D’Andra Simmons

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Since Season 2 of Real Housewives of Dallas was filmed months ago, there is a lot of back story missing when it comes to the social media activity between the cast members. Clearly there is a lot of tension there, but the viewers are just behind because the conflicts haven’t aired on TV yet.

If you follow D’Andra Simmons or Brandi Redmond on Twitter, it is very clear that they are not best friends, but as far as the show goes, there’s nothing to indicate why… yet.

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This episode of The Real Housewives of Dallas was all about family. From LeeAnne Locken looking to form a new one with boyfriend Rich, to Brandi Redmond reaching out to her grandmother, and Keatin running away from his step mom D’Andra Simmons. This show has proven it’s more than poop jokes and charity events. Cary Deuber, Stephanie Hollman and Brandi pack for the big Memphis trip. Brandi plans to visit her grandfather who suffered from a recent stroke.

D’Andra enters her ornate house and catches up with her husband, Jeremy. They discuss his photo journalism lectures and appear to have a good partnership. Jeremy breaks the news to his wife that his son Keatin feels he doesn’t fit in and wants to move out less than two months of living there. D’Andra is upset by this. She thought he’d pick up on their ambition and shake the feeling of entitlement. D’Andra wants to hold her step son to the year he committed to, she gets fired up. The two may be newlyweds (don’t forget LeeAnne stood at the Simmons wedding!) but he knows how she is, asking her to be levelheaded.

Watch What Happens Live

If it wasn’t already clear that there are two distinct sides on Real Housewives of Dallas, the latest Watch What Happens Live episode made that very clear. Andy Cohen had Brandi Redmond, Stephanie Hollman, and Cary Deuber in the clubhouse, and as expected, LeeAnne Locken was the hot topic of conversation.

Then again, when is she not? If it wasn’t for LeeAnne and her friction with the cast during Season 1, there is no chance that this show would come back for a Season 2. No matter how much these women dislike LeeAnne (spoiler alert: it’s a lot) they should all be grateful that she is providing content for this show… and apparently for Watch What Happens Live as well.

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At this point the Real Housewives of Dallas cast is split into two distinct sides. Last year all of the ladies hated on LeeAnne Locken. Now that D’Andra Simmons and Kameron Westcott joined the cast they are on the same side of schism as LeeAnne with Cary Deuber, Brandi Redmond, and Stephanie Hollman on the other.

Even though D’Andra joined the cast as a friend of LeeAnne’s she also has no problem telling LeeAnne the truth, even if it’s not what she wants to hear. She also has no issue sharing her opinions about the rest of the cast, especially Brandi.

 

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The focus of Season 2 of Real Housewives of Dallas has been the feud between besties Brandi Redmond and Stephanie Hollman. They patched things up during the last episode though so now that the only main story line has wrapped up, Brandi has moved on to calling out the other cast members for their behavior.

So far, Brandi has been leaning on LeeAnne Locken for support, but now that she is back in action with Stephanie, that is bound to change- especially after LeeAnne dressed as “Two Face” for Halloween in an ode to Stephanie. Brandi has a lot to say about LeeAnne’s costume and the two new girls in the cast: D’Andra Simmons and Kameron Westcott.

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It’s been two days after the Hollman Halloween Party on The Real Housewives of Dallas and the stage is fully set with old feuds, new feuds and a new house with an old neighboring nemesis. This was another great episode. Let the games begin.

Stephanie Hollman and Travis Hollman are inspecting their new house of horrors. If the pool in the living room wasn’t bad enough that wallpaper would make anyone run. The new homeowners couldn’t be on more opposite sides of the page. Travis wants koi fish, Stephanie fears fish, Steph wants to cover the impractical pool, Travis tells her she’s “really good at mopping”. Ass. He also reminds her that he’s the one making the money in the family…Stephanie needs to remind HIM that he’s on TV and cashing a Bravo check because of HER.

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After LeeAnne Locken and Cary Deuber got into the most random argument about D’Andra Simmons’ wedding during the first Real Housewives of Dallas reunion, it just made sense for her to join the cast. If attending D’Andra’s wedding is actually a status symbol in Dallas, then she really needed to be on this show to make it legit. Plus let’s be honest: Season 1 wasn’t the best start for a Real Housewives show. The addition of D’Andra could only help.

D’Andra joining this show is a logical move for series. She actually has preexisting relationships within the cast and there is something authentic about her signing up instead of a random. Even so, it wasn’t the easiest move for D’Andra to make since apparently there were a lot of people in Dallas who had a problem with it.

Real Housewives Awards

Bravo is bringing back the Real Housewives Awards for the fourth year in a row. This time, the ladies from across the franchise will compete for fans’ votes in various categories within the back-to-school theme.

Fortunately, it seems like this list was compiled with the intention to make sure everyone feels included, which is nice. Unfortunately, it seems like this list was compiled with the intention to make sure everyone feels included, which means that many of the nominations do not make sense. Nevertheless, the fandom will (hopefully) make the right decisions. Either way you slice it, nominating every housewife is a good way to ensure that a lot of them show up when the awards are handed out. So at least that’s good.