And The Award Goes To: From Reality Star To Actor

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Karlie Redd

Many celebrities have come to television but it’s not every day that a reality star gets an acting role and really nails it. VH1 just chatted with Karlie Redd this week about the stigma that often surrounds being a person from the reality genre and how you just need to do good work.

Everyone from Mob WivesBig Ang to Basketball Wives LA‘s Draya Michele have been bitten by the acting bug. Even our homegirl K. Michelle returns to her theatrical roots August 19 with the premiere of her show K. Michelle The Rebellious Soul Musical.

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K. MICHELLE

The Love & Hip Hop star has become a major success in the music industry since making her reality debut on the first season of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Now the ever-changing chanteuse makes her acting debut in her own musical. K. Michelle The Rebellious Soul Musical premieres Tuesday at 10 PM ET/PT.