11/30/2012 08:08 am ET

Iyanla Vanzant on Women Friends... And Why They Can't Get Along (VIDEO)

In a recent episode of "Iyanla: Fix My Life," author, inspirational speaker and relationship expert Iyanla Vanzant worked with a group of women known as The Six Brown Chicks, whose business and relationships had suffered because they couldn't get along. The women's business partnership had crumbled due to jealousy, anger and backstabbing, but Iyanla was able to help them mend their broken friendships.

In this video, Iyanla explains why, in her opinion, female friends sometimes can't get along. "Why can't women get along? Because we're afraid," she says. "We're afraid to be vulnerable. We're afraid to be soft. We're afraid to be hurt. But most of all, we're afraid of our power. So we become controlling and aggressive and vicious."

You can catch "Iyanla: Fix My Life" on Saturdays at 10 p.m. ET on OWN.

Click through the slideshow to see other famous women who couldn't get along.

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