Before we get started on tonight’s RHOP recap, I need to catch you up on some real time drama. Apparently, Jamal Bryant didn’t appreciate being called “pastor holy whore” on national TV. So he faked up his own “binder” and tried to come for Monique. It backfired, and made him look worse and he took it down pretty quickly. Jamal Bryant was trending on Twitter with #PastorHolyWhore Meanwhile, Gigi, Monique’s former BFF is threatening to do a live on her social media after tonight’s reunion. But, her social media seems to be private? So not sure how that will work out and personally, I don’t care. Jamal and Gigi both seem to be a bit parched. Monique was a good friend to Gigi for 20 years. And this is how she pays her back?
Let’s Talk About The Menfolk
We start back up with Monique outing Jamal for being unable to keep his dick in his pants. Even his young daughters know about this. This is not a secret to anyone, Monique and it is unnecessary to further drag the father of those young girls on TV AGAIN. We get it. He’s Pastor Holy Whore. Let’s move on. Monique points out that Jamal should have come to the reunion and set the record straight. He sure didn’t want to do that. Gizelle is stoic through the entire segment. I
It’s time to break for lunch. They only got an hour. Robyn is late again. I cannot get over Ashley’s hideous dress. It’s time to talk about Michael. Michael didn’t show up because he is at a close friend’s wedding in South Carolina. Ashley shares that she has also cheated on Michael in the past during a separation. So it makes it easier for her to also forgive him, just as he forgave her. Andy asks if she is the housewife that Katie Rost referred to when she said she had an affair with a housewife. She is not. Ashley also says that the girl Michael spent the night with in the hotel room didn’t want to have sex with Michael and sex did not happen. Robyn suggests that Michael was set up. Then randomly, Karen and Gizelle go back and forth about Jamal.
Next, we move on to the video of Michael grabbing the ass of a producer on season one. Ashley says that Michael and that producer were close. That producer was always joking around with Michael and he calls Michael, “Zaddy.” Ashley says she would leave Michael if he cheated on her again.
Moving on…it’s time to talk about Karen and Ray. Andy loves drunk Karen. Robyn decides to come for Karen’t drinking. Andy then outright asks Karen if she “has a disdain for Ray’s dick.” He’s so ratchet. She’s offended. They talk about Ray saying that he was not sure that he was in love with her anymore on camera. Andy calls Karen out for being so secretive in previous seasons. She seemed more open this season. Karen says that after her parents died she was much more comfortable being herself since her parents would not be watching.
Monique Versus Candiace
Monique talks about her parrot getting loose outside for 26 hours. Andy points out that a parrot expert says it is highly unusual for a bird like that to fly away and return. Candiace, bird expert extraordinaire keeps mutter that it didn’t happen. Then, Candiace and Monique start trading silly barbs at each other. Finally, Monique brings up Gigi who seems to be the source of the rumor about the trainer that started two years ago. Monique says that Karen told her about a dinner after Andy’s baby shower in LA where there was some talk about plotting to air the trainer story on the show. Gizelle was talking about it. Candiace called Karen to fill her in on what was being said.
Then we move on the fight between Monique and Candiace. Andy starts by saying Bravo doesn’t condone violence. BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAH Not only does Bravo condone it, they celebrate it when it happens. Candiace starts out playing the victim as if she had no role in the entire altercation. Andy points out that it was Gizelle’s hand on Moniques shoulder that sort of pushed her, not Candiace. Gizelle was trying to deescalate the situation. Everytime Monique gives her understanding of the situation, the green eyed bandits kept saying, “That didn’t happen!.” Then production roles the footage showing that is exactly what happened. Andy says there is no footage of her throwing a wine glass at Monique. But the footage did show her waving around a broken wine glass.
Monique points out that is why the charges against her were dropped. Andy says that Monique went after Candiace again after they were split up. She said that is because she was screaming at her about being fired and being a ghetto ass bitch. Monique said in that moment she was thinking, “Okay, will if I am fired, I’m going to go back in there and finish her off.” Candiace starts with the tears and folded napkins. She has real tears this time! Gizelle sticks up for Candiace. Andy thinks it is odd that one year later, Monique is so matter of fact about the situation. I think it odd that a year later, Candiace is still crying about it. Then she makes a dramatic walk-off.
Next week is another hour and a half. Then, the husbands come out.