Earlier this week, ‘Love and Hip Hop’ Atlanta premiered with singer K. Michelle dropping a bombshell in regards to her past relationship with Memphitz, who is currently married to Toya Wright. Without saying names, she disclosed that she was once in love with a man that helped her snag a $2 million dollar record deal but he eventually ‘beat her azz’ and left her with nothing. K. Michelle caught up with TT Torrez of IPower 92 this week, after the episode aired, and discussed her relationship further, saying out of respect, she didn’t say Memphitz name on television and although he may have beaten her, he’s probably a different man with Toya. ‘Different women bring out different things in men’. She also shades Tamar Braxton (and basically says Tamar don’t want it with her) after Tamar tweeted a few things to Toya the night of the show and she dished her thoughts on Stevie J and Mimi’s relationship as well as people comparing her to Keyshia Cole.Check out a few good excerpts from the interview below:
On whether she was scared to talk about her relationship with Memphitz
I wasn’t scared about that because you are only scared when you’re lying and you only get scared when there aren’t any facts. His family still talks to me and they know the truth. For me, it was like, I still try to do it right and not be shady out of respect for Toya and the situation. I did not even say his name. I told my story without saying his name because I did not want it to be like ‘Oh K is throwing shade’ or ‘K is bitter’ no! He probably is a different man now. Different women bring out different things in men. I wasn’t the one to calm him. And I’m not mad at him or her but the one person I am mad at is Tamar Braxton, that muppet, she needs to have several seats.
On what Tamar did to upset her
She was on twitter last night [and] she deleted the tweets because she knows she doesn’t want it with [me]. She better stay over there with ‘Family Values’. She deleted the tweets because people were tweeting me what she said. she was saying to Toya ‘Oh have fun and let this girl sell her fairy tale’ and all I tweeted was that ‘I like Toni anyway,’ because I do. You know me, I don’t mess with anybody until they mess with me and I don’t play them little games. I’m from Memphis, we jump gates! We don’t play in them little games. So until the muppet gets it together she needs to stay away from me.
On why she did the show
I wanted to use the show so that people can know [me]. When I was sitting with the producers, [I told them that] I wanted to focus on K as a person, K as a friend, you know throw some music in there but for my music that’s for me really to go out and push. So, there are some things that I am doing to get the music out there. I’ve got an EP coming out July 9th and that’s music that I am proud of. If I’m not writing from the inside the music isn’t going to work again.
On how she feels about being compared to Keyshia Cole
I like the comparison that I get to Keyshia [Cole]. That’s fine because she had something to say and me and her recently talked. And me and her are going to get on the phone today. People finally connected us. We really had a woman to woman conversation and she really opened up her arms to me. [We are not going to let people put us against one another] she’s telling her story and I’m telling my story.
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