Not everyone is a fan of The Real Housewives, and that certainly applies to Eddie Jordan, Charisse Jackson Jordan's husband. During an interview with The Daily Dish podcast, Charisse revealed that Eddie warned her that if she joined The Real Housewives of Potomac, they would get divorced.
"When I told [Eddie], I said, 'They want me to do this reality show' — at the time we didn't know it was Housewives, we were thinking maybe it could be Housewives — and so he said, 'Well, if you do it, we'll probably get a divorce.'"
Charisse admitted, "It was not the answer I was expecting. So when he said it, I was devastated. Like I literally gave up my career twice because of his career. We moved to California, then New Jersey, Maryland, Philly, then back to Maryland, and now I say a few words, and you're going to say to me divorce if I do this? So it kind of put me in a different space of, 'Now I really want to do this.'"
Charisse said before going into Season 1 of RHOP, she had experienced a few deaths in her family and thought the show would be something that could lift her spirits. She said when Eddie brought up the D-word, "It felt like another death."
"I needed to do it for me, so that's why I did it," said Charisse.
We're so glad she did.
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