By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
Flavor Flav, Famed hype-man of legendary rap group Public Enemy, became a household name for a second time when he decided to turn to reality television to look for love on the hit VH1 series, Flavor of Love. Although Flav crowned three winners and looked for love for three seasons, he eventually ended up a single man despite the show’s success and popularity. But now that the show has ended, and shows like Love And Hip Hop Atlanta and Basketball Wives continue to reign on VH1, Flavor Flav has kind of hit a low point in his career. The last time we really even heard about Flav was when he was in the process of opening his own fried chicken shack food chain. He’s been virtually quiet ever since the end of his run on VH1.
Although Flavor Flav didn’t luck out on love from his stint on television, he did manage to date and become engaged to a young woman. But unfortunately, things have taken a nasty turn for the engaged couple, since Flavor Flav was arrested a couple of days ago for assault and battery charges of his fiancée Liz Trujillo.
According to Trujillo, Flavor Flav tried to allegedly kill her and her son.
She exclusively tells Rumor Fix:
Trujillo, who lives with the entertainer at his home in Las Vegas with their son Karma and her son Gibran, tells RumorFix exclusively that Flav beat her up so badly she can’t walk. She also alleges that the rapper tried to kill her 16-year-old son with a 20 inch butcher knife after Liz accused her fiancé of cheating. “He’s been cheating on me for months. I saw a text on his phone from a woman saying she ‘had a great time’ with him, and he was going to meet her in Vegas. [When I saw the text] I threw his phone and the screen cracked.”
Flav’s baby momma tells us that the sound of the phone being smashed woke him up and that’s when the confrontation tarted, “He woke up and called me ‘a f***ng bitch,’ he was throwing me around, tossing me around. And I was bleeding and bruised all over. He pulled my earrings out. I’m damaged, I’m in complete pain, I can’t move,” she tells us, revealing that the pain was so bad she had to go to the hospital and be prescribed pain and anxiety medication.
Naturally, Liz’s 16-year-old burly son came to her aide as soon as he heard Flav’s rage. Liz tells us that her boy, Girard, went downstairs and put Flav in a headlock until he promised to calm down. Sure enough, as soon as the hip hop artist gave Girard his word and Girard finally released him, Flav went straight for the butcher knife allegedly pointing it at Liz’s straight A student son shouting, “Now I’m gonna kill you! Do you see these eyes?! Now I’m gonna kill you!!” The frightened mother tells RumorFix that’s when she finally called the police.
The rapper’s fiancée, who reveals to RumorFix that her angered beau constantly smokes and drinks and was “coming down from a high” the night of the fight, tells us that Flavor Flav not only damaged her, but he also destroyed the house as well as her valuable items including her iPod, iPhone, and “chopped up the doors and walls with the butcher knife while screaming and yelling like a psycho.”
Trujillo also says that Flavor Flav is suffering from some major mental issues, and she states she is currently in the process of filing a restraining order against him.