Kandi Burruss

Kandi reveals how she became inspired to create an adult toy line.

on Nov 7, 20110

The way Bedroom Kandi came about was that for the past year and a half I’ve been doing my online talk show about sex and relationships called Kandi Koated Nights. Last year I was invited to Dr. Laura Berman’s  (the sex and relationship therapist who has frequently appeared on Oprah) radio show for an interview.  While I was there, I saw that she had her own adult toy line. I thought “Wow, that’s pretty cool and different.” At that point I started doing research about the business and from that came Bedroom Kandi! Most women I know have or have had a vibrator at some point. If they haven’t then they need to go get one! The fact is that about 70% of women have never reached an orgasm from vaginal intercourse. We need to explore our own bodies to know what’s going on down there. People can be very uptight when the conversation of sex comes up, but it’s really good to have these conversations, because somewhere some woman has been wondering what is wrong with her and why doesn’t she have “the big O feeling” that she’s heard so much about. My mom says that women still have the same feelings in her 60s as they do at 20 and 30. So I don’t think having a toy is just good for young women, I believe it’s great for grown women of all ages. I won’t keep going on about it, but please check out my website www.BedroomKandi.com for more info.

106 comments
housewifefan2012
housewifefan2012

It is refreshing to see a woman go for it!. This may not have been the business I would have chosen years ago but today ... maybe. It is something women can use and the way you have done it is with class and style.

CandyKane71
CandyKane71

Kandi, I have to say that you are the most down to earth housewife on the show. I wish you luck w/your new line ; ) & your probably gonna be like I didn't ask for your opinion, but I miss your short reddish/pink sassy hair! There aren't many women who can pull off short hair, but you did it just fine! : )

Rainfire
Rainfire

Kandi, girl. I would love to see you bring a little class to your life. It is really difficult watching you on TV. It seems you can spend a little more money on a proper hair style, makeup and clothes. You look and sound so tacky on every show and I am not sure why no one ever calls you out on it. That bikini you had on was a crime! Now you are talking about sex toys. The whole thing is so bizaar and disgusting. It makes you look more unattractive. I believe you need to see a doctor. There are clearly some issues. You can't even speak without breaking up.

Shannon1213
Shannon1213

I just have to say you are awsome. I find it very pleasing to see that you are just one of us. Kuddos to you....I can't wait to see your toy collection... :)

Shannon1213
Shannon1213

I just have to say you are awsome. I find it very pleasing to see that you are just one of us. Kuddos to you....I can't wait to see your toy collection... :)

Viewer from port arthur tx
Viewer from port arthur tx

Hello Kandi you are my favorite love your big smile and all that azz you a great shape like how you don't mind expressing your sexualty keep up the good work stay freaky

GMP2216
GMP2216

Kandi I will support your toyline. I also want to address how your Mom responded to the stripper. I feel like she needs to realize she is dealing with a younger crowd and she needs to get over herself! Preview show her half naked on t.v. but she is tripping about a stripper? REALLY!!

NOJT
NOJT

Kandi, I wish you much success in all of your future endeavors. I also wanted to know where you got the beautiful white and black embroided dress you wore in episode 1, when meeting with Phaedra & Sheree at the adult toy store? I absolutely love this dress.

lamar
lamar

Kandi I think that you are so beautiful and talented also very down to ear.th. Good luck with your new ideas

submitted by yvette on november 21, 2011.
submitted by yvette on november 21, 2011.

Kandi, congrats on being on the show. I enjoy the show, but there seems to be so much bickering between the ladies. Black women making money and even being on TV is a serious thing. I know for the shows to make it's ratings, things and situations are staged for the viewers. I wonder how much. What image are they really sending to the young innocents girls that may be watching the show. Is it alright for black women to act that way, It's so hard for us in this society, I know this isn't the Golden girls show, but you all are beautiful and (golden) in your own way even Kim with her wigs. I would like to say that a Bitch is a female dog. I do not see any of you moving around on fours.That word needs to be removed from that ladies vocabulary.Be Blessed.

MsBnheels
MsBnheels

out of all the ladies on the atlanta housewives Khandi.u go gurl...tryng to open my business out here in calif as the same..some people have virgin ears when it sex is the topic.

Beyoncca
Beyoncca

I hate the way you have gone out of your way to "be at odds" with NeNe since your arrival on the show.You kissed Kim's a** in hopes that you would change the viewers mind about NeNe, but the joke was on you bacasse it was so evident that Kim valued NeNe's friendship more. You came off so desprite to be Kim's # 1 friend. You are the biggest uncle-tom, sell-out I've ever seen. I love that about NeNe, she can be ghetto when she needs to yet she can articulate a point.

ThoughtsOfKandi
ThoughtsOfKandi

Kandi, I watch this show just to get glimpses of you and to hear your jokes. Forget all the others...you are the start!!! Phaedra has grown on me too :)

Twanna
Twanna

I Love that you have found your way to RHOA. I am praying for the day I get to work with you! Your simply amazing! Thanks for years of everlasting rhythms.

Princess Diva
Princess Diva

I'm happy for you but, a little disappointed. I am happy about your business ventures and their success but, I was disappointed in the way you carried stuff back from your Miami vacation. You could have just said it was fun and left it at that. But no you had to go there so, I want to see you be 100 and not take stuff back like that again. If you want to be at odds with someone it should be Kim for not paying you for making her a one hit wonder....Run tell that!!

cynassja
cynassja

Kandi enough with the sex toy stuff you are starting to look desperate and this story line is boring. Obviously NeNe is something to talk about since that's all you and your girls seemed to do at Kim's birthday party. Once again the white girl ended up with the ring the husband and you sisters are bickering and hating on each other. You need to get your money from Kim or realize that she used you point blank YOU need a back bone not Cynthia Kim had you crying for your own money how pathetic! Kroy I hope you make ALOT of money because Kim and her kids are going to spend all that you have LUV!!! Sheree is BORING that is why she is hating on NeNe because if NENE comes the party is started with Boring Sheree stuck up can't pronounce words correctly broke self not so much! I'm just sayin'

roxxie21
roxxie21

kandi i love you r my absoulute favorite u r very talented and i like your new calling lol

pups
pups

Hi, Khandi, You are so inspiring.... for being so young and very level headed & unjugemental when it comes to personal life, but you do have that skill in your career more power to you... and on the other hand really seem to know the direction you are going... Keep being you... Much love

ATS
ATS

SO SWEETHEART, WHY IS THAT THERE ARE NO PICS OF YOU IN THAT PURPLE SWIMSUIT ON THIS PAGE?????????????????? YOU LOOKED AMAZING(-_-)

ladycheryl
ladycheryl

Kandi,

My advice to you is to stop playing both sides of the fence. You did it to Phadrea and now you have done it to NeNe. It looks like you like to stir the pot......you are far from innocent; so please stop trying to play that role.

Why are you on the show? You are not a housewife!

Oklahoma Viewer
Oklahoma Viewer

I guess you get to hate NeNe now because she commented on your figure so nicely...oh I forgot...the camera lied...NeNe didn't say that it was an impersonator. She seems unable to move past so much and yet all of you take her smart mouth and loud voice talking over everyone each time you are together. And NeNe thinks you should all say OH WELL THAT IS NENE...fraid not!

Bett
Bett

Gorgerous Kandi

Thank you for showing your shape on the second episode and be so comfortable with it. Anychance, you can add a sexy affordable clothing line for women with the hard to find swimwears and sexy outfits. I am almost the same shape as you and I would definitely be shopping. To be hones I kind of stop shopping because everything is so limited. I know there've been other clothing lines but you do have a way of understanding people and adding flavor to things. Thank you

bettyboopy
bettyboopy

Khandi, you have so much talent & personality, don't stoop to Nene, Kim, & Sheree's level & bring gossip back & forth, as DRAMA is all those women are about!!!! It is truly sad to see grown-ass women behave in this manner.

Tutt01
Tutt01

Don't care at all for the way Kandi allows Kim to make a fool out of her so easily. Really Kandi - didn't you notice the friendship was one way or were you too busy running NeNe down? I can't stand black women who turn against other black women cause a white woman says so.

MRSDOLLABILL
MRSDOLLABILL

KANDI, I AM LOVING HOW OPEN YOU ARE ABOUT SEX AND I WILL BE ORDERING SOMETHING FROM YOUR LINE, :). KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK. I HAVE BEEN A TRUE FAN SINCE XSCAPE AND I JUST LOVE YOU TOO DEATH. SO PROUD OF YOU. REMEMBER TO FLY ABOVE ALL THE DRAMA AND KEEP DOING YOU!!!!

Scarlet Guzlet
Scarlet Guzlet

Kandi,

I am surprised at you. If Ne Ne is inviting you out obviously she is trying to start a new with you. That takes a lot of humbling because you did act mean to her based off of Kim who later stabbed you in the back like Ne Ne warned you that she would. Now, that you are no longer Kims rug she really do not have that much to do with you because her new gold mine Kroy is present. You never deserved a friend like Kim. You do however, deserve a friend.

Viewer
Viewer

Oh Kandi......"Angry black woman" really???? When I disagree or so much as raise my voice at work an octave, I am told "behind" my back that I am being viewed as an "ABW". I hate that term. It would appear based on your statement that this is common within in the culture. I respect you but I really hate you said that. Nene can be typical Nene. You all have shown a tendency to be back-biting, backstabbing, but I think out of all the things I've heard so far, these issues were with one another. This was more of a stereotype placed upon us as black women. That was a negative.

Was Rosa Parks a ABW? How about Angela Davis? We ROCK let's help others to understand. I don't agree with Nene's antics but I may not necessarily disagree with her POV. I still look at Nene as being Nene........

Danielle2
Danielle2

Kandi you are my favorite. I hope that your new business venture pans out well even if it is a bit risque'. Please keep staying true to yourself!

missmisty
missmisty

Kandi. Love you lots but a little advice, please stay away from NENE~~~~ She has nothing positive going on around her and never will. She will turn on you like a dime.

A big fan!!!!!!!

Viewer
Viewer

First I just want to say that u are my absilute fav nd love the long hair. Keep doin ur thang nd yes ur new line is strange but it keeps the show interesting. Much love to u, riely, and ur mom

Chriszelda Snowden
Chriszelda Snowden

I love the way you can relate to each of the others and understand each pont of view. I also, love that that ou are nor afraid to venture into new businesses. How can I find Kandi Koated nights

Alicia Willis
Alicia Willis

Kandi, you seem to try to stay out of the drama which I admire but the Kim / Sweetie thing..... You are above that! Maybe it's because I'm from Houston and we are a huge melting pot but down here we all talk about each others race, your gender, your religion.... Fill in the blank..... Don't worry about the your baby! I was 14 when I got pregnant and 15 when I had him. He's almost 17. Don't worry, God has you in his hands!

Queeta
Queeta

Kandi, It's so amazing watching you create your line, you have so much passion about it!! Nothing but luck in your new busniess....

Stacy H
Stacy H

Kandi- I like your "Kandi Koated Nights'. But the theme song is Corny! You should let me spice it up for ya!

lkj
lkj

DO YOUR THING GIRL!!!! Kim is a snake in the grass and believe me she will need you before you need her lieing no paying butt. I give their marriae 1 or 1 1/2 years at the most.

cindy1963
cindy1963

Kandi, I love you girl! I think you are the best, you are real, sincere, funny and smart. You say it like it is. I am so glad you are back and I wish you much success in your new business and with your singng of course. I love your mom too, she's so cute and she's alot like my mom was, I used to be able to go to her and talk about anything and everything. Please enjoy whatever time you have with her. I know there are some people that are "put off" by your new business venture but I think if it's something you enjoy, go for it. I know you are a smart personand you will be a great business woman. Best of luck to you and it's great to have you back.

Kallypso
Kallypso

Kandi, you are my favorite : you're so sincere and have many lovely qualities what make you loved and respected as well, you fully deserve it. XoXo Xo from the south of France ( you're welcome if one day you want to come over.)

OCAlly
OCAlly

You're amazing. I see you new business putting you in a whole new tax bracket. So watch your back around Nene. She can't stand for anyone else to be in the spotlight. And if she thinks your making boat loads of money, which I think you will, that greeneyed grag queen is going to come at you hard! Just keep your eyes peeled and your armor handy.

Carolyn L
Carolyn L

Hi kandi, welcome back and good luck with your sex toy line, at least you and phaedra are going different directions in business ventures and that's great looking forward to the next episode.

Susan Mosley
Susan Mosley

I am a 62 year old white woman (I will tell you why I mention this) and I just love the Atlanta housewives. Of the Atlanta ladies, you are the most down-to-earth with no B.S. I think you and Phaedra are my favorites...one deals with orgasmic living and one deals with making an elegant exit. You just can't make this stuff up. You look wonderful with your hair long, but I know you are not going to keep a hair style just because some faceless person tells you to. I mention my race because my 38 year-old bi-racial son thought Bravo needed to know that your audience is not just African-American or southern. You appeal to a broad spectrum of people and that can't be said about the rest of the locales. Enough said...I wish much happiness for you, your daughter and your mother.

VP
VP

I miss you with short hair! I looked forward to seeing you each season to see what new style you had. Well I guess we all need a change. I think you are the nicest person, and real. You will cry at the drop of a hat, but that's ok it's real. I saw the preview where you said you were up to 150. I know what you mean, in the last 2 1/2 years I've gon from 115 to 150. I still look good, nut I'm gonna get it down to feel better. Good Luck to you this season!

SANDRA WRIGHT
SANDRA WRIGHT

Kandi, Girl do your THANG....... You and Sheree and Pheadra and Cynthia are about the only real Housewives, and Congrats for what you are about to do. Girl get some cataloges going, and I'll send you my address...lol

qtpy
qtpy

I am a 62yr old woman who loves all of the Housewives shows and I'm no prude, been there and done ALL of that. But the constant talk of sex and now the dildos and sex toys all the time? Really disgusting and I'm so thankful that I have a dvr and can fast forward through Kandi. If I wanted to shop for sex toys or listen to sex talk I'd look it up online I don't need it forced on me on tv. From personal experience......the men must be soooo disrespectful to you Kandi, since you put yourself out there as a freak you must be getting treated as a freak. I know how I look at you so I know how men are looking at you. She'll do anything with anyone at anytime. And again, thank God I have a dvr so I don't have to watch you at all. Shame on you.

maskedblogger
maskedblogger

Kandi, you are the only one on the show who has remained true to herself. You have been a faithful friend even if others weren't so kind to you..vis a vis Kim and her not paying you for Tardy for the Party. As if it would have sounded like anything other than a cat in heat without your expertise and talent. Still can't believe she thinks it's okay just to take and not pay for your services. As for your new business...go for it....there's a lot of money in adult toys. Best thing is that you're still Kandi haven't changed into a diva like the big headed Miss NeNe. Keep up the great work.

F.Jack
F.Jack

lol.. First of all I don't think she has done any research has to what a funeral director does. It seems as if she is trying to sound as rounded as can be. Programs as a hobby, crossing the hands to make them beautiful? Then had the nerve to spitefully bring up the Kandi like no one knows that. Stop lets not do this but you handled that very well. Somebody better advise her to take a few more classes..

Starr99
Starr99

Kandi, you are definitely A "Black Girl who Rocks!" continue to handle your buisness, if it make money and is legit then make money. It has always been known that sex sells I don't see why a sistah can't get paid off it without participating in the act of it. Love Ya

Nette143
Nette143

NeNe...ugh I think its great to see woman make money, you and Phaedra go for it!

atlviewer
atlviewer

Kandi i love you! you are the kindest, most sincere housewife there is! i love watching you because you care about people! i wish you much success! i have a feeling god is going to bless you. LOVE ALWAYS TO YOU!

paulish
paulish

You are the only one on the show who isn't insane!