On this week’s episode of Real Housewives Of Atlanta the tepid steps were taken towards resolution in the longtime feud between Kenya Moore and Phaedra Parks! Kenya admits she’s surprised by Phaedra’s willingness to finally hear her out, meanwhile Phaedra is dishing on hopefully resolving issues with Kandi Burruss.
Admitting she was “very surprised” Phaedra finally agreed to have a conversation with her, Kenya is hopeful she will be embraced by Phaedra as easily as NeNe Leakes was despite all of their issues! Kenya is also hoping for an apology for all the “whore-mongering” – and she credits herself for tirelessly trying to mend things with Phaedra for the change in tides. “I think it’s always good to honestly talk with an open heart and listening ear. It takes too much energy to hold onto the past,” explains Kenya.
“It was confusing to all to see how easily Phaedra forgave NeNe for calling her the head doctor, never acknowledging she even knows her, and calling her dirty besides a few other things,” Kenya reflects. “Yet she has refused to apologize to me or to forgive me after countless attempts to reconcile on my part.”
Last Friday the Real Housewives Of Atlanta filmed their reunion, which as you can imagine sounds pretty divisive (although far less insane than last season!). Despite the cast claiming to have worked through issues in therapy and on their trip to the Philippines, their subsequent blogs and interviews have been vicious and point to feuds remaining very much alive! Reacting most publicly to whatever happened at the reunion was NeNe Leakes!
NeNe announced she will no longer be blogging or discussing RHOA! “So many of you have asked me how was The ATL Housewives Reunion! What did I wear and how was my hair LOL! Obviously I can’t speak on it but I can say these things….(1) I feel like I been in a daze for the past few days! Really mentally drained (2) I went in feeling very at peace and I had mentally accepted things I could not change. (3) I had made my mind up that there were people I would NEVER talk to again in life….but God! Won’t he do it! #RHOAREUNION #WAIT4IT”
The ladies show up at the airport in good spirits. Porsha Williams had more Louis Vuitton luggage than she has brain cells and negotiating the luggage carousel in heels was like the second coming of Sheneneh. Porsha must look cute because she may meet her future married African sugar daddy husband at the airport! All the single men would rather endure an endless TSA security checkpoint, than deal with PoorTaste – or her baggage!
Upon arriving at the airport Phaedra Parks hid in her limo cause ‘a Krayonce was ‘a comin! She’s been on RHOA trips before… Despite Claudia’s protestations that the Philippines will be positive vibes, Phaedra declares these women would argue even at the second coming of Christ. Of course they would – because Lord knows all of ‘em ain’t getting into heaven!
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.
I’m confused here… are the Real Housewives Of Atlanta moving forward – or not? Claudia Jordan gushed about how the group took a positive turn following their therapy session, and upcoming trip to Manilla, but now she is continuing to complain about how awful Porsha Williams is and insist that she’s really really positive while some people have “vendettas.” This group is exhausting me.
Contrary to what she said earlier this week, Claudia now says that the progress made in therapy was minimal. Of course this was all NeNe Leakes’ fault – Really, but NeNe doesn’t work alone – it was also totally PORSHA’s fault! OF COURSE. #ObsessionByBravo
Of therapy, Clawdia complains in her blog that, “The main people that needed it were not willing participants. One took off because she couldn’t deal with hearing about how her actions affected the rest of the ladies. And the other that stayed, well… she received apology after apology without ever acknowledging any of her own wrong doing.”
Is Dr. Jeff the newest addition to the cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta? He certainly behaved the way any good newbie does on the show by complimenting the veterans and trying to navigate NeNe Leakes without looking like a total doormat, which, by the way, never works. I’d say he’s doing just fine. In a few more seasons, he may be at the same point as Kenya Moore. A man can dream, can’t he?
Initially her brand of cray confidence made her an outsider among the cast, but now Krayonce and her bullhorn have twirled into the inner circle of fabulousity. She’s found a loyal chum in Cynthia Bailey who once contractually obligated the Neenster into a friendship pact, and she’s open to finding love with a man who isn’t invisible or playing a role (well, I mean…can we confirm that?) with her recent stint on the Millionaire Matchmaker.
“Don’t you just love the dramatics of the Real Housewives Of Atlanta? I loved how Dr. Jeff was saying ‘Nene, you’re going to that place again.’ ‘Nene, you’re getting angry,’ as I calmly walked to my car. He’s got a job to do too, right? How well do I know how that works?” snarked NeNe. “It works about as well as those blue cards he was reading off of with all the producer’s notes on them! LOL!”
Kenya Moore set her inner-Krayonce aside to find love on the Millionaire Matchmaker. Seriously – there were no Kenyanigans. I was strangely disappointed. As much as I snark on Kenya, I rely on her insanity to keep me indentured to Bravo. I do not need to see her behaving normally. But alas, we all must make sacrifices for love!
There were shocking developments however – Patti Stanger actually made two love connections (!) as she established herself the champion of under-appreciated women in their 40’s and 50’s! Or something like that – I tuned out around the time she described Cynthia Bailey as one of the top supermodels in the world and Kenya’s best friend.