RHOA’s Kim Fields Defends Her ‘Beatless Brunch’

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When all-around Real Housewives of Atlanta’s peacekeeper Kim Fields threw her well-intentioned ‘beatless brunch,’  she certainly never would have guessed that her reality show castmates would make such a stink about the gathering.  Well leave it to her beat-faced crew of hoity-toity divas to pretty much make a mockery of the newbie’s attempts at an au natural affair.

Even though Kim’s co-stars, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks, Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey and Porsha Williams did not comply with the gathering’s theme, Sheree Whitfield at least gave it the old college try, even though she did sport false lashes. 

During a quick question and answer Bravo.com interview,  Kim was asked, if whether it irked her a smidge that her co-stars did not come bare-faced to the brunch.  The always positive former child star seemed to just take her theme’s dismissal by the group as a non-issue stating, “First of all, I was happy they all showed up. When you do something different, you really don’t know what to expect. Second, “beatless” was a theme, not a mandatory requirement. It’s not like I said, “No make up, no waffles.” LOL! When you’re hosting a get-together, the only things that runs through your mind is ensuring your guests have a good time.”

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In usual fare, Kenya was the most vocal out of all of her cast mates with regards to the brunch.  Kandi picked up Kenya to go to Kim’s home where the gathering was being held.  While en route to the brunch, Kenya, who was in full war paint, offered Kandi a snarky remark as to why she was not going to attend the event sans makeup, “I’m a grown-ass woman that will not be told what to do,” she snapped.

When Kim was asked if she was surprised by Kenya’s snippy attitude about the brunch, Kim replied, “People will take things how they want to; you can only make your intentions and motivation clear.”

Even though the RHOA crew were bellyaching every step of the way by well-meaning Kim’s barefaced brunch, they seemed to be touched by the trinkets she presented them with–a compact to remind them of their beauty.  She also gifted the ladies with a notebook and miniature pen to invite them to write poems about natural beauty.  The CBI or Chief Bitchy Instigator, Kenya, then felt compelled to stir the pot in her usual fashion by informing Kim that she took umbrage with the invite.  Did Kenya manage to ruffle Kim’s feathers?  Aah, nope!  Kim, just kept her cool and sort of dismissed Kenya’s crassness with a one word answer which only infuriated the dramatic diva even more.

Thankfully, the affair’s lid was kept in place and there were no circus shenanigans this go-round!


(Photo credit: Mark Hill/Bravo)