Aug 15 - Melyssa Ford Says 'Superhead' A Bad Influence On Young Women

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 08-15-2005, 10:14 AM         #1
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Aug 15 - Melyssa Ford Says 'Superhead' A Bad Influence On Young Women
 

 
Hip-Hop/R&B video models Melyssa Ford and Karrine “Superhead” Steffans have both been able to gain mass recognition and transition that success into other careers, but Ford says the similarities end there.

Ford, a Canadian-born model and host on Black Entertainment Television, said that Steffans’ best-seller “Confessions of a Video Vixen,” was sending a negative message to young girls.

“Her motivation for doing videos was for a stepping stone to become bigger in the entertainment industry [and] to be promiscuous,” Ford told AllHipHop.com. “The fact that her story is being sensationalized right now sends a real bad message to little girls.”

Ford explained that young girls may not have the maturity to comprehend adult themes contained in the book, which has sold over 110,000 copies and is in its sixth print run.

“Confessions” records Steffans’ trials and tribulation, but her s3xual exploits have garnered the most attention for the new author.

In a recent interview, Stefan’s explained that her book started out as a personal journal, but evolved into a “cautionary tale” for young women.

“I was going through so much and when I got to the other side of it; I just had to kind of figure out what I had done,” Steffans said during a recent interview with Ed Lover of New York’s Power 105.1 in New York.

Additionally, she said that her stories are backed up by eyewitness accounts, police records, photos and other methods like her publisher’s attorneys.

Ford said that she avoided many of the pitfalls that Steffans confessed to in her book and found that they were quite different, despite some career parallels.

“I try to project a good message to the young girls, that you can use videos as stepping-stone if you do it the right way,” Ford said. “You just look at it as a job as a paycheck. You know don’t fraternize with the artist after hours or in the trailer. Don’t make passes at the directors or the producers. Do what you are asked to do, but respect yourself at the same time. Maintain that level of etiquette and respect and you will have longevity in this industry.”

The controversy surrounding “Confessions of a Video Vixen” has propelled the book to the No. 7 position on the New York Times Best-Seller list.

Karrine Steffans wrote the 265-page HarperCollins book with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Karen Hunter.


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 08-15-2005, 10:17 AM         #2
Father Aftermath 
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She mad.
 11 years ago '04        #3
cnice 
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melyssa is my wife ..
 11 years ago '05        #4
FR33YAY0 
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haha.. dont do it young girls.. dont... well.. fu*k .. its jay-z... ok go aHEAD. lol
 08-15-2005, 10:23 AM         #5
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Yo I Heard About Superhead One Time In Vibe She Was Suckin Up The Roc-a-fella Members Lol
 08-15-2005, 11:44 AM         #6
Buck22 
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 bdboy04 said:
Yo I Heard About Superhead One Time In Vibe She Was Suckin Up The Roc-a-fella Members Lol
^^^^yeah, i remember that sh*t and bleek was braggin about it....
 11 years ago '05        #7
KleinBaller 5 heat pts
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You can sense that she is jealous, but she is telling the truth
 08-15-2005, 11:57 AM         #8
HumanCrakk 
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i love melyssa ford that girl is bangin
and she from my hometown
 08-15-2005, 12:19 PM         #9
kleft 
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wasn't melyssa on tape suckin d!ck at one point??
 08-15-2005, 12:31 PM         #10
SieveItUp 
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lolol that is crazy how one video hoe is gonna try to talk down another
 08-15-2005, 12:32 PM         #11
D.A. 
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 kleft said:
wasn't melyssa on tape suckin d!ck at one point??
no don't know where you got that from
 08-15-2005, 12:34 PM         #12
D.A. 
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 SieveItUp said:
lolol that is crazy how one video hoe is gonna try to talk down another
So what makes Melyssa Ford a video hoe?
 11 years ago '04        #13
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well Melyssa Ford can't talk about being a bad influence when she is a rap video model...great career choices for the young girls today....
 11 years ago '04        #14
DjInfamous804 5 heat pts
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Superhead....I would wonder how good she is...for real...
 11 years ago '04        #15
dgangsta 
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melyssa culd get da bidness
 08-15-2005, 02:26 PM         #16
bigdut1213 
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I would do them both
 11 years ago '04        #17
Chokeabiish 
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tha nerve on that bi*ch.
 08-15-2005, 02:35 PM         #18
NJ_O.G. 
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let the broad make some money... she did her time
 11 years ago '05        #19
Young savior 
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"I met this chick named superhead, she gave superhead, just moved into my building she even gave the super head"
 08-15-2005, 02:58 PM         #20
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melyssa ford is so hot its unbelieveable
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