What Happened to Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander? Where is She Now?
Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander is a television personality best known as the winner of the VH1’s reality show, Flavor of Love in 2006. However, in the apex of success, Hoopz suddenly disappeared from the screen which left many of her fans disheartened. So, what actually happened to Nicole Hoopz? Where is she now?
What happened to Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander?
Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander was one of 20 contestants who participated in the first season of VH1’s reality series, Flavor of Love in 2006. The dating game show was often regarded as the black version of The Bachelor where rapper Flavor Flav from Public Enemy went on a quest for the love of his life.
In the final battle between Nicole Hoopz and Tiffany “New York” Pollard, Flavor Flav chose Hoopz as the love of his life. Although Hoopz admitted her connection with the rapper was real, the relationship did not last much longer. In the reunion special of Flavor of Love, Hoopz revealed that her relationship with the rapper was sadly over. While the reality star did not disclose any reason for the split up, she also went on to say that the two were more of a friend than anything else.
Hoopz also dated other celebrity stars like rapper T.I. and mixed martial artist Ovince Saint Preux. The reality star also dated the NBA legend, Shaquille O’ Neal, back in 2010. The couple was engaged soon after their meeting. Sadly, the relationship soon took the wrong turn and officially ended in 2012.
Where is Hoopz from Flavor of Love now?
Following the success in Flavor of Love, Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander earned the spotlight of her career. Hoopz then went on to co-star in another VH1’s reality series, I Love Money, in 2008 where she went on to bank the top prize of $250,000. In 2010, she starred in the one of the most anticipated crime films, Ghetto Stories.
With the rise in fame, Hoopz along with her four sisters produced, starred and narrated a reality show called It Takes A Sister. Based on her life, the show followed the unique and chaotic lifestyle of Hoopz and her family. In 2015, after the show was cut short, Hoopz abruptly disappeared from the media and went on a hiatus.
On January 27, 2018, Hoopz took on Instagram to announce her comeback on the screen. She revealed that she is all set to appear in an upcoming movie, First Lady, this summer. Reportedly, Hoopz will be starring as the wife of a drug dealer, Mike who runs one of the drug empires in Harlem, New York.
Currently, Hoopz is dating an American Football player, Lucky Whitehead. She is also active on her Instagram where she updates about her day-to-day life to her fans.