Cast Blog: #RHOA

Cynthia: "The Men Have Their Own Relationships"

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?

Cynthia: "My Heart Went Out to Kenya"

Cynthia: "The Men Have Their Own Relationships"

Cynthia explains why Peter reached out to Kordell.

Hello everyone! Welcome back to another drama filled episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta! Let’s jump right on in!

PETER VISITS KORDELL

Peter has always maintained a friendly relationship with all the men that he has been introduced to through the ladies. He is cool with all of them. He calls them whenever he feels like it and is happy to answer the phone when they call him -- Apollo, Gregg, Todd, Kordell, and of course Walter. The men have their own relationships, and I think it’s great that they all get along. It's seems pretty ridiculous to assume that the guys would stop being cool just because they are no longer in a relationship with one of the ladies or are having issues with them.

When NeNe and Gregg went through their divorce, Peter always made himself available to talk to Gregg if he wanted to talk. I loved when Peter had Phaedra's back and got Apollo together about texting Kenya. When Kordell was not there to support Porsha at the reunion, Peter was the first (and the only one) to express his disappointment. He supported Porsha and was mad as hell at Kordell for not showing up to hold her down. Unfortunately (shortly after the reunion) it became public knowledge that Kordell filed for divorce from Porsha on Twitter. Now I was also mad as hell at him and my heart completely went out to Porsha. Clearly, none of this is really anybody's business, but I think at that point everyone was a little upset and we all felt bad for Porsha. With that said, I didn't see anything wrong with Peter talking or going to visit Kordell. If for no other reason than to find out if he had lost his damn mind! Who files for divorce on Twitter? It just all seemed so crazy and out of character. I knew Peter wanted to talk to Kordell but wasn't sure Kordell wanted to talk to him after defending Porsha at the reunion. In time (long story short), they did eventually sit down and talk. After hearing both sides, it sounded like it was a win-win for both of them. I can't speak for Kordell, but Porsha definitely seems to be very happy and is moving on with her new life!

FYI: Why did I not tell Porsha that Peter and Kordell talked? The same reason why I don't call NeNe, Phaedra, Kenya, or Kandi when Peter talks to or gets together with their men. The guys talk outside of us, and since we are all grown, I'm OK with that. My relationships are with the ladies, not the men. I don't have any relationships with their men outside of them. Posha and I are still getting to know each other and don't really talk much outside of when we’re together with the group. I may get an occasional text or phone call from her every now and then about a question she may have or some information she may need. I did reach out after I heard about the divorce to let her know that I was only a phone call away if she wanted to grab a cocktail and talk. I always enjoy all the ladies when I talk to them or see them, however the only one I talk and spend time with consistently is NeNe.

FYI: Peter may not always have the best sense of timing, best tone, or be politically correct when it comes to voicing his opinions. However, I can never be mad at him for having an opinion.

Next week we will still be in Mexico, so you already know that more drama is on the way!

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Are Demetria and Phaedra Cool?

Demetria McKinney opens up about her apology to Phaedra Parks.

These girls, these girls, these girls! My performance is approaching quickly and we've had nothing but shade, shadows, and pearl clutching the whole time! Really?! We are in Puerto Rico, why be so nasty and so rude?

I like to have my peace when in performance situations, so I had to get the negativity off of me. I went to Phaedra and apologized, but I want to be very clear as to what that meant. The whole exchange between me and her happened because when you are just getting to know someone, certain comments can't be said. Period. I said the 8 comment to let her know I like peace, but I have that fight. My apology was for the hurt that resulted from that comment, not for standing my ground and defending myself. I tried, yet again, to be classy and yet, my apology was not reciprocated. Do I feel she could have said, "I'm sorry too," sure. But at the end of the day, I went to her so that I felt right. I can't sit and wait for others to catch up. Are we cool? As long as the Belle doesn't get to ringing too loud again! LOL!

On to the next. I hate seeing the divide, but for me the line in the sand wasn't drawn due to looks, it was drawn due to mentality. Claudia said it perfectly, there is a double standard in the group. If I am offended, I'm too sensitive. If you are offended, I'm hitting below the belt. Kenya can be falsely called a whore, but when the tea may be true about someone else on the other "team," that's cause for silence and victim banners? Look, I don't know (or care) who's doing what with whom, but I do care that what's good for the goose is equally good for the gander. Hopefully we can get it together one day...

At the end of it all, my performance went great! Everyone seemed to enjoy it and that to me made it a success. For the record, I've never said the word pop in any capacity to these ladies! LOL! I'm not trying to be a pop star, I just want to do me and have people relate and enjoy. "100" shot to number 5 on iTunes, and my next single "Trade It All" is out on CD and will be on iTunes and other media outlets within the week! Even the commentary from the clique was awesome!

Phaedra: "She can blow."
Kandi: "Strong R&B artist"
Kenya: "Demetria is giving me Beyonce and Brat is giving Jay-Z! No shade, no tea!"

LMAO! I appreciate that despite our differences, we were able to keep it "100"! (Shameless plug, LOL!)

I'm living my dream and happy in my life. I hope everyone that's not in that same space finds a way to get there.

 
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