Y’all, sometimes it just boggles my mind how much people seemingly change when they become reality stars. You can always spot the green newbie, innocent and wide-eyed, who seems almost terrified of the drama brought on by her veteran co-stars. Sometimes, these first-timers won’t compromise changing themselves to create craziness and become fan favorites or the one everyone loves to hate. Their desire to stick to their morals often makes them come across as boring, making them one-and-done in the reality television world. Real Housewives of Orange County’sLydia McLaughlin, anyone? Of course, then there are those who start out timid and almost goody-goody, but they quickly learn from their counterparts and become masters of their own reality destiny. You know I’m talking about Real Housewives of Atlanta’sPorsha Stewart!
Girlfriend started out as a pretty wallflower, but she’s taken pages out of the brazen NeNe Leakes’ and the kray-kray Krayonce Moore’s playbooks to become quite a reality vixen. She’s building a brand, y’all! She’s got a lingerie line. Heck, she even assaulted a cast mate at a reunion! Now, she may even have her own platform for finding her next sugar daddy. Porsha’s clearly figured out this game!
Claudia Jordan is sharing her take on the Cynthia Bailey / NeNe Leakes friendship and it’s a doozy. NeNe will have plenty to say in response to this, guaranteed. These RH newbies are coming out with the verbal guns blazing from the get-go nowadays! No warming up period.
Claudia commented this week on a Real Housewives of Atlanta After Show episode on YouTube, comparing Cynthia to a battered wife when it comes to her former friendship with the “loud and overbearing” NeNe. Yikes! Read on, it gets worse.
Apollo Nida is a man scorned – which is amusing considering he did the scorning – and promises he will fight Phaedra Parks for money when she files for divorce!
Issuing what sounds like a threat or at the very least a warning, Apollo swears he will not allow Phaedra to leave him with nothing when their marriage legally ends. “I will not walk away empty-handed, considering all I’ve put into the marriage over the five years,” Apollo seethes.
All Apollo put in to the marriage? Let’s recap: the lies, the cheating, the breaking the law, the destroyingtheir family, embarrassing his wife and children, the lies about Kenya, and the fact that Phaedra could also be on the hook for his millions in restitution if they stay married? Oh yeah, he really put a lot into this marriage!
NeNe Leakeskept her thoughts on this week’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta short and sweet (with a tiny dash of salt). The reality star is fed up with the negative dinners with her co-stars and has some words of advice for a certain former friend.
NeNe starts off sharing her thoughts on these ridiculous dinner get-togethers and puts the liars and manipulators on blast. “Going into dinner with these ladies will never be a fun thing for me, and that probably will never change, but I’ve made a few changes of my own. I have come to a place in my life where I just don’t have the time or energy to entertain people who don’t like me or support me, people who hurt me and that pull energy instead of giving energy. Those that never compliment but always ridicule. Those that manipulate and lie. The people you know who are willing to turn on you for so called opportunities or the almighty dollar with no explanation! The people that want everyone to believe you’re the bad guy when in reality they are. The people that stab you in the back and watch you bleed with no sympathy.”
Kandi Burruss is not about the drama – don’t start none .. won’t be done – so she thought it necessary to bring the ladies of Real Housewives of Atlanta together to iron out their differences. Because these type of Real Housewives gatherings rarely have drama. LOL! Nice try, Kandi, but I’ve got your number.
There was nothing but drama – save for a few stale crackers – and not much was accomplished between Phaedra Parks and Kenya Moore.
Phaedra addressed the dinner cracker chat in her blog. “I was fine sitting down with all of the ladies,” she said. “While it is not something I would have initiated, I respect anything that is done in the interest of peace and harmony, which is why I attended.” Yeah, um, not to mention <eye roll> that contract with Bravo.
On Phaedra: “IF IT LOOKS LIKE A FRAUD, LIES LIKE A FRAUD, ACTS LIKE A FRAUD — IT MUST BE A FRAUD. No successful attorney or woman with any decorum should behave the way Phaedra does. No outstanding Christian should repeatedly call another woman a whore and be unapologetic about it. No respected attorney should slander and defame someone in the media without any evidence or facts. No “Southern Belle” or woman with class or respect for herself should visit a man in a halfway house at 3am.”
Cynthia Bailey and NeNe Leakes are officially on the outs, after a confrontation on this week’s episode Cynthia admits that while she hasn’t given up on her friendship with NeNe, it will never be the same.
“I don’t foresee us being BFF’s again. But I would love to see Nene and I in a place where we’re cordial and we have respect for each other and we can have a good time together,” the Real Housewives Of Atlanta star admits. “I miss having fun with her. But we’re not at that place yet.”
This weekend we received some information from a very credible source about the status of Phaedra Parks‘ marriage to Apollo Nida. Phaedra told our source that she has absolutely no plans to visit Apollo while he is incarcerated at FMC Lexington Prison in Kentucky.