Kandi Burruss

Kandi explains her comments about Marlo, Kim, and Sheree.

on Feb 20, 20120

OK, now I’m not the only person who was annoyed by Marlo’s bragging. It just seems I was the only one who was upfront about it. Sheree and Phaedra weren’t feeling it either, but they don’t really hang out with Marlo, so I guess they didn’t feel the need to clear the air on their opinions. Now Cynthia on the other hand does hang out with Marlo from time to time, because of NeNe I suppose.  It threw me for a loop when she was so open on the safari about her thoughts of Marlo when it was just us Smalls listening, but she TOTALLY changed her tune when NeNe met up with us. If she has ever wondered why people have said she follows NeNe and doesn’t have her own mind, then maybe she gets it now. I didn’t get it. Why wasn’t she as honest with NeNe about her opinion as she was with us? That was crazy.

So on to my dispute with Sheree. First off, I do not think Kim would have gone to Africa, even if she hadn’t just had the baby, and I don’t see her spending time at an orphanage, especially not the one we went to in Africa. I said it then and I said it to Kim when we discussed it later (which you will see on next week’s episode), AND I STILL SAY IT NOW.  That’s my opinion, but I wasn’t trying to diss Kim by saying that. It caught me off guard when Sheree first asked Kim, “If you could have come, would you have come? Because Kandi didn’t seem to think you would have come. Hours had passed since that conversation in the car, and Sheree never once said anything to me to make me feel like I said anything inappropriate until that moment. But even then it didn’t bother me, because I did say I didn’t think she would come. I just responded by saying , “I didn’t see you hanging out in Africa, especially with people you weren’t really getting along with,” which is true. But then Sheree comes back with, “No, it wasn’t that. You said you didn’t see Kim at an orphanage holding little black kids.” That pissed me off.  I knew I didn’t say anything about Kim not holding little black kids. She totally twisted my words. To say that would imply that I thought Kim was racist, and I do not think Kim is racist.  I let my daughter spend the night with her on multiple occasions. I’ve taken family trips with her off camera. I wouldn’t do that with someone I thought was a racist. It irritated me so much,  because Kim and I already had not been hanging out or talking as much as we used to for the past year, so we definitely did not need any extra drama. Especially over something I didn’t say.

277 comments
udosay
udosay

I proud of you AND lOVE HOW YOU AND YOUR MOTHER LOVE EACH OTHER and I like that you managing your funds. you see peope weak points and turn it against them, You crying to much. and did not  like when you sided with Kim against NeNe I was so glad when  Kim kick you in your  a** over the songs money  she did not pay you cause you had her  thinking she a singer that get paid more for a song she did not write SHE NO SINGER HAHAHA

msjeff
msjeff

Kandi it was not Sheree's place to carry a bone back to Kim, especially incorrectly. The cameras were rolling and I'm sure Kim watches each and every episode. Sheree is a jealous woman! Just keep doing you! She has already attacked Kim once, let Kim continue to trust her and it will happen again!!!

tylonna
tylonna

kandi you cant seem to stop talking about people marlo has done nothing to you so why keep worrying about how she brags its hers and not yours. next, just go back and look at how you said from your mouth that kim wouldn't hold a black baby. then you tried to say sherri was lying no she wasn't you actually said it i dont no if you are aware but you constantly talk about the women, you guys could be at lunch or anything then out of no where here you come starting the convo off with( well me an the girls were talkng and it was said that )stop it you need to get a man or something you are miserable the way you start arguments all the time. from the outside looking in you are the agitator of the group and y would you talk about marlo to ne ne when she was sick you no it was going to get ne ne mad and you put cynthia all n it by saying something she said i think you purposely did that because of how you say she hangs all up under ne ne just stop being so judgemental and get your self a man

FAB40PLUS
FAB40PLUS

Kandi, First, I'd like to comment that I'm an avid fan of RHOA!. I know that without the drama that each of you bring to the table, the show would be a flop and would've been canceled by now. Second, having said that, I've noticed that since you've been a part of the cast, you have instigated more drama among the cast by being two-faced and repeating to one person, what the other one said about them. I certainly hope that's a required part of your contract and not who you truly are as a person. I think the drama with Sheree was ironic, in that she only did to you, the same that you have done to other cast members on the show. Treat others how you want them to treat you!! But do what you're paid to do, because at the end of the day, it's about the ratings, and "if ain't about dollars, it don't make no (cents)"!!

As far as Marlo goes, typically when people brag a lot, it's because of their past of having little when they were younger. And now, that "they have" the finer things in life, they cherish every status symbol that the possess and want the world to know "look at what I have, I made it!" It's kinda like those children from the orphanage, the gifts that ya'll gave them, they'll cherish forever! I imagine that they are proud of their gifts and will brag amongst each other for years to come about what they each have!! Learn to ignore some of the things about people that you perceive to be negative and stop being so judgmental! Focus on the positive!!

 angel brower
angel brower

I think that shree was wrong for throwin kandi under the bus like that first of all.I dont know what she thought she was going to accomplish.I

hot!!!!
hot!!!!

and we all know cynthia said it because used to be shallow, no racist stuff involved. and yes sha-ree agree. Take that man of a woman out her misery find someone to replace her.

hot!!!!
hot!!!!

Kandi you were RIGHT!!! You were right about the music with Kim too. I wouldve pulled away too. But Sha-ree was wrong, dead wrong. I wouldve beat her ass. I would for you. Dont be her friend after this cause if a snake bite once HE will bite again.

heidi
heidi

kandi your great your real and honest and if people cant handle that its becuase they like fake people in their lives to feed them lies and only want to hear lies.I think your honestly a great person inside and outside and you have alot to offer and you deserve amazing friends by your side which i know you have. If kim cant see your a great friends and start doing her fair share on being a great friend then she doesnt deserve you. you deserve people who are wonderful just like you and your family!

Blaqbutta
Blaqbutta

You are a very classy lady and rich for real, stop arguing with wannabe's...

All Kim has to do is roll the tape and its plain that you were speaking about the entire trip and hanging with the group. Ms. empty lot has a lot more than lot that's empty. Keep on being you, thanks for bringing the balance to that show....

love to cook
love to cook

Kandi you do not have have to explain yourself especially to Kim. Just keep doing what your doing and good luck to you. Sheree is a snake in the grass and Kim is just a hot mess! Enough said.

A South Viewer
A South Viewer

Kandi don't forget that Sheree agreed with Cynthia's statement as well!!!!! I looked at the show once again and yes, indeed, she agreed with you all. So when it's time for the season finale, you have that to dish back in her face.

Canton
Canton

Kandi just stay true to yourself. Sheree is just playing games and starting a fight between you and Kim. Then NeNe is true to herself plus extra quite this year. Kim is playing right into Sheree hands and stiring the pot with your friendship with Kim. Look what she did with Phaedra this year with her court case against her ex husband. Did not pay the retainer until a day before the court date. Then critized Phaedra for not her job buy being prepared for court. But like Phaedra said why would she put her name on a legal paper when she did not recieve the retainer fee yet. Just becareful with Sheree she is using everyone to her advantage. By the way where is Sheree house with all the money she claims to have?

Mrs.A.
Mrs.A.

It was actually Cynthia who mentioned black babies. But, aside from that, keep doing you Kandi. Sheree is stressed out, and lashing out. First with Kim, then Nene(maybe warranted) now you. I guess Phaedra will be next.

Fabea
Fabea

I loved your show Kandi Factory, How wonderful of you to do a show that helps aspiring artists! Keep up the Great work. I must say watch thoes that you call friends. Phadrea, Cynthia and NeNe are reliable people to become acquittance of. Sheree, at this time, is only offering up grief, and Kim is a user. I beleive that you can do well all by yourself (without them) and you have proven that.

Chris Ahrendt
Chris Ahrendt

I just have to say that I love Kandi!!! That crap that Sheree started was such BS. I can't stand that woman. She needs to move on. Just remember Kandi to Fly above all the haters!!!

sdm 1128
sdm 1128

Kandi, Dump Sheree and also dump Kim (who has never been a true friend to you, by the way). If you noticed, Sheree arrived at Kim's house early so that she could give her the so called low down on what was said in Africa. She and Kim then proceeded to plan how that were going to ambush you when you got there. Kim has a lot of nerve to expect such loyalty from you when she has never been loyal to you. She has done nothing but use you in that entire "so called" friendship. First with "Tardy for the Party" and then the other song "The Ring Didn't Mean a Thing"....luckily you stopped her in her tracks with that one. It just kills me how Kim expects so much respect and loyalty after the way she behaved on the bus tour which was another example of her trying to use you. She was wanted you there to make her relevant an artist. Then she wonders why you didn't call her during the pregnancy. Why shy should you have called her? You owe her NOTHING! But she still owes owes YOU!

dwag
dwag

Loved the clip on "take that" and made me so proud of him to acheive his heart's desires to accomplish this....awesome video and great song. HE should be very, very PROUD of himself....and the things your doing as well. GREAT job...

Littree
Littree

Kandi, you hang in there and don't let Sheree and Kim bring you down. You just agreed with what was said. I feel the same way, kim would not have gone with you all and if she did she would of complained the whole time. You all didn't need another HIGH MAINENACE person with you. NeNe and Marlo had that role more than covered!

Sheree was wrong, she should have talked with you if she felt you had wronged Kim. She handed that terrible. She was like a snake! She wanted to cause confusion. Making sure she got over to Kim's house first to get it stirred up before you got there. Kandi you are my favorite along with Phadrea!

Katie
Katie

Loved this season of the Real housewives!!! Really love your new show the Kandi Factory!! I am wanting to send you a video but I dont know how or where to send it to. You're making me want to come out of my bubble. My husband, family, and friends say I can sing. I wanted to see what you think. Thank you.

katie g
katie g

I was wondering how to send a video for your new show the Kandi Factory? I love it! Im so glad your doing your own show :)

Danielle Philly
Danielle Philly

LOVE YOU... Kandi you have more money then all of the other ATL ladies, yet you don't BRAG like (NEW MONEY MARLO) stay true...

paigemichelle
paigemichelle

Hello Kandi! i just want to start by saying that i appreciate watching you, Pheadra and Cynthia! You ladies have careers and you have made it on your own! What a wonderful accomplished life! Let me start by saying that i felt so bad for you after Sheree did what she did. Anybody with any sense when they watched that episode would see that you girls where just hanging out and talking and nothing malicious was being said against Kim. But Sheree completely blew it out of poportion and made something out of nothing! I think everyone knows that after the way Kim behaved on the tour bus that it would be difficult seeing her in Africa! NO BIG DEAL!!! If Kim wants to be portrayed as a DIVA then she needs to own up to "being snooty" goes along with it! I do think she would have wanted to go if her situation was different but like you said it would be hard to see her there! Sheree is being very shady this year, i dont know what her problem is but she needs to change the path she is on! She cant afford that home and she needs to quit acting like she can cause when things always fall through (like her dress line!) it just makes her look stupid! That is what I love about you, Pheadra and Cynthia, you do not live beyond your means. And would someone tell me why Kim doesn't own her own home? Why would anyone Rent a house like that? (credit score probably)and why does she need housekeepers, nannies, assistants? What is it that she does to bring money in that she is so busy she needs all this help? Anywho! just wanted to say sorry you had to own up to something so stupid that Sheree blew out of purportion! Shes a messy one! Stay away from her...she did u wrong!

Bossyrenee
Bossyrenee

Kandi: Sheree is messy, Kim is gullible, & you looked absolutely gorgeous in your confessional! The hair was rocking and that color dress was amazing on you. My advice to you: Feed Sheree out of a long-handled spoon.

Gramblinite
Gramblinite

Kandi, Kandi, KANDI...Why are you allowing Sheree to use you to become relevant? I know you were trying to tune Marlo out when she went off on Sheree, but there were some valid points that she (Marlo) was stressin'. Sheree is broke, busted, bankrupt, beleaguered, shall I go on? She's good friends with Kim now, but it wasn't that long ago that she was tryin to pull off Kim's wig. Trust me, you did the right thing. Why humiliate and belittle yourself, like Sheree did when she argued with Marlo. I wasnt a Sheree fan anyway, but after that scene, I wonder why Andy Cohen continues to pay that desparate chick for that bulls@$#t. Face it Kandi, Sheree is all talk, if you didnt know, you should have watched the episode when she took her cross-eyed ex, Bob, to court. Or when she is taping the show and her kids look neglected and homeless (that Kallie needs a perm and a good hairdo, that her mother should be able to afford?) Why was she crying as broke as she is, to pay (or try not to pay) Phaedra to represent her, then cry when its time to tell it all. Too much DRAMA! Hang out with your Xcape pals, at least their not as broke, pathetic, or pitiful as Sheree...and the only way that Sheree went to Africa was on Bravo's dime, she probably didnt even have spending money! P.S. Tell Marlo the short shorts are not a good look on her.

poetrynmotion
poetrynmotion

Kandi, keep your head up girl and stay outta that mess. Sheree needs to get a life... please don't let them draw you into the negativity .. you have way too much class and too much going for yourself. But, keep telling them how you feel be up front -- its ok. I see that your not a push over and you are go getter -- many people like Sheree hate that, instead of giving you your props! Congrats on your new show girl!

poetrynmotion
poetrynmotion

Kandi, your not a hater, just a realist and an upfront person. I think you are a good, talented person. Don't pay any attention to Sheree she is a hater and I don't think NeNe knows you very well ... you're not a pushover and she needs to respect that for sure. I like NeNe, Phaedra, and yourself most of all ... You're the most down to earth. Love your new show... Keep your head up girl ... cause you are a got getter ... like me!

Cindy1963
Cindy1963

Kandi, I loved your show, The Kandi Factory. I forgot to tell you that when I wrote to you earlier. They both came a long way from where they started. I loved Melissa. They were both great, I know I could never do what they did. Kudos to them. God has truly blessed you with a talent and a gift that is only fair for you to be sharing with us and I thank you for that. I used to love to sing but I have gotten sick and had so many surgeries that the endotracheal tube that they put while you are sleeping has damaged my vocal cords and I can no longer sing. I cry when I hear someone sing that has talent and that go on shows like yours and they do become something, it just brings back memories from when I used to sing. I love music, I don't know where we would be without music. It takes us to different places and it just lets us forget when we need to. Thanks again and good luck to you. Love you.

meme009
meme009

KANDI, First of all you do not have to explain what you say or do to kim..... who do she think she is that you needed to go to her house for a luncheon. You should have not went and if she had a problem with what sheere told her why didn't you guys meet one on one without sheere or phedra. I feel that the show made you guys look as if you owe kim some kind of explaination and you guys did not look professional people doing this on Tv. Kim needs to get off the show we don't like watching her anyway...

Cindy1963
Cindy1963

Kandi, You don't strike me as the type of person that takes crap from anyone, so why let Sheree talk about you the way she did. You did not say anything, granted you were talking with Cynthia and she was the one who really made a comment but that is NOT a friend. How fake is she? Here she is in Africa with you and everything seemed to be great and once her feet touch U.S. soil she starts the whole "let me start a rumor stuff" and the fakeness just returned. It really is a shame that after the experience that all of you shared at the orphange, you would think that it would change people's attitudes but obviously that did not happen. Watch out for her!! By the way, when they showed you last night you know as you are explaining things as the show goes along, you were dressed in something pink and your hair was shorter and straight. I think you looked beautiful there! You should leave your hair like that more often and use that color more often as well, you looked great!! Good luck with everything and be firm and WATCH OUT FOR THE HATERS!!! Love you, love you. God bless you and your family.

Cynthia C.

PTE1110
PTE1110

The chickens have come home to roost. While you were busy talking about Marlo, Nene and Cynthia behind their backs during the Africa trip, Sheree was reving up the engine of the bus she threw you under. In other words, while you were creating mess, you got caught up in the mess someone else created for you.

MsRachel
MsRachel

I think Sheree is slow her whole statement didn't make any sense. And yall laugh in the car when Cynthia said that about the African baby

FMcC
FMcC

Forget Kim. She won't be able to find anyone else who is willing to record her. Plus, she has not been a friend to you if she hasn't paid you what you did for her. She's lucky that she found someone to marry her because she wouldn't be able to support her lifestyle. She is high maintenance and I feel she wouldn't have been comfortable in Africa. Not because of any prejudice and I didn't feel you meant it that way at all. There wouldn't have been more drama on the show if Kim did go to Africa with you ladies.

FMcC
FMcC

I enjoyed watching the Kandi Factory. I particularly enjoyed it because it didn't linger on. In 1 night you gave someone their dream. They may not be in the music industry going forward, but they at least experienced it and saw what they need to do to sustain a career in the industry. If you can make a "singer" out of Kim, you can use the same formula for anyone with very little or no talent at all. Sheree was very wrong in throwing you under the bus. If she was offended in what you said about Kim, she could have been a mature woman and talked with you instead of a stupid adolescent going back to tell her mama, Kim.

Angie B
Angie B

Kandi you were not being a hater as it relates to the Kim situation. You are entitled to your own opinion...and as your friend and Kim's friend, if Sheree didn't appreciate your opinion about Kim she should have pulled you to the side and told you. Kim should have never heard of it. Her telling Kim was just her being shady, low down and dirty!! You weren't gossiping about Kim or talking behind her back, you were stating your opinion amongst friends. With that said, as it relates to Marlo, sometime we have to just keep our opinions to ourselves. It may have looked everyone was throwing you under the bus when you were telling Marlo about herself...they were just keeping thier opinions to themselves!!!

sunchic
sunchic

Kandi, call a spade a spade, should you have joined in the trash talking with Cynthia, really? Watch out for her, she is nuts, she will turn on her own family to keep her man, and thats weak. I think what you meant to say is, " I dont think Kim would want to come on this "drama tour" through africa. plus kim is more comfortable at home than in the 3rd world country stepping in the bush over snakes" So I do think you should apologize to kim for having a "brain-fart momment". What you ended up doing in actuality was kinda mean talking trash with Cynthia like that even though those werent your intentions. But watch out for Sheree, oooh, she's trouble!!!! she was wrong for starting the drama and we all see it. Be opinionated, yes, but watch how you do it and be humble

Danz4me
Danz4me

Kandi..you have an amazing talent and I love that no matter what, no one can take that away from you. I have noticed that the other girls on the show will say stuff about each other, but never address it. I like that you try to get it out in the open...Sheree was just straight up messy for calling Kim. If she is so in love with Kim and their friendship, why didn't she say..."Yall don't talk about my friend like that" then everyone would have known it was a touchy topic and left it alone. They are a trip...Lesson learned..Take care Kandi!

MsRachel
MsRachel

Kandi why are you scared of kim and Sheree

GLam
GLam

Kandi girl, you have PATIENCE! This Sheree character and all her drama...breathe breathe breathe....

You are my favourite! Nuff love x

RENITA CLAYTON-SMITH
RENITA CLAYTON-SMITH

I don't know where to begin with the last episode of Atlanta Housewives. You know, I am thinking of watching something different when this show comes on. This is a nice show, however, I did not see any reason for Sheree to mention anything to Kim. Everything was fine. Kandi had no intentions of saying anything negative about Kim. They need to take Sheree off the show. Also, what brought on Marlo? You know Marlo and NeNe is alike. That is why they get along with one another. Kandi, I watched your other show yesterday. Keep up the good work and may God Bless you.

BuxAndRah
BuxAndRah

Kandi I love you, but you are dead wrong for saying what you said about Kim and Africa. I think you need to step outside yourself and analyze what you said, it was wrong.

Brownluv1
Brownluv1

I loved the asymmetrical hair style on you!!! Please leave Sheree alone, and hang around people that actually have something going for them. Sometimes people that arent doing much want to bring those around them down-she is not your friend nor is she anyone elses friend that is on the show. Keep making hits and leave the birds alone.

NoDramaGina
NoDramaGina

Okay, I usually come to the blogs to just read them but this time, I have to comment. First, Kandi I will say this about you, you are of all the ladies the most leveled headed. I hated to see you get sucked into that vaccum of drama. First, what was said in the jeep between the group was just that a conversation between the group. If, I can remember you guys have been doing that throughout the show. Why Sharee felt the need to inform Kim about a conversation between you all, still has me baffled. I think Sharee is an opportunist anyway. She needs to focus on taking her craft (working-out) and do something with it and stop trying to be someone she is not (an actress, a designer). As far as Kim is concerned, she has never backed you in any of your endeavors only when it benefited her. Once she met Kroy, it seems that she feels you all turned ghetto and she can't be a part of the group. So my advice is keep it moving and don't give in to all that DRAMA. Your too talented for that. You don't owe Kim nothing tell her to play back the tape. She will soon see that Ms. Sharee didn't have her back, she agreed that she did not think Kim would come too.

Bishop P.A. Evans
Bishop P.A. Evans

Kandi,

I just want to say that I love you as a person, your a great mother, friend and singer and song writter keep your head up and keep fake people like Stink by Sheree far away from you. It is said that when someone is hating on you, then they are jealous of who you are and what you have accomplished, YOU GO GIRL!

LOVE

GREATES FANS

Chiffy
Chiffy

Kanji you consistently have more post than any of you cast mates every time you post your blogs. You are definitely the most respected and the realist. You prove yourself time week after week by standing your ground on anything you say. That's what I am talking about!

I really loved the premier of The Kandi Factory, once again you proved yourself to be a professional. I have been following you forever next time you are on Facebook shout out your girl @Chiffytdr on the following tip. I am auditioning for you next show.

Dyla
Dyla

KANDI, you don't owe Kim anything... You tell her, just pay you your money and that's a wrap!

I'm writing a song about that...JUST PAY ME MY MONEY and THAT'S A WRAP!

Denise G
Denise G

Sheree is/was THE person starting mess. I'd use the phrase "pot calling the kettle black" but I don't want her starting some rumor that I hate all little black kettles.

Viewer2
Viewer2

Forget Kim, she was never your friend. The money situation with that song should've told all you needed to know. Ole girl tried to play you with that niave crap. As far as Sheree, I know in the future, you will try to hold back to a certain extent because you feel sorry for her. You and Phaedra's visit to Chateau Sheree aka Never Never Land, said enough; and you don't appear to be the type to kick someone when they are down.

trincamsmom
trincamsmom

Kandi, You are a great person with a wonderful heart. Keep doing you. Forget Sheree, she is just trying to make sure you and Kim are not close anymore. That will mean she will be all by herself. If Kim is that blind, let her be. You are the realest one on the show.

S.Geezy
S.Geezy

Kandi I think you are good person but I think you need to really keep your distance from KIM and definitely Sheree she has no one's best interest at heart not even her own. She is old and washed up, no one on the show should be listening to her or taking any advice from her on any thing especially not friendships, she has no real friends and I think she is mad at you because you are helping LAWRENCE with his singing career and taking her gay husband away...lol yes Sheree's only friend was him and thats cause she paid him to do her hair. stay away from KIM and Sheree.

Gemlovr
Gemlovr

Girl, just do your thing and don't worry about what anybody thinks. Loved your new show tonite, and I wish we could hear you sing more. You are truly ROCKING that short hair- that's your best look in my opinion. It shows more of your face than the long hair, and you are the prettiest woman on RHOA. (and the least selfish, thank you, Mama Joyce for that. ) I hope you find lasting love soon- you deserve it!