Benzino Talks On Not Returning To LHHATL; Blames Stevie J & Mona Scott

Benzino’s cut from Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and says Stevie J and Mona Scott, not VH1, pulled the plug.

We met up with Benzino in a studio in Atlanta during the premiere of the new season of Love and Hip Hop Atlanta. Just as the show is ending (with him noticeably missing from this episode). I hear “Zino” making his rounds and greeting people inside from a room next door.

At the top of our conversation, it’s confirmed that he as well as his fiance Althea would not be returning and he dolefully explained his perspective on why the cut may have happened, placing Stevie J and Mona Scott as the opposing “powers that be.” Check out his full disposition below and stay tuned for more excerpts from our chat.