Saturday, January 16, 2021

Alexis Skyy Reveals She Was ‘Sold’ At 15 in New ‘LHH: Atlanta’ Season 9 Trailer [WATCH]

*VH1 has dropped a nearly six-minute super trailer for the upcoming season 9 of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” in which cast member Alexis Skyy opening up about her troubled past.

In the clip, Alexis reveals to an audience at an event that she is the victim of human trafficking, Ace Showbiz reports. 

“I was just basically sold to whoever, highest bidder,” she says, adding: “I had to forcefully do it or he would say he was gonna kill me. I didn’t want to die.”

Following the release of the trailer, Alexis took to her Instagram account to share a lengthy message. “LHHATL this season is a really BIG season for me, for the first time EVER…in my life… I’m opening up about my traumatic human trafficking experience I went thru as a little girl…!!!” so she wrote. 

“Everyday I’m attacked, judged & accused of lying… all because, I’ve never spoke on my story before, but what nobody knows is, I still to this day haven’t told my mom, my grandmother or none of my immediate family!!!” she added. “I was only 15 years old when I was kidnapped & forced into human trafficking by a guy 20 years older than me.”

Peep the full post below. 

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LHHATL this season is a really BIG season for me, for the first time EVER…in my life… I’m opening up about my tramatic human trafficking experience I went thru as a little girl…!!! l never in my life, planned on saying anything UNTIL one day, I mention part of it & SO SO SO MANY young girls reached out to me about them currently going thru the same thing & having similar stories!!! It’s so sad & so important you talk to, love, guide & caress your children!! Everyday I’m attacked, judged & accused of lying… all because, I’ve never spoke on my story before, but what nobody knows is, I still to this day haven’t told my mom, my grandmother or none of my immediate family!!! I been so afraid for many years to talk about any of it, specifically in fear of a possible revenge, harassment & lord knows what else!! I was only 15 years old when I was kidnapped & forced into human trafficking by a guy 20 years older than me!! Every single day.. for 2 months… he would beat on me, threaten to kill me, my family & etc!!! Multiple times he held a loaded gun to my face, abused & raped me!! Also forcing me to have sexual intercourse who would pay!!! It’s so much shyt I’ve been thru as a young girl that nobody knows!! This season will be the first time my mother, dad & all my other family will hear about this!!! For so many years I didn’t know how to tell my family about this!! But after hearing so many stories similar to my own, I gotta be a role model to these young girls!! If it’s something I can say or do that will help or save some of these girls from making the mistakes I did & help bring awareness to the danger these girls face… I HAVE to face my fears!!! I was a very young girl who was taken advantage of & abused. Many nights I just knew the end was near… but by the grace of god I was saved & rescued from this man, from a guy I’ve never been able to see again or thank!! ? I don’t really wanna speak too much on it right now because I really want you all to tune into #LHHATL & get to understand me so much more! Understand my pain, my growth, & what I been thru… ️? I wanna give a HUGE thank u to Stef, Mona, Paris, Jacinda,

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Alexis went on saying that every day for two months the man “beat on me, threaten to kill me, my family & etc.”

She added, “Multiple times he held a loaded gun to my face, abused & raped me!! Also forcing me to have sexual intercourse who would pay,” she explained. “It’s so much shyt I’ve been thru as a young girl that nobody knows.”

“This season will be the first time my mother, dad & all my other family will hear about this!!! For so many years I didn’t know how to tell my family about this!! But after hearing so many stories similar to my own, I gotta be a role model to these young girls!!,” she explained. “If it’s something I can say or do that will help or save some of these girls from making the mistakes I did & help bring awareness to the danger these girls face… I HAVE to face my fears!!! I was a very young girl who was taken advantage of & abused. Many nights I just knew the end was near… but by the grace of god I was saved & rescued from this man, from a guy I’ve never been able to see again or thank.”

Alexis says you will have to tune into the show to get the full tea of the trauma she endured. 

This season will also see Alexis and Karlie having a heated moment once they realize both are boo’d up with the same man. 

Karlie appears to be married to the mystery guy, so she attempts to attack Alexis at Rasheeda and Kirk Frost‘s 20th anniversary party.

Scroll up and watch the trailer via the YouTube clip above. 

Season 9 of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” premieres March 16 at 8 P.M. ET/PT on VH1.

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is a screenwriter and freelance reporter from Chicago -- currently living in Los Angeles and covering A-list entertainment for various outlets, including Emmys.com. She has worked for: Miramax, MTV & VH1, The Jim Henson Company, Hallmark Channel, Paramount Pictures, and for iconic indie film producer Roger Corman.

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