Cast Blog: #RHOA

Ryan Murphy, My "Fairy Godmother"

Cynthia: "I Pray We Can Make Peace"

Claudia: I Could Relate to Cynthia's Insecurities

Cynthia's "Non-Conversation" with NeNe

NeNe: The Pit Bull Act is Not a Good Look

Kenya: If It Looks Like a Fraud...

Phaedra: "I Moved Past This Years Ago"

Claudia: I Am Not Asking for Sympathy

GIF Recap: Saltines, Anyone?

Kenya: Why Would Apollo Try to Hurt Phaedra?

Cynthia: "My Heart Went Out to Kenya"

Phaedra: "NeNe Made a Fair Observation"

Claudia on Her Sit-Down With Porsha

GIF Recap: Pushed to the Brink

Cynthia: Porsha's THOT Comment is Too Ridiculous

Kandi: Cynthia Can't Win for Losing

Phaedra: Cynthia's Behavior was Unbecoming

Claudia on NeNe's Thirsty Comment

Don't Insult Kenya's Virtue

GIF Recap: New 'Wife, New Shade

Phaedra on Being "Super Mommy"

Kenya: I've Never Been Anyone's Whore

Cynthia: I Felt a Connection with Claudia

Kandi: I Felt Bad for Kenya

NeNe Talks Zumanity, Apollo's Shocking Reveal

Claudia on Meeting the 'Wives

GIF Recap: She's Baaack...

NeNe: "I was a Rock for Phaedra"

Cynthia on Her Friendship with Kenya

Kandi: I'll Always be Honest with Phaedra

Phaedra: "It was Apparent the Marriage was Over"

Kenya: This is My Season of Redemption

GIF Recap: Oh the Zumanity!

Housewives Then and Now: Atlanta Edition

Kandi's Post-Reunion Plans

Cynthia: "I Don't Think I Did Anything Wrong"

Tweet Recap: Reunion Part 3, Kenya vs. NeNe

Kandi: "My Mom Needs a Camera Around Her at All Times"

Lawrence: Momma Joyce Slayed the Girls

Tweet Recap: Momma Joyce Takes the #RHOA Reunion

Kandi's Wardrobe Malfunction

Ryan Murphy, My "Fairy Godmother"

NeNe explains how Ryan Murphy has changed her life.

Season 5 jumped right off with a bang, so let's go! I'm loving all the new intros, but the one that's really on fire is mine: "I have arrived and the spotlight is on me, honey!" LOL! It's good to be back and I know most of you have been wondering what's happening with all of us.

My life has just taken a whole new turn, and where do I start? With Gregg I guess. I was married to Gregg for 15 years, and he's the father of my child. A charmer and smooth talker he's always been. He and I have made mistakes along the way, but we’re having fun and I’m excited about where this could possibly go, so fingers crossed for me...

So you guys finally got a glimpse at the man I call my "fairy godmother," Mr. Ryan Murphy, the creator of Glee, American Horror Story, The New Normal, Nip/Tuck, etc. He's a great producer, director, writer, he's one of the biggest, most sought-after names in Hollywood, and he simply changed my life. Some of you caught me on Glee last season as Coach Roz, and I'm currently one of the stars of the new hit TV show The New Normal as Rocky. I'm so proud of that. As you could see, we’re not only doing business, we do dinner as well.


Kim visiting Kandi's house: I don't want to give too much away, and you guys have eyes and ears, so your eyes saw what mine saw and your ears heard what mine heard! What I will say is I've been saying these things to you guys for a while now, so you figure out what it is!Kenya Moore enters as the newest Housewife! Let's welcome her aboard. For those of you that have watched the show since Season 1, you probably caught this. Didn't it look like Kenya studied all the past seasons then sat in her interview and said something we all had said at some point? Now that seemed very contrived! Kenya saying she would kick a bitch’s ass at over 40 years old, really?!

Kenya visiting The Bailey Agency: I wish I could say something nice, but she was completely rude. And to say you are a public figure so you need "security"? We need to hear that resume again, because I didn't hear anything that said, "public figure"!
Catch me two nights a week right here on Bravo's The Real Housewives of Atlanta and NBC's The New Normal on Tuesday's at 9:30pm. Follow me on Twitter @neneleakes and visit neneleakescloset.com to purchase t-shirts, my book, etc.

Stay fierce and fabulous!
NeNe

Claudia: I Could Relate to Cynthia's Insecurities

Claudia Jordan shares her thoughts on Cynthia's runway walk and the ladies' sit down.

Bravotv.com: What were your thoughts about the ladies’ big sit down to hash out their issues?
Claudia Jordan: I was really looking forward to a real resolve, and it seemed like that might happen when we saw (what I thought was) real emotion from both of the ladies. But sadly, once we heard the comments in the confessionals, we saw that only one of the ladies was truly being honest. I for sure thought when I saw NeNe leak some salty liquid from her tear ducts that she was in fact meaning what she was saying, but to so easily flip the script and throw that shade in her interview, well it was disappointing to say the least. One thing I love about Cynthia is that no matter what, she is always down to at least give someone a second chance. Some people may choose to call that weak, but I don't. I think it's easier to write someone off than it is to be open to them again once they have hurt you. Personally to me that takes real strength. I tend to hold a grudge once someone shows me their true colors, and I am great at closing the door and never looking back. So to me it was impressive that Cynthia was even open to once again trying to patch things up with NeNe. At the end of the day both ladies made a choice -- Cynthia made a choice to at least try one more time, and NeNe chose to act like she wanted to be friends again only to turn around and take it all back in her confessional. I wish I could say I am surprised, but sadly I'm not. I thought that was quite mean. Why not say that you were not interested in being friends when Cynthia was in your face? Why bother with the theatrics of crying only to later on basically say you didn't really mean it? Shady, shady, shady! If you're really about that life, say it to her face NeNe! Don't turn up in the confessionals and boo hoo in person! Where they do that at?


Bravotv.com: As a model yourself, did you sympathize with Cynthia’s insecurities about walking in a NY Fashion Week show? How was Cynthia’s walk?
CJ: I absolutely could relate to Cynthia's insecurities walking the runway with teenagers and 20-something year olds! I haven't walked a catwalk in so long, but when I did, there was such a rush that comes from when you KNOW you just did your thing and the crowd shows you love. That instant gratification is everything!

 

But I must say Cynthia did a great job, and if she was insecure, it certainly didn't show while she was on that catwalk! I thought she looked beautiful, and I was happy for her.

Bravotv.com: What inspired you and Kenya to take a cooking class?
CJ: Well I love to cook, but I don't make a TON of different things, so I'm always down to learn to make more. Although my reaction to the dessert wasn't as strong as Kenya's -- and her moans -- I thoroughly enjoyed it! It was sooo good! It was a fun experience, and Kenya never ceases to amaze me with her wild and crazy self!

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