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Charisse Jackson-Jordan's Husband Warned Her That RHOP Would End Their Marriage
The #RHOP 'Wife recalls the day she told her husband she was joining the show.
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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