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Phaedra Parks Will Not Return To #RHOA

Get ready for a casting shakeup when “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” returns for season 10.

Phaedra Parks will not be returning to the hit Bravo reality show for the upcoming season, E! News reports. The news of Parks’ departure from the drama-filled show comes just one day after the explosive wrap-up to the season nine reunion special.

At the Andy Cohen-hosted sit-down, it was revealed that Parks, 43, was behind a bombshell rumor that co-star Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker were planning to drug and rape fellow cast mate Porsha Williams.

During the special, which aired in four parts, Phaedra, Kandi and Porsha went back and forth hurling accusations and denials toward one another, with Phaedra repeatedly denying Porsha’s claims that she had spread the rumor.

After it was clear she would not be escaping her lie, Parks eventually offered up an apology to her fellow housewives. “What more can I do? I apologized already and the person I’m most concerned about is Porsha,” she said on the reunion special. “I’m sorry that it hurt Kandi as well.”

The Georgia lawyer first joined the franchise’s cast in 2010. In 2014, she filed for divorce from her husband – and the father of her two children – Apollo Nida, who is currently serving an eight-year prison sentence for bank fraud. The divorce has since been thrown out, as Nida claimed last December that he had never been served.

Meanwhile, as Parks departs, Kim Zolciak-Biermann will make her return after leaving the show in 2012.

 

SOURCE: WWF

Real Housewives of Potomac Season 2 Episode 1 Recap

Have you missed the ladies of Potomac in their absence from our screens?

If so, then The Real Housewives of Potomac Season 2 Episode 1 was most definitely the episode you were craving. It had it all: Catfights, Fashion and a whole lot of shade.

When the episode got underway, Gizelle Bryant was trying on a new wig and implying she knew better than Beyonce. “Becky and all of her good hair don’t have nothin’ on me.” Yeah, we believe you Gizelle. If that was not self-centered enough, Gizelle then pleaded with her hairdresser to let her speak about her new boyfriend.

“Can we talk about my man? … Kevin. … I dunno if we’re gonna mingle, but we’re at least gonna give it a shot.” Um, Gizelle, it sure seems like you don’t know much about your man. “If he comes in a short package, that’s fine. As long as not everything is short,” she concluded.

After that, we checked in with Charrisse — who was no longer reeling from the events that paved the way for her husband to ditch her. “Charrisse last year was a very unhappy person and holding onto damaged goods. … Charrisse don’t live here anymore.”

Charrisse also revealed that she sent a cease and desist letter to Charrisse for chatting smack about her to Andy Cohen on Watch What Happens Live.

Meanwhile, Ashley revealed that things between her and Michael were not good and part of that was down to their restaurant not doing good business.

“We’re eight months in, and it’s been a very difficult time. … People weren’t really digging our food.” She then opened up about their dire finances, saying, “Michael has invested over 1.5 million dollars, and he’s taking care of it until we make ends meet. It’s putting a strain on my relationship.”

That’s a whole lot of money to invest in something that appears to be failing. Ashley was not the only cast member struggling with dire straits on the financial side of things. Robyn revealed that things were not going well. “As a result of all of our financial challenges, our house ended up going into foreclosure.” She then opened up about her husband, Juan and his desire to become a couple again. “Juan wants us to be a couple again, but there’s a block up that’s preventing me from looking at our situation as a relationship.”

After that, Charisse revealed that her husband wanted to part ways with her. “He’s wanting a divorce.” She continued, “I decided that you know what? My children are what’s important. … We haven’t talked about it so much. … Hopefully, he gets a job.”

Later, Gizelle stirred up some drama for Charrisse. Robyn was trying to bring the feud to an end, but defended Charrisse in the process. “I don’t feel like she was calling you a whore. … Didn’t she say something like, ‘I’m not going around calling you a whore?’”

“You were wrong for putting her business out there.”

However, Robyn’s words were not enough to tone down Gizelle, who went forward with some more claims about her former friend. “She has told me she cheats on Eddie,” Gizelle claimed. Is she lying? We have no idea.

At the Manifest Your Destiny competition charity event, Gizelle tried to stir up some more drama. This time it was all down to a dancer named Teon who was grinding on Ashley. Ashley did win first place in the competition, but Charrisse was too busy turning her attentions to Gizelle.

“I did not call you a f–king whore. Don’t let the zip code fool you, baby.” Gizelle seemed to retreat, but is she just biding her time to ruin Charrisse’s life?

SOURCE: HG

Keke Wyatt Confirms She’s Expecting

R&B diva Keke Wyatt has confirmed that she’s expecting her ninth child with husband Michael Ford.

Keke Wyatt Confirms She's Expecting

In a statement released by her team, Wyatt says, “My family is excited. We come from big families where I’m from. Everyone knows my work doesn’t stop when I’m pregnant so I’m excited to continue performing and traveling around the world.”

Wyatt has three children from a previous marriage, this will be the her fifth child with Ford. She’s also the stepmother to a child from Ford’s previous relationship.

The baby news came along with an announcement about Wyatt’s upcoming appearance in Centric’s Being. The singer will appear on an episode of the docu-series, which will show fans a new side of Wyatt and include details about her explosive first marriage, career, childhood, and include previously unseen footage.

Keke Wyatt Confirms She's Expecting

Wyatt’s episode of Being airs April 8 at 10p.m. on Centric.

As for Wyatt and Ford’s impending bundle of joy, gender and potential names have not been released, but we’ll be keeping an eye out for the announcement.

SOURCE: ESSENCE

WWE’s John Cena & Nikki Bella Engaged

John Cena and Nikki Bella are headed to the altar.

WWE's John Cena & Nikki Bella Engaged

After defeating The Miz & Maryse in a Mixed Tag Team Match at WrestleMania 33, The Cenation Leader got down on one knee and proposed to The Fearless Superstar, capping off weeks of speculation as to whether WWE’s “It” couple would take their relationship to the next level.

WWE's John Cena & Nikki Bella Engaged

After all the time of saying he wasn’t the type to get married he’s finally taking the plunge.  I mean we’ve all seen the clips we’ve all seen on the reality series Total Divas & Total Bellas, both showcasing and featuring WWE’s Bella Twins and their family included John Cena & Daniel Bryan, where there are talks, discussions and sometimes heated debates about Nikki & John’s relationship.

Keyshia Cole Joins Cast of ‘Love & Hip-Hop’

Keyshia Cole has officially joined the cast of Love & Hip-Hop, according to a report from theJasmineBrand.com.

Keyshia Cole Joins Cast of ‘Love & Hip-Hop’

She had originally said that she would not be joining the show because of the public reaction, with insiders telling theJasmineBrand, “After the public found out about Keyshia joining the show, she didn’t like the response. She got cold feet and was having second thoughts.”

Keyshia Cole Joins Cast of ‘Love & Hip-Hop’

However, it looks like the deal has now been finalized, and she will reportedly begin filming within the next week. Reportedly, she is already hanging out with her fellow cast mates in preparation.

Cole’s ex-husband, former NBA star Daniel “Booby” Gibson, will also reportedly join her on the cast.

SOURCE: GRIO

LHH’s Mendeecees Denied Shorter Sentence

Mendeecees Harris is going to have to do all his time. The Love & Hip Hop star was denied his request to have his 8-year sentence for drug trafficking reduced.

LHH Mendeecees Denied Shorter Sentence
According to the Democrat & Chronicle, in early March, U.S. District Judge Frank Geraci Jr. denied Harris’ request to have his federal drug distribution sentence lessened by up to a third.

Harris claims that he was actually a mule, rather than a proper drug dealer, and this was not considered when he was sentenced.

LHH Mendeecees Denied Shorter Sentence
Reportedly, Harris’ attorney, Dawn Florio, argued that Harris was a “minor player” in the interstate drug trafficking network he was a part of.
Reports D&C:

In her papers, she highlighted the community work performed by Harris, who pleaded guilty to the crime and forfeited $170,000 he earned from the show and public appearances while awaiting his sentencing.
As often as two to four times a week before his sentencing, Harris met with youth organizations, imploring the teenagers and kids to stay away from crime, Florio wrote.
“Youth sent about 100 letters to Harris, thanking him and relaying how inspirational his presentations were to them,” Florio wrote, noting that Harris has a job once he leaves prison. He is expected to return to the show once free.
Prosecutors responded that, while Harris was not a kingpin in the network, his role could not be considered minimal. Harris and two others admitted to the drug trafficking from 2006 to 2008, and are now in prison. The leader, Ronald Walker, received a 10-year sentence and forfeited $1.5 million, a 2012 Land Rover, and properties in Queens and Georgia.

SOURCE: HHW

New Couple Alert? Ceasar and Karlie Redd

Two very popular reality stars have branched out from their own shows and made a love connection.

Karlie Redd from Love and Hip Hop Atlanta and Ceasar from Black Ink Crew were seen boo’ed up over the weekend. The pair was spotted kissing at the grand opening of Caesar’s new Atlanta tattoo shop. Fans also caught a clear glimpse of Caesar on Karlie’s snapchat.

 

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Karlie and Caesar’s budding relationship caught many of us by surprise, especially considering that they’re both currently embroiled in relationship drama on their respective shows. The supertrailer for season six of “Love and Hip Hop Atlanta,” has folks thinking Karlie Redd and Yung Joc were getting back together, but now it appears that didn’t quite pan out. Caesar and his former fiancee Duchess has a falling out over an alleged paternity suit, which is currently playing out on this season of Black Ink Crew.

 

New couple alert? #KarlieRedd of #LHHATL and #Ceasar of #BlackInk

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SOURCE: GG