Erica Mena fired from Love & Hip Hop for racial slurs

Erica Mena has been fired from Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta after calling castmate Spice a racial slur in a recent episode of the show.

The “Stepmom 3” and “Assistant” actor “will not be appearing in the next season” of the VH1 reality series, according to a statement released Saturday on Love & Hip Hop. Instagram Page.

“The ‘Love & Hip Hop’ franchise has never shied away from tough conversations in our community,” the statement said.

“In collaboration with our partners, viewers will experience the impact of Erica Mena’s comments in the final three episodes of the season.”

On Tuesday’s episode of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” hairstylist Shekinah Jo took Mena and Spice out to dinner to end a feud between the actor and the dancehall artist. Over the meal, Mena and Spice — both divorced and moms — got into an argument related to Mena’s recent divorce.

(Mena and singer Safaree Samuels wed in 2019 and officially ended their marriage last year TMZ. They share two young children.)

After Spice accused Mena of being “the first woman divorced” and told her her son didn’t like her, the former model responded by turning the tables, pouncing on Spice and giving the Jamaican musician a “blue monkey.” called. ”

The production team had to separate the women during the altercation, with Mena referring to Spice as “monkeys” on several occasions.

“Erica, I can’t believe you just called that girl a monkey and then said she should have died,” Jo said in a taped confessional during the episode. “What kind of guy is that? They have Jamaican children [with Samuels]. Would you like it if someone named your kids monkeys? You shouldn’t have done that, Erica. That was inappropriate.”

“We heard she wished I would die on the table and give me all these racial slurs,” Spice said in another confessional, adding, “Now…the real Erica is out.”

Mena and Spice representatives did not immediately respond to the Times request for comment on Sunday.

Emma Bowman

Emma Bowman is a USTimesPost U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Emma Bowman joined USTimesPost in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing

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