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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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Teyana Taylor is reportedly recovering from emergency bilateral mastectomy surgery after discovering multiple lumps in both breasts.

The singer and actress's health scare is covered in the latest episode of her E! reality series "We Got Love Teyana & Iman" (see video below).

The 30-year-old mom of two is seen having a biopsy conducted on her "dense" breast tissue, with the samples sent to be analyzed.

Teyana said she has a family history of breast cancer, and reportedly made the difficult decision to have both breasts and nearby lymph nodes removed.

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"I just want this to be the last time I go through this," Teyana explained while fighting back tears. "Cancer runs through my family, so it's a scary thing both for me and Iman," she said, referring to her husband Iman Shumpert.

Uncertain of the outcome of her surgery, Teyana asked Iman to take their daughters to Chicago to be with his family.

During the surgery, Teyana's doctor removed a sample of breast tissue for lab analysis. Fortunately, the biopsy samples were not cancerous.

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After recovering for a week in Miami, Teyana returned home to Atlanta, where she was greeted by her eldest child, who made her a card and had a bunch of flowers.

"Oh my gosh, it's so great to see them right now because honestly this week in Miami has been very, very emotional for me because it's very seldom that we're apart. Junie is so loving and caring."

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Teyana said it is difficult not picking up her daughters, 5-year-old Junie and 11-month-old Rue, after being advised to avoid any lifting for the next six weeks.

Rue struggled to understand why her mom wasn't picking her up, as Teyana explained:

"Rue don't understand what's going on. She's like, 'Pick me up, hello, what are you doing?' I can't do any tight hugs. I don't even know if I'm going to last six weeks."

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Later in the episode, Teyana reflected on the surgery, saying:

"I accept every single body scar, everything that comes with mommy-hood, but the changes physically, mentally, emotionally, it's crazy. As mommies, we really are super-women.

"It's been a rough year for me, but I feel like I, like, overcome it and I did a great job of balancing everything, trying to be mommy, trying to be wife, trying to be entrepreneur and everything else I have going on. I just want to enjoy this moment and try not to think of the negative."

Watch the video below.
 

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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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HBO Max dropped the trailer for its new reality TV series "FBoy Island," hosted by comedian and actress Nikki Glaser, 37.

The series follows three sexy women - Nakia Renee, CJ Franco and Sarah Emig - who are joined by 24 men on a secluded island.

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Among the 24 men are 12 "nice guys" and 12 self-professed f**k boys. According to Urbandictionary.com, a "f**k boy" is a player who is only interested in a relationship for sex.

The women's mission is to attempt to find love on the island, preferably with one of the nice guys. But nice guys usually finish last because American women are only attracted to thugs and f**k boys -- despite what women say about wanting a "good man."

According to the NY Post, "By the episode 10 finale, it will be revealed to the audience and the women which men are the nice guys and which were the FBoys all along."

"FBOY Island" premieres July 29 on HBO Max.

Watch the trailer below.
 

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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.
 

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NeNe Leakes sat down with blogger Michelle "ATLien" Brown for an in-depth discussion last week.

The former Real Housewives of Atlanta star dished about her relationships (if any) with former cast members, ongoing rumors, and if any cast members showed up at the grand opening of her new lounge.

The discussion took place at the newly opened The Linnethia Lounge, located right here in upscale Duluth, Ga., about 15 minutes northeast of crime-ridden Atlanta.

Kudos to Michelle for getting NeNe to reveal the hurt and pain caused by NeNe's dismissal from the show she helped create.

None of NeNe's cast members showed up for her grand opening. You could see the pain and disappointment in her body language.

She said only one cast member retweeted her flyer advertising her club, however, NeNe didn't sound grateful.

More interesting is what NeNe didn't discuss during the interview, such as a rumored cash settlement from Bravo Network that prevents her from discussing the behind-the-scenes drama surrounding her dismissal.

Watch the interview below.