Ever since the altercation between Porsha and Kandi where Porsha had her meltdown, the overall story arcfor the upcoming season of RHOA has changed. While people like Tammy got her peach snatched in Miami for someone else’s violent behavior, and Robin Levy and her wife Christina Flores were eliminated almost entirely from this season of RHONJ for an altercation with Jacqueline Laurita in Stowe, Porsha Williams continues to be coddled and protected by production. It sure seems like the women of RHOA don’t receive the same standard of care as those on other shows.
When Porsha attacked Kenya and dragged her by her hair across the stage, while Kenya put up no resistance at all, Carlos King ran out on stage and cradled Porsha and carried her away like a wounded bird. A police report was made and, last I heard. Porsha still has that as one of her open criminal cases in Fulton County court. I believe there is another one regarding her verbal assault on a police officer while being arrested for a traffic infraction or something.
Porsha went nuts again the very next season, coming for Cynthia this time. Then again in that season, Porsha attacked her friend, beating her down in a dark alley outside a Christmas party. I believe Porsha did one “anger management” session and that was filmed for the show. That was the big CYA move that Bravo NYC apparently came up with. One class with a TV therapist on camera.
This season, Porsha came for Kandi. Big mistake. Huge. Not smart at all. So it seemed that Bravo had to come up a way to placate the other housewives. Suddenly the filming schedule changed. They had to address the Porsha Problem. Or at least pretend to. It seemed that finally, something was going to be done about her. Cynthia had to cancelled a paid hosting gig to come to the special filming of the intervention. Perhaps her NYC um, “ally” finally acknowledged the legal issues looming.
As it turns out, it wasn’t a Porsha intervention as much as it was a team building exercise where local production strongly encouraged everyone to get along. Marlo, a former, violent THOT who has been in recovery for years, is brought in to counsel Porsha. If Porsha was 13 and not THIRTY FIVE YEARS OLD I could see all this coddling. But she is not 13. She a grown woman who has repeatedly attacked women while filming. SHE SHOULD BE FIRED not coddled.
So they went to a ropes course and did some climbing and were all told to work on trusting each other and encouraging each other to get to the other side! How metaphoric.
And now, the scenes of Kandi and Cynthia and in the top photo Kenya forced to have a sit down and listen to Porsha. Basically, they are the ones being punished. The victims are being told to be compassionate to their attacker. It’s not surprising they are not pleased with this. It was Porsha’s fault they were attacked, it was Porsha’s fault they lost income being dragged in the woods to encourage her to “face her fears” or whatever. Some how the victims had to stand on the sidelines and be cheerleaders, while the attacker crossed a bridge, or completed a zip line to some lackluster applause and praise.
It makes those silly rumors about who Porsha sleeps with in the NYC Bravo office see completely believable, doesn’t it? Allegedly. In my opinion.