01:39 PM EDT 08/25/2015
Originally posted 08/10/2015 04:30PM
Welcome to the 21st century, an era so evolved that hours of cringe-worthy moments are now immortalized by reality TV for your viewing pleasure.
Many an overly optimistic contestant or ill-advised celebrity has welcomed cameras into their lives, only to have their most humbling memories captured – or manufactured – by producers and broadcast in glorious high definition.
To celebrate Bachelor in Paradise's current efforts to bring everyday people's most mortifying lowlights to new heights, we take a look back at a few unforgettably embarrassing scenes in reality history.
Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion: A Sobbing NeNe Leakes Exits the Reunion Finale in Hysterics over Her Mother
Originally posted 05/10/2015 10:00PM
It was Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion finale – and Mother's Day – viewers won't soon forget, as a sobbing NeNe Leakes left the set, unable to talk about her mother.
"I can't talk about my mom … I can't talk about my mom," a nearly hysterical Leakes repeated Sunday night, before exiting.
The drama began when Dr. Jeff Gardere returned to rehash what exactly happened when Leakes stormed out of the friend-ter-vention that she organized with him and the other wives earlier this season.
"I knew about your issues of abandonment," he told a solemn, shaking Leakes. "She has been abandoned. … Your pain is part of your power."
Real Housewives of Atlanta Reunion: NeNe Leakes and Kenya Moore May Have Just Had the 'Fight of the Century'
Originally posted 05/03/2015 09:45PM
It was Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night, but the Fight of the Century may have taken place on part two of Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion.
Originally posted 04/26/2015 11:25PM
There was no delay with the drama as part one of The Real Housewives of Atlanta reunion started on fire and just kept getting hotter.
"My husband definitely has a temper, and he can get out of hand," Phaedra Parks said about estranged husband Apollo Nida, who stormed into her home this season before starting his eight-year prison sentence for fraud.
"Did he ever get physical with you?" asked Andy Cohen.
"I just don't know if I need to discuss that with you, to be honest," Parks finally stated after a very long silence, looking as if she were holding back tears.
Originally posted 02/09/2015 06:30AM
While the Grammys were alive with the sound of music on Sunday, The Real Housewives of Atlanta" were alive with shouting between Claudia Jordan and Porsha Williams.
"After being low down and dirty in Puerto Rico, let's just hope she has good enough sense not to show up to my party," Williams said of Jordan in advance of a party welcoming Williams to Dish Nation.
But Jordan – who claimed Williams got her Rolls (and other goodies) from an African married man after Williams laughed when NeNe Leakes called her a whore on the trip – showed up, which led to the war of words when Jordan tried to approach her.
Originally posted 11/23/2014 10:25PM
Just when you thought things couldn't get any uglier between Phaedra Parks and husband Apollo Nida, the relationship went from bad to worse on Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
"Phaedra is very calculated," said Nida, who is currently serving eight years in prison for bank fraud. "I despise everything about her, but I still love her."
Nida secretly met with an attorney to discuss divorcing Parks – before she could divorce him while he was in jail.
"I don't have anything," Nida told the laywer. "The government's taken everything."
Originally posted 10/01/2014 01:00PM
There's a new housewife in Hotlanta – and one Southern belle is missing from the lineup.
Porsha Williams will only have a "recurring role" in the new season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, Bravo announced Wednesday.
Williams infamously fought with frenemy Kenya Moore during the spring taping of the reunion special, and their brawl landed her in jail on a battery charge.
Now, the network says, the ex-wife of football player Kordell Stewart is "enjoying a fresh chapter in her life" as a single woman and entertainment correspondent on Dish Nation.
Originally posted 05/06/2014 03:15PM
Play testcaption testcredit Share on Facebook Tweet Pin on Pinterest Share on Tumblr The Real Housewives of Atlanta's Porsha Williams has been traveling a rocky road lately.
Originally posted 05/05/2014 06:20AM
The Real Housewives of Atlanta concluded its seemingly endless season Sunday night with the reunion finale, and the ladies finished as they started: With lots of fighting.
What better way to sum up one of the shadiest seasons in Housewives history than by listing a few of the finale's shadiest lines and moments?
Originally posted 04/28/2014 08:45AM
The Real Housewives of Atlanta" reunion continued Sunday night without Porsha Williams but still with lots of fighting.
Part two focused on making sense of last week's hair-pulling brawl between Williams Kenya Moore, the ongoing tension between Kandi Burruss and her mother and the fractured friendship between NeNe Leakes and Cynthia Bailey.
"You had a bullhorn in her face," Leakes said to Moore about the brawl. "You are not innocent."
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