‘Love & Hip Hop’ Stars Shay and Emjay Johnson to Appear on Huge ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’ Episode

Love & Hip Hop stars Shay and Emjay Johnson are set to appear on another reality show to dive into some issues that are within their family. They will set down with Iyanla Vanzant for Iyanla: Fix My Life later this month.

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Shay and Emjay Johnson on ‘Love & Hip Hop’

Shay was a first a supporting cast member on the first two seasons of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. She is one of the original cast members of Love & Hip Hop: Miami, starring in the show’s three seasons that have aired to-date. Love & Hip Hop was not Shay’s first stint on reality television. She appeared on VH1’s Flavor of Love, as well as Charm School as Buckeey.

When she was on Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta, most of her storylines revolved around her relationship with rapper Lil Scrappy, as well as love triangle involving the two and Scrappy’s ex, Erica Dixon.

On Love & Hip Hop: Miami, one storyline was about her relationship with now-ex-boyfriend Pleasure P, who she was in a long-distance relationship with before. During this time on the show, she also had feuds with his Pretty Ricky bandmates and his ex-girlfriend, Gabby Davis. Johnson also had feuds with Chinese Kitty and Chinese Nicky. She and Pleasure P end up breaking up by season’s end. In the second season of the show, she dealt with a medical issue and also feuded with Jojo Zarur.

Emjay, who is one of Shay’s two brothers, began appearing on the show in its third season, as the show covered his romance with one of the series’ main stars, Amara La Negra. Emjay and Amara ended up having a messy split, and it impacted Shay and Amara’s relationship.

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The upcoming episode of ‘Iyanla: Fix My Life’

Shay, Emjay and their other brother, Joe, are set to appear on an upcoming, two-hour episode of the OWN reality series, Iyanla: Fix My Life. In a new promo released for the episode, it looks like the two will confront their mother about some long-running family issues.

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Here’s the official description of the episode, provided by the network: Reality star Shay Johnson is no stranger to cameras and conflict, but when it comes to healing the divisions in her family – well, that is quite different. When asking for Iyanla’s help to mend her broken relationship with her mother and brothers, the work required may be more than Shay bargained for.

This episode kicks off the new season of Iyanla: Fix My Life on Oct. 31 at 9.p.m. Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, there is no word on when Love & Hip Hop: Miami will return to VH1.