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Angela Simmons is not joining the cast of Real Housewives of Atlanta in season 14. Blogger B. Scott sparked rumors when he said Rev. Run's daughter was spotted on set filming for season 14.

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B. Scott said Angela and singer Ne-Yo's ex-fiancée, Monyetta Shaw (right) were filming with the cast. Unlike most messy bloggers, B. Scott's tea is usually piping hot and accurate.

However, sources from the Bravo production team tell TMZ that Angela is not joining the cast. Angela is friends with a few other Real Housewives cast members including Marlo Hampton.

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Angela has a minor son to raise and she has business ventures that require her attention.

Season 14 will include old timers Kandi Burruss, Kenya Moore, Drew Sidora, Sheree Whitfield, and Marlo Hampton. Sanya Richards-Ross, a former track and field star, has also been added to the lineup.

As for rumors that NeNe Leakes will make a surprise comeback, creator Andy Cohen is adamant she will not return.

He said, during an appearance on "The Real" last month:

"You know, we are in the midst of shooting season 14 of the Atlanta housewives, and it's great and Marlo has her peach and Shereé is back, and we have some new faces and some great faces and Kenya Moore is on fire, and so I am really focused right now on season 14 of the housewives of Atlanta and not really looking beyond that right now."

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Last Sunday Porsha Williams' Real Housewives of Atlanta spin-off, 'Porsha's Family Matters' debuted on Bravo Network. The ratings are in.

According to RhymeswithSnitch, "Less than 1 million people tuned in for Porsha's show despite over a million turning in for Nicki and the ladies from Potomac."

Only 869,000 viewers tuned in to watch Porsha's Family Matters, starring Simon Guobadia, 57, and his fiancee Porsha, 40.

Porsha's Family Matters should have benefited from following the Real Housewives of Potomac reunion show finale hosted by Nicki Minaj.

Simon scandalously cheated on his wife, Falynn, with Porsha. For some reason, Bravo thought viewers would tune in to watch a cheating man and a homewrecker.

It seems viewers tuned out because no one likes a cheater.

By the way, Nicki Minaj helped the RHOP pull in 1.2 million viewers.

Watch the full episode of Porsha's Family Matters' series premier below (if you care).
 

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On Monday, Bravo TV dropped the 1st trailer for Porsha Williams' scripted RHOA spinoff reality TV series titled Porsha's Family Matters.

In the trailer, Porsha's family reacts to her surprise engagement to Simon Guobadia -- who was a married man at the time.

Porsha's family had a lot to say about her engagement - which came out of left field.

She said her family members were hurt that she would be Simon's fourth wife.

"I have single handedly pulled my family and friends into my personal shit," she said in a voiceover. Later, a relative asks her about his previous failed marriages.

"I want to know why Simon's three previous marriages did not work," the relative said.

Another one of Porsha's relatives expressed her dismay that she found out about Simon on TV. "How you engaged to a married man?"

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Porsha's Family Matters is set to premiere on Bravo on Sunday, Nov. 28, the premiere will follow Porsha's family as they work through their shock at a wellness retreat in Mexico.
 

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Cynthia Bailey confirmed reports that she is out as a cast member of Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Cynthia, who joined the cast of RHOA in season three, announced her departure on Instagram on Monday.

"After much thought and consideration, I have made the very difficult and heartfelt decision not to return for the next season of Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Thank you NBC Universal, Bravo, and Truly Original for over a decade of partnership. I can't wait to see what we do next!"

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She also thanked her former castmates "for eleven of the most unbelievable years of my life; and the most incredible & UNFORGETTABLE memories!"

Over the years Cynthia struggled to come up with a storyline to remain on Bravo TV's payroll. The 54-year-old former fashion model joined the cast with her then-husband Peter Thomas. When their marriage went south she married sportscaster Mike Hill in 2020.

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Earlier it was reported that one of singer Akon's harem of wives, Tomeka Thiam, will join the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

It isn't clear if Tomeka will be a "friend" of the cast, or if she even knows any of the cast members personally.

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Blogger Lovebscott revealed that former Olympic gold medalist sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross is joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for season 14.

B. Scott also reported that original RHOA cast member Shereé Whitfield is returning after more than a decade.

Marlo Hampton, a longtime friend of the show, is rumored to be getting her own peach as a full-time cast member.

And restaurateur Kandi Burruss, who joined RHOA in season 2, is also out as a castmate.

B. Scott writes:

"Production is aggressively interviewing new prospects in hopes of filling all seven slots. They're specifically looking for ladies with husbands and/or significant others."

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One of Akon's harem of wives, Tomeka Thiam, will join the upcoming season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

It isn't clear if Tomeka will be a "friend" of the cast, or if she even knows any of the cast members personally.

What is clear is that Tomeka has enough drama in her life to fill several seasons of scripts.

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For starters, Tomeka is one of Akon's handful of wives. It's unknown if she's the main wife or just one of his concubines.

Sources close to production tell TMZ, that Tomeka has agreed to be part of season 14 of 'RHOA' and will film with the other Housewives beginning in November.

According to TMZ, no official decision has been made on whether she will be a regular, a "friend", or just make a guest appearance.

Former RHOA cast member Sheree Whitfield is also rumored to return to the show, but only if she regained full-time Housewife status with her own peach in hand.

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Akon, who is Senegalese, famously admitted he has several wives, but it's unclear if he or any of his other wives will make an appearance on the new season of RHOA.

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The 48-year-old "Lonely" singer also admits he is a prolific breeder with six children by three women.

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Akon sparked controversy during a concert in 2017 when he simulated sex with a 15-year-old girl at the Zen Nightclub in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago as part of a fake contest.

As a result of the scandal, Verizon Wireless removed cellphone ringtones featuring Akon's songs. Verizon also pulled out as a sponsor of The Sweet Escape Tour where Akon was the opening act for Gwen Stefani.

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Former Olympic gold medalist sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross is joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta for season 14.

Sources tell lovebscott.com exclusively that Sanya, 36, is joining the cast as a "friend" of the show.

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Producers plan to offer Sanya a peach if things work out with the other cast members.

The producers have reportedly "gutted" the cast and are auditioning for fresh new faces to fill all 7 slots.

Back in July, lovebscott.com revealed exclusively that Porsha Williams is not likely to return to the series.

"The network loves Porsha and wants her to stay, but Porsha reportedly doesn't want to deal with the negativity surrounding her soon-to-be husband. Her concern is that, for example, producers and/or the other ladies will bring other women to the show that Simon has allegedly been involved with."

B. Scott also revealed that Cynthia Bailey is out as a cast member, and original cast member Shereé Whitfield is returning after more than a decade.

Marlo Hampton, a longtime friend of the show, is rumored to be getting her own peach as a full-time cast member.

And restaurateur Kandi Burruss, who joined RHOA in season 2, was shown the door.

B. Scott writes:

"Production is aggressively interviewing new prospects in hopes of filling all seven slots. They're specifically looking for ladies with husbands and/or significant others."

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Sanya met her future husband, Texas Longhorn cornerback Aaron Ross, while attending the University of Texas. The two were engaged in 2007 and married in 2010.

Their wedding was featured on an episode of Platinum Weddings. Aaron Ross later played for the NY Giants of the NFL. They welcomed their first child, Aaron Jermaine Ross II, in 2017.

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In her memoir "Chasing Grace" Sanya revealed she had an abortion back in 2008 prior to the Olympic Games.

In 2013, Sanya premiered her WE tv reality TV show Glam and Gold, which was filmed at their home in Austin, Texas.
 

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Steph Curry's mom, Sonya Curry is reportedly in negotiations to join the cast of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, according to reports.

The remarkably fit 55-year-old filed for divorce from her husband of 33 years, Dell Curry, on June 14 in a North Carolina court. The couple accused each other of cheating throughout their 33-year marriage.

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Curry, 57, accused Sonya of cheating on him with former NFL player Steve Johnson, a 6th-round pick in the 1988 NFL Draft.

Dell claims Sonya is living with Johnson, a millionaire commercial developer, in Tennessee.

Now that Sonya is free to do what she pleases, she is reportedly in talks with Bravo to star on Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.

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A Bravo executive tells MTO News, "Sonya has wanted to be a reality star for years. She and Dell pitched a couple of shows to [Bravo]."

It isn't clear if Sonya's children, NBA stars Steph Curry and Seth Curry and daughter Sydel Curry, agreed to appear in the series.

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According to an insider, Bravo passed on all the shows that Sonya pitched to the NBC Universal owned network. The executive continued, "Their ideas were boring, and [Sonyas now ex-husband] Dell didn't want any excitement or drama in the show."

Now that Dell is out of the way, Sonya is open to joining the cast of RHOBH.

"We're working on getting her on the Beverly Hills [Housewives]. Nothings signed yet, but I think she'll be a part of next season's cast," Bravo's insider told MTO News.

Most of the women in the RHOBH cast are spinsters in their 40s and 50s - so Sonya would fit right in.

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Da Brat and Atlanta entrepreneur Jesseca "Judy" Dupart star in a new reality TV series titled "Brat Loves Judy."

The series premiere quietly on WE tv on August 5 with an episode titled "On the DL."

"Brat Loves Judy" returns this week with episode 2 titled "Both of These A**es Might Be Too Heavy!"

Eurweb.com has an exclusive clip of Da Brat and Judy visiting Judy's new warehouse.

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Judy gained fame as an Instagram influencer with over 1.8 million followers on her @darealbbjudy account.

Elsewhere in the week's episode, Brat and Judy's relationship begins to crack when Brat's friends Montana and Rhonda face divorce. Brat plans a surprise, and Judy drops a bomb that Deja's moving in. With a secret proposal underway, Judy worries she bit off more than she can chew.

According to a WE tv press release, legendary rapper Da Brat, 47, and her multi-millionaire CEO girlfriend, Judy, 39, pull the curtain back to offer an unprecedented, never-before-seen look at their extravagant world.

The girls plan a wedding on the horizon, but debt, familial burdens, and stresses at home cause friction. As the powerhouse couple navigates a new life together, parents and friends invade their love nest, calling into question the expectations they have for one another in a same-sex relationship.

Watch the sneak peek HERE.

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Eboni K. Williams says don't blame her for Real Housewives of New York's low ratings this season. The ratings are so low that the RHONY reunion show has been put on hold until August 5.

Producers had hoped Eboni, the show's first Black cast member, would add some color to the show and perhaps attract more Black viewers this season.

But the opposite happened. The show lost viewers.

The April 6 episode drew just 764,000 viewers, making it the show's lowest-rated episode ever, according to DailyMail.com.

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Ebony is accused of having a "preachy" attitude and being passive aggressive while engaging in race-related conversations with the cast.

Eboni said the racial topics are important conversations to have.

"My answer is simply this. A — I'm a little bit of a preacher and I wear that as a badge of honor. And I'm a little bit of a teacher too," she said on a recent episode of "Watch What Happens Live."

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She added that she was trying to make "authentic connections" with her new castmates.

She has had heated discussions with castmates Luann de Lesseps and Ramona Singer, who said she didn't understand how Eboni talks about "suffering" when she lives a life of privilege as a well-heeled Black woman who is far removed from the Black struggle.
 

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WE tv announces a new reality TV series, "Brat Loves Judy," premiering Thursday, Aug. 5 at 9 p.m.

The new docuseries follows iconic rapper Da Brat and entrepreneur Jesseca "Judy" Dupart as they document their lives as one of the first openly lesbian couples in reality TV.

The "Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta" star Da Brat and her girlfriend Judy are part of We tv's effort to increase LGBT+ visibility in media to 40% this year.

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"WE tv has long solidified itself as a home for authentic stories and relatable relationships, and we're thrilled to add Brat and Judy's larger-than-life love story to our Thursday night originals," said Lauren Gellert, EVP of Development and Original Programming for WE tv.

"These two powerful and successful women are sharing their brand-new relationship with audiences for the first time ever, bravely inviting viewers to experience all their emotional 'firsts' alongside them."

"Brat Loves Judy" brings audiences a never-before-seen look into the world of veteran hip-hop artist and two-time Grammy Award-nominee, Da Brat, and Jesseca, the multi-millionaire business owner and CEO of Kaleidoscope Hair Products, as they build a new home together, participate in couples therapy, deal with meddling loved ones, and a surprise proposal.

Family and friends featured on the series include Judy's adult daughter, Deja and Deja's infant daughter Kenzie; Bella, Brat's manager and confidante; Brat's friend Montana and his wife Rhonda; and of course, Brat and Judy's six dogs – Staxx, Rockie, Fat Boy, Loyal, Fendi, and Rebel – among others.

The series also features a surprise appearance by Brat's half sister LisaRaye McCoy, as the siblings explore their strained relationship.

Watch the teaser below.