Emani Richardson, daughter of “Love & Hip Hop” Atlanta stars Darryl “Lil’ Scrappy” Richardson and Erica Dixon, turned nine today. But instead of basking in the glow of her fabulous birthday party, which was scheduled to take place yesterday evening, she’s forced to remember how her big celebration came to a screeching halt.
According to TMZ, Scrappy put a down payment for a small 2.5-hour celebration at a girls’ salon, which is located just outside of Atlanta. However, when he showed up to the venue with Erica and Emani 20 minutes late, he says the owners refused to let them in.
Of course shutting down a children’s party for such a simple matter seems a bit harsh, but Scrappy says their tardiness had nothing to do with it. According to the “Love & Hip Hop” star, his family wasn’t granted admission into the venue because the owners and employees are “racist.” He went on to say that when he’d argued that he already made a down payment for the party, he was told by the people running the venue—who are white—that the establishment had no interest in serving “you people.”
Cops were later called to the scene because Scrappy refused to leave without a refund. Once they arrived, they were able to recover half of Scrappy’s down payment and the venue reportedly agreed to mail him the remaining balance.
Poor Emani. Hopefully Scrappy and Erica are able to throw another party for her.