The winners of Reality Tea‘s second annualReaders’ Choice Awards were announced throughout the day on Friday. There were a few shockers.
Lisa Vanderpump winning every category for which she was nominated didn’t surprise us, however, we were a little surprised by the winners of the Best New Reality Show of 2015 and Housewife You Wish Would Return categories.
If you missed a few – or all – of the winner announcements, look below for the complete list of winners. You can click on the categories listed in pink to see the runners up. Thank you for your participation. We hope you enjoyed it.
About the status of her marriage,Cynthia shares, “One day at a time… we did just celebrate our five-year anniversary. It feels more like 20 years because we got married on the show. I feel like we’re super super married because we were married in real life, we were married on TV, we’re very married.”
FAVORITE REAL HOUSEWIVES OF ATLANTA STAR: KANDI BURRUSS
Kandi beat out last year’s winner, NeNe Leakes with more than 30% of the votes. Some of the most popular write-in votes were for former RHOA stars NeNe Leakes and Kim Zolciak. Other notable write-ins: The Peach, None, and Claudia Jordan.
Kandi Burruss is always caught between a rock in a hard place! Just when Mama Joyce finally starts liking Todd, there’s drama between Kandi’s manager (and close friend) Don Juan, and her co-star and sometimes-buddy Phaedra Parks!
Phaedra and Todd have been at odds over money Phaedra reportedly owes him for a pregnancy workout video they made which was never released. Phaedra admitted to owing Todd the remaining $5k, but in a preview on the Bravo website the Real Housewives Of Atlanta star also argues she’s never SEEN proof of what Todd’s gotten done so far! Phaedra paid him $30k already.
Coming off my post-Christmas slump to deal with Real Housewives Of Atlanta makes me a bit cranky. Now I don’t know about y’all but I really don’t care if Phaedra Parks owes Todd Tucker money. I’d rather talk about Kandi Burruss rocking the h-e-double-hockeysticks out of over-the-knee sequined boots at 6 months pregnant. And I’d also like to discuss Kenya Moore‘s latest fake-a-date.
Kenya and Marlo Hampton hit the gym because this is totally 2000 and that’s where you meet men. Or cows. But not poopers. They’re playing with balls when James walks over to flirt with Kenya. James checks some of Kenya’s boxes: Tall, handsome, fit – but he’s too young and is but a mere personal trainer. They have a totally awkward, phony flirtation that results in a date. I was distracted by James smiling with his lip over his teeth and was waiting for them to expose scary teeth. But they weren’t scary at all.
Later Kenya and James meet to play basketball. Kenya wears a baby blue outfit to send subliminal hints that say, “Sperm donor.” Kenya isn’t sure if she wants a second date with James because he’s too young (and seriously this date was more awkward than one of those stupid male model photoshoots they always force uponAmerica’s Next Top Model contestants), but she’d totally turkey baste him in an alley, y’all!
I hope our Reality Tea family is enjoying a wonderful holiday week, with full bellies, fuller hearts, and a snarky outlook for what reality shows have in store for us in 2016! Real Housewives of Atlanta has had a crazy season thus far, and it can only get more insane after the most recent installment. Proving that no housewives can take a vacation without horrific drama, the RHOA ladies getaway to Miami was anything but fun, restful, or relaxing. In fact, it was downright hard to watch thanks to Tammy McCall Browning’s nephew Glen losing his shiz and slamming his aunt to the ground while trying to get to Kenya Moore after she told him to leave. Tugging on a wig is one thing, but battery is anything but entertaining. Take note, Bravo!
In her Bravo blog, Kenya espouses on the week’s episode with her own headlines, just in case you didn’t catch her theme. She begins, “MESSY–Many people accuse me of being messy. If you say something on a reality TV show with cameras recording you that you don’t want people to know about or ever repeat, don’t go on a reality TV show talking about people… Now that’s messy! You can call me messy, and at times I am. I own that. However, what I won’t do is look the other way when I see a potentially dangerous situation for myself, my friends, and cast mates.”
From Porsha‘s twerking to the terrible edit job to Glen‘s behavior, this week’s episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta was hard to watch. (Newsflash RHOA Producers: reality TV is supposed to be fun, not exhausting!) Thankfully, both Kandi Burruss and Kenya Moore took to Twitter and Instagram to fill us in on what the edit failed to show.
When asked by a viewer if her opinion changed after watching the show, Kandisaid, “I feel he needed to leave. Calling us bitches & hoes & acting crazy…. hell naw. He needed to go.” She added, “There were a few more things he said that they are not even showing. Crazy!”