Love & Hip Hop Stars Get Fired, “Sharknado” Strikes, Lil Twist Gets A Pass After DUI Bust
Fresh Friday. It’s all about feeling fresh and what better way to kick things off than with some “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” stars getting handed the pink slip. Speaking of people losing their jobs, someone at Syfy may be next after green lighting a new movie that combines tornadoes and sharks in one big swoop. Maybe Lil Twist can hop out of the car and watch that movie with Justin Bieber? All this coming up in SOHH Whatcha Think.
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1. Let’s Get Ready To Rumble
Has there ever been a nice and safe reunion show for VH1? It seems like whenever you have some former enemeies and current ones all in the same room, there is something that breaks out. Well, it looks like the breaking out was more business-oriented than anything as a couple of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” stars were allegedly let go. Media Take Out is all over this:
July 12, 2013: The Love And Hip Hop cast is now TWO MEMBERS short. According to a TOP MTO SNITCH who worked on the Love And Hip Hop reunion show, filmed yesterday in New York – Scrappy and Erica were FIRED from the show. What happened? Well it’s NOT CLEAR, but we’re told that the couple was REFUSING to participate in the SHENANIGANS that were occurring on stage – and TRUST there was PLENTY OF F*CKERY occurring on that stage. At a commercial break, a producer spoke to Scrappy and Erica and asked them to “liven it up” and complained that hey were “being boring.” Well Scrappy and Erica started acting up . . . TOWARDS THE PRODUCERS. The couple got REAL OUT OF POCKET towards the TOP people behind the TOP RATED VH1 show. And after a few minutes, Scrappy and Erica were asked to LEAVE THE SET. They were told that they’re services were NO LONGER NEEDED . . . and that they’re basically FIRED FROM THE SHOW. Developing . . . (Media Take Out)
This could all be taken out of context and even if the head people at VH1 were upset, common sense would tell you Lil Scrappy and Erica were great for ratings. Any chance these two are really gone? #SOHHWhatchaThink?
2. Movie Night
Rarely do you see things in here that doesn’t have some direct connection to hip-hop or the music world, but this was a must. It looks like they unthinkable has happened. What do you get when you take a lot of sharks and throw in a tornado? You guessed it. “Sharknado” everywhere. RumorFix has the inside:
The press release from the Syfy channel about Sharknado is almost as hilarious as the trailer for the flick: “Up in the sky. It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a … shark! A supersized storm sucks sharks from the ocean and hurls them onto land in the new Syfy Original Movie Sharknado, premiering Thursday, July 11 at 9PM (ET/PT). In the movie, regulars of a beachside bar including owner Fin (Ian Ziering/Beverly Hills 90210), bartender Nova (Casie Scerbo/Make It Or Break It) and local drunk George (John Heard/Home Alone) team up with Fin’s ex-wife April (Tara Reid/Scrubs) to investigate the ecological nightmare that has sharks swimming through the streets of Los Angeles and falling from the skies.” Tara Reid? Flying sharks? This thing has instant classic written all over it. (RumorFix)
Hopefully by now someone has uploaded the entire movie and put it onto the Internet. There’s no question this is going to be a movie for the ages. #SOHHWhatchaThink?
There’s nothing wrong with being Justin Bieber’s friend. He might be a bit of a loose cannon, but he sure knows how to treat his real dogs pretty loyal. Even after Lil Twist was arrested this week for driving around in Justin Bieber’s car possibly drunk or high, Bieber has welcomed him back with open arms. TMZ gets to the bottom of this:
Justin Bieber refuses to throw Lil Za and Lil Twist out on the street … even after all of the trouble they’ve caused … because he considers them “true friends” … TMZ has learned. Sources close to Bieber tell TMZ … members of Justin’s camp have been pleading with him to boot the Lils out of his Calabasas home and forbid them from driving his fleet of fancy cars after a string of embarrassing incidents including Twist’s DUI arrest in JB’s car. We’re told Bieber’s camp has been very concerned about the way he acts when he’s with the Lil crew — and have been vocal that the guys are a bad influence. Why? Weed … sizzurp … neighborhood wars … pissing in public … anti-Clintonism … and of course, Twist’s DUI arrest. The Lils had a role in all of that stuff … and people close to Beiber want it to stop. But despite the warnings, Justin is pushing back HARD … claiming he would never turn his back on his boys, because that’s not what friends do. Plus, one source says Justin’s been surrounded by adults for most of his life — and now that he finally has a group of close friends that are his age, the last thing he wants to do is push them away. Bottom line — get used to Za and Twist … they’re not going anywhere. (TMZ)
Is Justin Bieber up to something really bad or could this all be a publicity stunt? Even for being a youngster, you have to wonder how much of this is really him just raging against the entire world. Either way, Twist is going to be right by his side. #SOHHWhatchaThink?
That about wraps it up for today. This is SOHH On The Spot giving you the morning scoop from your favorite gossip sites.