Deb Antney is a mover and shaker within the music trade who has appeared on quite a few actuality reveals alongside her son, rapper Waka Flocka Flame. In a current interview, Antney didn’t have too many type phrases for considered one of her former actuality present houses, Love & Hip Hop.
Deb Antney on ‘Love & Hip Hop’
Prior to Love & Hip Hop Antney was a widely known power within the music trade, being instrumental within the careers of hip-hop artists together with Gucci Mane, Nicki Minaj, French Montana, and naturally, her son and co-star, Waka Flocka Flame.
Antney has appeared on a number of seasons of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. She guest-starred on the primary and second seasons of the present, working with Rasheeda and others. She formally joined the present within the third season as a supporting forged member. That season, her storyline revolved across the demise of her different son and the way she grew to become concerned in anti-bullying and suicide prevention campaigns.
She continued to look a supporting forged member in seasons 4, 5 and, six, principally giving assist to Waka Flocka and his spouse, veteran Love & Hip Hop forged member Tammy Rivera. In season six, she additionally helped Tommie Lee attempt to reconnect along with her mom. She left the present after season 6, together with Waka Flocka and Rivera.
After Love & Hip Hop, Antney additionally started showing on WE television’s Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta, which she additionally government produces. She has appeared on each season of the present. Waka Flocka and Rivera started showing starting in season 3, earlier than showing on the community’s Marriage Boot Camp, and now, their very own present, Waka and Tammy: What the Flocka.
She critiqued the franchise in a current interview
In an interview with Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Antney opened up about her time on the present and her emotions about it as a complete.
Talking about witnessing how the tough patches of Waka Flocka and Rivera’s relationship performed out on Love & Hip Hop, Antney stated “It just destroyed the inside of me. I could not function.” As for the present, Antney says she prefers the WE television collection that they’ve been on versus the VH1 franchise, feeling that Love & Hip Hop manipulates its stars to look unhealthy on the reveals.
“It’s very disgraceful for women,” stated Antney. “It makes our men look horrible. I’m just not for it. I’m not for the drama like that.”
She defined that it took time for Waka Flocka and Rivera to really feel snug for the opposite reveals, explaining that they had been leery due to their Love & Hip Hop experiences. Now that they’ve appeared to gel on WE television, she’s hoping the brand new present will come again for a second season.
“They went through so much on the other show, they were a little resistant at first to be open. But by the end, they let people see who they are. People have perceptions of celebrities, that they’re not human. But it’s not easy being a mom and wife and entrepreneur and singer like Tammy. I feel women can relate to a lot of her struggles,” she stated.
Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta airs Mondays on VH1. The season finale of Waka and Tammy: What the Flocka airs this Thursday.