In touch is reporting an exclusive statement by Kim Zolciak regarding her departure of the show. They are presenting actual quotes attributed to Kim in their story. Her is the extent of her quotes.
“I was eight months pregnant and there was so much drama; I just had to walk. I’ve taken on so much in the past five years, but this was the final straw. My priority was the child inside me. They couldn’t understand why I couldn’t go. Fighting is what we’re known for, but I’ve never disagreed with a pregnant woman. It’s not one life you’re dealing with, it’s two. I can’t say it was easy to end that chapter. After all, I met my husband through this show.”
The text of the story claims that Kim refusing to go on the Anguilla trip was the final straw. Tamara Tattles exclusively broke the news that the housewives arrived in Anguilla on July, 10 without Kim.
First of all, Kim’s tabloid relationship is with Life & Style, she does not normally interview with In Touch. Secondly, the magazine claims she was at 36 weeks in her pregnancy. (Kim says 8 months in her “quote”) That’s a convenient number because that is the usual absolute cut off for flying. Kim gave birth to baby Kash five weeks after the Anguilla trip. So if we are believing this is a factual story then that would mean Kim had a 41 week pregnancy rather than 38 weeks like everyone else. That’s my second problem with the In Touch story. My third problem is they don’t quote Kandi directly but state that she claims the trip was scheduled around Kim’s availability on the December 2nd episode.
They also include this quote from Nene from the episode. “She’s going to come up with every excuse she can possibly come up with. My blood pressure was going up. My hair was shedding. My nails were comin’ loose. I couldn’t walk.” Now that sounds like exactly what Nene would say. On the show.
Which leads me to the conclusion that In Touch has seen at least part of the episode, maybe an upcoming sneak peak and is putting this together to say what I’ve been saying all along. But I am not buying the fact that Bravo tried to force a pregnant Kim to go to Anguilla. She was pregnant for the South Africa trip and that wasn’t a problem. I still say we will see her getting into it with production and leaving in a hissyfit. It’s likely that Kroy made her quit because filming was not a healthy environment for the baby.
I know the tabloids make stuff up all the time, but they don’t usually quote a person directly without actually talking to them. So I suppose we can assume that Kim gave that quote somewhere and this will be the Kimberleigh version of why she left. So far she has not tweeted the In Touch story like she does the Life & Style ones she gets paid for. So it’s possible In Touch got the quote from somewhere else that Kim said it and it was supposed to be released later? I know Nene and Kandi aren’t allowed to discuss it until it happens on the show. The story is fishy, but that does sound like the kind of explanation Kim would give for quitting. Not the true version, but a decent Kim version. We shall see.