Love & Hip-Hop 2 Cast Member Denies Setting Up Jim Jones

Despite rumors that she might’ve set up rapper Jim Jones, who was beat up by a group of men in Harlem a couple of weeks back, manager Yandy Smith says she wasn’t involved in the “botched robbery” attempt.

Smith, who began managing Jones after working with artists like 50 Cent, Missy Elliott and LL Cool J, says she was really hurt by the rumors, which caught her off guard.

“What really hurt me is the people that said it originally are people that have known me for years and they know my character, they know my personality,” she said. “That’s so far from who I am just on a personal level. I was very hurt that people would say that and then repeat it like they believe it. That is so not me and not anything I’d ever do to anybody ever… not even my enemy, let alone my brother.”

What further fueled gossip that Smith was behind the beating was a scathing and dramatic trailer for the upcoming season of Love And Hip Hop 2, which Smith is a cast member of. The teaser, followed by the rumors that Smith set Jones up, had fans wondering if she still represents him, but when asked, Smith wouldn’t confirm whether or not she is still Jones’ manager.

“You’ll have to wait and see [the show],” Smith said.

Love And Hip Hop 2 premieres on Monday (November 14). —Mark Lelinwalla

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  • LadyBeven

    I love Jim Jones My CAPO longtime n i am also feelin Yandy because I can see that she got all love for My Capo and outside of all of that I dont think Yandy did or would ever set Jim up now dont get me wrong I kno that she dont rock with Chrissy and i kno she would throw darts her way n not deny it but I cant see her doin Jim wrong there are different types of broads in this world but Yandy is so much like self she love Jim she would ride with him til the world blew but what she was not use to was chrissy or n e other female comin in between them so she felt like Jim crossed her and gave her his back when Chrissy got on her b.s. needless to say yes Yandy was wrong for somethings she said in the E-mail but it was taken the wrong way by most Chrissy started all this she just got to the point that she started pushin her position around to show the world how much Jim loves her so she intentionally made drama n b.s. once Jim stayed nutral when she came at mama jones so she knew at that point she sat on top n she had to let all kno how ever now she got the ring and always had the man so she needs to let up on my Yandy get pregnant drop a baby and stop bein so hard on most