Amiyah Scott recently revealed why she left Atlanta Housewives after it aired this past Sunday.
Amiyah was on the show for a trial -- the first transgender ever on the 'Housewives' franchise. We're told producers were prodding Amiyah to sexualize herself ... wearing lingerie and acting like a vixen.
We're told she bristled at the notes because she wanted to become a role model for other transgenders. And we're told she was doubly insulted because they tried making her the bitch of the cast, trashing the other housewives.
After a month of filming, she walked off the set, saying she was done.
Check out the instagram post she wrote later:
Welp seeing as that was the 1st (and probably last) glimpse of me on #RHOA tonight and I haven't said anything about it (though the hype was craaazzzzzyyy) lmao. Let me say, I enjoyed ALL the ladies & I had a great time filming multiple scenes with them! Unfortunately due to contractual complications + the magic of editing, you won't be seeing as much of me as expected. *whispers* (I don't work for free. Lol.) But everything happens for a reason & it was still an awesome experience! I'm in my 20's and when this opportunity was BROUGHT to me, It was no guarantees & I was cool with that, but I wasn't going to exploit myself or act out of character for it... I honestly saw a chance to help change the perspective of MY community, but I wanted to maintain my dignity. Housewife and Transgender aren't words that are usually associated... Funny, because anyone who knows me knows that being a housewife is a dream of mine, not on reality tv, but in real life. But contrary to popular belief, I personally know transgender housewives, models, doctors, lawyers and many other successful unique individuals, along with so many others who are fighting to break the negative stigma associated with the trans community. Not to mention, a lot of our opportunities are limited due to discrimination and that's why most are forced into compromising occupations. But my point in this is to say, me filming with the #RealHousewivesOfAtlanta was not for attention, but to assist in breaking a stereotype. Trans women are not only sex objects or prostitutes. We are strong, educated & human just like everyone else. AND WE ARE HERE AND WE DEMAND RESPECT. And whatever I have to do to assist in that I will and won't regret it. Now let me call my bf and schedule a hair appointment.