Real Housewives of Atlanta’s Kenya Moore is taking to her Bravo Blog after her fight with Porsha Stewart at the charity event. Kenya explains why she felt disrespected and uncomfortable, and also says that Porsha tarnished her grandfather’s legacy by her actions at the event. She explains why her title as Miss USA means so much to her and more! Read what Kenya had to say below!
“LUNCH FROM HELL
I didnâ€™t know what was more offensive at that awkward lunch; the barrage of inappropriate personal questions from a complete stranger, the lack of sensitivity from a self-centered, immature, shallow little girl of 31, or the poor representation of a well-respected Atlanta charity.Â She even manages to insult NeNe, Phaedra, andÂ KandiÂ by saying, â€œThey just show up to take pictures and leave!â€ I was uncomfortable but nonetheless, still agreed to attend what I thought was a respectable charity event.
DONATE TO ME
Why would anyone stand in front of a crowd under the pretense of charity wearing a $4,200 dress and receive personal gifts of a $4,000 Chanel handbag and have the audacity to ask people to donate money? This tacky, deplorable spectacle literally made my stomach turn, and I no longer desired to remain a party to this and wanted to leave immediately. Once the host took the microphone and cavalierly announced my hard earned title as â€œMiss America,â€ AND once corrected rolled her eyes, I was officially disrespected and done.
Disturbingly, the host prides herself on being a glorified gold digger and self-proclaimed â€œprincess.â€Â She not only manages to single handedly disgrace her grandfatherâ€™s charityÂ (The Hosea Williams Foundation), tarnish HIS legacy in one fell swoop, and spit in the face of all the people who are struggling in this RECESSION and in need of food, shelter, and immediate relief. After witnessing this distasteful spectacle, Iâ€™m sure there are many people that would never want to support such a charity if this is their representative. You can fix a lot of things, but you cannot fix stupidity.
WHATâ€™S IN A NAME?Â
Many people have confused my title and it doesnâ€™t offend me. However, in this instance, the blatant disrespect and disregard for my time and accomplishments that night did not fall to the wayside. When your claim to fame rests on the laurels of someone elseâ€™s achievements, you will never understand what it is like to earn or be anything great in life, sadly limited to a wifeÂ ofâ€¦ or granddaughter ofâ€¦ embarrassment ofâ€¦
The truth is, I am a part of history and proudÂ of that FACT. The year matters not. Long after Iâ€™m gone, my title will remain. Iâ€™ve worked hard my entire life from the age of 14. Being from a broken home in Detroit, I struggled to survive and my grandmother kept me off the streets with pageants. I was a gifted student, I am self-made, and 19 years later, I am now a successful businesswoman, film producer, actor, and author. However, my story is still being written.
I hope that people remember me as a compassionate, sincere, assertive, honest woman who took pride in a name because it is all we have. Our name, our reputation, what we stand for, lives we positively changed, doors weâ€™ve opened for others, and the compassion we share is our living legacy. Miss USAÂ is a part of my legacy. I earned my place in history and I wear my title and crown, both figurative and literal, proudly.”
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