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The 14th season of Bravo's Real Housewives of Atlanta premiered on Sunday, May 1, garnering its lowest ratings in RHOA history.

According to ShowBuzzDaily.com, RHOA's season 14 premiere drew 933,000 viewers and ranked number 3 in the coveted 18-49 age demographic.

It is the first time that a RHOA season premiere has ever drawn less than 1 million viewers.

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Kandi Burruss' spin off "Kandi & The Gang" saw its best stats of the season. Sunday's show drew 642,000 viewers and ticked up from 0.05 to 0.18 in the all-important 18-49 demo.

Although she makes an appearance in season 14, Kandi agreed to give up her peach for her own reality TV series. If Kandi & The Gang is cancelled will she beg for her peach back?

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Kandi's peach went to Marlo Hampton, left, who was a "friend" on RHOA for over a decade.

Season 14 saw the third return of original cast member Shereé Whitfield (right). "I'm back, back, back again," said Shereé, who updated everyone on her relationship with ex-convict Tyrone.

"Tyrone has been around for a while. I put in so much time with this guy," she said. Shereé took Tyrone in after he was incarcerated for several years. The 52-year-old said she wants to know if "love conquers all" now that he's out of prison.

Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross, Drew Sidora and Kenya Moore round out the cast of season 14.
 

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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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Fan favorites Phaedra Parks and Sheree Whitfield are set to return to Real Housewives of Atlanta next season.

Phaedra, an Atlanta attorney, was asked to leave the show after it was revealed that she told Porsha Williams that Kandi Burruss planned to drug and rape her.

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Sheree was sent packing years ago due to a lack of a believable storyline and personality conflicts on the set.

However, the once popular reality TV show is bleeding viewers and Bravo is desperate to stop the bleeding.

The latest season averaged low ratings despite the #Strippergate scandal.

That left the show's producers with no choice but to bring back two of the show's more popular former cast members, Phaedra and Sheree.

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According to The Sun, Phaedra's upcoming appearance on "Watch What Happens Live" may not be her last on the series.

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And Sheree recently popped up on a special "Watch With Me" episode. Sheree is a fan favorite who is rumored to be engaged to her ex-convict boyfriend Tyrone.

Question: Would you watch RHOA again if Phaedra and Sheree returned to the series?

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Sandy Springs police are still searching for Sheree Whitfield's 77-year-old mother, Thelma Ferguson, who was last seen in March.

Whitfield, an original cast member on Real Housewives of Atlanta, said she last saw her mom on March 23 when she left her Sandy Springs home to go to a bank.

Ferguson was last seen wearing grey pants and a black shirt and driving a grey 2009 Honda Accord with Georgia tag RMZ5773.

Her family says she has no medical or mental problems.

In a post on Instagram.com, Whitfield said her mother has "taken personal vacations without letting the family know" in the past. "However, this is the longest she have gone without reaching out to anyone from the family or her friends."

She asked anyone with information on her mother's whereabouts to call Sandy Springs police at 770-551-6923.
 

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Please keep my mom and my family in your prayers! We all know that prayers can move mountains!!! I was hesitant to post my concerns for my mother's safe return because, although I have been in close contact with the police for the past two weeks, I'm also pretty private when it comes to my family. Also, in the past, my mom has taken personal vacations without letting the family know and we respect that side of her. However, this is the longest she have gone without reaching out to anyone from the family or her friends. Right now we are leaning on God and staying positive and prayerful for her safe return home. HOME is where the HEART is and prayer in numbers work. As we all continue to navigate through these uncertain times, remember the blessings of having each other.... Family is everything! I ask that everyone pray for my mother’s safe return home. And know that our family will be internally grateful. ???? **If anyone has any information we ask that you please call Sandy Springs police at 770-551-6923 or email the detective handling the missing persons case at rgehricke@sandyspringsga.gov. ?? Thank you!

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