Carmon who is Kandi’s never before mentioned BFF and personal assistant arrives at Chez Kandi to find Kandi conveniently looking at bridal “books” and thinking about wedding dress shopping. She seems to think her mother is coming around on Kandi and Todd’s marriage.
Kandi has more framed pictures and art on the wall than most museums. I like it! Todd tries to tell Kandi to stand up to her mother like an adult. No need to be disrespectful to her mother, but she can’t let her mother be disrespectful to Todd.
Nene, Gregg and Brentt go over to Mynique Smith’s house. Mynique is a new “friend of a housewife” this season. She was brought in to give Nene someone to play with because Nene’s “Hollywood” storyline fell through after The New Normal was cancelled and her role on Glee is rarely recurring anymore. He husband is a retired NFL player, Chuck Smith. Chuck was a groomsman in Nene’s second marriage. Nene claims she grew up with Chuck in Athens. Chuck admits to dating Kandi but not Phaedra. When did he date Kandi? Nene, who has sworn up and down she did NOT know Phaedra when they were in Athens, not claims that Phaedra had a bad reputation in Athens. She says Phaedra was known as a “head doctor.” Nene is the kind of friend who will bring you on national television with your wife and immediately start an interrogation on who you have or have not slept with. Isn’t that lovely? Continue reading
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Sorry for the delay, TAR running behind got me behind and I decided to just wait and recap RHOA today.
Oh Phaedra and Appollo are not speaking. Phaedra is headed to Alabama to study and take her funeral director test. With the baby. Is Apollo in school somewhere? He always seems to have a backpack with him. What’s up with that?
Cynthia is working at her agency and Apollo walks in to see Peter for advice. This fake sitch with Kenya is played out. TMZ did a story just this week just to explain that nothing happened between Kenya and Apollo. Who does that? It was a non-story story. Fake or not, Peter seems surprisingly good with the marital advice Continue reading
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What do you mean that picture is not of the Real Housewives of Atlanta? Does it really matter at this point? Aren’t all these shows interchangeable by this point? Kenya really wants to be provocative. I was just talking about this very thing today. She LOVES saying things like, ” I am not stranger to having my legs in the air upside down.” because she WANTS us to call her a whore. When, I suspect by the way she acts, she has been laid since she won her Miss USA crown in 1972. So call her a whore. She will love it.
Poor Kandi. Kandi is on this show for two reasons. She was a wildly successful musical artist who invested well and has more money than the rest of these bitches put together and because she is willing to play nice with everyone. She may have some drama later this season, but that is a rarity. She’s rich, she’s grounded and she is above this nonsense. But she likes to make an easy dollar and this show gives her that (in addition to her other enterprises, which unlike the others give her a very cushy lifestyle). So she is for that reason stuck with filming with Kenya. She, like the rest of us would like for Kenya’s Gone with the Wind Fabulous crap to be over. Kandi claims her ankle is hurt so she can’t ride the silks. Kandi is also on the wedding diet and she is cranky. Continue reading
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We start this episode with a bit of good news for Kandi. Lord knows she needs some with her mother trying her best to keep her down. Kandi’s new studio is almost finished and it looks fantastic! It’s very “Kandi” with the pink vinyl chairs in her office. Kandi talks to Don Juan, her manager, about her mother. Don Juan says that Mama Joyce may just be concerned about where she will fit in once Kandi and Todd get married. He says he has the same sort of concerns. Essentially, he is worried that Kandi won’t need him anymore, that Todd will take over as her manager. It sounds a little selfish, but it is true that once someone marries their priorities do often change and their relationships with other may indeed become diminished.
Kandi seems a bit offended and thinks Don Juan is only there for her checks. Well, he may not ONLY be there for the checks, but he is her employee and I think he is right to be slightly concerned. Todd and Kandi are already producing plays together and forming business deals on their own. If Todd does decide he wants to manage Kandi, then Don Juan could very well be out on the streets looking for his next paycheck. Continue reading
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Okay, enough laying around watching movies, time to get back to business and crank out some blawgs. We begin with Kenya coming out of the courtroom claiming victory over her landlord. Kenya is thrilled there is “paparazzi waiting on her.” LOL It is one dude from AJC and if I didn’t know better I would think that 5 cent from RHOM’s Vegas trip was the photographer. #delusional
Porsha got a five thousand dollar check from Kordell. Speaking of Kordell, I read his twitter time line today and he was not happy with Porsha’s gay implications from last week’s show. Porsha moves in with her mother AND kicks her out of the master bedroom. WOW. Continue reading
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Why is Nene chatting with Vivica Fox? What was the point of that? Is Vivica like really hard up for air time or something? That made no sense. Now Nene is taking her aunt dress shopping at some sort of pic-n-save store. She claims she doesn’t have for time this. Give your aunt the Neimans card, call the personal shopper and tell her to put her in a dress.
All of Nene’s kids and Gregg’s kids go out to a Mexican restaurant. Even the glambaby came. Nene is going on and on about how important family is but she will not even acknowledge the existence of her sisters. Now her dad has decided not to come to the wedding.
The boys all went out to party. My DVR is now paused on Peter dancing with some big earringed ho and staring at her chest. I’m gonna call it right now that this episode will piss Cynthia off. I wouldn’t mind the stripper thing (which I assume is coming) but going out to the club and dancing with other women is unacceptable. Some of these chicks are stripper and some are not. I’d like to point out they are not at one of the nicer strip clubs in Atlanta either. This is straight up Skanksville. Hmm, it’s called the Shark Bar & Grille. They should probably just all it the Tuna Bar & Grille. Why would anyone want to eat in a place with wall to wall skanks? Then they get on the party bus with three skanks in tow and spank them all the way to their next destination. Looks like they stripped them butt naked too! Continue reading
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I have no idea why Kandi is not in this picture…
Time for some Real Housewives of Atlanta. Everyone has a new tag line this season.
Nene: I live to be the star, and I am definitely in charge!
Kandi: Music may be my passion but family is forever.
Cynthia: My business is beauty, and I’m the boss.
Porsha: I am still standing and I’m making my own rules!
Phaedra: A true southern belle knows her own worth and I am priceless.
Kenya: People think they have me figured out, but I’m always the wild card.
And those six ladies are the only ones holding a peach! So we can finally squash all the rumors about getting a new housewife! I do think we may have a new friend or two, including Marlo.
Don’t keep reading if you want the first episode to be a surprise next Sunday. You can bookmark this post and come back later. Continue reading
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Those of you new to Tamara Tattles may not have read my post about Phaedra’s “religious” shindig for her first born son Ayden. Do click the link to learn about the chocolate baby Jesus and how the child was carried into the church on a litter and proclaimed to be a prince. Kidding not. So guess what she did for the second son? Continue reading
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I have been putting off this post for a while because I feel like I have bits and pieces of information that are not coming together in a cohesive way for me. Cynthia Bailey has been the subject of rumors all summer regarding her (slight) weight gain, first it was pregnancy, then it was liver disease, then it was a blood disease, then it was …you get the idea. The storyline will be “Cynthia is Sick” and we will see doctor’s appointments and a surgery in season six. Whatever it is, it is curable with minor surgery and it doesn’t seem to be slowing her down.
Just last week Cynthia threw the first all in event for RHOA season six which will be billed as a grand opening for Industry Studios. Industry Studios is a photography studio owned by Derek Blanks, a local celebrity photographer. Cynthia’s Modeling School has partnered with the photography studio to run more “workshops.” Essentially, Cynthia will do some judging for fashion photography contests and assist with workshops by providing models (sometimes including herself) to be workshop subjects. Continue reading
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Today when I logged in to Tamara Tattles, I noticed a big increase in page views. When you blog on WordPress there is a little bar chart at the top of the screen that shows the fluctuations in readership over the past 48 hours. Most of the time things are steady and the chart looks like a little rolling hill. Today there was a big spike. So I went to check to see what post or posts were blowing up on my site and what the top search items are. Continue reading
I admit it. I’ve gotten lazy during this whole Jodi Arias Trial. All I really had to do was put up a daily update and sit back and wait for folks to show up and discuss it to death in the comments. I suspect that a lot of my sources are busy with the trial too because there hasn’t been that much housewives stuff reported to me. To carry on with my lazy reporting, I’m going to do a hodge-podge of housewives updates here. Hopefully, my housewives fans are still out there and haven’t completely given up on me! Click through for the tea on RHONY, RHONJ, RHOM and RHOA. Continue reading
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The previews for Rea Housewives of Atlanta: Secrets Revealed! are such to make us think this is going to be good. I am of little faith. I was not impressed by the Beverly Hills version. Let’s watch what happens…
Cynthia says that she was so thankfully that a lot of Nene’s scenes were in LA so that the fans would stop attributing her every action to Nene. I get that. It’s true that this season we sort of judged Cynthia based on her own motives and I think overall she came off well. Cynthia is so drop dead stunning, I’d hate to lose her from the show. Cynthia and Kenya went to “play golf.” Really? Neither of these women strike me as the golfing type. But okaaaay. Kenya is accusing SOMEONE ELSE of being gay now? For Kenya to be such dear friends with Lawrence, you would think that the whole gay thing would be more understood by here. To be fair, Atlanta has gay rumors about almost everyone from football players to musicians. But, still shouldn’t Kenya have some sort of functioning gaydar? I could see Porsha not having any gaydar, but Kenya has to know better, right? I can’t see Porsha saying that or Cynthia taking it seriously. Continue reading
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