Here is my exclusive 'where are they now" interview with Scahtar Sapphira who is best known as Hottie for the 1st season of Flavor of Love. She talks about what really went on being in Flavor Of Love, She's now in a dramatic scripted series called " Eros: Emmanuel and Me", she also reveals that she is engaged.
1. Schatar how are you?
Having a Marvelous Day full of excitement
2. Everyone knows you as being Hottie on "Flavor of Love" What was your fondest memory being on the show?
Other than being a star in one of VH1’s/ MTV’s #1 Rated Hit Shows "Flavor of Love" and "Charm School" baby, the great food and learning that Flavor Flav is a classically trained musician. The ka ching ka ching noise production added when I blinked my eyes was cool.
3. Your most memorable moment on the show was the episode where you put that chicken in the microwave. Did you seriously thought the microwave was going to cook the chicken?
No Worries. Look, the button on the microwave said "chicken", but I did not know it was just for defrost. I have never cooked a whole chicken in my life.
4. Did anything else happened on the show that did not aired on TV?
Yes, honey, drama every day! Everyday when we were glamorous for the evening activities or elimination ceremony, there would be a black out on our side of the house. It wasn't until after taping wrapped and I unpacked my luggage that I saw that the cord on my blow dryer had been cut so tthe copper wire was hanging out. The competition was real. Some people will do anything to try to get rid off the strongest competition. Its up to you when you're on set to watch your back and sleep with one eye open while staying at the top of your game. And that detector test! I ended up looking one way instead of another. But the truth prevails. For example, during the reunion show, Lala Anthony took an actual tape measure and measured my waist, live, on camera, in front of a live studio audience, which was a surprise to me! I didn't know it was coming. Did I shy away? I didn't because I knew the truth. That tape measure showed my waist to be the 27 inches that I had said it was. The truth always prevails.
5. Do you still keep in touch with Flav or any of the girls from show?
In reality, yes I do. In fact, Jennifer "Toastee" Toof was a guest on my Reality TV 101 series. See www.RTV101.com for her story.
6. You also appeared on Charm school. What was your fondest memory being on that show? I remember you were set up to be eliminated. How did you feel about that?
The obstacle course and the Wine at the firestone mansion. I quote myself. This reflects the two extremes in life, where one is fighting and struggling just to get through the day and the reward for the achievement after the hard struggles and overcoming obstacles that one endures.
7. Now fast forward to today. What have been doing now since being on VH1?
I am presenting at the Emmys, Pacific Southwest Chapter. I am a voting member of Grammy’s which means I have also been busy in the recording studio. I am the Cover girl of Ambiance Magazine Spring Issue and I am currently starring in "Eros: Emmanuel and Me" a dramatic scripted series in which I am the lead, playing a Fortune 500 CEO. Its a passionate, steamy love story of triumph, scandal and revenge. It premiered with over two million viewers. In the series, does love prevail against all odds? Tune in and find out. The official page for the series is www.ErosTheSeries.com. Also, the movie "He's Mine, Not Yours", I play a vixen. Recently found out that this movie made "the most popular list" on Netflix. I star in "Exedia Nation", sci fi feature as an alien heroine. I produced "What’s Next TV" which aired on tv in Europe and which we hope to bring to a network soon in the states as well as reviewing other scripts.
8. You now have a webcast called RealityTV101 can you explain more about it?
We keep it light, fun, smart and sexy as we discuss what's trending, what's new and what's now in reality tv. We do a podcast and a webcast. Tune in Sundays at 11am and 1pm Pacific! See rtv101 for show info.
9. Would you ever considered doing reality tv again?
Definitely. I have been approached a few times. Maybe as a Principal, a guest judge. Yea I would love to be a judge on one of the talent shows, here in America or elsewhere. When the right show and the right contract meet ,you will see me.
10. Is there any thing else you would like to add?
Alright, alright. I will spill it here first... I am engaged to an amazing man and a wedding is scheduled in a private location. l will hold off on additional details at this time. Humbly, on screen, stage and in music, I am intending to continue to master my craft as a performer and rise like the sun above the tops of the pyramids of the entertainment world. Stay tuned!