A former Love & Hip Hop star is blaming the truth show for destroying the connection he had along with his son. In a current interview with Drink Champs, Saigon stated that after he appeared on season 4 of Love & Hip Hop with the mom of his son, Erica Jean, the connection he had along with his soon-to-be nine-year-old son crumbled.
“I need a relationship with my son,” he advised hosts N.O.R.E and DJ EFN. “I haven’t got the connection with my son.”
The Brooklyn, New York native stated he felt that theLove & Hip Hopcollection “killed” his co-parenting relationship with Jean and he now he “hardly is aware of” his son.
I defined to this younger woman, I stated, ‘look, you possibly can’t elevate this little Black man like I can, man. I do not give a f*** what n***** come out and in of your life, no person’s gonna love this n**** unconditionally. Stop f****** conserving him away from me. Stop doing that, as a result of do you hate me greater than you’re keen on him? You hurting him greater than you hurting me. You pondering, ‘Oh I’m a maintain him over right here.’ But you hurting him as a result of he is rising up with out his father. This s*** makes me need to cry, I’m not even going to lie.”
Saigon Says He & Erica Jean Aren’t on Good Terms
During their chat, Saigon additionally revealed that he and Jean have not been talking. The formerEntouragestar stated he hasn’t spoken to Jean in seven years. He stated he and Jean “ain’t been mates since that show.”
“Once I am unable to belief you, I am unable to f*** with you,” he stated concerning the demise of he and Jean’s relationship. “To me belief is all the pieces. Once I lose your belief, what is the level of speaking to you? I do not know if what’s popping out of your mouth is actual or not.”
He additionally claimed that Jean disrespected him on the show quite a few instances after producers advised them their storyline was boring. He stated that this made Jean really feel that she “wanted to show up.”
“Y’all did not even see half the s*** she was saying that did not make the display screen,” he stated.
Saigon stated there was a degree the place he wished to give up in the midst of the season as a result of he felt that he was going to turn out to be violent in the direction of her. He stated he tried to inform her to cease being so belligerent in the direction of him however his plea fell on deaf ears.
Saigon stated that they spoke for the primary time earlier than the interview as a result of she known as him with some unhappy information.
“After Love & Hip Hop I by no means f****** once more till she known as me the opposite day and advised me [her father died.]”
Saigon & Erica Jean Appeared on Iyanla: Fix My Life
In 2014, Erica Jean and Saigon appeared on OWN’sIyanla: Fix My Life to restore their co-parenting relationship. They had been by no means in a romantic relationship and did not know one another effectively after they welcomed their son. Their time onLove & Hip Hopwas full of tumultuous battle, so Jean reached out to the motivational speaker’s show to assist them be taught to get alongside.
Jean later advised Rolling Out that she wasn’t glad with the way in which she was portrayed on the show.
I do not suppose they actually noticed the show and I do not suppose they actually listened to why I wrote in and I do know that I’m considerably in charge as a result of I selected to be with him with us not being in a relationship, however I believe the core drawback was his verbal abuse in the direction of me. It’s not that I can simply dump him and transfer on as a result of we now have a son collectively. It was just about for me, earlier than we go to the courts, I form of wished to see if we may reconcile, however I believe Iyanla was simply just about pointing the finger at me and never rectifying the issue. It made it worse as a result of I believe after him doing the show and seeing the show it made him really feel like his habits in the direction of me was justifiable. In the start, when she stated one thing about being known as a b****, why do you reply to that? I did not actually perceive what she meant in a way. I believed she was saying that, ‘why do you enable him to name you a b**** and also you reply’ as a result of I reply, however I do not reply in a great way; we argue. I really feel prefer it was form of an assault and it did not assist us in any respect.
Jean and Saigon did not return to the show after season 4.
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