R&B vocalist Monica took her “Goonica” name to a new level by channeling one of her ’90s sisters. In the new tradition of stars re-creating other legend celebrity moments for Halloween, Monica planned to pay homage to her co- ATL native Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes.
Far before Monica got a reputation for a hot head, Left Eye was the industry bad girl who well known, burned her boyfriend’s home down. Monica’s choice to make again Left Eye’s mug shot was not accept well by everyone.
Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes and Monica Brown benefitted from the exact music boom from Atlanta in the prior ’90s that also introduced the world to the likes of Usher, Babyface, Outkast, and many more. At the time of Monica was just a teen celebrity getting her career off the ground,
Left Eye was literally a platinum-selling artist as 1/3 of TLC. Also with the Chilli and T-Boz, Left Eye became a household name and is familiar for her crazy energy and a wild personality.
Left Eye briefly in a relationship with Atlanta Falcon’s wide-receiver Andre Rinson around the release of her group’s second album CRAZYS’EXYCOOL. Somehow, she and Andre had a very intense love connection, and Left Eye was not always the best at handling her emotions.
Rumors of abuse and feud followed the couple for their first year with each other, with Rinson opening fire outside of a Kroger later men attempt to break up a fight between him and Lisa.
Stuffs would reach an all-time top in June of 1994. Later a night of partying, the couple would get into a feud that outcome in Andre leaving. Upset, Lisa planned to put sneakers in the bathtub and leave them on fire. She then goes outside and smashed the windows of his vehicle.