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Last night #TeamBeautiful hosted an intimate conversation with the mother of reality TV, Mona Scott-Young. Mona spoke candidly about the backlash she’s received from her shows, balancing family and work life, and being a black women in the business.

MUST READ: A Candid Chat With Mona Scott-Young: ‘I Don’t Believe In Mistakes. I Own Everything That I Do”

I’m woman enough to admit to you that I was one of those judgmental viewers questioning her business tactics. I even stopped watching the first installment of Love & Hip-Hop because of the foolery that always seemed to happen. But after listening to her defend her brands with sincerity, I found a new level of respect for the former music executive.

Here’s five reasons why we love Mona!

1. She owns it!

I adore black women who know who they are and what their purpose is. When Mona spoke, she was clear on her vision and her brand. #Respect

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