When it was first announced that K.Michelle would be leaving Love & Hip Hop Atlanta to join the cast of Love & Hip Hop New York and star in her own spin-off show, most of us knew that Mona Scott Young would have to think quickly to replace that empty spot with a character worth watching. And it appears that she’s done just that.
According Straight From the A, rapper Waka Flocka Flame and his fiancée, Tammy Rivera, have just been added to the Atlanta spin-off’s cast. The way the story is being told, Waka was being courted by the show’s producers since season one, but his lady, Tammy, had her apprehensions about being on a reality show. As a result, he reportedly honored her wishes and politely declined. It appears that things have changed though. While Waka and Tammy’s addition to the cast has yet to be officially confirmed by producers, it all seems to make sense; especially considering that his super outspoken mama, Deb Antney, is no stranger the show, having made multiple cameos over the past two seasons.
While I do believe that Waka and Tammy’s addition to the cast would make for great entertainment, I don’t know if signing up for a reality show was the best decision on their part. I mean, they seem to be very happy and very much in love, but we all know what reality TV can do to even the happiest of couples. Earlier this month the “Round of Applause” rapper gushed about how amazing it feels to be in love and how much he values his lady.
“If I could you tell what love feels like, I would be a liar. It’s new everyday you wake up, it’s a feeling. It’s like a holy ghost feeling,” he said.
“In the beginning, you know how it goes. It was like everything else. ‘Oh, this girl.’ But she’s always been real from day one though, like 100. You know I messed up once, twice. Then the second time around, I’m going around like Every girl I’m meeting now just want my check. Like, they don’t even want to meet you. They don’t care two cents about what you got going on. Plus, I know her. That became my best friend. So I called her again like, ‘Yo, man. I want to go all the way.’ She’s like, ‘Yo, Waka. You still wanna be a boy.’ So I had to play the cat and the mouse game. Then it all worked out. I feel like I’d rather hand her the world then hand her my hand,” he continued.
We’d really hate to see all of that passion whither away for a few hot minutes of reality TV stardom.
What do you think? Is it a good idea for Waka and Tammy to join the LHHATL cast?
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