Where Are They Now: The Ladies Of Flavor Of Love

Seriously, where is Pumkin?

When Pumkin was spitting on New York and the sound effects were cued for Hottie batting her eyelashes, weren’t those the days?

It’s been years since these ladies vied for the attention of the pint-sized rapper Flavor Flav on VH1’s answer to the bachelor, The Flavor of Love but that hasn’t stopped fans from wondering what happened to all the gals.

Click through our gallery to see what the ladies are up to and look like now and relive the infamous spit moment between New York and Pumkin in the video below.

  • 1 Nicole “Hoopz” Alexander then
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  • 2 Hoopz now
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    After the her time on FoL, Hoopz started an on-again, off-again relationship with basketball player Shaquille O’Neal. Hoopz’s public breakup with Shaq was documented on her new docuseries It Takes A Sister on Oxygen. In addition to her series with her family, Nicole is going strong with her fitness line, Hoopz Fit and her boutique Heaven On Earth in Tennessee.

  • 3 Larissa “Bootz” Aurora then
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  • 4 Bootz now
    In a statement to VH1, Bootz she is now divorced and raising her children in Las Vegas as a single mother. “I am collecting my checks, going to school to get a degree in business,” Bootz continued, “What people don’t know is I was in a car accident two and and a 1/2 years ago so I have not been able to continue my position as a reality [personality] because of injuries and legal reasons.”

  • 5 Tiffany “New York” Pollard then
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  • 6 New York now
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    In 2014, after several attempts at returning to TV, VH1 caught up with Tiffany at our offices and heard all about her HBIC eyelash line. In 2015, Tiffany showed up on E!’s Botched and signed on to VH1’s new series Family Therapy With Dr. Jenn alongside her mother Sister Patterson set for a March 2016 premiere. Most recently New York made international headlines on the U.K.’s Celebrity Big Brother when she thought cast mate David Gest had died not David Bowie.

  • 7 Leilene “Smiley” Ondrade then

  • 8 Smiley now
    In a statement to VH1, Smiley said, “I didn’t know what I was getting into it but, once in the house, I figured hell why not get to know this person the worst that can happen was I make a friend but I couldn’t get past my feelings for my ex-husband.” Smiley has continued acting, modeling, and mostly producing since her days on reality TV. A single mother, she manages her daughter’s aspiring singing career now. She is also pursuing a post-graduate degree.

  • 9 London “Deelishis” Charles then
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  • 10 Deelishis now
    Deelishis is the morning host on Radio 1’s Hot 107.5 in Detroit. She was rumored to be in a relationship with Wiz khalifa which she did not deny in our interview with her in 2015. She is a single mother to two daughters, a frequent Instagrammer, and party host.

  • 11 Becky “Buckwild” Johnston then

  • 12 Buckwild now
    In a statement to VH1, Becky wrote, “When I went on the show I absolutely wanted to be Flav’s girlfriend. He’s a great guy. Unfortunately, he was already in a relationship at that time, unbeknownst to us all on the show.” Buckwild now works as a manger for a toy store and “loves it,” and keeps fans up to date on her life on her blog BeckyBeLike.com. She and Saaphyri are legit BFFs.

  • 13 Schatar “Hottie” Sapphira then

  • 14 Hottie now
    Schatar is now married and a mom. According to her website she is a self-proclaimed: “producer, global actress, author, vocalist, beauty pro, and techie.” You can also learn how to sport eyelashes like Hottie with a video tutorial you can purchase on her site. Mmhmm.

  • 15 Shay “Buckeey” Johnson then
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  • 16 Buckeey now
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    Shay was featured on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta in a love triangle alongside rapper Lil Scrappy. Of her time on FOL, she says, “The most memorable moment for me was when I was eliminated only because it was unexpected. I really felt that my connection with Flav was bigger than the incident I was eliminated for.” Shay has started her own hairline Shay J Bliss (a proceed of which go to a Breast Cancer Foundation each year) and a fitness line.

  • 17 Courtney “Goldie” Jackson then

  • 18 Goldie now
    After her time on the show, Goldie pursued stand-up comedy touring the U.S. Now, she seemingly keeps a relatively low profile but does have an Instagram page with recent pictures.

  • 19 Saaphyri Windsor then
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  • 20 Saaphyri now
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    Saaphyri created a unisex lip balm called Lip Chap but then she served jail time for identity theft. She was released in 2010. In a statement to VH1, she said, “my feelings were very genuine for Flav. I believe we would have definitely become serious had I stayed in the house longer.” Saaphyri most recently appeared on E!’s Botched to have her breast job corrected and says she’s best friends with Buckwild who’s garage she uses for storage.

  • 21 Tykiesha “Somethin” Thomas then
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  • 22 Somethin’ now
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    Of the infamous “poo” moment on season three of Flavor of Love, Thomas tells VH1, “[It was] too much drinking and no food. I forgot to eat and just drank way too much.” Nowadays, Tykiesha works in the nursing field and is single “by choice” but definitely dating.

  • 23 Brooke “Pumkin” Thompson
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  • 24 Pumkin now
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    After her appearances on Flavor of Love, Charm School and I Love Money Pumkin appeared in a Playboy Channel softcore film. Thompson has all but disappeared from social media but told VH1, she now works at an accounting firm in Bakersfield, CA and is single with no children.