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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 07: Hosts Bow Wow and Erica Mena appear on BET's 106 & Park at BET Studio on July 7, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Rob Kim/BET/Getty Images for BET)

15 Twitter Reactions to Shad Moss and Erica Mena's Engagement

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While hacking were releasing nude pics and Bey Z stans were watching the On the Run show on HBO, reality star Erica Mena and 106 & Park host Shad Moss got engaged. When Mena revealed her engagement during her red carpet interview this weekend at the BET Hip Hop Awards it was a shocker, considering the two have only been dating for six months. As the surprise settled in, Twitter spectators put their two cents in. Browse through these 15 tweets of shade and confusion as people reacted to their engagement.

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Bow Wow went from Angela Simmons to Erica Mena.. Talk about a downgrade.

— Crystal (@CrystalBosset) September 22, 2014

Bow Wow and Erica Mena engaged? jokes.

— Yeah Thats B (@oxobrianna) September 22, 2014

Who the hellllll would want to marry erica mena??? Shes psychotic

— manila black (@MmmKandiYamz) September 22, 2014


Bow wow is engaged to Erica Mena? Why don't I believe that?

— Cutty (@passport_cutty) September 22, 2014

Bow wow & Erica Mena been dating for like 2 months. Engaged??….they gone be divorced by Christmas

— The Can Man (@Rue9378) September 22, 2014

Erica mena and bow wow being engaged got me scratching my head as well as staring at my ring finger wondering wasup with the wasup

— queen. (@sydeeofSin) September 21, 2014

Bow Wow dated Angela Simmons and Draya Now he's engaged to Erica Mena ... He LowKey The Man

— FLAVKO (@thetrvpp__) September 21, 2014

If Bow Wow and Erica Mena are really engaged, does this mean he'll be in Love and Hip Hop New York, if they bring it back?

— Eyebrows on Fleek (@AshleyShyMiller) September 21, 2014

Eric Mena either really loves Bow Wow or wants to get on 106 & Park. Cause we know it ain't about the money.

— Ian Harris (@ianharris) September 22, 2014

When Bow Wow told us he changed his name to Shad Moss cuz he wanted to get into acting . . . Who knew this negro meant Love and Hip Hop.

— DJ Akademiks (@IamAkademiks) September 22, 2014

I don't think Bow Wow built to handle Erica's mouth and attitude. Wish em the best tho.

— Ice (@OfficiallyIce) September 22, 2014

Bow wow look like the stress of saving a hoe is wearing him down

— Jake From Statefarm (@IntenseDesire) September 21, 2014

Bow wow a cornball. Just got out of a relationship w/ a video model and now engaged to Erica Mena.

— Cowboys 2-1. (@baepernick) September 21, 2014

So Erica Mena doesn't know if she likes girls or not...

— A. Flynn (@ThatGuy_AFlyy) September 22, 2014

Mona Scott just need to stop playing ... Make a Allstar Version of Love and Hip Hop ... Erica Mena, Rich Dollaz, Stevie J, Joseline, Ray J

— DJ Akademiks (@IamAkademiks) September 22, 2014


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The news follows the recent release of Rowland's "Kelly" track, which was met with critical acclaim in November 2018. In addition to preparing the release of new music, the "Motivation" singer discussed fans' wish for a Destiny's Child reunion. The rumors have been fueled by social media photographs of Rowland with either Beyonce or Michelle or all three, especially during Beyonce's past Coachella performance. But Rowland assures readers that it's not what they think.

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👀 1.19.19 👀 #WTP Directed by @teyanataylor & @ogbeefjones @theauntiesinc 🙏🏾🙌🏾🙏🏾 The wait is ALMOST over. 😏 @museumofsex

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