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On this season of VH1’s Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta there has been drama at every turn. Although most of it revolves around women like Joseline, Mimi, and K Michelle, but the latest episode, featured a major showdown between rapper Lil’ Scrappy and actor Sam Monroe Jr.
The skirmish was the result of a previous incident when Monroe, who plays the character, Stevie J., attempted to intimidate Lil’ Scrappy baby’s momma, Erica, by standing over her and asking “do you know what you’re up against?”at a public event.
So, after Erica told Scrappy about the incident, the Atlanta native decided to meet up with the guy to “put him in check.” Needless-to-say, things go out of hand as tempers began to boil after Scrappy and Erica met up with the actor and his TV jumpoff/artist Joseline outside of the studio where punched were thrown.
This has been the norm for Monroe, who is the father of Mimi’s daughter. The actor has apparently made a name for himself in Atlanta as a playboy in the music industry…
That’s not Sam Monroe? Seriously? Then who is it?
Stevie J?!?! He’s a real person?
Who the f*ck is Stevie J?!?!?
Really? He’s a music producer, for real?
I’ve never heard of this guy.
Apparently, Stevie J was a part of P. Diddy’s Bad Boy Entertainment Hitmen roster of in-house producers and writers during the 90s. He’s worked with big name artist such as: Mariah Carey, Eve (who I guess he once dated), Jay-Z, and Beyonce.
I guess that does make more sense. I mean, Stevie J and Sam Monroe kinda favor one another. Besides, why wouldn’t they hire an actor to play a role on the show? Being that it seems scripted and all.
Well, Stevie J was confronted by Scrappy in the parking lot and… Okay I must admit, I’m a bit disheartened at the revelation that he’s not the actor dude.
Perhaps, we should put an APB out on Sam Monroe Jr. just to see what he’s been up to over the last 20 years. I’m sure his story would be less dramatic, yet more interesting that the seemingly scripted episodes of the show.
Watch the latest clip from “Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta” below. Catch the new episodes Monday nights on VH1. Check your local listings for times.
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