Every week an episode of Love & Hop Hop airs, there is more discourse about Yandy Smith-Harris and her foster daughter. The current season has been chronicling the semi-estranged relationship between Smith-Harris and Infinity.
The reality TV star has been on the receiving end of criticism over the way she’s chosen to punish the 19-year-old. Her decision to kick Infinity out over disapproval of her older boyfriend sent shockwaves to fans. Fans agree with Infinity that there’s been a shift in her relationship with Smith-Harris amid Mendeecees' return from prison. She’s admitted to feeling abandoned and unfairly punished. Infinity’s relationship with Mendeecees is also wonky, but they are working toward better communication.
The latest episode of the VH1 reality series showed Mendeecees and Smith-Harris offering Infinity to move into her own apartment to hopefully give one another space amid figuring out their issues. The couple promised to pay two months' rent until Infinity got on her feet, but the teen wasn’t receptive to the idea and shed tears explaining it once again made her feel alone.
Smith-Harris now has fans in an uproar again after claiming Infinity disturbed her peace.
Did Yandy really say "disburb my piece" ?? You trying to re-home and ultimately abandon a child that you took in that looks to you to be her mother !!#LHHATL— Bingewatchbestie (@Bingewatchbest1) August 10, 2021
Yandy.. go to hell. Bc your husband doesn’t want her living with y’all she’s disturbing your peace? Just admit you don’t wanna make him out to be the “bad guy” #LHHATL— penny p ✨ (@Proud2bPenny) August 10, 2021
It’s a vastly different reception from fans from when Smith-Harris was initially applauded for taking Infinity in. She also went toe-to-toe with co-stars who questioned her intentions, including her former BFF Kimbella Vanderhee.
Now, fans are posing their own questions. They are even going so far as to contrast Smith-Harris’ activism and participation in the Black Lives Matter Movement, noting that her treatment of Infinity isn’t parallel.
Smith-Harris has previously defended her actions.