Newly engaged Real Housewives of Atlanta
star, Kandi Burruss says she may be in love, but mama ain’t raise no fool. I’m joking. She didn’t say those words exactly, but if I had the superhuman ability to read minds, I’d bet my last ten bucks that’s what she’s thinking. The singer-songwriter discussed her recent engagement in a blog post on Bravo.com
and our girl was not at all shy about continuing to discuss her stance on prenuptial agreements. Check out what she had to say.
“Since I’m newly engaged, I’m going to touch on a couple of things in the last couple of episodes that would be related to marriage and family. First I’ll go back to my conversation withPorsha about pre-nups. I do believe in pre-nups. I know that some people feel if you are truly in love and are planning to be dedicated to your marriage that a pre-nup somehow means the person requesting the pre-nup is expecting the marriage to fail. I don’t agree. I feel like it’s a safety precaution. Just like if you have a fire extinguisher in your home it doesn’t mean you expect it to burn down, but you’re just prepared to put out the fire before it starts if need be. I’ve had friends and associates who didn’t get a pre-nup say “they didn’t need one,” “she or he would never do that,” etc. But then later when they got divorced, things got ugly, and the person tried to get everything, they were like, “I would have never thought they would have done that to me,” “she or he is not the person I married,” blah, blah, blah. I feel like people do some crazy and vindictive things when they’re hurt, so I think there should be agreements set in place while everyone is thinking clearly. That way if D-day ever comes (and hopefully it won’t, but if it does), then it doesn’t have to get uglier and more hurtful than it already is.I hope Porsha and Kordell’s marriage lasts for a lifetime, but I will say that I was shocked when she told me that they didn’t do a pre-nup. I don’t know why I was shocked, but I was. Well, some people like things the good ol’ fashion way, and there’s nothing wrong with that. To each his own!”
We ain’t mad at you, girl.
What would you do if you were in Kandi’s shoes?
Jazmine Denise is a news writer for Madame Noire. Follow her on Twitter @jazminedenise
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