Mona Scott-Young Admits Her Claim Of Not Wanting Violence On LHH ‘Sounds Like A Crock Of S**t’

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February 21, 2013 ‐ By Jazmine Denise Rogers
Source: WENN

Source: WENN

“Love & Hip Hop” visionary, Mona Scott-Young recently sat down with the Combat Jack Show to discuss various aspects of her career and the overwhelming amount of controversy that surrounds her latest VH1 franchise. While the show is commonly associated with drama and violence, Mona says that the violent portrayal of cast members was never her intention and implies that although fighting may attract viewers, it creates way more trouble than it is actually worth.

“As far as the physical violence, I saw this and it sounds like a crock of sh** because of what you see on the show, but that is not something that we go after. It creates more trouble than it’s worth. The legal ramifications, just knowing that someone can be seriously hurt, [creates] liability issues that I don’t want to have.”

Mona went on to express that she is in no way seeking to exploit any of the men and women who sign up to be on her show. She debates that she actually places her cast members onto the path of success and that it’s what they choose to do with the opportunity that either makes or breaks them.

“I’m going to line these dominoes up but know that when I tip that first domino, make sure that whatever it is that you wanted out of this is waiting for you at the end. Once this train leaves the station, it’s moving and if you’re sitting around basking in the photo ops and you don’t take advantage of it, that’s your bad.”

She also discussed being painted as a villain for negatively portraying Black men and women on her shows.

“I never stated that this was the definitive encyclopedia of all African American people on this planet. This is ‘Love & Hip Hop.’ This is a specific subculture. These are the people that live and survive in it. And these are the stories of their lives. I’m not even saying it’s the story of all of the people in this culture, just these particular people that we’ve chosen for this cast.”

Check out Mona’s full interview on the next page. Would you agree or disagree with her statements?

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  • JerzeeGurl

    Girl Bye!!!

  • Kahekili

    Uh huh. Okay.

  • Kahekili

    Uh huh. Okay.

  • scandalous7

    i see she has taken pr 101

  • http://www.yourtango.com/users/cheekee-baby cheekee baby

    She’s full of crap. If she didn’t want violence and drama on her show she would number 1 stop airing it and number 2 kick off cast members that engage in violence. Its a flaming hot azz bag of garbage that plays to the lowest common denominator. That’s ok, there are many markets and there has to be something for the Maury Povich fans to watch in the evening.