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Kandi Burruss

This week’s episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta featured a lavish party honoring Kandi Burruss’ Essence magazine cover, but it was Cynthia Bailey’s new beau who got the most screen time. To be honest, don’t we all think that’s his goal? Fifty Cynt deserves the best, so this guy Will Jones had better be on the up and up. People don’t get as riled up as he did over a minor rumor or simple misunderstanding. He clearly got caught in a lie. Perhaps he didn’t want to go into the gory details with Cynthia if the relationship with this other chick ended badly. Maybe he didn’t think it was as serious as it appeared to newbie Eva Marcille. In any event, his reaction would have me more concerned about whether he’s boyfriend material as opposed to whether he may have been seeing someone when he first met Cynthia. Am I right?

But, I digress (shocking, I know!). This post isn’t about Will Jones. It’s about the most underrated RHOA character and his amazing ability to throw shade. Don Juan was on point with dig at Porsha Williams. She needs to quit pretending like she had no involvement in those horrific allegations against Kandi and give the woman some space. She is forcing the issue, and it is only making things more awkward. Thankfully, it’s Don Juan to the rescue!

Speaking to Bravo, Kandi shares that didn’t mind Don Juan initiating the “shade shields” (classic). He was just being a loyal friend. She tells the site, “I didn’t think anything of it. The things Porsha said about me could have ruined my career and affected my businesses had the truth never come out. With that being said, everything she said trying to tear me down also can harm the people that work with me,” adding, “Don Juan doesn’t care for Porsha, and he has every reason not to. It’s a trickle down effect.” The lady makes some very valid points.

She asserts, “Everybody is acting as if what Porsha did wasn’t a big deal. Meanwhile we’re seeing stories of people that get accused of sexual assault (drugging someone for sex is sexual assault) lose their jobs, companies, careers etc. The people who work for them are losing as well because of their actions. Now that is understandable if the person accused actually did those things, but if they’re in jeopardy of losing it all because some chick chose to spread a bullsh– lie, then that’s horrible.”

Kandi continues, “If the worst thing a girl who spread that type of false rumor receives is some shade, I don’t think it’s a big deal. Bitch, get over it. The same way you expect me to get over the lies that you spread. There are real victims out here in the world who have been drugged for sex. I do not take what happened last year lightly, and neither does my team. Will we eventually get over it? Yes, hopefully, but over time. Nobody can understand how I feel unless you’ve been falsely accused of sexual assault before.”

Focusing on the event itself, Kandi describes walking into the reveal party as “amazing.” She gushes, “I LOVE Essence magazine, and to grace the cover is truly an honor,” further stating she got emotional during her speech, “because I accomplished a dream of mine that I had for a long time.”

Finally, Kandi admits she didn’t give much thought to the Will’s parking lot drama with Cynthia and her friends. When asked her opinion on the girlfriend rumor, she simply responds, “I wasn’t surprised.” If there is one thing the ladies of RHOA know, it’s shade. Don Juan too!

TELL US – WHAT DO YOU THINK OF KANDI’S INTERVIEW? WAS DON JUAN TOO HARD ON PORSHA? 

[Photo Credit: Bravo]