Kandi explains why she was so teary and emotional when she talked with Phaedra. “I had a lot going on at the time. Yes, I was upset about my play being cancelled, but I also had some personal family things that I was dealing with as well. So I guess I was just extra emotional. It probably wasn’t the best time to go talk to her, but I was wondering what was going on with our friendship that she had to discuss it with NeNe and Porsha without ever mentioning to me that there was a problem. Watching this episode, it irritated me to see Phaedra try to brush off what was going on with me by saying that I was just upset about a bad business deal. I wasn’t upset about the money. There was a whole bunch of stuff that was going on with me that she didn’t take the time to ask about either. And now just because I didn’t text her every day, I’m a bad friend.”
On tonight’s episode of Real Housewives Of Atlanta, titled “Fix It Therapy,” the ladies pay a visit to Dr. Jeff so he can give them a few lessons on communicating and working through their copious issues!
Even thoughNeNe Leakes is the one who suggested therapy in the first place, and was warned by Dr. Jeff that he’d call her out too, NeNe freaks out when she is accused of causing a lot of the group’s issues. As a result, the very mature NeNe who expects everyone to act like grown women, storms out of the session and has to be chased down by the diminutive Dr. Jeff. Eep.
After only 7 episodes on Fashion Police, Kathy Griffin is dunzo! Make room for NeNe Leakes?? Or (gasp!) Porsha Williams?? Both reality stars have been wishin’ and hopin’ and prayin’ and…thirstin‘! But no word yet on whether either would even be considered as a co-host. In the mean time, there’s two open spots on the bench.
Kathy tweetedthe announcement yesterday, saying she doesn’t want to “contribute to a culture of unattainable perfectionism and intolerance” anymore. After replacing her personal hero and comic icon Joan Rivers (their meet-ups on Kathy’s former reality show, My Life of the D-List were EPIC!!) Kathy says she “discovered that my style does not fit with the creative direction of the show & now it’s time to move on.”
NeNe Leakes has the same question we all do: What is going on with Cynthia Bailey? But while we are pondering this, she has other things to do, like her NEW J-O-B-S. Yes, of course, NeNe is making that money with a new role on Oxygen and possibly a spot on Fashion Police as the new Joan?!
But, first of all, NeNe has concerns. Why are some Real Housewives Of Atlanta stars are so bothered by her supporting Phaedra Parks through a difficult time? “What is the problem with me being there for Phaedra during a rough time in her life? I’m not there bashing her other friendships,” NeNe declares.
“My being there is totally coming from a good place, because I’m not looking for friendship within this circle of women,” insists NeNe. “If something naturally develops, then great! Let me know your thoughts on that!”
Kenya said the move didn’t surprise her at all. “Phaedra has always either told lies or diverted the attention from herself to someone else to avoid the truth being told about her,” she said. “Cynthia merely stated that Phaedra never fact checked prior to spreading Apollo’s lies about me. Phaedra had no response or defense, and thus she fled so she didn’t have to answer the obvious.”
Porsha Williams was on the Steve Harvey show yesterday afternoon and chatted with him about her Real Housewives of Atlanta co-stars, her plastic surgery, and even helped do “Housewives-inspired makeovers.”
I have to say that something felt really “off” about Porsha during the interview. I don’t know if she was nervous or if she’s trying really hard to bring a bit of a “NeNe-sass” to her personality? Something was different.
Steve starts off with questions from fans. On Claudia and Kordell being called “Claudel,” she says “they should rename themselves desperados.”
On Claudia Jordan joining the cast, “From the moment Claudia joined the show, I thought she was nice.” Porsha says it confused her that Kenya Moore was trying to encourage Claudia to hook up with her ex-husband Kordell because when Kenya first joined the show, she was accusing Porsha of being Kordell’s beard but now this season was trying to set Claudia up with him. “It’s weird. It’s really weird.”
When asked if lunch with the other housewives felt awkward, Claudia said, “It wasn’t awkward at all! But then again I rarely feel uncomfortable. I actually was looking forward to seeing all the ladies again, because I am very much an optimist, and if there is a chance for things to move in a positive direction, then I’m all for it!” Is “positive” even on Bravo’s compass?