Real Housewives has become synonymous with faux riches and bankruptcy! And some girls are going bust before they ever pretend to play rich on TV! Claudia Jordan just joined Real Housewives Of Atlanta, and she’s already dealt with a shady financial past! Which means that hopefully she has learned from her mistakes and won’t be repeating them! No amount of ‘Red Bottoms’ is worth a day in court!
In 2012 Claudia filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The former Celebrity Apprentice cast member admits that bad borrowing, coupled with loss of employment and a divorce put her into that mess. Well at least it wasn’t shoes! Or $100,000 worth of furniture… “I definitely had money and lost it all and got it back, lost it all again and now I’m on the upswing,” Claudia admits. “I was a victim of some predatory loans.”
While a court order dismissed her bankruptcy after one month, Claudia says that her financial pitfall, on top of an annulment and Deal Or No Deal being canceled took her to a very dark place emotionally.
Jon Gosselin wins our Thirsty Thursday award this week. Jon, who is broke as a joke, told Kate Gosselin, whose reality TV career is on the upswing, that he’d be willing to go on Couples Therapy with her. What a kind soul. I’m sure he has only her best interests at heart.
“I would consider appearing on Couples Therapy with Kate,” said Jon. “We are divorced, but why can’t we co-parent? I was thinking Kate and I could do a televised sit-down with a doctor and work out our differences, because our kids are suffering. She’s still so angry at me.”
It’s divorce number 2 for Sheree Fletcher! The lady who made a name for herself as an A-List divorcee on Hollywood Exes, is about to become a celebrity divorcee once again!
Sheree filed for divorce from second husband, former NFL-player turned preacher Terrell Fletcher. The couple has been separated since July and were living separate lives long before that. If you recall Terrell moved to San Diego to start his church after receiving the calling from God, while Sheree received the calling from reality TV and decided to stay in LA, near her friends, life, show, and son, Trey. Ultimately the couple, who married in 2007, couldn’t make it work.
Calling season 7 her “redemption season”Kenya assures us that myths will be dispelled and all the rumors of her s0-called horrible ways will trace back to villains with negative agendas!
“This season shows me in a different light. A lot of the lies that were told about me come to light,” Kenya says. “There were a flurry of [lies]: I’ve been called an alcoholic, I’ve been called bi-polar, I’ve been called a man-stealer— there isn’t a name I have not been called on this show. This season just shows a very different side. And really the truth.”
Will the real Kenya Moore please stand up? I mean here we have personality #265 (one for each day of the year), the forgiving, gracious, and sweet-natured church lady who has Jesus on her side to fix it.
Claudia is not holding back on the drama as she took on veteran NeNe Leakes while Kenya cheered “Yaaaaaas!” from the sidelines. The new ladies have to mark their turf, by digging in the story lines – much like cats scratching in a litter box!
Dropping some hints on this season is Executive Producer for RHOA, Carlos King. And by that I mean parroting the Bravo approved PR spin about how amazing the drama is for season 7. Hey – I’m riveted! Carlos is a big fan of Claudia joining the crew, because duh – she has like zero scruples about acting ratchet, so that makes for excellent TV. Hey – I’m riveted!
A few days ago we explained to you why Kyle Richards’ daughter was having a hospital slumber party with mom and all of her sisters. At the time Kyle simply explained that her daughter, Alexia Umansky, had been attacked by a dog and the injuries required surgery.
Now, the reality star has found another avenue to raise both money and awareness for children with autism. It was recently announced that Jacqueline will be the celebrity spokesperson for ROXO’s Holiday box sets.
Billy Bush and Kit Hoover asked Phaedra about the Mr. Chocolate rumor, the current status of her marriage to Apollo Nida, and that one time when Porsha Williams attacked Kenya Moore at RHOA reunion camp. Spoiler Alert: she is Team Porsha. HAHAHA. Of course she is.
Phaedra claimed the only chocolate she knows comes in the form of a candy bar, adding, “Yum, Yum, Yum.” Though she definitely did not hold back where Kenya is concerned.