Cast Blog: #RHOA

Soul Searching in a Strip Club - Ep 9

Kenya on NeNe's "Embarrassing" Behavior

Claudia: "These Double Standards are Killing Me"

Kandi: "I'm Not Two-Faced"

Phaedra: I Appreciated Demetria's Apology

Are Demetria and Phaedra Cool?

NeNe on Her Apology

Cynthia: Claudia Can Read with the Best of Them

Claudia: NeNe's Behavior Needed to Be Checked

Kenya on "The Beasts"

Phaedra: Demetria Took Things Too Personally

GIF Recap: Lessons in Reading

Phaedra's Ignorant Comments

Claudia: I'm Not Surprised by NeNe's Ugly Demeanor

Kenya: NeNe Doesn't Want to Like Me

Cynthia: I'm Moving Forward in Grace and Love

Kandi: "I Wasn't Trying to Set Demetria Up"

Phaedra on Being Recognized by the Bar

NeNe: "I'm Not a Fake Friend"

Demetria Responds to the Rumors

Cynthia: Forgiveness is a Process

Phaedra: My Mother is My Rock

Kenya: "An Acknowledgement is Not an Apology"

Claudia: I Do Not Own a Flip Phone

Cynthia: It Was Awkward Seeing Phaedra Uncomfortable

Demetria: I Have No Beef with Kenya

NeNe Explains the Wig

Phaedra: I Was Hoping Apollo Wouldn't Create a Scene

Kenya's Not Interested in Roger Bobb

Claudia: "I'm the Samantha of the Group"

Kenya: Cynthia Commanded the Runway

Phaedra: You Don't Often Come Across Hair Burglary

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?

Soul Searching in a Strip Club - Ep 9

Bravotv.com's Associate Editor wonders how Cynthia selected that strip club.

This episode really straddled the line between sexy and attempted sexy moments. There must have been something in the Atlanta air...

No. 3 - French Kissin' in the U.S.A

What's the best way to shoot down those pesky divorce rumors? Pheadra and Apollo have your answer -- simply make out in public. But not just any make out will do; you need to commit wholeheartedly and whole-mouthedly. Because really the only way you could do that in public without feeling so incredibly awkward and like you can never look your partner in the eye again is to be secure in your relationship.

No. 2 - Rich Fabrics

You may not have thought it possible, but I think NeNe proved she is even richer than last season (bitch!) with her cash couture. I preferred it to the diamond bath look, but hey, that's just me. Is this the launching pad for a line of NeNe Leakes looks? Just some casual items made out of money or expensive items -- the gold doubloon blouse, the Benjamin bottoms, treasure chest tops -- this could be huge!

 

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No. 1 - Strip Search

Cynthia decides she wants to go to a strip club with Peter, Phaedra, and Apollo to see what the fuss is about for guys. Now, I'm not sure how they ended up picking the fine establishment they did, but it managed to be the both the best and worst choice ever. Why? Let's just say the median age for the dancers was, well, a bit higher than you might have expected. It was great for them to support these veteran performers, and as Phaedra pointed out, good for them that they're still comfortable showing off their bodies. At the same time, it was almost impossible to take in a word of Apollo's serious "I need to find myself" speech while these seasoned strippers were shaking their stuff. Just take a look for yourself.

Next week we get to meet NeNe's granddaughter, excuse me, glam-daughter.

Phaedra: I Appreciated Demetria's Apology

Phaedra Parks was glad that she and Demetria McKinney could move forward.

Bravotv.com: Did you feel that you and Demetria were able to wipe the slate clean?
Phaedra Parks: I appreciated Demetria talking with me privately and apologizing; it afforded us both the chance to put our differences aside and move on. Demetria and I have very different perspectives on life, but that's what makes the world go round. This was a very important trip for her, and I certainly didn’t want my presence or any misunderstandings between us to be a distraction to her.

Bravotv.com: Were you surprised when Claudia accused Porsha of dating a married man?
PP: No, I was not surprised as this is the typical modus operandi for these women. They just throw out anything sensational and hope that something sticks. They are living proof that, "If they don't know your business, they'll make it up." This is exactly how hurtful rumors and gossip begin. #FixitJesus


Bravotv.com: Did you enjoy Demetria’s performance?
PP: I enjoyed her performance. She has a beautiful voice. I was impressed with her performance. I’d still love to hear her sing some gospel music. That's one of my favorite genres.

Bravotv.com: Were you and the girls able to have a good time despite all the drama? What was your favorite part of the trip?
PP: We managed to have some fun in between all the fighting and drama. The hotel was nice, we ate well, and the weather was perfect. My favorite part of the trip was having some girl time on the beach with NeNe, Porsha, and Kandi.

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