Yeaaa Bwoyeee: Flavor Flav’s Love Search Transcended Him From Public Enemy To Public Icon

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When it’s all said and done, legendary Public Enemy hype man-turned-Reality TV icon Flavor Flav will be remembered as the greatest to ever kiss beautiful women in the mouf on national TV.

“Flavor Flaaav and his glorious gaggle of clock-chasing stragglers paved the way for an endless wave of deliciously trashy Celebreality dating shows that spawned stars like the famously messy (and meme-able) New York.”

And by in the mouf, we mean ALL UP IN ZEE MOUF with dusty gold teeth and a childish clock dangling from his neck on VH1’s CLASSIC dating show “Flavor of Love” that changed reality TV forever.

Now, for the those (born after 1999) who may be unfamiliar, a collection of thirsty baddies shamelessly vied for Flav’s attention by completing challenges/doing literally anything to catch his beige-colored eye and stay on the show.

Each contestant was given a nickname by Flav who, despite being facially questionable, was propped up as a prize worth fighting for. Literally.

After each episode, one contender was eliminated while the rest received bedazzled clocks that extended their stay in Flav’s mansion-esque crib for another week.

Yep, Flavor Flaaav and his glorious gaggle of clock-chasing stragglers paved the way for an endless wave of deliciously trashy Celebreality dating shows that spawned stars like the famously messy (and meme-able) “New York.”

At this point, it’s safe to say we’ll never see another game-changing pop culture phenomenon like “Flavor of Love” that inspired some of our guiltiest TV pleasures.

Stuffed with larger-than-life personalities and sheer ridiculousness, it will live on forever as the gold standard for quality Trash TV.

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