‘Love & Hip Hop’ Star Moniece Slaughter on Black Talent in Reality TV: ‘We Are Literally a Slave to the Machine’

by Jeremy Spirogis
Moniece Slaughter

Love & Hip Hop star Moniece Slaughter has at all times been candid about her time on the present and her expertise. In a brand new interview, she talked in regards to the present and grievances about what she and others undergo.

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Moniece Slaughter is an authentic ‘Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood’ solid member

Slaughter was an authentic member of the Love & Hip Hop solid and was a important solid member for the primary 5 seasons. For the sixth season, she was a supporting solid member. A variety of her storylines have centered on her a number of totally different feuds with numerous solid members. However, her most notable storyline has chronicled her bumpy co-parenting relationship with Lil Fizz.

Moniece Slaughter calls out ‘Love & Hip Hop’

In an interview with The Jasmine Brand, Slaughter went in-depth speaking about her expertise as a Black actuality tv star. Citing some of the well-known managers in actuality tv, Slaughter stated that the expertise within the franchise do not need managers who don’t deal with them like they need to.

“We weren’t Kris Jenner,” she stated. “I was… flat out I’m gonna f*cking say it. We weren’t Kris Jenner. We’re not being managed by Kris Jenners. We don’t have, you know, a collective of people who are like ‘We know your worth, we’re gonna fight for your worth, and we’re not gonna let you do anything that is below what you’re worth.’”

She additionally stated they find yourself getting in offers that aren’t good for them. “And so we don’t get treated the same,” she continued. “We don’t get paid the same and we don’t have ownership. So we are literally a slave to the machine and it’s sold to you one way and then once you get in it you didn’t have Kris Jenner representation therefore you got stuck in a bad deal.”

She additionally slammed a manufacturing firm

Slaughter additionally known as out the manufacturing firm that brings the present to the community. She defined, “What’s sick about it is it’s the Black production company that goes to the network that says ‘She’s insubordinate, she’s hard to work with, she’s difficult, she’s blah blah blah blah.’ And then the more you fight to get out, you get other opportunities, it’s the Black production company that goes to that network and says ‘don’t work with her.’ But it’s that same Black production company that is sending you through the wringer.”

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It is unclear which manufacturing firm Slaughter is explicitly referring to. One manufacturing firm, Big Fish Entertainment, VH1 reduce ties with earlier this 12 months. It is extra possible that she could possibly be speaking about Mona Scott-Young’s Monami Entertainment. She additionally alleged that the present was ‘listed at a 48-minute infomercial,’ and that it doesn’t should observe union guidelines or pay.

Slaughter had already acknowledged close to the top of the final season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood that she wouldn’t be returning to the franchise and that she selected to not renew her contract. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there’s no phrase on when the present might return to VH1.

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