Nikki Mudarris & her mother Marcelle may have gotten a good laugh from putting up a billboard featuring the mugshot of their enemy Masika, but that billboard could end up costing the family way more money than expected.
They’re being sued by the owners of the strip club Masika was hired to promote, claiming the billboard tanked their business.
The whole brouhaha is over a couple of strip clubs. A guy named Sam Sharif owns Ace of Diamonds in Vegas and Metropolitan Nightclub in WeHo, which has an Ace of Diamonds night every Monday.
Sharif hired Masika to promote the WeHo AOD, and part of the promotion was a big, splashy billboard on the Strip. It didn’t sit well with Masika’s enemies, “Love and Hip Hop” stars Nikki and Marcelle Mudarris.
Nikki and Marcelle actually rent their WeHo building to AOD, so they were really pissed off when they saw Masika’s billboard. When Sharif refused to take the billboard down, Nikki and Marcelle put another billboard up nearby, with Masika’s mugshot from 10 years ago with the word, “T.H.O.T.”
Sharif says that billboard has torpedoed his business, because he was catering to high-end clients and now people thinks it’s a sleazy club advertised by a whore. And he says people think he’s a fraud and really doesn’t own the club.
Money cures all, and Sharif is suing for a million bucks.
Good thing they signed on for another season of the show!