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Meghan King Edmonds: I’ve Been Nothing But a Good Friend to Kelly

"I really appreciate Shannon and Tamra trying to have my back though because what Kelly said to me at bingo was intentionally hurtful..."

By Meghan King Edmonds
Wait! Shannon and Kelly Shared a Kiss?!

Last week’s episode, it was so nice to see everyone getting along! Shannon and Kelly kissed and made up (literally) – but of course it was too good to be true. I just didn’t think that I’d be the one under fire this week…

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When Kelly told me that she thought Shannon was recording their conversation, I was so confused. What would be her motive to record Kelly? It doesn’t sound like Shannon at all, so that’s why I wanted to bring it to her attention. I do realize now that I shouldn’t have called her right away, but I wasn’t trying to be disrespectful to Kelly at all by doing that – I just wanted to try to shut it down before it ruminated. Yes, Kelly did say that she wanted to talk to Shannon about it, but she never asked me not to, so I didn’t think it would turn in to such an ordeal, especially since I apologized to Kelly for telling Shannon. I don’t want ANY drama! I’m over here in survival mode! Also, I’m so exhausted with the baby that sometimes I don’t think things through…this was one of those times.

I had nothing but good intentions when I met Vicki for lunch. If I’m going to be friends with her, I want it to be authentic. It was so awkward at the lambo party because I locked in the middle of her tension with the other girls, so I wanted to be able to clear the air with her and try to understand how she feels she’s been hurt. It didn’t go as well as I’d hoped because when she started saying certain things about Shannon, I felt that as Shannon’s friend, I had to tell her what was said. I even told Vicki that I was going to tell Shannon – that’s not me stirring anything up AT ALL! That’s me being a loyal friend to Shannon.

Shannon Gets Spanked at Drag Queen Bingo

Drag Queen Bingo was a trip! I had no idea what I signed up for, but it was fun to play dress-up for the night! And it was great that all of the girls were getting along for a change! I think it’s fun to step out of your comfort zone for a night and try something new, so while I understand that Lydia felt uncomfortable, I wish she would've just made the most of it and had fun with the rest of us.

Is Meghan Getting in the Middle of Things?

I never imagined that the night would’ve ended the way it did. For Kelly to snap at me and say she’s being set up – for what? I’ve been nothing but a good friend to Kelly and have ALWAYS been there for her, so I was shocked when she accused me otherwise. What Kelly did wasn’t the same as what I did with the texts and why I brought them up.  (It would've been the same if Kelly had asked ME if I was having an affair on Jimmy. I went straight to the source to shut it down when I asked Kelly, but she took it a step further and accused my husband of cheating on me.) I’ve seen her fights with the other girls and never thought her nastiness would be directed towards me. I really appreciate Shannon and Tamra trying to have my back though because what Kelly said to me at bingo was intentionally hurtful – and that mixed with hormones was not a good combo for me. After all of that, when talking “friendship,” I can’t look at Kelly the same way anymore. And she was right, I shouldn't have wasted my precious night out with her, I would've much rather been home with my baby. 

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