Y’all. I for real cannot get the image of Kenya Moore as the Grinch out of my head. Krayonce’s epic holiday costume on the season finale of Real Housewives of Atlanta is sure to haunt my dreams. It was truly amazing. That said, there has been some over-the-top drama in the show’s eighth season, and I’m sure the reunion is going to be just as insane.
In the meantime, Kandi Burruss is treating us to her take on the return of NeNe Leakes, the downfall of her friendship with Phaedra Parks, and those pesky rumors about newbie Kim Fields’ husband. Yikes! Kandi addresses the visit the FEDs paid to her home to collect some of Apollo Nida’s things and reveals her initial concern that the reunion would be dull. With this crew? Never!
There are blogs that entertain and blogs that inform. Blogs that gush and blogs that gloat. There are even blogs that change the game in one fell swoop (looking at you, Eileen Davidson!) by revealing a darker side of a reality star than we’ve previously seen. Phaedra Parks’blog, however, does none of these things. And so it is that she remains the Supreme Queen of Evasion and Deflection!
The Real Housewives of Atlanta star is under some scrutiny over her relationship with ex-bestie and costar, Kandi Burruss. More specifically, folks are wondering whether Phae-Phae made the call that caused the Feds to show up at both Kandi’s and Cynthia Bailey’s houses to confiscate items Apollo Nida was storing there. True to form, Phaedra addresses NONE of this mess in her blog, instead focusing on what a great party planner Dwight is – and how on point Kenya Moore’s costume was.
For Kandi and Todd it has been a shocking couple of years filled with extreme ups (getting married, finally getting pregnant) and extreme downs (Mama Joyce, Todd’s mother Sharon passing away unexpectedly, and Kandi losing her friendship to Phaedra). A year after Sharon’s death, with Kandi having only 5 weeks to go until baby Ace arrives, they visit Sharon’s grave. Her tombstone reads, “A great mother and the life of the party.”
After returning from her visit with Apollo, Phaedra is in the mood to do something fun and festive. She decides to celebrate the holidays by throwing an over-the-top Christmas party. I do love Dwight and his undercover shade.
Kandi, who looks amazing, says, “The baby is awesome and life is good.”
RuPaul admits that he loves Kenya Moore dressed as The Grinch. “I thought she stole the show,” he shares. “You gotta love it. You gotta love a freak. I think Kenya‘s freak meter is about an 11.”
When asked about Matt and Kenya together, Kandi says, “They seem happy. He is different than what I would have thought she would have fallen for. He is a nice guy, don’t get me wrong, I just wouldn’t have seen them together.”
Beginning with the drama in Jamaica, Kandi is relieved she wasn’t because of the negative comments about Kim Fields‘ husband! “I’m glad I wasn’t apart of that. I hate when people talk about my husband so I definitely didn’t want to be a part of anything sayin’ something about hers.”
Above, Kandi shares a photo from tonight’s finale.
Our favorite reality TV stars cannot get enough of the spotlight during their regularly scheduled time slots, so they take to social media to share even more of their lives with us. And we would not have it any other way. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite snapshots and selfies from this week. Enjoy.
Everyone has returned safely and soundly from Jamaica. Well, safely if you don’t count gushing emotional wounds! But, at the very least, everyone is trying to move on from the traumatic trip by focusing on the positives in their lives. For Kim Fields that means doing what she does best: Keeping it professional.
After being re-inspired (HA!) by directing Cynthia Bailey‘s ‘mercial, Kim has a Skype meeting with Art, her longtime agent, to discuss the future of her directorial career. Art wants examples of Kim’s recent projects to use as a reel for other clients – including a new TV show. Please Lord do not tell me Kim is considering the CB Eyewear ‘mercial a legit indicator of her abilities!?