or secure. You have it in yourself. Look a little deeper and you will see. You are a beautiful woman and I believe that you have a good heart. Let the mean spirit go.

If Reza wants to be that way then let him, but step above and let him look like the mean fool.He seems to have a real nasty and cruel streak in him. Not worth it unless he sees it himself and apologizes.

salamahol@gmail.com
salamahol@gmail.com

the way u speak to lilly is totally unacceptable. how would you feel if coming out the gate a new person just started going on about you in a negative way? i don't know where your hatred toward lilly stems from. you had no interaction AT ALL before you started spewing out your hate. you're a mean girl and you are exactly the kind of girl in school that could really destroy another girl's life. it's just fortunate that lilly is someone totally secure with herself. i think you really need to get more therapy or a better therapist before this self destructive behavior gets out of control. you may just alienate all the good people in your life and end up alone with GG who also has serious issues and cannot be your voice of reason. talking shit just breeds hate in your heart and you'll have a miserable life. just let it go and be happy. it takes less effort to love new people and accept them than to just be in complete misery without any friends. you're life will be more fun if you just let the petty shit go.

dhall01
dhall01

I think you should allow your friendship with Reza to end.  His approach to ending your friendship was cruel!  I also think you are more beautiful than Lilly.  She looks like a little girl dressing up in her mommies clothes and make up.  So overdone and over the top that unless you are in a las vegas show or a drag queen, that kind of make up is gross!  I hope you find better friends w/ more integrity!  

Ro2008
Ro2008

Love you MJ ... with all your insecurities and mistakes. You are so real!!

real-life
real-life

Maybe a little bit less drinking.....along with your pal GG...It is unbecoming

april1956
april1956

MJ I think deep down you are a good person. Unfortunately you flip flop your loyalty within your circle of friends and that can and does cause problems. GG seriously needs some major therapy, and her knife collection put away. Some of the words that she says leaves you with like "Did she just say that? Please do realize that what GG did to Reza was horrible. You should have distanced yourself from her, tell her why, that her comments within that email about Reza were not acceptible. You don't have to have jealous of Lilly. She could turn out to be a great friend for you. I wish you luck with you mom. I don't think you will ever get what you wish from her, so resign yourself to that and know that the love you have between you and your dad more than make up for it. It was wonderful watching the two of you. I did the same with my dad, so thanks for brining me back to my wonderful memories. Good luck to you in the new year.

Worldrb57g
Worldrb57g

MJ,

WAKE UP! Let the jealousy go!  Don't forget the awful thing GG said to your BFF.  MJ I would be upset too with you if you took GG side no matter what the issues was remember the discusting comment she said to Reza.  Don't lose him over jealousy and over a Bi Polar GG

ogates
ogates

"vetting" Lily?  More like your jealous and mean spirited towards Lily--you never gave her a chance!  Too much booze in you--take care of yourself and those helpless doggies, Pablo and Julio who depend on you too!

elimass
elimass

I don't agree with your mean girl tactics sometimes... but I HEART YOU.  I think you're a gem.  xoxo

WandaP
WandaP

Do u notice that when your angry or ur turfs getting crowded, u speak to people in the same dismissive, disrespectful , negative way ur mother does to u!! If u really want therapy to work, u need to open your heart, mind, check the ego, listen and learn.. Defending, or denial services only persons goal.. YOUR MOTHER.. You carry her nasty meanness, as it has been in stilled in you, r u not trying to get OVER her treatment of you??!! By therapy , instead by confronting new people, in stead of say hello, like ur dad would of said, u give Lilly the eVIL eye, omage to ur viper, bully mother.. Become U! Dont be anything like her, she doesn't deserve for you to honor her, by copying her nastiness

cindy1963
cindy1963

MJ, I THINK YOU ARE MUCH NICER THAN LILLY. SHE REALLY SEEMS TO BE VERY MATERIALISTIC AND A BIT OF A SHOW-OFF. NEVER CHANGE BECAUSE YOU ARE A VERY GENUINE PERSON AND TODAY THAT IS SOMETHING THAT NOT MANY PEOPLE HAVE. I REALLY DO HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT IN THE EPISODE THAT YOU WERE WITH YOUR DAD AND YOU WERE COLORING AND CUTTING HIS HAIR, I SAW A SIDE OF YOU THAT WE AS THE VIEWERS RARELY SEE. YOU CAN SEE THAT YOU LOVE HIM VERY MUCH AND HE LOVES YOU JUST AS MUCH. I AM VERY CLOSE WITH MY DAD, HE IS 84 NOW AND SICKLY, SO ANYONE WHO TREATS THEIR PARENT THE WAY YOU DID SHOWS THAT YOU ARE A GOOD PERSON. I AM GLAD THAT AT LEAST YOU HAVE YOUR DAD TO LOVE YOU BECAUSE THE WAY YOUR MOM TREATS YOU IS REALLY HARD TO SEE. I LOVED MY MOM SO, SO MUCH THAT SINCE HER DEATH 3 YEARS AGO, MY LIFE HAS NOT BEEN THE SAME. I MISS HER SO MUCH!! NEVER STOP SHOWING YOUR LOVE TO YOUR DAD AND MAYBE BY SOME MIRACLE OF GOD, YOUR MOM WILL SEE THE ERROR OF HER WAYS. TAKE CARE AND MAY GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR DAD EVERY DAY. HAVE A VERY HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR!!

Ph
Ph

MJ you have a wonderful personality, you are beautiful inside and out. Don't compare yourself with silly Llilly and don't let Reza get you down, he doesn't deserve your friendship.

laurawalker12
laurawalker12

1st of all let me say that you're stunning! Very pretty girl, I love your quiet personality and I can see why Reza and GG are drawn to you. Kudos on the way you came back on Lilly's attempt to throw a dig your way. I would totally love to have a friend with your personality! I must say though, the way you treated Anita with that whole situation ab her dress to GG at the table was very immature and ridiculous, and came off as snobby ( I know that is old news, but I am new and wasn't on here to comment then) anway, I still love you- you are my favorite Diva!! Love love how you handle yourself with LILLY!  

robyn.tassone
robyn.tassone

Stay in therapy. I'm think some of the choices that you are making in life are going to find you alone. You root for the underdog, but GG isn't the underdog. She needs serious help and more than you can ever hope to give her. I think you need to consentrate on wading through your issues. I know your Mother is to be respected but to be honest....she's not healthy. She's not a good person who has your best interest at heart. I hate to watch what she does to you. Listen to your aunt and your cousins. Never tear someone down to make your feel better. It's not good. You had some under the cuff comments that were not very nice. The dog endangerment, the dress, the constant digs. That was your mother coming through. Not pretty at all.

 

buster32
buster32

MJ don't let Reza get you down.  He is not a true friend. 

makeupmayhem
makeupmayhem

You are crazy beautiful!!!!! I hate to see the issues that your mother has put on you, but at the same time, you must live for MJ. People like your mother will always find fault, and believe me, I understand. xoxox

JaneGold
JaneGold

I adore you and I'm so sorry that Reza has treated you so cruelly. You deserve a better friend! You are an incredible and strong person. I'm so glad you are on the show!

haileybop
haileybop

MJ, everyone feels sorry for you because of your cold-hearted mother but your not exactly above using her tactics if they suit you. Telling Reza he'll die alone was really out there! It seems hes just sick of you placating GG, hes taking a stand.... please take Mikes advice and reconsider your friendship with GG, the girl needs help and she won't get it as long as she has her enablers like you and her dad. 

julia0331
julia0331

Either choose a side or stay out of it.  Because this back and forth crap is just ridiculous!

habibi79
habibi79

MJ, love you. Did not care for the Lily attack, did not put you in a good iight because you are so nice most of the time. Maybe you should stop drinking and cut ties with your mom, she will never change, not a source of emotional support, and does nothing to nurure you or improve your self-esteem. Its pretty obvious girlfriend that you are jealous of Lily and give it time Reza will see what she is really like or maybe she will see what he is really like? Either way attacking solves nothing and creates drama. You have a tendency to be mean like GG and that is why you 2 get along so well, its a learned behavior that your mother taught you. You should cut ties with GG, dont become like her. Reza is acting like an @#% and needs to grow up, he is showing his true self, shallow and superficial. He does nothing to reassure that your relationship matters enough to him to try to work things out. You are wonderful and sweet but show your strength and stand up for yourself more.  Reza is shallow and must not be a good friend if he can bail on someone he has known for over 20 years for someone he  knows a few months?? YOU ARE MARRIAGE MATERIAL! You are beautiful and its good to see a voluptuous full figured woman with wonderful curves instead of just the stick women. You have a beautiful kind heart, show it and your friends shoulld flock to you and maybe some nice hott persian man will scoop you up soon, you are too pretty to be single <3.

Shali
Shali

<3 you !! You are real and I love that about you. 

EastTex
EastTex

Asa complimented Omid nose - wtf, why is this even an issue?

Pasadena47
Pasadena47

 @danusha3

 Calling GG to tell her she is not inviting her was hurtful.  I do think that she made the right decision.  It was her Party and she can invite, or not invite, anyone she pleases.

realtalk35
realtalk35

@Annie555 I agree with you MJ is very soft spoken and needs to speak up for herself more but I don't think she flip flops, I think she agrees with what's right and disagrees with what's wrong no matter who the person is, This is called being real.

Foonda
Foonda

Do you really think that someone who has to go around all the time telling everyone how beautiful and fabulous she is, is 'totally' secure with themselves?  I don't believe it for a moment.  Lilly is a spoiled little brat with ALL KINDS OF INSECURITIES under all that judgement, glitz and 'I'm so wonderful' persona.  MJ, you've got more class in her pinky than Lilly could even think of having. 

cindy1963
cindy1963

 @Ro2008 I AGREE! BTW, Ro2008, I LOVE THE PUPPY PICTURE!!! SO ADORABLE!

re68319
re68319

@julia0331Choose a side, what are they like in HS or 30 something year olds? Your statement is extremely childish and silly .

 

Jade333
Jade333

 @julia0331

 That's mature.  Seeing both sides is being a true friend to each.

salamahol
salamahol

 @Foonda MJ has more class? She judged Lily without knowing her, had no intentions of ever being her friend based on nothing and totally hated on her up til the last episode (where she said Lily would be standing in the welfare lines in the end). Lily taking the high road invited her out for dinner to where MJ proceeds to interrogate her about the "scandal" she discovered cyberstalking Lily. Right, that's exactly what a classy girl does. Lily has never done anything to MJ until the very end when she was provoked by her stupid dress comment. And to be fair, there were other times MJ said nasty things to which Lily didn't even respond to. After a while, a girl's not gonna sit there and not defend herself. And maybe I missed it, but name one instant when Lilly has gone around telling Mike or GG or MJ or anyone else about her being beautiful and fabulous? I don't think she does but prove me wrong. I think people find it hard to swallow that sometimes the beautiful girl is in the right.

haileybop
haileybop

 @LynnfromMN  @EastTex but Asa considers Omid's nose attracttive...thats the point! Now can we pleeeeease move on from "nosegate"