Lovely Mimi, one of the breakout stars form VH1s Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta Season 6, was arrested and charged with drug possession.
Lovely Mimi was arrested in North Carolina just after midnight on Thursday, June 6. The 28-year-old Vietnamese-American nail salon owner, social media maven, reality star, comedian, and singer was charged with felony drug possession after a reported incident at a local casino.
According to jail records, Lovely Mimi (real name Myha Thi Luong) was booked in Cherokee County, North Carolina at 1:24AM Thursday morning and was released less than two hours later after posting bond.
She is officially charged with felony possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance. The charge is a Class I felony in North Carolina, which is punishable by 3-12 months in prison if convicted.
According to online reports, Mimi “allegedly dropped an unknown amount of ecstasy on the floor of Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River Casino, according to Cherokee tribal police.”
The Instagram sensation was born on August 20, 1990, in Vietnam, a country in Asia. Her parents, whose names are not known to the public, migrated to the United States of America in 1993 and settled in Silver Spring, Maryland and later in Virginia.
Upon her arrival in the U.S, Mimi began studies at a high school. She would later drop out of school to pursue a career as a nail artist. The high-school dropout, today, has nail salons in Atlanta and also works as a nail artist for several companies in the country. If you wish to hire or patronize her, her nail salon is called Luong’s Lovely Nails.
In addition to her nail business, Mimi also sings. In September 2016, she featured the London-based English boy band – 5ive – in her hip-hop hit titled: We Don’t Care. The famous Instagram star was recently cast as a member of VH1 show Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta.