LeToya Luckett tells HipHollywood exclusively that she will not be joining the cast of Love & Hip Hop Houston.
Last week, rumors began to circulate that the singer and her ex-boyfriend, Slim Thug will be joining the cast, but 32-year-old tells us that is not the case.
“I woke up one morning and my niece was like ‘so you’re doing Love & Hip Hop?’ I was like ‘wait, what?’ I went and saw it on the blogs … I don’t even know where this could have come from. I never mentioned it, never had talked about it. It just popped out of the sky,” Luckett told us while on the red carpet for ASCAP’s 5th Annual “Women Behind the Music Series.”
“I guess it’s because I’m from Houston, I’m always reppin my city, I love my city Houston. I think people just naturally thought she’s definitely going to be associated with it, but I’m not,” the night’s honoree explained.
The singer also addressed the rumors on Instagram, writing, “So yaaaaaaa NO! I am NOT on the new season of Love & Hip Hop Houston. Not sure where that even came from, BUT u can catch me on season 3 of Single Ladies on VH1 #Felicia.”
The 32-year-old may not be joining the cast, but will the singer ever consider starring in her own reality show?
“That’s a hard question,” Luckett told HH. “I won’t say I’ll never do it. I would definitely have to be executive producer. I would have to definitely be in the editing room. I don’t do the fight and throwing drinks thing, I know it’s entertaining, I watch sometimes. But I don’t think I could ever see myself really doing it, but it depends,” she explained.
Check out what LeToya had to say in the clip below:
Tracee Ellis Ross Spills The Real Tea On ‘Black-ish’ Wage Demands + Deon Cole, Jenifer Lewis Weigh In
Tracee Ellis Ross is unveiling the truth behind recent reports that she was demanding more money for her time spent on ABC’s Black-ish.
Just last week, The Hollywood Reporter suggested Tracy was in negotiations and asking for more for not only going into her fourth season on the hit show, but because her male co-host, Anthony Anderson, makes significantly more than she does.
The report also claimed that if she didn’t make any headway, she might step away and consider guest starring on other shows.
Over the weekend, Ellis addressed the reports and didn’t exactly deny the claims. In a lengthy statement shared on social media, Ross said that she “was in renegotiation, like many actors find themselves in during the fourth season of a successful show.”
She continued, “I wanted to be compensated in a way that matches my contribution to a show that I love for many reasons, including the opportunity it allows me to reshape what it is to be a fully realized black woman on TV.”
She did, however, confirm that claims there were threats are false. “I wish I could have been called by the reporter to confirm that,” she wrote.
Tracy’s statement falls right in line with what her co-stars, Deon Cole and Jenifer Lewis, explained to HipHollywood on Sunday night during the 2018 SAG Awards.
When asked about Ross’ desire to earn more money, Lewis said, “Tracee should have more money, you should have more money, every woman should have more money because we’ve been in the background too long. ”
Television’s favorite mom continued, “We’ve got grab her by the pussy in the White House and women are not standing for it anymore. Black-ish is a very important show, we are dealing with all the pressing issues of our time … This is the time to look it in the face and address it and come through the fire. Women are not taking it anymore.”
Deon also shut down rumors that Ross would be taking a back seat, telling us “There’s two sides to every story. Tracee is fine, everybody is fine, and everybody is getting paid. Everybody is eating. It’s all love I promise you.”
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