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Safaree Samuels Threatens To Quit ‘LHHATL’ After Footage Airs Of His Baby Falling: ‘That Was Tacky’

HollywoodLife
HollywoodLife
 2021-07-29
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Safaree Samuels called out ‘Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta’ editors for their ‘tacky and tasteless’ decision to air footage of his daughter Safire falling. He even threatened to quit the show.

Safaree Samuels may be done with Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta for good. The 40-year-old rapper and reality star went on a Twitter rant against the VH1 series on Wednesday (July 28) after the show aired a scene on Monday’s episode where Safaree was seemingly laughing about his 1-year-old daughter Safire, whom he shares with now-estranged wife Erica Mena, falling and crying. “Y’all LHH editors ain’t s**t,” Safaree began in his first tweet. “We told y’all not to air my baby falling and y’all still used it. Had us reshoot a whole bunch of bulls**t and y’all still used that,” he added.

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Safaree went on to accuse the reality series of having “no respect,” adding, “because that was not my response of me finding out I was having a boy!” Safaree then threatened to quit the show in his second tweet. “That was tacky and tasteless!! It’s definitely about to be a wrap on my time with y’all,” he wrote. “Y’all be wanting too much of ppl time to be doin dat type of wack s**t!! We filmed a hr long convo for that scene and y’all chop it to 3 mins and use that and make it a focal point. Weak.”

In the episode, Erica and Safaree got into it after a guitar fell on baby Safire, just as Erica was announcing the sex of their second child. “Safaree, pick her up you freaking idiot,” Erica told her husband, who, as the editing showed, was laughing about the accident. Erica further vented her frustrations about Safaree in a private confessional. “This moment is probably setting me up to get ready for what my life is about to be,” she explained. “Me having to hold down my babies by myself, even when they’re hurting, because daddy finds it to be funny. But it just proves how immature he is.”

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On May 21, months after the episode was filmed, Erica seemingly put an official end to the couple’s turbulent 2-year marriage by filing for divorce from Safaree. In court docs obtained by HollywoodLife, Erica said that their union is “irretrievably broken.” She also requested to share joint legal custody of both children with Safaree, “as well as have final decision-making authority over legal custody matters.”

A month after the divorce filing, Erica and Safaree became parents for a second time to son Legend Brian. The “Paradise” rapper shared the news on June 28 by posting a photo on Instagram of himself cradling his newborn. He also gripped one of his baby boy’s fingers in a snapshot shared to his Instagram Story after his son’s birth. Safaree captioned the snapshot, according to PEOPLE, “Another me…. That’s all the world need,” with angel and laughing emojis.

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LunaLakise
07-29

Correct babies fall all the time, but it was wrong for him to just laugh first before checking to see if his daughter was ok. I thought it looked very childish on his part.

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Sheila King
07-29

She knew how he was when she married him.Marriage and children didn’t change him.After all his is at home with his family party time.

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truth or friends
07-29

Listen up! Read this and tell me if it describes you and your ancestors or the people who own the diamond industry, Hollywood, and the world banks? "They are a stiff-necked (hard-headed) people", "I will bring you into Egypt (slavery) again ON SHIPS", "your men will have an evil eye towards their brother (violence), toward his wife, and to his kids which he will leave", "the brokenhearted, the captives, and them that are bound", "you will discontinue (forget) your heritage and you will serve your enemies in a foreign land" This is ALL in the bible! The same book that says "I know the blasphemy of them that say they are Jews and are not..." If they were the Jews and not us why do we fit the curses? Why don't they? If they were us how would they "remember this whole time" they were Jews when the bible said the real Jews would forget who they were? Wake up and return to your stolen heritage, we are the Israelites. The church doesn't teach this for a reason

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