‘Love & Hip Hop’: Alexis Skyy Says She Had to Close Her Business ‘Running Behind’ Fetty Wap

Alexis Skyy is not only a television personality known from several series in the Love & Hip Hop franchise — she’s also an entrepreneur. In a recent interview, she talked about her new business venture and how her relationship with Fetty Wap derailed a former business she had.

Alexis Skyy in 2019
Alexis Skyy in 2019 | Rich Fury/Getty Images for BET

Alexis Skyy on ‘Love & Hip Hop’

Skyy is one of the most-known personalities from the Love & Hip Hop franchise because she has appeared in so many shows. She has been a supporting cast member on the New York, Hollywood, and Atlanta series. Skyy made a cameo appearance on a season 5 episode of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta and later guest-starred in a season 6 episode.

During the fourth season of Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood, she became a supporting cast member in the franchise for the first time. After remaining on the show for one season, she returned to the franchise as a supporting cast member on the ninth season of Love & Hip Hop: New York. For the ninth season of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta she joined as a supporting cast member.

On Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, most of her storylines involved her feud with Masika Kalysha, who also dated Fetty Wap and has a child by him. She was also in a relationship with Solo Lucci. While on Love & Hip Hop: New York, most of her storylines were about her music career and being a single mother to her daughter.

The reality star reveals she had to end a business at 19 due to her relationship

In a recent interview with The Shade Room, Skyy talked about her upcoming new business venture, a beauty bar in Long Island, New York called and a new beauty bar in Lux House Beauty Bar. She revealed that this isn’t her first business and that she actually opened a salon in her late teens but was distracted by her relationship with Fetty Wap.

Skyy explained, “I had a salon when I was 19, and honestly I didn’t know anything about having a business. I came straight from the strip club trying to run a spa. And I was so busy running behind Fetty at the time. We were together and I lost focus and the business wasn’t doing well so I had to close it.”

“I felt like failed and it always bothered me,” she continued. “So I stacked up my hosting money and saved everything and said you know what, let me open up another shop,” she said. “I’m so much more focused and I’m ready to become a millionaire.”

Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta airs Mondays on VH1.