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Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion Recap: Porsha Goes Psycho!

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It’s time to watch what will likely be the most watched episode of any Real Housewives franchise ever. It’s part one of the Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion where Porsha is about to lose her mind in a very short period of time.

Wow! Before we even get started Nene Leakes has her stank attitude going on. And Porsha and Kenya have some stank face happening too. The word is that there was some conspiring amongst the ladies to get Porsha to go after Kenya and it sure does look like something happened before the cameras began rolling.

Andy compliments Kenya on her dress and inquires about her scepter. Kenya explains it is something Queens carry. She is already grinning at Andy and asks if he would like to be knighted. Andy agrees to let Kenya “knight” him. This already has Phaedra rolling her eyes and pulling faces. Andy acknowledges Porsha’s ginormous fake titties. Continue reading

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Bravo Press Release Breaks Down RHOA Reunion; Nene On Millionaire Matchmaker!

 

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Bravo published a press release today that outlines the three part RHOA reunion, and announces Nene and two of her bridesmaids will be on Millionaire Match Maker!  Read through this one because it is juicy if you know what to look for. And the readers at TamaraTattles.com ALWAYS know what to look for!

NEW YORK – April 14, 2014 – Pacing to be the highest-rated season yet for the franchise, Bravo Media’s “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” is serving up a triple dose of drama and fun with a three-part reunion beginning on Sunday, April 20 at 8pm ET/PT. Host Andy Cohen looks back at some of the season’s most talked about moments with the fabulous Southern ladies Cynthia Bailey, Kandi Burruss, NeNe Leakes, Kenya Moore, Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams. For even more things “Hotlanta” that night, stay tuned for “The Millionaire Matchmaker” season finale at 10pm ET/PT as Patti Stanger helps set up two of NeNe’s bridesmaids. Continue reading

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Real Housewives of Atlanta Finale Recap: Final Curtain Call

 

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Why were there no first looks this week? Getting the first 8 minutes ahead of time really helps in the set up process! We begin the RHOA finale with Kandi rehearsing in her living room and she really sounds great. Todd and Kandi are worried about ticket sales. Kandi says that after the play, it’s time to get started planning the wedding. Kandi brings up the pre-nup again.

I like Kenya just fine but I just don’t get making a big ass production on TV over the death of her dog. I can see the crying scenes telling her cast mates about the passing, but not some road site funeral mess. And what the motherfuck is she wearing?  Did her aunt just call the urn a urine. Where the hell are they? I just can’t with this. I didn’t watch Sonja burying her dog on camera this season, but personally, I can do without this. Just like the three episodes of slow death of Abby Lee Miller’s mom on Dance Moms.  I don’t watch these shows for televised despair.

Ayden and Apollo made a cake to congratulate Phaedra on graduating from mortuary school. She wants to buy a crematorium. Sidenote: Ayden was sporting a large Band-Aid on his forehead. Continue reading

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Addressing Some Crazy Stories About RHOA

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There is some crazy stuff floating around the blogs and tabloids this week. I appreciate that most of you emailed me or tweeted me to get my thoughts. The number of people asking questions has reached critical mass so I will address three of them here. But first, let’s review commenting rule #3.

3.  I think I heard or read something once about…

Much like links, I don’t want to hear about what you heard or read somewhere else. Please comment on it there. I try to do my best to post facts along with my opinion. If you post some random shit you read “somewhere” people here start thinking I am rubber stamping someone else’s content. I don’t have time to verify other people’s assertions. If you read something earth shattering somewhere else, EMAIL ME and I will take a look at it. Otherwise comment wherever “somewhere else” is.

Rumor Number One: The RHOA have banned together to save Porsha’s job. Continue reading

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Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Mess Rehearsal

RHOA Don JuanWe begin with Porsha in the studio. I was prepared for her to sound like Kim Zolciak, or the Countess, but she is actually not so bad. I’ve read good things about her song Flatline on my twitter feed but haven’t bothered to check it out. I’m definitely interested in what y’all have to say. The song she is recording here is called Perfectly Worthless. I wonder who is writing her songs because the writing is not bad. The universe seems to disagree with me since some lighting or something falls on her as she is recording.

Porsha is apparently spending time in the studio instead of going to play practice. She has missed numerous rehearsals. Kandi arrives at the studio and she  is not amused.

Nene is in LA meeting with Steven Grossman, her manager, who apparently is a miracle worker and the one that does all the hustling to get Nene bookings. Yet, she walks into the room publically insulting him saying she is looking for a little short man, when she knows exactly where he is.  Don’t bite the hand that feeds you Nene.  Nene is there to approve some sketches for her “fashion line” with HSN. (I thought it was Kmart. Or Sear. Or the Salvation Army. ) She of course makes it sound like HSN tracked her down and begged her to come on board. Continue reading

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Kandi Burruss and Taylor Armstrong Both Got Married Yesterday!

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Kandi Burruss is now Kandi Tucker as she and Todd finally made it down the aisle yesterday at Le Fais do-do (that’s doh doh !), a special events facility in Atlanta. Quotes abound from Kandi about how happy she is to be married to her best friend. It seems that Mama Joyce was properly sedated and did not object to the event. Kandi’s daughter Riley, Phaedra Parks, and Mama Joyce’s BFF Carmon were all in the wedding.  The wedding party was dressed in floor length purple gowns. And of course the entire thing was filmed for Kandi’s wedding spinoff which is expected to be called Bridal Kandi.  Tweets from attendees declare the event was “like a fairy tale.” Sidenote: Somebody bought Porsha Stewart some GINORMOUS boobies. Continue reading

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Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: With Friends Like These

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It is very telling that the title of this episode, With Friends Like These, refers to Cynthia realizing that her friends contract with Nene is essentially null and void. Nene gets the episode on disk the week it airs and this likely prompted her recent comments about “friends” and people “diminishing her character.” Nene cannot stand getting “the bad edit” and this season has been a doozy for her in that regard.

The show begins in Mexico where their last evening is coming to a close. Peter and Gregg are bumping heads a little bit when the women arrive. Nene sticks her nose smack in the middle of the men’s business and tells Peter that he needs to keep his nose out of women’s business. #hypocrite While I realize that Peter does tend to be a bit gossipy at times, in this instance, he is right. He is allowed to have an opinion about Nene’s behavior at Kenya’s charity ball. He kept it to himself until his wife met him in the parking lot. Nene is the one who got into a marital conversation and started puffing up her chest. Continue reading

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Weekend Update: RHOA Bachelorette Parties; RHOBH Ambulances

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Weekends are pretty slow blogging days up until Sunday night. But with the RHOA reunion filming last Thursday, the tea keeps coming this weekend. However, it is a beautiful day today and I have been looking forward to finally being able to do some gardening. So I did. I actually overdid. I am way to exhausted to do a whole bunch of detailed blogging on the dribs and drabs of tea I’ve been receiving all day. So you’ll have to settle for the down and dirty version.

We’ll start in Atlanta. Last night was Kandi’s Bachelorette party. It was held after she had a bridal shower earlier in the evening. Kandi, Porsha and Phaedra were all up in the club dancing and partying and having a great time. But they were not the only ones twerking. Phaedra hired (one of her clients?) a chubby little person female stripper to twerk for the ladies! No word on what Phaedra thought of how her lady garden was groomed. But this party is not the one I kept hearing about today. Continue reading

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Exclusive: Porsha Williams Fired From Real Housewives of Atlanta!

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Finally hearing  from sources about the melee at the Real Housewives Reunion yesterday. Before I tell you what I heard, let me tell you a few things about sources. My sources and other Atlanta bloggers sources are most likely not the same people. I don’t know for sure because I don’t reveal mine and they don’t reveal theirs.  So today you will probably hear more than one version of what went down.  Remember after Pajama Brawl 2013 none of people who were there, and who participated, told the same version of what happened. I say all this so you can save your breath when someone else with a good source comes out and says something different.  Remember none of the sources are supposed to be talking and they don’t spill the whole story all the time. More importantly, just like us, the person doing the telling is biased toward one housewife or the other.

So this is what my exclusive source is saying, which isn’t a whole lot. Frankly, I want to hear the play-by-play but my relationship to sources is a delicate balance of getting as much as I can for you guys without pissing off any sources by pestering them for information. Continue reading

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Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion Films Tomorrow!

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This should be an exclusive unless my source got chatty. It’s finally time for the RHOA to film the reunion episode and there is so much potential for disaster! First of all both Kenya and Nene will have to leave their current engagements to fly in to the ATL.  This won’t be much of an issue for Nene because she and Tony have already secured rehearsal space here for when Nene has to be in Atlanta. So she is likely already back here. But Kenya is working on Celebrity Apprentice all day today and then flying out tonight and likely flying back right after the reunion.  For that reason Andy won’t be able to keep everyone there until the wee hours of the morning like he tends to do. They are going to have to do this down and dirty this time!

So what can we expect? LOTS of drama that is what.

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By the way, Apollo Goes to Court …Next Month….Maybe

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UPDATE: Last night after posting three recaps in a row and consuming a large quantity of Merlot my calendar popped up with a reminder of Apollo going to court today. I thought that was the second date at the time, but in actuality, the date had been pushed a month so they could work on a plea deal. OOPSY! Monday mornings at 1 am are not my best thinking times. :)

I would just take this down but your comments are too interesting! When I was reading them just now I started to think that what we were seeing on last night’s show was Apollo realizing that the gig was up and he didn’t have to pretend to be into Phaedra anymore….Thoughts?

UPDATE 2: For those looking for a particular post on Apollo or his arrests, you can find them all here.

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Real Housewives of Atlanta Recap: Mexi-Loco

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Tonight, on the RHOA,  we return to Mexico where it is 1:35 a.m. and Kenya and Apollo are in a one-on-one conversation at the bar that seems to have been rented out just for this scene. Enter Phaedra. I love how Kenya is all nonchalant with her “Hey Girl!” reaction. Wow, they showed that in the preview but not on the actual episode. Anyway, Kenya and Apollo try to explain themselves to Phaedra who looks like she is about to hit both of them upside the head with her yellow, bedazzled, pocketbook.

Nene and Porsha are finally given their cue to arrive. It was a bad call by production. They should have held those two up at least another ten minutes. Also, the editing last week was that Kenya was crashing a boys night out. Not true. Kenya said on her blog that everyone was invited and the usual suspects arrived late AGAIN.  Gregg walks in with Nene. Was he there at the cigar party last week? Anyway, as Apollo says, he was saved by the bell.

Phaedra walks out of the bar and Nene and Porsha follow her like ducklings. Does that make sense to anyone? No, no it doesn’t. Even odder is that Gregg is not in Nene’s wake when they leave. Ah, they are not actually leaving, they are angling for camera time. Phaedra has a drama so they need to get up in it or else they did their hair for nothing. Kandi smartly hangs with Todd. Kenya and Apollo agree to squash things and be friends. They shake on it. Gregg and Nene and Porsha try to give Apollo marital advice. Read that sentence again, because that happened. Continue reading

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