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It’s Going Down! Yung Joc Joining LHHATL, Defends Suspect Girlfriend Karlie Redd

March 26th, 2014 - By Brande Victorian
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Source: WENN

Source: WENN

If you didn’t know it was about to go down on “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta,” now you do. Atlanta rapper Yung Joc has resurfaced and announced that he will be joining VH1′s ever-ratchet cast next season, and to make things all the more interesting, he’ll be participating with his, ahem, girlfriend Karlie Redd.

Can we just say Karlie Redd must either be related to someone on the LHHATL production team or know some dirty secrets for her weak storylines to continue to be extended? And though we haven’t seen Joc since about 2009, we’re kinda disappointed he’s about to return on a “reality” show with this farse of a relationship. Of course, though, the soon-to-be 31-year-old swears up and down that he and Karlie are the real deal. When asked by Bossip what he loves most about his boo thang, he said:

“The best thing about Karlie Redd is I like the fact that she’s a little throwed off and will jump off a building for me.”

Hmmm. Is that right?

As far as his decision to appear on LHHATL with Karlie and her suspect behavior in the past, he explained:

“By joining season 3 of Love & Hip Hop it allows people to see how Joc would handle some every day sh!t….Just because you’re on a reality show doesn’t mean it’s the best fit for you.

Just because cameras are on her (Karlie Redd) — as an actress, she’s a great actress I’ll give her that hands down — but when cameras are on you and you’re forced to handle a decision that could be detrimental to how people view you, I don’t know if she’s the best candidate for handling that in front of a camera sometimes because I’ve seen her handle situations off the camera more professional. That’s why I had to have these meetings because people were like, ‘you don’t want to go in there and your girl start trippin’ on you, how you gone handle it?’  so when we started having real-life situations I was like this ain’t how you handle it on TV and that made it a lot easier to say, I’ll accept the challenge of joining ‘Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta’ season 3.”

Check out more of this talk in the video below, as well as Joc’s explanation for his new single “I Got B!tches,” which he swears up and down is meant as a term of endearment and why people who say Karlie Redd can’t sing are just haters.

Reality TV Actors: Stars Who Turned Reality Gigs Into Acting Careers

August 19th, 2013 - By Iva Anthony
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There’s more than one way to break into the entertainment industry. These 15 reality TV actors got their start in reality television before developing a legitimate career in acting.

reality tv actors: Emma Stone


Emma Stone

She may have scored in Easy A, but before Emma Stone was an actress playing the lead in a film, the talented redhead was on reality television. Determined to break into show biz, Stone first appeared on the 2004 VH1 reality show “In Search of the New Partridge Family.” Although she won the spot of Laura Partridge, Stone would have to wait a little longer for her turn in the spotlight. The resulting show “The New Partridge Family” never made it past the pilot. Stone went on to grab a Golden Globe nod for Easy A and will reprise her role as Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

‘Non-Instigating’ Arianne Explains Why She Played Karlie Redd’s Diss Track At K. Michelle’s B-Day Party

June 25th, 2013 - By Brande Victorian
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Beyond needing to ask Arianne about that “sometimes b****es need to be slapped” comment, we also had another major question we wanted the “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” sidekick to address: Why does it seem like she’s always starting some mess? There have been more than a couple occasions were Arianne seemed to be instigating drama between her reality TV co-stars, but as we found out in our interview, she doesn’t see it that way. Check out what she had to say.

‘Oh Hell Naw!’ Interesting Moments From Last Night’s Episode Of LHHATL

June 18th, 2013 - By Brande Victorian
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stevie mimi and niko

Turn up time! That’s what we’re pretty sure Stevie said before he stepped out the house in his Miami Vice suit and rained all over Niko and Mimi’s relationship parade. And that was only one of the many crazy things that happened on last night’s episode Of “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta”. Check out everything that went down on the next few pages.

Surprise Pregnancies And The Insane Che Mack: 9 Ratch Things We Learned While Watching Love And Hip Hop Atlanta Last Night

May 21st, 2013 - By Clarke Gail Baines
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Another week, another 60 minutes worth of foolery to discuss. Yesterday’s episode of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta was full of surprises. People we forgot about returned, somebody turned up pregnant, somebody else has a new man while another person’s relationship is on the rocks once again. If you missed the episode and want the rundown of what happened, we’ve got you covered!

10 Shocking Moments From The 3rd Episode Of LHHATL

May 7th, 2013 - By Veronica Wells
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Source: Vh1

Source: Vh1

Just yesterday, one of my coworkers said that she was over Love and Hip Hop Atlanta, that she’d outgrown their foolishness. I was happy for her growth but I’m so not ready to give up the outright train wreck that LHHATL is and that delicious ratchetness it’s brought to my life. Maybe I’ll get there one day but that night certainly wasn’t last night. And I’m glad about it. Check out some of the more ridiculous moments from the episode.

Benzino Talks Dating Karlie Redd And Claudia Jordan, And Sleeping With Joseline (We Had To Ask!)

May 6th, 2013 - By Brande Victorian
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If you saw the super trailer for this season of “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta,” you might recall an interesting conversation brewing between Karlie Redd and Benzino about a p*rn tape with Joseline. Since all we’ve seen are a few second of the discussion, we had to ask Benzino what all that was about when he came into the office — and more importantly was he Joseline’s leading man. We also needed to know his status with Karlie and what was up with those pics we saw of him and Claudia Jordan getting awfully close earlier this year. Lucky for us — and you — “Zino Grigio” told us everything we wanted to know. Check out what he had to say in the video above.

Did They Or Didn’t They? Reps Offer Conflicting Reports About The Alleged Showdown Between LHHATL’s Erica Dixon And Shay Johnson

April 12th, 2013 - By Jazmine Denise Rogers
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Source: VH1

Source: VH1

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta Season 2 has yet to debut its first episode, but tons of dramafied tidbits about the cast are being spilled on the regular. The latest insanity to hit the circuit is a rumored fight that is said to have occurred between Erica Dixon and Shay Johnson. While the rumors weren’t really shocking, as any LHHATL head knows that the two are certainly not fans of one another, the outcome of the fight seemed a bit odd.

According to gossip blogger Funkey Dineva, both ladies made an appearance at a salon where their co-star Karlie Redd was hosting a launch party for her new hair weave line. The event was called “Redd Champagne and Weave” (no, that isn’t a joke) and after an exchange of words, the two women got into a physical altercation.

Source: Funkey Dineva

Source: Funkey Dineva

Media Takeout also reported on the fight, claiming that Erica pulled out a blade and slashed Shay in her face. Reps from both camps agree that this never happened. Erica also took to her Instagram account, expressing that she doesn’t need weapons to fight with Shay because her hands are sufficient.


Sources tell Dineva that Erica didn’t pull out a blade on Shay, but they did claim that Shay walked away from the fight bloody and disheveled. They’re also saying that the former Flavor of Love star “lost” the fight and stayed in the bathroom for a long time as the salon’s stylist attempted to salvage what was left of her ruined hairstyle.

Shay and her reps have come forward claiming that no one ruined her face and that the majority of claims circulating about the altercation are actually false. A rep told Hip Hop Gossip Site that the two reality stars did exchange words, but security stepped in before things got out of hand.

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On the other hand, Erica’s reps seem to be saying that there was physical altercation and Erica simply did what she had to do.

“Ms. Dixon did defend herself as she was provoked but there were no such things as a blade or other materials that you may have heard [were] involved,” Erica’s reps told RumorFix.

Shay has since released photos of her face in an effort to prove that no harm was done to her.

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Meanwhile, on the other side of town, Scrappy was busy rounding up Twitter followers for his pals. *Side-eye*

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Chances are Love & Hip Hop:Atlanta cameramen were lurking around when the confrontation occurred, so we’ll more than likely see it all go down in the coming episodes.




Ratchet At A Price: What The Stars Of Love & Hip-Hop Bring Home For Their Shenanigans On TV

January 17th, 2013 - By Madame Noire
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Source: Twitter


Everybody knows the real reason people join the cast of “Love & Hip-Hop” isn’t to launch whatever singing or rapping career they claim to have, they’re looking at dollar signs. The question is, just how much is clowning on TV and telling all your business to $3.5 million viewers every week worth? According to, that answer is a pretty penny because some of these reality stars are cashing in big time from the show’s high viewership. Take a look at the estimates some of these stars reportedly earned in 2012.

We Know There’s No Love, But Is There Even Any Hip-Hop On LHHATL?

August 31st, 2012 - By Brande Victorian
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In the same way that VH1′s hit show “Basketball Wives” doesn’t actually have any wives on the show, the running joke with the network’s other front runner, “Love & Hip-Hop” is that there really isn’t a whole lot of love. But something the show is also missing, at least in Atlanta, is the other portion of that title because after 10 episodes and half of a reunion, I’m still sitting here thinking, where the music at? (poor grammar on purpose)

I realize most people who participated in this craziness did so for a check. But I thought the overall grand master plan was to keep getting checks because the show was putting their names out there and now they actually had a platform for the hip-hop, i.e. the music. Every time K. Michelle comes at Toya, or Rasheeda talks about her independent artist grind, or Scrappy gets ready to put those paws on somebody, everybody reacts like hahahhahaha lololololol ahhhh that was a good one, but where’s the music? Now, I’m thinking the same thing, where’s the music? Like, for real for real.

Backing up a step, there are a couple people whose careers I’m thankful have not gone anywhere because, frankly, they suck, point blank period. Joseline and Karlie Redd were the first artists, term used loosely, to drop singles during this season of LHHATL, but honestly, these are the only two women who I would give a pass to for not doing anything career-wise because at the end of the day, they are not what’s up. I think non-spanish speaking people can understand Joseline’s reggaeton rapping better than her confessionals on TV. And when a Trinidadian who’s over the hump, be it the 30-year, 40-year, or 50-year hump, spits patois in front of Stevie J to prove her lyrical prowess but comes out with a single titled “Louie, Gucci, Prada” to get on, you almost want to say Karlie would have been better off remixing “things that make you go hmmm.”

I know right now somebody is thinking, what about Rasheeda? (Give me a minute) I happen to like Rasheeda (blame it on my fondness for dirty south rap music). I think she has a lane, dirty south boss b***h rap music, and I feel like she does it well. The thing is, she appears to have been in the exact same spot in that lane since her “Bend ova”/ “Bubblegum” days — songs I can remember bumping at college parties back somewhere between 2003-2007. After listening to her interview with Kirk on The Breakfast Club yesterday, I do think the couple knows what they’re doing as far as having a comfortable lifestyle, but despite being on this show and dropping the “Marry Me” single and video within that time frame, it doesn’t appear Rasheeda has picked up any more buzz than she already had in the south. That, my friends, is a problem. there’s no point in doing all that so-called grinding just to be in the same spot. I’m not trying to say Kirk sucks but I bet Wacka Flocka’s mama would’ve known how to make it happen. (shade)

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