Although the “Love & Hip Hop” season premiere was weeks ago, the much talked about fight between video vixen Kimbella and cast member Chrissy Lampkin continues to get analyzed with R&B singer Olivia Longott offering her take on the physical altercation.
According to O, she actually tried to hold back Lampkin prior to the punches getting thrown.
“Obviously we were all in a state of shock. We weren’t expecting her to say that, but me knowing Chrissy, I knew it would’ve turned for the worst because her and Kimbella started having a few words. I really don’t want to say anything without giving away what was said during the conversations between the two of them, but Chrissy’s going to do what she wants to do regardless and I tried to stop her, but that was the result of it.” (Global Grind)
Around mid-November, “Love & Hip Hop” co-star Emily B. described how intense Chrissy and Kimbella’s televised bout really was.
“The fight was crazy, it was out of control and there were definitely punches landed. It was insane. We really didn’t know it was going to happen. It was out of nowhere. It was a crazy moment. I don’t condone violence and I never wanted Chrissy to fight anybody, but I do understand that there was a lot of emotion in that room,” Emily said in an interview. “She took it personal what [Kimbella] was saying, so it kind of turned from a conversation between me and her to her and Chrissy. It was crazy. [Kimbella] was on the floor, her contacts came out of her eyes, she was completely without clothes on the floor. She was laying out naked on the floor. Her dress went up to her neck. It was so insane and that’s just a little bit of it. So, when I seen the scene [with Kimbella] saying, ‘I’m still pretty,’ I was like, ‘Oh my God.'” (XXL Mag)
Chrissy has since said she regretted her actions, but felt it was necessary to defend Emily.
The explosive confrontation took place during a party hosted by Emily Bustamente, as she celebrated the end of her nine-year relationship with Fabolous. In a reality show moment that seemed to be void of reasoning, Kimbella announced–in front of the entire room–that she dated Fabolous while Emily B was pregnant with his son. Although Emily remained calm after hearing the news, Chrissy quickly lost her cool and things soon spiraled out of control. “I think everybody that watches the show feels like Emily doesn’t defend herself the way we would like to see her do,” she explained. “I don’t regret my feelings, but I regret the way I allowed myself to be pulled out of character. It’s just that I was so hurt and so caught in the moment — it was just reactional.” (RapFix)
The fight also caught Houston rapper Slim Thug‘s eyes who told SOHH he hoped all parties involved came to terms with one another.
“Yeah man, I checked that out, I like that type of sh*t,” Slim Thug told SOHH referring to “Love & Hip Hop.” “I did see that fight, man. That was crazy, man, to see them go at it like that. I hope they can squash the beef because [Jim Jones and Juelz Santana] are two home boys and they’re gonna have to be around each other. I hope they can squash that and move on.” (SOHH)
Check out the televised fight below: