Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss is revealing in a brand new interview that she almost quit the show during season nine when the lie about her and Porsha Williams was being spread.
“During season 9, I was feeling like I might want to leave because there was so much hate from fans online and I was having trouble because, how do you defend yourself from a lie?” Burruss told US Weekly. “How do you defend yourself from something that never happened?”
Kandi is of course referring to final part of the reunion where Phaedra Parks admitted to telling her BFF Porsha Williams that her ex-BFF Burruss and Burruss’ husband, Todd Tucker, had planned on drugging Williams and taking her home — even though it wasn’t true. For her part, Parks apologized to both Burruss and Williams during the reunion, acknowledging that she “shouldn’t have repeated it.”
After the truth came out, Kandi told the site that she felt vindicated and her feelings about quitting the show soon faded away. “I’ve never had drama like that that lasted the whole season. It was very sh*tty,” Kandi explained. “But now I’m extremely happy that people were able to see the truth. Sometimes I thought people would never know the truth and it would have been a stain on me forever.”
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