‘Love & Hip Hop’: Why Masika Kalysha Believes Her Fake Kidnapping Video Worked, Despite The Backlash

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Former Love & Hip Hop star Masika Kalysha shouldn’t be solely making headlines for a video that surfaced that includes her and rival Hazel-E, but additionally for a controversial video she placed on her Instagram. Some because the video she posted pretending to be kidnapped and brutalized was tone-deaf, however Kalysha stated it was to spotlight trigger. Now, the tv persona and entrepreneur says she is blissful she introduced consciousness to the difficulty of human trafficking.

A video she posted prompted a firestorm final week

Kalysha posted a video on her Instagram web page just lately by which she acted like she had been kidnapped. The caption directed folks to her OnlyFans web page. She wrote, “I’ve been kidnapped. I’m in a warehouse somewhere. Idk where! I’m so scared! They took all my money and they want more! Please! Help me! Click the link in my bio & Subscribe to my only fans and tip me so they’ll let me go!!! They’re coming!!!!!”

People have been confused at what was occurring. After this, she posted a second video on her IGTV, telling followers the explanation behind the preliminary video. She stated that it was part of her character on a tv present and that she was in make-up to look brutalized.

“Hey guys, now that I got your attention, I wanted to talk about something really important,” she stated within the video. “I’m sorry if I scared you but sometimes you need that shock factor. I’m on set right now filming for my new show. This is all camera makeup, I’m totally fine guys. But the show that I am on right now is about child sex trafficking. This is a very challenging role for me because this is something that I’m very passionate about and shooting this show, I’ve done a lot of research and I’ve had to dig deep and I just found out things that I never wanted to know about this issue.”

The present, Double Cross on Urban Movie Channel, would find yourself dropping Kalysha from the collection.

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Here’s what she stated concerning the aftermath of the video

As TMZ stories, Kalysha basically stated that she has no regrets about what occurred in the long run as a result of it introduced extra consciousness to the subject.

The outlet states, “Masika tells us even though she didn’t intend to trigger anyone — so she’s sorry for that — she suggests the ends justify the means … because she’s opened up a dialogue about sex trafficking.S he even goes as far as calling out those who are upset with her for not doing more themselves to bring light to the important subject…and says you can’t be afraid of pissing off people.”

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Her feedback to TMZ are similar to the assertion she put out when she apologized if the video rubbed some folks the mistaken means. That assertion reads partly, “It is imperative that you understand the public’s safety and the victims are paramount to my actions. I made no money, nor was it ever my intent. With that being said, I am aware that the way I went about it was distasteful, and I apologize to anyone whom I have offended or hurt with my delivery.”

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