Y’all know I’m not going to know what to do with myself on Monday nights when this season of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta comes to an end. Sure, VH1 will have something just as dramatic, and catty, and horrific to slide right into its time slot, as if we won’t be mourning the loss of the Puerto Rican Princess and Benzino’s neck. I’m not buying what you’re selling, VH1.
Mona Scott Young tries to sell us on other franchises of the show, but nothing and no one can measure up to the scripted insanity that is Atlanta. New York City? Please! I’m yawning just thinking about it! And what about Love & Hip Hop: L.A.? Is that even still happening?
A rapper being ashamed of how he was portrayed on Love & Hip Hop? Is that even a real thing? Most of the guys on the show end up looking like total cheating, violent d-bags, but they keep coming back for more, season after season. Not so for Saigon after his first–and reportedly last–go-round on the show.
As y'all recall, Saigon's story line ran the gamut from screaming at his child's mother and accusing her not being a good parent to seeking couples counseling to be a better communicator and father. Of course, that all backfired at the reunion amid his cussing and disrespect towards Erica Jean. The pair will be appearing on an upcoming episode of Iyanla Vanzant's Fix My Life, but that's the extent of Saigon's budding reality career. He doesn't like his edit from his inaugural season, and he won't be returning. Are we to assume that he takes the slightest bit of responsibility for his behavior or that it was all Mona Scott Young's fault?
It's the battle of the VH1 reality stars! Not only are they feuding on their individual shows, two from different shows are now battling it out on Twitter. I'm sure that Mona Scott Young is laughing all the way to the bank these days!
Both Basketball Wives: LA and Love & Hip Hop have participants who recognize that drama is key to staying relevant. The more fighting and upheaval the better! BBW: LA's newbie Sundy Carter is learning quickly how things work. Not only was there a brawl at the season three reunion, but now Sundy is facing off with Erica Mena on social media. Yup, sounds about right!
Well, if nothing else, this story proves that you don't have to have a sex tape (that we know of…yet) to get your name out there this week if you're a Love & Hip Hop star. That's good news (for us, at least!), right?
Lil' Scrappy and his mother are firing back at accusations alleged by his ex-girlfriend Diamond who recently claimed that Scraps physically abused her and Dee ruined her credit. As we all know, Momma Dee doesn't take kindly to anyone talking trash about her prince!
Is Vivid getting a two-for-one deal on sex tapes with the ladies from the Love & Hip Hop franchise? First, Atlanta'sMimi Faust has released a video which is breaking Kim Kardashian'sporn records, and now Erica Mena is throwing her hat (thong?) into the ring with some sexy times of her own!
And when I say "her own" I mean her own, as there is apparently only one star of Erica's tape. While she's been on-and-off with manager Rich Dollaz while in a lesbian relationship which was featured on last season, it's seems that Erica's favorite person in the bedroom is, well, Erica.
Admittedly, I haven't been keeping up with the folks of the original Love & Hip Hop like I should, so I guess I shouldn't be too surprised to learn that Amina Buddafly is still with Peter Gunz even after the most ratchet and humiliating reunion in the history of VH1. Used pregnancy test, anyone?
You also wouldn't know the couple is still together by Peter's Instagram account as he never posts pictures of his expectant bride. However, Amina posts pictures of the two enough for the both of them (like the one above)…it seems like some things never change!
I know Yandy Smith is a happy camper this week…even if she's slightly poorer because of it. The Love & Hip Hop star's fiance is out of jail, thanks in part to her $200,000 bail pledge. That's right, y'all! Medicine Mendeecees Harris is a free man. Well, kind of…and VH1 was there to capture the moment. Of course they were!
On Monday, Yandy walked into federal court in Rochester, New York and put up $200,000 of Mendeecees' $600,000 bond package. Later that day, Mendeecees was released from Yates County Jail where he's been, um, residing, for over a year. Does this mean Yandy will have more of a story line next season? I kid, I kid. I know she's happy to have him back home with his kids.