It’s been a life-changing summer for Memphis, Tenn.’s own K. Michelle. The soul singer-turned-reality star burst onto the mainstream scene this June when the hit show “Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta” premiered on VH1, and she hasn’t looked back since. Although the road to fame had been a bumpy one, with cruel rumors, lawsuits (former Jive Records executive Mickey “Memphitz” Wright Jr. is suing her for defamation of character for remarks she made on the show), and arguments with cast members, K. Michelle is ready to move forward. The R&B star sat down with Loop 21 and revealed her thoughts about her cast mates, regrets and why she’s ready to love again.
Loop 21: Your life has changed so much in the last few months. What has changed most for you since the show premiered?
K. Michelle: The biggest change has really been not being able to do what I want. I took simple things for granted, like going out on my own, and I can’t do that anymore. I also can’t say what I want because if I do the world will know in two seconds. It has been such a transition.
Read the rest of the interview at Loop 21