At this point, Kim Zolciak contributes more to Real Housewives of Atlanta by not showing up than a lot of the cast members do when they are actually present. Kim skipping out on the cast trip to Barcelona was a highly talked about topic.
Kim’s frienemy-tuned-enemy NeNe Leakes questioned everything from Kim’s marriage to her health. Porsha Williams mentioned this to Kim while they were on the phone and Kim clapped back with a SCATHING group text about NeNe. The ladies couldn’t keep Kim’s name out of their mouths, but they should not have expected her to show up anyway. Kim claims that she “made sure” the cast trips were not a part of her contract as a “Friend of the Housewives” this season.
Kim is the master of having her cake and eating it too. She has two shows on Bravo and she’s able to saunter in and out of Real Housewives of Atlanta when she pleases. She still gets to talk shit about her costars during on-camera interviews, but she apparently has zero obligation to travel with people she doesn’t even like.
Kim tweeted, “I made sure ‘trips’ were NOT a part of my contract! I’m not stupid!” Clearly not. There really is a different set of rules for Kim on this network. Then again, I feel like it doesn’t even matter if Kim didn’t go. The production company didn’t have to pay for Kim’s travel, yet she still did the absolute most for the last episode’s story line – via text message. She is a bargain for whoever is signing her checks.
A viewer pointed out the obvious via tweet: “How is Kim Z the subject of all these conversations though when she stayed in Atlanta? They ain’t got NOTHING else to talk about in Barcelona?” Kim quoted the tweet and added, “Nothing!!” Apparently, she’s not wrong.
Another Twitter user responded to Kim saying, “Don’t you think that’s a little unfair to huge fans like me?” Kim quoted that and shared, “I was also filming my own show at the same time love.”
I have no idea why NeNe was annoyed that Kim “ditched” the trip since they cannot stand each other. Oh wait, there is a guaranteed the story line and (likely) increase in ratings thanks to Kim’s presence. Anyway, NeNe hated on Kim’s absence and decided to question her various medical issues. Kim tweeted, “It’s disgusting! We can cut up joke and play around BUT health, kids, hubbys off limits!!”
A fan tweeted, “We all know
@Kimzolciak survived cancer because she was sitting at Chili’s eating an awesome blossom when she got the news! She said it on the first #rhoa reunion! Thanks @Bravotv for re-running it today!” Clearly this person is a longtime viewer since this is a reference to that infamous Season 1 reunion story that Kim shared at the reunion about waiting at a Chili’s for some test results. She shared this anecdote when she was asked about wearing wigs and it just didn’t add up completely. Nevertheless, Kim insisted, “I NEVER SAID I HAD CANCER I don’t find this funny.”
Kim also pointed out, “Considering DWTS was a huge part of my stroke and I filmed my heart surgery, she is pretty pathetic.” And her tweets concluded with, “I don’t lie!! I don’t need 2! I live in my truth ALWAYS have ALWAYS will! It’s easy that way. I don’t need aliases or have to pretend to be somebody I’m not! The end.” I doubt that it is really “the end.” After all, there is a Season 10 reunion to film.
TELL US – DO YOU THINK KIM SHOULD BE REQUIRED TO GO ON RHOA TRIPS? DO YOU WISH KIM WAS ON THE SPAIN TRIP? DO YOU THINK KIM IS TRUTHFUL ABOUT HER HEALTH? WAS IT INAPPROPRIATE FOR THE LADIES TO QUESTION KIM’S HEALTH? WHOSE SIDE ARE YOU ON: KIM’S OR NENE’S?
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