Atlanta rapper Diamond addressed the speculation swirling around her abrupt departure from the upcoming "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta" season. There were reports that Diamond pulled out of the show after she discovered that the mother of her ex, rapper Lil Scrappy, would be featured.
"Well I'm not sure who all is on the show, but I just know that right now I've been focused on my album and just being surrounded around positive things and positive people, and I just can't play with my career like that," Diamond said in an interview. "Me being an artist in the middle of my career, you never know how TV can go. It can go good or it can go bad, and I just choose not to gamble with my career like that, you know."
"Actually I prayed about it 'cause I was going back and forth about it, and something just didn't sit right for me to go down that particular path right now. I'm not saying that I won't do reality television somewhere down the line, but as of now, I just feel like my music is my foundation, and that's what people want to hear from me. Me and my life through my music, not reality television."