Meet the Kings… the newest family featured on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta.
During the season 5 premier of LHHATL, cast member Yung Joc alluded to the King family’s criminal legacy, and apparently its all true.
Family matriarch, Karen ‘KK’ King, is a former “fugitive of the week” and an alumni of the crime show “America’s Most Wanted,” after she was accused in the severe beating of her ex-boyfriend/baby daddy.
The single mother was a wanted woman and was sought by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office for kidnapping with bodily injury, aggravated assault and aggravated battery and her two sons, Alonte ‘Scrapp’ Smith and Lyndon ‘Sas’ Smith were also later arrested in connection to the incident.
Karen ‘KK’ King ALLEGEDLY had her sons Scrapp and Sas, as well as four of their friends, brutally attack Lyndon Baines Smith (Sas’ father) at their Georgia home and ordered them to dump his body across state lines.
Smith was found badly beaten in the trunk of a car that was pulled over by police, who noticed suspicious behavior.
Months after the incident, Scrapp and Sas were arrested on charges of kidnapping with serious bodily injury and aggravated assault and battery, and KK fled.
King was caught a year later after someone tipped off her location to the police and was arrested in Vero Beach, Fla. in April 2013.
Scrapp Deleon, Karen ‘KK’ King (center), Sas…
The California-native now joins the cast of LHHATL’s fifth season and is billed at a “momager’ to her sons and rappers.
Smith was reportedly treated for serious injuries, including multiple rib and facial fractures, and as a result of the attack, he is now blind in one eye. There are several reports that claim KK’s victim died of his injuries, but clearly those reports were false since he has since spoken out about the incident.
Lyndon Baines Smith hit his facebook account recently to share his outrage about his attackers now being featured on the popular reality show, stating:
He also shared the following photo of he and his kids which was taken prior to the attack and sent a message to is attacker/baby mama…
Hopefully the Kings will follow in the footsteps of another famous Atlanta King family and promote a new ‘non-violent’ lifestyle while they have the LHHATl platform. I guess we’ll have to stay tuned to see how that turns out…
What do you think of this sticky situation??