While we should all be ecstatic for one another because we all have what matters the most -- devoted families and wonderful friends -- the old cliché of "actions speak louder than words" always prevails. And sometimes our words are more caustic than fire. My Mama always taught me "if you don't have anything nice to say, well just don't say anything at all." During this episode some of us should have taken my Mama's advice. I was troubled by Kim's criticism of Kandi's prestigious neighborhood and gorgeous home and equally if not more disturbed by Kenya's harsh comments to the young aspiring models. While I hope that none of the comments were meant to be as hurtful as they sounded, I found them highly offensive. As women, we must always realize that it is not always what we say but more importantly when, where, and how we say it that counts most. In closing, "wisdom has two parts: (1) Having a lot to say (2) Not saying it." -St. Bernadine (Catholic Church: Baltimore, MD).
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All the women are beautiful in skin and are actually doing things for themselves(big shout out) when pretty ladies squabbles it makes them looks very ghetto, maturely handicapped, and ugly. Women needs to get along and if you know your men are incapable of being intellectual supportive don't bring them on the show. The show isn't women in the hood it's real house wives so act accordingly
Phaedra, why do you blame Kenya for the drama? You are clearly the one starting crap, by mentioning Walter. All Kenya is doing is walking away from you. Thats not drama, thats keeping her cool. I dont know if I would be able to hold my tongue aound you and Porsha. You both what is known as "Mean Girls". By saying its all Kenya's fault, you look kind of ridiculous.
Phaedra, sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you and your family. On another notee: What an excellent idea to go on a couple's vacation however; both Apollo and Kenya behavior was disappointing and out of order. You have got to know that Kendra wants Apollo take a look at some of the previous shows. You are one of my favorites on the show but you are slipping, don't lower yourself to keep a man you have so much going for yourself. There is nothing wrong with dressing sexy for your husband (in your home), no need to advertise for your TV fans. Keep Your Eye on Kenya......
Maybe it would be better for Kim to say that she treasures her family and her new husband and get it over with. Any one who has been happily married would understand for sure.
Listen Phaedra! I really like you! You are my favorite! BUT---About Kim? You need to give her a break! She has always wanted to be a wife and mom. Now she has it and her life has taken a different turn. When I got married, my time with girlfriends changed also. They got mad--even the married ones (like you) got angry. God requires us to let go of certain things when we get married. You should know that. So, like Kim, my family came first! Think--would you leave what you love to be with girlfriends! Obviously so! So re-examine why YOU want to be out there in the streets with those girls instead of being home with your beautiful family. Why would a woman who is happily married and content with her family choose to spend precious time with a group of judgmental, arguing and sometimes mean women? I wouldn't. I am now a widow and do much to have my husband back to spend family time! Give Kim a break! Love ya!
Can't wait for next week...you get caught being the phony two-face trouble maker that you really are. Don't bother making a fitness video. Your funky body is nothing anyone would want.
Phaedra, you are an amazing women and I enjoy watching your journey unfold. Happy Holiday's to you and your beautiful family.
I am so surprised that you seem to really like crazy Kenya, I thought you had a better people barometer than that.
Pheadra, I love you. You are WOMAN, every season you further your mind and try new things. You are all woman mama!
There have been snippets shown of Kenya having a thing for your hubby, how cute. No one can build happiness bringing misery to other people.
If one think they can they are delusional.
Pheadra, keep up the good work:)
I see your quirks and inconsistencies, but I can't help myself, I think you are the Queen ma'am of Atlanta. And I'm a white girl with no donkey!
Phaedra, why did you seem so tickle when mean and crazy Kenya was making fun of Cynthia at her agency? Why ? I thougt you and Cynthia made up. This season I like to see how tickle you get when Kenya goes after your Husband!
Welcome back Mrs. Phaedra, how are you? I missed you and the girls. But, you make me laugh a lot. You are an intelligent lady, smart, classy and funny. Your baby is so big and beautiful as always. I am awaiting how this will develop during the next weeks. Take care. I will be watching and making comments.
Regards from San Juan, Puerto Rico
Yolanda Garcia Berdecia
PHAEDRA do not listen to KIM wth her gone with the winds foolishness and that evil KENYA they both so jealous of you they would kill you but they dont know where to hide your body.
"Jealous" and "jealousy" are so over used and innappropriately used in these blogs that I am beginning to wonder if anyone actually knows what it means.
Phaedra, you are fun to watch - quick witted, sharp and a savvy business woman. You need your own show!
Now, Now Phaedra, you're not being fair;) Not everyone is as educated and refined as you are and this episode definitely shows it. You are right about Kim as I have never seen someone so wealthy being evicted complain and talk about the finances involved with moving. Seems as though we arent as rich as we thought we were. And the comments that she made about Kandi's new neighborhood seemed as though Kandi had moved to Decatur. As for Kenya, what were you expecting? From being so phony with you and Kandi at lunch, to crying at dinner with Walter because Kandi has a big butt, obviously her crown is crooked. Best of Luck and I just dont see how and why you are so patient with Kenya after what she tried to pull with your husband...but after all, you're right, if you dont have anything nice to say... and I know you definitely dont!
Why are these videos always so hard to get to play? Usually the advertisement is playing with its sound and the sound (with no video) of the housewives. I refresh then, I see the frozen video but it wont play. I hope nothing is based on how many times the clips are viewed, if so RHOA is being cheated. :(
PHAEDRA PARKS! You're the queen of one liners and LOVE IT! You're personality has been so refreshing from the second you joined the RHOATL cast. You're a smart, funny and diplomatic loving mother with a freaky and morbid side, can't get any better. From having a big 12 cake birthday party for your son, loving your man, to talking about giving a good BJ, to explaining what the prayer clothes is about, wanting to start a high-end funeral service and now a donkey booty tape! You have layers, layers and LAYERS of personality I can't get enough of. LOVE YOU PHAEDRA! You're just fun and a good time!
You are a true Southern Peach! I love what you stand for, and how you always have your grown lady on. You are not petty and certainly not jealous! Keep up the good work Phaedra!
sassyclassymomma "what more ethnics should strive for"? Excuse me, but all people have an ethnicity---or do you actually mean black people?
Phaedra, I didn't like you at all when you first came on the show, but now I have grown to like you. I admire how you manage to basically stay away from the drama and I have never seen you get loud or argumentative on the show like all of the ladies have done on the show at one time or another. You always remain cool, calm and collected even if you are being challenged or accused of something. And you are funny at times. But I think that it was tacky the way that you and Kandi seemed to enjoy the way the Kendra (who you barely know) was talking negative about Cynthia at the luncheon, which says that you and Kandi evidently don't care much for Cynthia. Cynthia has always been cordial to you two and I have never heard her talk bad about you all on the show. I also can tell by the way that you talked to the lady at the pet shop that you don't care about dogs at all, you just want to have funerals for them to get the money. And it does make me wonder if thats how it is with burying people also. I'm going by some of the remarks that you have made in the past that seems like this funeral venture is all about the money and nothing else. That is a strike against you and it makes me less supportive of your funeral business success.
I wish you were not so delighted at Kenya's story( that was full of lies) about Cynthia's Jet Beauty search. It would have been nice for you to have defended her and what she is trying to do with her agency/school.
Word to the apparent clueless. Keep an eye on hubby he may wander while you're looking to bury road kill...just sayin'
Motherhood becomes you -- and has changed you!
Aside from the lowered drama level you bring, it's evident that you have a caring heart.. who knew?
Tip... No need to pull out your falsely compassionate, eye-batting, southern business woman so often anymore. When you're not even trying, you've got REAL heart, and it presents itself in more subtle and genuine ways.
I like Phaedra but it amaze me as to how she is able to stay on the show for so long without creating much drama! Shes a smart woman
I enjoyed watching you, Cynthia and Nene exercising and I am hoping for a more calm season from you sisters. But then you mentioned the 'fakedra' comment Nene made about you in the first season you were on. Well, it's a new season and you all have had time to get to know each other a litle better now so try to start the new season off fresh. You all are more fun to watch when you're having fun and not fighting. Because you all can be funny and you and Nene are naturals. That trip you all took to Africa was the best housewife trip...ever for me on Bravo. And how you all got together, almost bought out the local market and took the items to the folks in the community. I was almost in tears watching you all at that orphanage. Please keep it going. Forget that Nene called you fake, stop making faces and making snarky comments with Kandi. Have fun, stop fighting.
P - update your blog . I am so interested in what you have to say. I love you, you are such a lady and fun to watch.
Although Nene will always be my fave, I liked you. But once I saw how you wanted to start directing funerals for dogs and it was obvious you don't care or love dogs at all. You just wanted the money without being emotionally vested - now you have lost me as a fan. I will never support you again.
I'm a huge animal lover and always adopt my broods from rescue organizations so I understand being sensitive to dogs. Although, I can still find humor in Phaedra's comments and don't mind her business venture. She's an incredibly savvy business woman and providing pet owners with something they want. That's not so bad.
Finally, I am starting to warm up to you this season. I think that your husband and son has somewhat humanized you. You are really coming into your own, w/out all of the cattiness. Girl, it looks good on you.
Phaedra, I must say that you are the star of the show. You can get over the top sometime but it's still with a touch of class. You have a beautiful family and protect them..lol
love4me yes p - protect your family from those who would like to interfere with the great life you have!! i love you!!
You and Kandi are the best thing about this show; you both are real, classy, good hearted, successful, and strong. The others should be embarrassed about how they look in comparison.