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I used to ride for K Michelle. Really, I did. I wrote an entire open letter about how much I wanted her to win. I thought she was hilarious and talented. But I also thought that her attitude needed adjusting.
I was happy to hear that she planned to work on her self, put more time and attention into her career and had even decided to leave Atlanta.
I rooted for her. But as I watched K Michelle continue to argue and sometimes get physical with her cast mates, continue to beef with fellow celebrities on Twitter, and fall out with former friends, I realized that maybe it wasn’t everyone else who presented a problem. It was K Michelle and perhaps homegirl was just never gon’ change.
I thought, perhaps she’s just not my cup of tea.
It wasn’t until Lil Kim’s Breakfast Club interview, that I started to consider that perhaps it was deeper than that.
During the interview, Lil Kim addresses the beef between these two. According to K Michelle they were former friends and Kim had even asked her to be her daughter’s godmother. But when Kim sat down with The Breakfast Club she said that couldn’t have been further from the truth.
She claims she had only seen K Michelle in person once and had talked to her on the phone. Lil Kim was stretching things a bit. K Michelle did make an appearance at her baby shower. But in all fairness, it was filmed for tv, so maybe that’s why she invited the reality tv star. Still, the point remains, they weren’t nearly close enough for K Michelle to be that baby’s godmother.
She had to have been just straight lying.
And it wouldn’t have been the first time. You may remember that K Michelle and Elle Varner seemed to form a seemingly odd friendship.
But all of that fizzled when K Michelle claimed that Elle Varner stole one of her songs…”Cold Case” to be exact. She even went so far to say that Elle stole her steez, the yodeling and everything.
Basically, K Michelle waited until Elle Varner wrote a song about heartbreak and claimed it was hers.
Elle, who does this singer-songwriter thing–does it so much that she was nominated for a Grammy, vehemently denied the claim, saying K Michelle took things too far.
And I’m inclined to believe her. Just because, at this point Elle Varner is far more credible. But if you’re looking for a more sound argument, if K Michelle really did write the song, she should take Elle to court. But she won’t because she didn’t, plain and simple.
Now, here’s K Michelle, carefully and consistently alluding to sleeping with actor Idris Elba.
Two words: I’m sleep.
At first, when we learned that he was directing her musical, it seemed a little odd, similar to her friendship with Elle Varner. But Idris has a bit of a hood side to him, so perhaps this is what led him to K Michelle.
After this collaboration, all of a sudden K Michelle was talking about being the side chick to a man who recently had a baby. A man who was living in another country.
When Necole Bitchie asked her about it, flat out if she was referring to Idris, she said “you got me.”
My coworkers swore up and down that the two had a thang going on. But I highly, highly doubt that. Sincerely so. The chick has a history of meeting and befriending other celebrities only to throw them under the bus later. Since Idris is far too beloved for us to believe any foolishness about him, she said she slept with him, presumably to keep us talking about her.
And it’s working. But I’m calling b.s.
Specifically after this “Maybe I Should Call” video, with a poor excuse for an Idris Elba look-alike, his baby mama and even their newborn baby.
The girl literally has a lyric that says “Long distance in the way of what could be/ even when you’re here, you’re not with me/she’s having the child I should’ve carried/I’ll be damned if y’all get married”
The child you should have carried?!?
Come on K. You’re going to come at Idris for allegedly cheating on the mother of his child, flat out disrespect said mother and then even the chid himself. “Damn, I can’t compete with a baby.”
No you can’t compete with a baby and yes, you are ridiculous.
It’s a shame the song goes so hard, like it really does. But this messy video, distracts from all of that. She literally dials a UK area code at the end.
And that’s my problem with K Michelle. It’s been my problem with her. All of this extraness. All of this messiness completely overrides her talent. And that’s a sad commentary.
Let’s suspend reality for a minute and pretend that she did indeed sleep with Idris, I would completely understand her writing about the fall of that relationship. Inspiration can come from anywhere, especially heartbreak.
But why all these clues? All the sly responses, phony tears, and again, this monstrosity of a video? If you and Idris did indeed have a fling, you did so with the knowledge that he was involved, with a baby on the way. Why are you mad now?
You would think that if she did indeed love and have all the respect she claims to have for Idris, she would keep this salacious affair on the hush. But perhaps K Michelle is trying to have her Confessions moment. Plus, it’s just not her style to keep personal matters private. When you can publicly beef with every female artist under the sun and sleep with Black women’s collective crush and get people to talk and write essays about you, then why stop now?
I just wish Idris would come and shut all of this down because it’s getting out of hand.
You can say what you want about K. Michelle, but one thing that can’t be overlooked is her talent. It’s difficult to ignore. Unfortunately, it seems that her creative process involves winding up in tumultuous relationships and getting her heart broken. Last month, she revealed in an interview that her forthcoming album, “Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart” was inspired by a situation she recently found herself in with a man who was expecting a baby with his girlfriend. She wouldn’t reveal the man’s identity, but because of the details she dropped, many gathered that she was referring to Idris Elba, who produced “Rebellious Soul: The Musical.”
When asked if the man who inspired the album and her new single, “Maybe I Should Call,” was Idris, K replied:
“I can honestly say, I really respect him and our situation. And I’ll always love him. And that’s it and that’s all I’m going to say.”
Well, if that wasn’t enough to win skeptics over, the music video for “Maybe I Should Call” just may do the trick. The video features an Idris Elba-looking man and his girlfriend, who sort of resembles Idris’ girlfriend Naiyana Garth. Just like Naiyana and Idris, the couple in the video recently welcomed a baby. An emotional K. Michelle, who sheds tears at several points in the video, sings about wanting to be with him even though he’s clearly in love with someone else. She questions whether or not he will ever leave his lover and even refers to her as being “in the way.” At the end of the video, K attempts to call her ex-lover, and begins dialing the United Kingdom area code.
While the song is pretty good, the music video is quite messy and seems to intentionally fuel the Idris rumors.
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As K. Michelle put it, “I’m the black Taylor Swift.” According to the singer, who is currently getting the word out about her new show “My Life” and upcoming album “Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart,” she won’t date anyone who doesn’t inspire her creative process, so if she gets involved with you, at some point, a song will be written about you. Now, whether it’s good or bad is up to the man and how he treats K…
In a previous interview with Necole Bitchie, K. Michelle let the cat out of the bag about inadvertently being a side chick for Idris Elba. She didn’t flat out say that she was, but she wouldn’t say that she wasn’t talking about him either. in a new chat with Necole, K talked about her new album, specifically a song called “Maybe I Should Call.” The song, which is actually pretty good, includes lyrics like this:
“Long distance in the way of what could be/ even when you’re here, you’re not with me/she’s having the child I should’ve carried/I’ll be damned if y’all get married”
So what’s the deal?
‘”Maybe I Should Call,’ tells a true story about what I was going through the past eight, nine months. That’s a favorite, just from the snippets [and] we recently shot a video for [it.] The whole album is about one particular person and I think that [although] people don’t want to be heartbroken, I really thank God for this heartbreak because I wouldn’t have had these songs. So, I just wonder who the next man is gonna be before the next album, because if I don’t find one to break my heart, we all in trouble [laughs].”
After playing the song, K continued:
“He is probably somewhere mad as sh*t. I sent all of these records to him first and he emailed me back and texted me back and said, ‘This is art! I’m so sad this is where we are.’ Sh*t I ain’t that sad. It’s a sad situation but I got records from it.”
But when Necole finally asked her straight up whether or not she was talking about Idris Elba, a cat seemed to have jumped on her tongue.
“Um…well, I think for me when you like somebody, you know, I write songs. I do whatever. I”ve been very protective of certain things and situations…you just got me [laughs]. But you know what? I can honestly say, I really respect him and our situation. And I’ll always love him. And that’s it and that’s all I’m going to say.”
Who else is yearning for Idris to actually speak on this?! Check out K and Necole’s chat below:
“They Were Boring As Sh*t”: K. Michelle Says Benzino And Althea Eaton Deserved To Get Fired From “LHHATL,” He Responds
When everyone found out that Benzino and Althea Eaton got the boot from “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta,” I think we can all agree that it was somewhat of a shock. Okay, a little bit of a shock. A lot of wild things are done for storyline purposes on these shows, but considering the fact that Joseline Hernandez went buckwild on everyone at the “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta” reunion, and Benzino and Althea were a big part of Stevie and Joseline’s storyline, it seemed odd to cut them. Obviously, Benzino was pissed:
But surprisingly, one person who thinks the firing was justified is former “LHHATL” star, K. Michelle. She told Wet Paint why:
“If it’s your time to go, then it’s your time to go. I thought Benzino was wilding. I mean, they were boring as sh*t to me, so it is what it is.
I mean, there were other reasons they were let go that I’m not at liberty to say, and he deserved that, to be let go. It was a serious situation…I’m queen of “Love & Hip Hop.” And with Joseline and Stevie too, everybody else is replaceable. Bye! [laughs] I’m just being honest.”
A still testy Benzino was quick to respond, and took the time to do so on his website, Hip Hop Weekly:
“The thing with K Michelle is that you don’t want to get into a negative debate with a former cast member especially when the show did record numbers this past season after she left. I have had many successes in the industry for many years, so she has a long way to go before she can say anything about Zino. Bottom line is the facts are the facts; K Michelle came on the show in season one and made up a story about being beat up, which was a lie, which came out in her deposition in the case with her former boyfriend. When she left ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ after season 2 is when I stepped in and became a main character. I was intertwined with everyone’s storylines, so how is my storyline boring? And then from having Hip Hop Weekly on the show, to opening Sleazy & Zino’s, to my mom passing away and me getting shot, all of these were major parts of this past season. Also, I brought my fiancée Althea on the show, and she became a very important factor in the show’s storyline as well. We broke ratings records without K Michelle! If anything was boring, it was her involvement with the New York cast last season, you barely knew that she was even there. She better hope that her new show does better numbers than that VH1 special they did on her that basically flopped. She better hope it’s not a one and done like ‘Gossip Girls ‘, the Hot 97 show and ‘The New Atlanta.’ But once again, she is one of Mona Scott’s favorites–Mona manages her so of course I expected to hear K Michelle speak on their behalf. In my opinion it’s unprofessional to be the leader of a company and take sides and show favoritism, when it clearly was the whole cast, not just one person, that has made ‘Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’ so successful.”
But what do you think? Was Benzino and Althea’s storyline strong enough to keep them on the show? Do you think the couple being fired from the show was fair?
K. Michelle and her former friend Mimi Faust have more in common than the fact that they’re both reality stars. They both have sex tapes! At this point, Mimi’s tape is old news, but news of K’s tape came as a surprise to us. However, while promoting her new reality show “K. Michelle: My Life,” the 30-year-old revealed that she may have appeared in a lesbian sex tape with two other women about five years ago. As it turns out, the reality star says that one of the women actually tried to extort her over the footage.
“I have a girl saying she has a sex tape on me,” K told Global Grind. “This girl says she has a sex tape of me, her and another girl having sex.”
The 30-year-old singer was not shy about admitting to her sexual tryst with the women and didn’t seem too concerned about the tape being leaked either.
“Yeah, I dibble and dab, honey. If you’re going to leak something, make sure it’s airbrushed. Make sure I look good. Five years ago on the phone in the dark, whatever. Whoever wants to leak a f-cking tape, go f-cking right ahead. I don’t even think she got one, it’s just extortion.”
During the interview, K also opened up about her new man, Bobby.
“Bobby plays ball overseas, he’s just normal. I’m going to be honest I dated a lot of celebrity guys and he calls me Kimberly. I have a normal life and it’s the greatest feeling. He doesn’t give a sh-t. If a blog says something, it’s not going to ruin his career. He has just been very accepting of me, of Kimberly. I think that’s the greatest feeling, I didn’t know how important that was. He was talking to me about marriage. We’re trying to figure some stuff out.”
But of course, love and drama seem to go hand in hand when it comes to K’s love life. So she also spoke on Bobby’s child’s mother, who she says has been giving her grief.
“It has been a lot of drama even with him. His baby mother, if Global Grind, if y’all can give her an interview before she’s going to lose her f-cking mind. Give her something to help her life out and help her sell them beads she’s trying to sell. This b-tch a fashionista. She selling beads.”
“I’ve never talked to this girl, never seen her a day in my life, but she said she’s doing a reality show about me. I saw a post that she said I was yelling at her. I never have talked to her. She’s saying he doesn’t pay child support. That’s not my child. You keep that little girl over there. If we get married, it becomes a responsibility of my life and I’m okay with that.”
Did you check out K’s new reality show? What did you think of it?
K. Michelle On Being Open About Plastic Surgery: I Don’t Want Little Girls To Think I Woke Up Like This
K. Michelle is a hot topic on any given day of the week, but the one thing most people are always centered on is the singer’s curvaceous body. In the trailer for her upcoming solo reality show, “My Life,” we see K. go under the knife yet again for liposuction and when we had a chance to chat with the artist during a Huffington Post Live segment yesterday she explained that the choice to undergo the procedure was a personal one and not something she felt pressure to do or wants to pressure others to do.
“My body is a hot topic every single day…” K. Michelle said. “I don’t want little girls to feel like I really woke up like this.”
When HuffPo Live host Marc Lamont Hill asked K. if she was comfortable sharing what plastic surgery she’s gotten done, she didn’t hesitate to answer.
“I got my boobs done. I had fat transferred to my butt. I sucked out my stomach, you know, just normal women things,” she said. “They said ‘are you really going to do this surgery on TV’ and I said ‘yes because it’s my life and I’m not ashamed. I’m not ashamed of wanting to suck the rolls out of my stomach. I didn’t wake up like that.”
Asked again whether she is concerned young girls might think they have to go to the same extreme measures for fame, K. stated:
“You don’t have to do anything to be popular. You need to do what makes you happy. Don’t look at me as the poster-child of ‘I need to change my appearance’…. You’re beautiful however you are.”
Check out the full segment from the interview in the video above. What do you think about K. Michelle’s transparency when it comes to her body.
If you follow K. Michelle on social media, chances are you know that she’s preparing for the release of her sophomore album. For months she has been using the hashtag #ABWBH to describe the project. We now know that this acronym means Anybody Wanna Buy A Heart. The VH1 reality star recently released a trailer announcing the project and it’s rather dramatic.
In the opening scene, the singer is being dressed in a beautiful white lace ensemble. As the trailer continues, she walks towards a child playing in the middle of a floor. She extends her arms to the boy, hoping to be embraced, but instead he flees to an older woman seated off to the side. In another scene, K approached a man with roses in her hand. As she extends her arm towards him, he also rejects her.
K. Michelle’s social media haters also make an appearance in the trailer with tweets like, “K. Michelle with a show…Man I hate VH1,” and “I wish K. Michelle would stop lying about getting her a** beat.” Yeah like I said, it’s pretty dramatic.
Earlier this month, K opened up about the project, which she says was based on a recent situationship that she was in with a man who had a baby on the way. Some have speculated that she’s referring to actor Idris Elba, who producer her VH1 musical.
“My whole album is about this situation. And I think it really took me up out of here. It really did. Because I really felt-like felt, felt, felt, felt [and] knew this was my soul mate. This was the person that understood everything about me.
I remember asking somebody was I gon’ die! I said, ‘Am I gon’ die? Is this gon’ get better? Is this gon’ ever feel better for me?’ You just feel used. You feel like time wasted. You feel like, ‘What was wrong with me?’ Yeah, you go through all those emotions.”
Check out the trailer below. Thoughts?
Celebrities are just like everyday people, and if you talk crazy about them, they just might talk crazy about you in response. It happens. But the following people on this list are known for staying involved in public squabbles with both famous and everyday individuals. Either they enjoy it or their mouths continuously get them into trouble. You decide.
From drama with “Real Housewives of Atlanta” co-stars NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams, to going head-to-head with Vivica A. Fox, Kenya Moore has no problem with being in the center of drama. In fact, being known for petty antics has helped her bank account increase substantially, so whether she’s texting someone else’s man or being accused of stealing someone’s phone, Moore is happy to create chaos.
“Sometimes You Don’t Even Know You’re The Side-Chick”: Did K. Michelle Have Something Going On With Idris Elba?
K. Michelle’s Necole Bitchie interview is spilling all the tea, honey.
In the second part of Necole’s interview with the singer, K talked about the last time she was in love, and revealed that unfortunately, that fella didn’t feel the same way. But what stood out in this conversation was the fact that K dropped some major hints (I’m willing to bet on purpose) that the person she was enamored with was Idris Elba.
Being the creep that I am, I’ve bolded some of those hints:
“The last time I was in love was recently and it was very secretive and quiet. And he had a baby that was about to be born. And yeah, that was very – I think – I [even wanna] cry–that was very hurtful…
He told me about the baby that was about to be born. But he also told me that…you know, we always wanna listen to men and we always want to make excuses for them in order not to pay attention and basically, I was like a glorified side-chick. And sometimes you don’t even know you’re the side-chick until you look back and say, ‘Damn b***h, I was the side-chick, gotdamn.’ But he had this baby and he just wasn’t for the baby’s mother. And you know, he wasn’t about her. And he spent a lot of time with me for eight months. A lot of time with me, here in America, a lot of time was spent. So I just…yeah!
When men, they say so much but not enough and I just assumed…how could you? You know, you are never with this woman. Like, you know, how you see things? And basically we were waiting on the baby to be born, only for you still to be there and now the new excuse is- ‘I can’t leave my baby.’
I’m not gonna do that. I did that for eight months. It’s hard when you date people in the industry and you have to look up and see them every day, you know what I’m saying? So for me, I think my whole album is about this situation. And I think it really took me up out of here. It really did. Because I really felt-like felt, felt, felt, felt and knew that this was my soul mate. This was the person that understood everything about me. And you grow so close. And creative beings are so…That’s one thing: If you fall in love with another creative soul- that’s the s**t that will f**k you up. It’s different from [dating a] basketball [player.] When it’s creative- that’s a whole other level. You’re creating together. You’re doing things. So yeah, I’m just now getting over it. And I’m not over it. But I’m kind of getting over it.
Your baby momma remind me of Spongebob and I’m around here trying to do squats and crunches with my anaconda, doing all kinds of twirling on the sausage, and doing everything that I don’t like to do. And I’m giving my all and you’re giving me what you can.”
At some point, Necole flat-out asked her if rumors of her being with Idris are true, and if he’s really “packing” after those photos (with the microphone wire) had people confused. She seemed a little uncomfortable with that line of questioning:
“[Laughs] So you’re asking me about that? You know what? Out of respect for Idris, I really don’t want to speak on that. I just, um…
Yeah, that was a microphone wire. But yeah, just out of respect of him and our situation, he’s a great person. Other than that, it is what it is, man. I respect him. Yeah. I respect everything. Thank you for the musical. He believed in me when no one did and things in life happen. Life happens.”
Now, some fans are saying that it could be someone else, but it seems that K was really out here alluding to this man in this interview. And it would make sense if she is talking about Elba. Think about it. I know everyone was wondering why the Golden Globe winner would direct K. Michelle’s “Rebellious Soul” musical. And why would he do it for free!? And on top of that, out of all the projects he’s worked on, Elba has promoted them on his Instagram page–except “Rebellious Soul.”
I don’t have all the answers, but I’m thinking that they met, she fell head over heels for him and they worked together, but he was on an entirely different page. Either way, she dished a lot about this man she fell in love with. Whoever he is…
Her statements about the last time she was in love start at the 1:55 mark.
K. Michelle might be the most successful star from “Love and Hip Hop,” because she’s now branching out from the series to do her own show, “My Life.” And while other spin-offs haven’t been so lucky (was anyone really tuning into “Chrissy & Mr. Jones”?), the singer has a pretty large fanbase who seem geeked up about the show. “My Life” will premiere on Nov. 3 at 9 p.m. on VH1. It was originally supposed to be called “No New Friends,” but yeah, unless it’s about Drake or a competition to find some loyal new amigos or amigas, that’s not necessarily the best name for a reality show about a singer.
In the trailer for the program, K can be seen stripping all the way down for photo shoots, traveling, performing and taking care of her son, who she decided to put out there on her own personal reality show (she felt “Love and Hip Hop” was too negative to expose her son to). He’s quite the comedian!
The singer will also have her fair share of drama, because we all know that K isn’t one to hold her tongue. All in all, it should be entertaining.
Check out the first trailer for yourself and let us know you if you think you’ll be tuning in.