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While she might have just taken a mug shot and been charged with simple battery (a misdemeanor) for her attack on Kenya Moore, Porsha Williams didn’t let any of that get her down. She may have regretted her behavior on the Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion show, but Williams is over worrying about it, and sure wasn’t worried when she turned herself to the sheriff’s office.
Before turning herself in to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department in Atlanta earlier in the week to take that now infamous mugshot, Williams actually posted a lighthearted selfie, with the caption, “But 1st let me take a selfie!”
As you can see, she has on the same exact outfit and makeup she did in the mugshot. And after being released on a $2,000 bond she paid, and snapping that very glamorous mugshot, Williams continued on as if none of these very serious matters happened, hosting a party at Reign Nightclub in Atlanta with her sister, Lauren, and friends. She put on a curve-hugging blue dress, got her drink and two-step on, did a hookah pipe, smiled for the cameras and gave the ‘I ain’t got no worries’ face (aka, she stuck her tongue out at the camera). Check out all the pictures of Williams partying it up below and on the next page, and share your thoughts.
Personally, I think it’s sad to watch two former “friends,” two grown women, air out their middle school like beef for the media to run with. But since there’s not much else going on in the entertainment/pop culture world, I’ll just put this out there for you all to discuss…again.
Many of you cringed watching NeNe’s “Watch What Happens Live” interview with Andy Cohen. When she wasn’t looking irritated with the whole process, NeNe took time to drag former BFF and bridesmaid at her wedding Marlo Hampton, calling her man-ho. Real cute.
Well, you know Marlo wasn’t going to take that lying down. In an interview with Radar Online, Marlo said she found NeNe’s interview to be childish.
She told Radar, “How elementary is that name calling? She’s a grown, happily married woman. I’m completely appalled by her childish actions. Man-Ho? Really? That’s low.”
And while most of us can agree that that’s true, it didn’t stop Marlo from stooping to her level.
“If she’s going to be dirty about my looks, well, let’s talk about that nose job. Her nose job needs a nose job!”
But she didn’t stop there.
“She’s still under construction. That nose job is still not right. I’m not being mean. I’m just being honest.”
During her WWHL interview claimed the dissolution of their friendship really began because of the alleged drama that Marlo caused during her wedding.
Hampton says that’s not true and NeNe didn’t begin to distance herself from her until much later. In fact she said the star of the RHOA in vied her to hang out at least five times after the wedding and the two kept in contact via texts and phone calls.
“She’s just upset I filmed with Kenya Moore. At one point, NeNe thee-way called me with Cynthia Bailey. She was like, ‘I heard you’ve been taping with Kenya. I don’t like her and I want to know whose team you’re on.’ Well, I told her, I’m on Team Marlo, and you can’t tell me whom I can and can’t tape with.
And that’s when things went sour.
“When she heard that Kenya and I were at the Herve [Leger] fashion show in New York, NeNe went crazy! She called me yelling, ‘What are you with her for?! Get away from here. I don’t want you hanging with her.”
The two communicated one more time after that through a text message but there was no resolution. In fact, it went from bad to worse.
“We were both just like, ‘Don’t call me. You’re blocked!’”
Radar asked Marlo if she ever thought she and NeNe could be friends again, she said:
“it’s definitely possible. I just hope that NeNe finds God. I believe her fans deserve the truth and feel she needs to revisit the commandment, ‘Thou shall not lie.’ Oh, and I wish her nothing but the best in Hollywood.”
Oooo chile. When you bring the Lord and His commandments into your beef, you know it’s real.
It would seem that as an outsider looking in that NeNe has a lot of clout when it comes to RHOA and so Radar asked her if she was worried about losing her position on the show. Marlo insisted that NeNe had no power to kick her off and she told her fans, “Don’t worry. I’m not going anywhere.”
Remember Leon from “The Five Heartbeats,” “Temptations,” “Cool Runnings,” and “Waiting To Exhale”? Well we found our favorite actor and asked him plain and simple: where you been?
Leon hasn’t exactly disappeared, but it’s been a hot minute since we’ve seen him on our TV screens, let alone the big screen, so we reached out to see what the 52-year-old has been up to lately and what he has in the works. We also asked Leon about his daughter with Cynthia on Real Housewives of Atlanta and if he’s as worried about her dating as her mom is. Check out the video above and tell us what you think. Have you been missing Leon?
Just days after Kandi and Todd tied the knot, Mama Joyce came forward and revealed that there was a bit of disharmony between the bride and groom a few days before the wedding because due to Todd’s refusal to sign the prenuptial agreement.
“I got a little pissed at the bridegroom the night before this wedding,” Joyce explained. “He kind of held up on signing the prenup and didn’t come to the rehearsal dinner because he didn’t want to sign it. His mom said she didn’t see no reason for him to have to sign because they were in love. He was the one who didn’t have a damn thing, but that’s another story. But from what I understand, he did sign.”
During a recent interview with the Tom Joyner Show, Kandi admitted that there was an issue regarding the signing of the prenup in the days preceding the wedding, but not for the reason that most of us may have been lead to believe.
“He always said that he would sign it, but I guess after he had met with his attorney they were bringing up stuff that they felt like was unfair. It wasn’t anything to do with the money part. My attorney had added some things that would normally be in a will. Itwas some extra stuff.”
As for Fantasia’s colorful wedding speech, Kandi says people blew it way out of proportion.
“It really wasn’t that serious,” the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star expressed. “I hate that people tried to turn it into something else. It didn’t bother me at all. I was laughing my butt off. I thought it was funny. She had a drink or two, so she was feeling good. She’s supposed to feel comfortable around me. It bothered me that people tried to make more out of it than what it really was.”
Kandi also confirmed rumors that Mama Joyce and Todd’s mom, Miss Sharon, don’t get along so well. Apparently we’ll be able to witness the in-law drama unfold once her Bravo wedding special airs.
Listen to Kandi’s full interview below.
Peter Thomas And Cynthia Bailey Respond To NeNe’s Claims That Cynthia Isn’t Loyal And Brings Nothing To RHOA
If you watched Andy Cohen’s one-on-one with NeNe Leakes after the Real Housewives of Atlanta season finale on Sunday, you might have noticed that she threw a great deal of shade at just about everybody. That’s not surprising. But what was surprising was NeNe’s sudden disdain for former BFF Cynthia Bailey, calling her “weak” and disloyal for “aligning” herself with Kenya this season. She also claimed that Cynthia played the victim role in the media after the episode aired of NeNe saying that Peter was acting like a b***h, even though they had already squashed that drama. And she also threw a final dagger at Cynthia, saying she really doesn’t bring anything interesting to the show. Outside of that one-on-one, there are also rumors that NeNe is over her friendship with Cynthia because she is close with one of Gregg Leakes’ former flings, a stylist Cynthia hired to help her out. To put it all in layman’s terms, they just don’t get along anymore.
Well, Peter Thomas and Cynthia Bailey have responded to NeNe’s statements, doing so on Twitter. Peter says that Cynthia has been a good friend all along, and that the couple do bring something very interesting to the show–they show entrepreneurship. Ya’ll know Peter wasn’t going to let NeNe come for his chance to get a peach on the show and not say something about it…
“My wife and I have real business’s,that we build on the show,in the 4 season’s, some people don’t have that skill set.”
“Cynthia Bailey Thomas is the most LOYAL friend any one can ever have. #respect”
“I was a loyal friend to @NeNeLeakes. #truth”
And as someone who watched the show, she did always seem down for NeNe. But alas, some folks are only meant to be in your life for a short while, to teach you things, and teach you about yourself. Just say good riddance to the drama, Cynthia.
What do you think about NeNe’s statements and Cynthia and Peter’s responses?
“We’re Just Not Cool Anymore”: Kandi’s Musical Premieres, And NeNe Drops Cynthia As A Friend; RHOA Season Finale
While the season finale had quite a bit of must-see moments (including getting to see Kandi’s musical finally take form), it was the thirty minute one-on-one between NeNe and Andy Cohen at the end of the finale that shocked us the most. As it turns out, NeNe and Cynthia are no longer cool, and it has a lot to do with folks playing victim, and NeNe not appreciating her so-called “friends” aligning themselves with Kenya. Oh the pettiness. Let’s talk about it all, folks!
Kandi And Todd Talk Prenups
To open the season finale, we see Kandi practicing for her show. As Todd walks in, they discuss the last details of their musical, A Mother’s Love, and eventually, the conversation turns to the last details of what needs to be figured out before they get married: when Todd is going to sign that prenuptial agreement. He seems hesitant for some reason, even after Kandi tells him that all the other women’s husbands, including Apollo, had no problem (and no questions) when it came to signing a prenup. Todd doesn’t seem to be feeling the idea, but we all know that in order to walk down the aisle with Kandi (and keep Mama Joyce off his back), Todd is going to have to do what he’s going to have to do–sign!
My mother can be difficult. Yep, I said it. I’ve said it to her as well. She is set in her ways, not big on compromising, and isn’t a happy camper when I disagree with her. It’s a bit much. Luckily, she doesn’t give my husband a hard time (she saves it all for me) and he is a pretty easygoing guy, so they get along just fine.
Thankfully, I don’t have any horror stories to share about my mother-in-law, either. We get along wonderfully. We tend to agree on things and if we don’t, the disagreement is always respectful. What we have works.
In the last few weeks, I have been watching the Real Housewives of Atlanta while the situation between Kandi, Todd and Mama Joyce unfolds. I have to tell you, in my opinion Mama Joyce is way out of line and Kandi is tolerating too much.
I respect my mother—really, I do. However, I am grown and I don’t see why my mother would ever have a vote when it comes to my life decisions. As a mother, surely she has right to show concern and have an opinion. However, a concerned opinion does not equal a vote—ever.
I think problems between a person and their in-laws often stems from an underlying issue that person’s spouse has with their parent.
Read more on MommyNoire.com.
“I Have Never Committed Any Crime”: Phaedra Parks On Angela Stanton’s Claims That She’s A Criminal Mastermind
We told you in the past about Angela Stanton. She is a former colleague of Phaedra Parks and Apollo Nida (I guess you could call her that), and she went to jail for fraud. She also claims that after her first stint in jail, she got involved in racketeering with Apollo and Phaedra, which is what Nida went to jail for, and served even more time for that. When she was released, seeing Parks shining on the show (and mad because she claims that Parks refused to represent her as her lawyer when she was facing jail), Stanton decided to write a tell-all book called Lies of a Real House Wife: Tell The Truth and Shame The Devil, which was to reveal that Parks was involved in just as much dirt as Stanton and Nida. But Parks has been proactive from the moment she heard about the book in an effort to shut all that down. She filed a massive $30 million defamation lawsuit, and Stanton, while commenting on Nida’s recent fraud arrest, said she lost her royalties and more because of the suit:
“Although tragic, the news of Apollo’s arrest has been vindicating for me. Since I published my book, Phaedra Parks has used her wealth and influence in an attempt to silence me. She filed lawsuits against my publisher, and threatened them with years of expensive litigation if they did not cease publication of my book. As a result, I lost nearly all the royalties I was owed. Ms. Parks used her influence in the media to discredit my story and smear my name, casting me as a delusional liar on the pages of popular blogs. After going to prison and losing everything, my story was all I had left, and she took that from me.”
Stanton has been the only one to speak on that lawsuit, but Phaedra Parks is now speaking up. According to Radar Online, on March 31, Parks filed an affidavit in Georgia as part of the suit in response to Stanton’s request for a summary judgment (Parks wants that judgment denied), stating that everything Stanton has said about her has been false.
Parks says that she never did any dirty deeds with Stanton, saying that she “has no knowledge of or connection with any ‘bank fraud scheme” and “was never involved in any criminal enterprise with [Stanton].”
Parks says that as Stanton wrote her book and made the damning allegations about her, Stanton knew she was out here telling lies, saying: “the allegations made by the Defendant in her Book and referenced in the Plaintiff’s Complaint are false” and Stanton “knew the statements she made about the plaintiff were false when she made them.”
And the most important statements came when Parks let it be known that she’s never been in trouble with the law and never has and never will be involved in any crimes:
“I have never been arrested for a crime or charged with any crime. I have never been questioned by any law enforcement agency about any possible involvement in a crime. I have never been involved in any criminal schemes with Defendant Stanton or anyone else. I have never committed any crime other than routine traffic violations.”
But just a couple of months ago, Stanton talked to the Daily Mail and stood by her statements on Parks:
“I have admitted I did wrong. I served my time and even gave birth to a daughter while I was chained to a prison bed. I am not trying to make out I am something I am not. I just want the truth to get out there so people can see Parks for what she really is.”
There you have it. Parks has defended herself in the court documents (which you can see via Radar) and says she’s clean. But who do you think is lying in this?
Earlier this week we told you Porsha Williams was out here track jacking, trying to get her musical career to pop. But it didn’t really work out to her advantage. Songwriter Pierre Medor’s publicist not only said Porsha didn’t have the right voice for the song but stated flat out that it was unfortunate that “Porsha has chosen to create another delusional marriage with this song by airing it and claiming to have taken part in its creation.”
Ultimately Pierre decided that song would be better suited for Syleena Johnson and her vocal abilities and it will appear on her upcoming studio album Chapter 6: Couples Therapy. Just like the rest of us, Syleena saw Porsha singing the song on “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” and said, in an interview with The Jazmine Brand that she was and still is confused.
Check out a few highlights from the interview.
theJasmineBRAND.com: Were you surprised at all that Porsha allegedly took ‘Perfectly Worthless’, a song that you have on your new album?
Syleena: I was surprised to hear the song on her show. I am/was confused maybe, but not really anything else.Are you concerned at all that the single will loose momentum because of Porsha’s version?
I am not concerned about the momentum because it is a great song. Great songs will break thru. The people will make the call.Have you had a chance to speak with Porsha to clear the air?
No I haven’t spoken to Porsha, but I’m sure she’s a nice person. I don’t think she had me in mind when she decided to drop this as her single….I hope
It’s nice to see Syleena handling this situation with such class. She could have went clean off like Pierre decided to do but what would that solve? Instead, it’s just better to let her vocal ability speak for itself. Take a listen to both Porsha and Syleena’s versions below and let us know who sang it better.
A snippet of Porsha’s version
And Syleena’s full version of the song.
You already know what it is. This song is beautiful and Syleena killed it. But to Porsha’s credit, I will say that it wasn’t half bad and I would have loved to see what she did with those falsetto notes.
Slowly but surely details of Kandi and Todd’s walk down the aisle are coming together, thanks to an exclusive In Touch Weekly just published. The tabloid is the first mag to release pics of Kandi and Todd’s wedding and we’re starting to see the Coming to America theme shine through.
According to In Touch, that Reco Chapple gown you’re looking at cost a cool $20,000 and featured a 12-foot train. No wonder Kandi said “The whole thing was like a fairy tale!” The Real Housewives of Atlanta stars’ nuptials took place at Atlanta’s Le Fais Do-Do venue in front of a reported 300 guests with walls covered in ostrich-feather fans, which is an amazing feet for just a few weeks of planning. The former Xscape star admitted:
“I didn’t know if I was going to be able to pull this all together. I couldn’t wait around hoping things would get better. I just had to do it and hope for the best.”
Thankfully, that’s exactly what she got — on all fronts. It’s no secret Kandi’s mother, mama Joyce isn’t exactly thrilled with her daughter’s choice of a life partner, but she told In Touch:
“Time will tell if Todd gets my blessing, but if Kandi’s happy, then I need to be happy for her.”
It’s about time she got that through her head. Let’s just hope footage from Kandi’s upcoming wedding spin-off doesn’t show her acting a fool. What do you think of Kandi’s dress?