It is settled! The ‘Love & Hip Hop’ couple finally decided to end their marriage. Erica Meena documented the papers to break up their marriage. They have gone their separate ways just in two years of the marriage.
They have never tried to deal with the situation between them during their split. Mena focused on raising their children. Now, Samuel has to pay heavy compensation for child support. Now, let’s know a bit about them and their history.
A Little History Of Safaree and Erica
Safaree Lloyd Samuels, popularly known as Safaree Samuels, is an American rapper born on July 4, 1981. He was born in New York City and had two sisters. His musical career started in the 2000s with the Hood stars. He also worked with another famous American rapper Nicki Minaj. He joined the show called “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” in 2017, which was broadcasted on VH1.
Erica Mena was born on November 8, 1987. She is a former model and an American TV personality. She has also joined the VH1 reality show called “Love & Hip Hop: New York.” She got married to Safaree Samuels in 2019. Now that we know a little about them both, let’s discuss some interesting and true facts about them that will blow your mind.
Mena Was Pregnant With Her Third Child
Yes, you read that right. The former video model filed the divorce documents in the span of her pregnancy. She was pregnant with her third child. It was the second child of Safaree and Mena together. She was in Georgia when she filed the paperwork. They lived together in Georgia when she filed the divorce papers in May 2021. The ex-couple had a gorgeous ceremony in their marriage back in 2019.
This was also specially aired on VH1. As she walked down the aisle, she was pregnant with their first child the whole time. Mena has stated in her divorce documents that she and Samuels were in a “bonafide state of separation.” She looked for joint custody of their children.
She also sought primary custody of her daughter, Safire, on a permanent and temporary basis. She also pled for child support and the unshared use of their marital house. She even appealed that he should pay the entire fee of her attorney. She told everyone that their marriage was hopelessly broken and there was no chance of resolution.
What Safaree Samuels and Erica Mena’s Divorce Documents Disclose
According to the reports, Erica Meena and Safaree Samuels have come to a conclusion to settle things between them throughout an arbitration hearing. He has to dispense a total of $4,305 every month in child support for their two children. They also have a son, Legend.
It was obvious that a rigid decision was also to be taken regarding their marital residence. As for that matter, it comes out that they already sold their mansion to former “Love & Hip Hop” producer Carlos King for a total of 1.3 million dollars. They closed the deal in June. The luxurious house has a pool and a huge drawing room to relax and also to amuse the guests.
The house also has a master bedroom with open balcony space. Their luxurious mansion has often been shown in reality series. The maiden name of Mena was also reimposed. The house was a subject of disagreement after a rant by Mena. She has ranted on her Instagram about Samuels. She alleged Samuels of cheating on her with her fellow star, Kailyn Garcia.
Following the incident, Mena wrecked and damaged Samuels’ property and items of clothing. Now, Samuels has also charged her with causing $30,000 in vandalization. Mena has started paying the money back to him. She already sent $4,000 to him as compensation.
Their Separation Is Playing On The VH1 Reality Show
The recent season of “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta” is now showing on VH1. A current scene shows Samuels asking for an apology from Mena. He asked an emotional Mena if they still had any chance to be the family they once were. But she told him that it was not possible now.
She blamed Samuel for his wrongdoings. She said that he deserted his family when in they needed him. He was also not emotionally present for her in her dire emotional needs and acted like an immature guy. Despite the differences between them, they still wish to be capable of co-parenting their young children simultaneously.