The Bravo gods have answered our (my) prayers — Heather Dubrow is returning to the Real Housewives of Orange County. The news of Fancy Pant’s long-awaited return comes along with some arguably even better news — Kelly Dodd and Braunwyn Windham-Burke are OUT for good. No more Kelly Fraud’s nasty comments and total ignorance. Or Braunwyn’s over-the-top narcissism. Both ladies were eyeing for a return, but the fans have spoken. And Boringwin really uprooted her entire life as she knew it for a TV show that doesn’t want her back. What a shame. Oh, and Elizabeth Lyn Vargas is out after one season, but we hardly got to know her anyway.
The Fancy Pants news is just too much to bear. We’ll finally see the completed Dubrow family mansion. Terry Dubrow, despite duping fans about Heather’s return, will be back on our screens to provide plastic surgery advice and corny dad jokes. And this could lead to a potential Tamra Judge return, but no news has been announced yet. CHAMPS FOR EVERYONE, except maybe Shannon Beador.
I’m not going to lie, I love seeing any bad news about Kim Zolciak and her crew. But back in the very early days of Real Housewives of Atlanta, Kim was a harmless narcissist. Who just so happened to be the mistress to a very rich man. She was entertaining and delusional, which is exactly how I like my housewives. One of my all time favorite housewives moments ever was watching Kim drink a glass of wine and smoke a cigarette in a strip mall parking lot, blasting the original “Don’t Be Tardy For The Party.” All in front of an equally delusional Sheree Whitfield, who commented on what a lovely singing voice Kim had. Of course, those were all pre-wig shifting days.
But Kim ultimately moved on from Big Poppa and created another “one hit wonder” thanks to Kandi Burruss. But Kim’s origin with “Don’t Be Tardy For The Party” ultimately led her to her own spin off. Once Kim met now-husband Kroy Biermann at Sheree’s charity dance off, love bloomed and she quickly became pregnant. Don’t Be Tardy For The Wedding was created and ultimately, she left RHOA to have her own show, Don’t Be Tardy. It featured Kim, Kroy and their gaggle of kids. Chaos ensued. So did plastic surgery. And money was spent. Lots of it. I will never fully understand how they kept up with the lifestyle they portrayed but now we are getting a little glimpse as to why.
Kim Zolciak has been a Bravo darling since the beginning of the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Whether you love her or hate her, she truly made the early days of RHOA iconic af. She was the chain-smoking, bad wig-wearing blonde that always had a glass of wine in her hand and a dream. Her tumultuous friendship with Nene Leakes brought some of the best banter of all time. And while she’s polarizing, she’s always owned up to who she is, especially when it comes to her high-maintenance lifestyle. The scene of her eating pizza while getting stomach fat lasered off is forever cemented in my brain as classic housewives’ material.
Kim’s story was really unexpected. She went from spending Big Daddy’s money to meeting Kroy Biermann and his “tight ass” while the RHOA cameras were rolling. For over a decade now, the match-made-in-heaven has been popping out babies, spending a lot of money and documenting it all on their spin-off Don’t Be Tardy. While I understand everyone has opinions, many not positive, about Kim, Kroy is like a godsend in her life. He loves her children and somehow doesn’t lose his mind with all the over-the-top ladies in his home. And watching their story on the spinoff really was entertaining for a while.
Kim Zolciak-Biermann has accomplished a feat not many of us can do. She single-handedly altered the perception of time as we know it and turned 15 minutes of fame into multiple seasons of a spin-off. It really was quite remarkable given she was introduced to a viewing audience as a single mom having an affair with a married man, testing the boundaries of the music industry.
Real Housewives of Atlanta was Kim’s launch pad. Cameras followed Kim during her RHOA tenure until she met the man of her
wallet dreams, Kroy Biermann. Kim and Kroy were the Romeo and Juliet of Atlanta, minus the hemlock and vocabulary. Their relationship gave hope to those searching for true love and an NFL contract. Kim produced four more children and a spinoff called, Don’t Be Tardy. Premiering in 2012, the show highlighted Kim and her now very large family and their various antics, it was also a long-running advert for red Solo cups. Now after 8 years, rumor has it DBT has a DNR. But Kim is doing her best to once again manipulate the concept of time and keep that 15 minutes going.
In case you were wondering the last time I thought about Kim Zolciak-Biermann or anyone in her family, I can assure you it was a very long time ago. It’s true. I think about them never because they bring nothing to the table. Well, aside from the audacity.
Despite their show, Don’t Be Tardy, continuing to air on Bravo, they have all but fallen off the face of the earth. And with good reason. Kim doesn’t exactly do anything outside of post thirst traps to her Instagram. Oh and push her knock-off lip kits for KAB Cosmetics. And not pay her bills. Did they even wrap last season of Don’t Be Tardy? Did it get a proper finale? Not that it deserved it, just wondering. One day I saw a commercial for them driving around in an RV and the next, well, nothing. So how exactly is her show still on air?
I would imagine Kim Zolciak-Biermann is tardy for all the parties because she has hundreds of kids. Seriously, how do you do anything when you have four kids under 10? Never mind, what am I thinking? Kim has a chef, a nanny, and stylists who help her stay hot for husband, Kroy Biermann.
We all know the Don’t Be Tardy star made her name on Real Housewives of Atlanta by unabashedly loving glam. Her glam has consisted of Dior, wigs, cigarettes fresh out of the freezer, and lips that rival the ridiculousness of Lisa Rinna. Her oldest daughters Brielle Biermann and Ariana Biermann have been following in their mom’s footsteps for a while too. So, is it any surprise they spend an exorbitant amount of money on glam?
It used to seem like Kim Zolciak-Biermann would only return to Real Housewives of Atlanta if every other female in Georgia suddenly turned to stone and Bravo couldn’t get a statue to sign a waiver. But Kim is a “never say never” kind of gal. She likes to ask, believe, and receive
Botox her dreams into fruition. Kim and her family have been documenting their lives on Don’t Be Tardy since her departure from RHOA. She and Kroy Biermann currently have about 19 kids, some bills to pay, and a rented bus.
Since Kim’s program has returned for another season, naturally she’s doing press. It goes without saying Kim will be questioned about the upheaval RHOA has faced in the midst of NeNe Leakes’
pink slip exit. While it appears the current cast is having a fine old time without NeNe or Kim, she certainly wouldn’t rule out extra money returning for some good times. Now Kim shares what it would take to see her back in the Hotlanta seat.
2020 has been crazy. So many things are changing rapidly and it’s hard to stay grounded. But if there is one thing that we can look to for certainty, it’s that someone in Kim Zolciak’s family will be getting fillers. Or surgery. Or using massive amounts of filtering on social media.
Even so, it’s hard to keep up with the low budget Kardashians, despite their constant Instagram presence. We have
been blessed not seen any recent Don’t Be Tardy content, and for that, I am thankful. Although as a side note – season 8 is coming soon. So we aren’t totally off the hook. But in anticipation of the new season, Brielle Biermann has popped up to talk about, what else? Her looks.