"You Could Have Kept This Moment Private Like You Did The Pregnancy"

Can we just let people grieve? Not even a full three days after Brandi Boyd of Love & Hip Hop Hollywood posted a video of herself crying while telling fans that she and husband Max Lux suffered a miscarriage did critics take to social media to slam the reality star for allegedly sharing too much.

First, let’s address the video. In the clip, Brandi was visibly upset about the reality of losing her unborn son who she and Max planned to name Brandus. “I was keeping my pregnancy a private matter, but I realized there’s no reason to be private,” Brandi said. “I lost my baby, right now,” the would-be mother revealed. Monitoring machines could be heard in the background, which convinced viewers that Boyd was in the hospital at the time of filming.


Many followers gave their condolences and offered prayers to Brandi and Max. Some trolls, however, took the opportunity to remind the former Love & Hip Hop Hollywood star that everything is not for the public’s eyes and ears. “Everything ain’t for social media,” one Shade Room follower wrote. “You could have kept this moment private like you did the pregnancy.”

Another social media critic wrote, “I truly feel bad for her and her family. I also believe that more women should be open about miscarriage so others don’t feel alone but this… this is definitely not the way. This could be the way she’s coping but crying and recording yourself during what’s supposed to be a time of mourning just doesn’t seem genuine.”

Who are we to tell someone how to grieve? In any case, stay tuned for more celebrity parent news!



Sarie is a writer and editor for BCK's Los Angeles division. She also shares stories on Medium that are meant to encourage thought and discussion. You can catch her outside enjoying nature and classical literature. Pop culture is pretty fun, too!

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