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Phaedra Parks says business is booming during the coronavirus pandemic. Parks, who is currently on "Marriage Bootcamp", is a licensed funeral director and mortician.

She told Page Six that business is "booming" due to the loss of lives caused by the pandemic.

"Oh my gosh, it's going great," she gushed during a Page Six podcast on Wednesday. "Didn't you hear about that pandemic, girl? We are booming. Unfortunately. We have been jam-packed since the pandemic started."

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Parks said she's seen the devastation caused by the infectious disease.

"I'm not a physician, however, I do have a mortuary and I'll tell you this: Normally in the summer months, we're waiting for a boating accident or a motorcycle crash, because otherwise, we're pretty empty," she said.

"We are jam-packed. We are working like it's our heaviest season, so… I tell people when they say, 'It's a joke, it's not that big of a deal,' well, let me put it to you in real terms, I'm getting 17 calls a day for [corpse] pickups and that's at one location. Last week, all of the people were under 59."

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She said seeing so many victims in their 20s "makes it extremely frightening… I've seen several mothers come in burying their children... the pandemic really wreaks havoc on families, so we've buried three or four people in one immediate family. It's really sad. It definitely takes a toll on you emotionally seeing a mother, a father, a son, an aunt… this pandemic is really serious and people should realize that, because it's not a joke."

Parks, who is currently in a long distance relationship with L.A.-based boyfriend Medina Islam, said the heavy workload gives her little time to cultivate her love life.

"I've got several jobs. But when it comes to relationships, I haven't always been so successful with it," Parks said of her decision to go on Marriage Bootcamp. "I wanted to make sure that the passion didn't cloud my judgment, because… when you're entangled, sometimes the entangling can be so good you can't really [think] outside the entanglement."

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Former Atlanta Mayor, Kasim Reed, 50, has retained former reality TV star Phaedra Parks to represent him in his divorce from Sarah Elizabeth Langford-Reed.

According to rumormongers, Reed and his wife were separated for a while before they filed for divorce in September.

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Reed fathered a daughter with the former 2005 Miss District of Columbia before they tied the knot in 2014. Sarah requests primary custody of their five-year-old daughter, Maria Kristan Reed; child support; an even split of their assets; and for Kasim to pay any debt they accumulated during their marriage, according to court papers obtained by Bossip.

Phaedra, 46, went through a very public divorce of her own after splitting from ex-con Apollo Nida, 40. They share two sons, Ayden and Dylan. Phaedra also represented musician Bobby Brown in the past.

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Black Twitter is weighing in on Phaedra Parks' new boyfriend, actor Medina Islam, who will appear with her on the upcoming season of Marriage Boot Camp.

The hunky 35-year-old Virgo is best known for his role in Tyler Perry's The Haves and Have Nots.

For that reason, Black Twitter seems to think Medina goes both ways. They claim Tyler only hires ghey or bisexual actors as his leading men. But there is no evidence to support those allegations.

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Medina is (or was) in a relationship with reality TV star and radio host Claudia Jordan.

Phaedra and Medina reportedly began dating a few months ago, after she broke up with ex-boyfriend DJ Tone Kapone. Many doubted Phaedra and Kapone were even a real couple.

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Black Twitter says Phaedra and Medina are a made-for-tv couple. But it doesn't like she's paying him to play her man on TV.

Phaedra, 45, gushed over Medina in an interview with The Daily Mail in July.

"He's very smart, very intelligent. He's kind, we are both socially active. He's really sober and smart. He's a great father," Phaedra said of her current bae to DailyMail back in July. "So I'm excited about it."

Phaedra reportedly plans to move with her sons, Ayden, 9, and Dylan, 6, to Los Angeles to be closer to Medina.

In addition to acting, Medina is an artist and songwriter who released an album titled The Love that Hate Made. He is also a rap ghostwriter who penned Ludacris' hit single "Pimpin All Over the World."

Felon bae Apollo Nida is accusing his ex-wife Phaedra Parks of keeping him away from their two sons, 9-year-old Ayden and 6-year-old Dylan. Apollo, who was recently freed from prison, wants to reunite with his sons when he's released from a Philadelphia halfway house later this year. But he claims Phaedra is putting legal obstacles between him and his sons.

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Phaedra Parks has a type. The 45-year-old Real housewives of Atlanta veteran is reportedly dating 30-something DJ Tone Kapone, of Chicago.

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