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Erica Campbell Talks Replacing Sister Tina in 'Mary Mary'

Erica Campbell Talks Replacing Sister Tina in 'Mary Mary'

Erica Campbell and Warryn Campbell pose with their Grammy award for Best Gospel Song for "Go Get It" backstage at the 55th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California, February 10, 2013. |

Erica Campbell says she isn't ready to reveal whether she'll be replacing her sister, Tina, in their gospel music group Mary Mary, but fans will soon find out.

In a new season of their hit WE tv reality television show "Mary Mary," fans will witness the group's producer and Erica's husband, Warryn Campbell, threatening to replace Tina. After pursuing solo music efforts for the past two years, the sisters are speaking about coming back together to meet contractual obligations for their original group.

When Hip Hollywood questioned Erica about replacing Tina, the former revealed why her husband had to give her sister an ultimatum.

"We were trying so hard to get her to do it and she's just like, 'in a moment, in a minute,' and I was like 'it's so present right now," Erica told Hip Hollywood earlier this week.

Still, she didn't want to give away too much about what happens this season, and encouraged fans to stay tuned to find out if Tina would remain in the group.

The former Mary Mary group manager Mitchell Solarek also arrives on the scene in a trailer for the upcoming series, and pitches one of his clients to replace Tina in the award-winning music duo.

That client happens to be 18-year-old singer and former contestant on "The Voice," Koryn Hawthorne.

While Tina tells her sister that the financial repercussions for not giving Sony their promised album would be Warryn's problem, she refused to believe that there would be another version of the group without her.

"There's never going to be another Mary Mary," Tina said in a trailer for the show.

Last year, Tina told JET magazine that she refused to engage in drama on the series this season.

"I'm contractually committed, yet I want to reflect my God even with these executives and behind the scenes people," Campbell told JET magazine. "I'm not compromising my faith by no stretch of the imagination."

While Tina is the more outspoken of the sisters, she admits that this season was harder for her to film because of her decision to release negativity in her life.

"I'm not what TV likes. TV likes drama and I have a very big personality, [and] I think TV likes that kind of person, but, they're looking for fear and problems," Tina added. "I ain't that. So it's challenging for me at times. They've got to be creative when they're taping my life and things."

Season five of "Mary Mary" airs at 9 p.m. ET, March 3 on WE tv.

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