Noelle Robinson is about to leave for Howard University to study dentistry. Since Cynthia Bailey has never even played a college kid on TV, she has no idea what to expect. Like should she teach Noelle about how to handle her liquor now, before she leaves to school by giving her brunch cocktails? Should she cut Noelle’s food, and open her juice boxes, and make sure she’s buckled into her car seat? Should she go to college too and live in the apartments next to the dorm? Or IN the dorm?! Can Mike Hill stay over in said dorm? So many worries!
Now that Eva Marcille is a full-time cast member on Real Housewives of Atlanta, she is doing the most. In all honesty, she’s both overwhelming and underwhelming at the same time. Sure, she’s so shady, but it just feels so contrived. Her one-liners just don’t hit the mark like the barbs from more seasoned Housewives.
She’s just not a natural. Then again, who can be? Real Housewives has become a larger than life franchise. Even the people who don’t watch these shows are very much aware of it and some of the major storylines. It has to be tough to walk onto this show and “act natural.” Nevertheless, there have been plenty of rookie Housewives who slayed their first season. Eva just isn’t one of them.
It’s Dennis McKinley‘s turn to be in the hot seat and meet Porsha’s mom. They get together at his hookah lounge CRU, which makes perfect sense since Diane doesn’t like the smell of hookah.”Between hookah, hair, and hot dogs, there’s not one other word that begins with ‘H’ that could describe my Dennis,” Porsha brags. Dennis, who doesn’t have hair, but does have the delightful distinction of looking hot dog-esque (sans the ‘hot’ part). Aren’t hookah lounges passe – just like visible panty lines, which Porsha, unfortunately, has in those way too tight jeggings.
Now we are subjected to Eva Marcilleand Shamari DeVoedesperately grasping for their peaches with thinly laid shade and events no one cares about. Porsha Williams’life is moving forward at lightning speed. Of course, Kandi Burruss “knows of” her new man Dennis McKinley. She knows everyone in Atlanta, haven’t you heard? Kandi has some not-so-piping tea to spill on Dennis and his (alleged) romantic past/present.
Real Housewives of Atlanta cast member Shamea Morton is officially a mom! The Friend of the Housewives broke the news that she and her husband Gerald Mwangi welcomed a baby girl this week. This is probably not something that the viewers would ever get to see on the show.
Since Shamea has never been a full-time cast member, the viewers only see her when she’s embroiled in controversy. Never for a happy moment of her own. Sure, they showed her bridal shower last season, but it was only to showcase the tension between the full-time cast members. Shamea has had her fair share of camera time though. She’s been the subject of scandalous rumors. She has even spread some gossip about the other cast members. Of course, those storylines made the cut. And that’s why we need social media to fill in the gaps when it comes to the happy news.
There’s no doubt about it. We are in the middle of a Real Housewives baby boom. Or at least that’s what it seems like. Monique Samuelsjust announced the birth of her third child! Congratulations to Monique, her husband Chris Samuels, her son Christopher, and her daughter Milani! They are now a party of five! The Real Housewives of Potomaccast member gave birth to her son on Monday, November 26, a full week earlier than expected.
Since Kandi had fibroids and a high-risk pregnancy with Ace, she and Todd Tucker are considering a surrogate (or two!) to make babies out of their two remaining embryos. Until they learn surrogates – the good ones who aren’t hanging in the hood – cost $100k per uterine rental, and Todd might not even get to rub their bellies. At least Todd realizes he better get to work at the OLG instead of just sampling fried chicken and cocktails while talking about work.
The first three episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta Season 11 have been very kumbayah. I’m all for sisterhood, but I would prefer to have my sisterhood with a side of drama. They can all be super of supportive of each other, but just do so in the middle of some dramatic storylines. Please.