Leilene Smiley Ondrade who fought for Flavor Flavs heart in Flavor Of Love is one of the final four contestants on VH1s Charm School, and has really turned her life around since her etiquette training.
Says Leilene: Im not a stripper anymore and Im much more confident now. I know how to stand up for myself especially against really catty girls!
And while the former Las Vegas stripper has gotten used to being in a new, much classier spotlight, she admits its still weird watching herself on TV.
Leilene explains, I hate watching myself on TV! Seeing my mistakes all over again is tough, but seeing myself without makeup in some clips is the worst. Im always like, I cant believe I didnt throw at least a little bit of makeup on! Its pretty embarrassing.
But despite not being perfectly polished, Leilene is still living the glamorous life of a Flavorette star.
She says, Ive been going to red carpet events and its really crazy when stars like Angie Stone, Ice-T, and The Cheetah Girls recognize me from the show. I even saw Flavor Flav at the BET Awards in June and he hugged me and said, Youve done so well on Charm School. I love you, Smiley!
The season finale of Flavor Of Love: Charm School airs Sunday (July 1).
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