TMZ: Benzino and Althea booted from 'Love & Hip Hop Atlanta'

Benzino and his squeeze Althea at her showcase party in June.

TMZ reports that Benzino and Althea have been given the boot from VH1's No. 1 show "Love and Hip Hop Atlanta."

Insiders told TMZ that the two cast members were the scapegoats for the reunion brawl despite the fact Joseline Hernandez made the first move. Ultimately, the producers love Joseline and her ability to draw ratings despite her unapologetic, violent streak.

During the reunion taping in New York City, Joseline became enraged when Benzino and Althea said she was on drugs, implying that was why she thought it was so hot on set. (Details here.)

Althea later sued Joseline and accused her of being on crack coaine.

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Rodney Ho
Rodney Ho
Rodney Ho covers radio and television for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.