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After a peaceful trip to the Philippines last week, things went downhill fast on Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta once the ladies returned home.
"My boys miss their father," said Phaedra Parks, whose ex-husband Apollo Nida was sentenced to eight years in prison for fraud. "I want to give my sons and others strong black role models."
Parks organized a "Save Our Sons" rally to empower and encourage boys and fathers to be better men by having successful African-American leaders mentor them.
Parks had the wives serve lunch at the rally – the first time they had all been together with NeNe Leakes since she stormed out of the counseling session she organized.
And she would storm out again, after Claudia Jordan tried to bring up what had happened in group therapy.
Take that, body-shamers! Former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kim Zolciak Biermann made it clear that she loves her curves – and her cookies – in a sexy new swimsuit selfie that she posted to her Instagram on Monday.
"I love food! #DessertEspecially," the Bravo star captioned a photo of herself posing in the mirror in nothing but a skimpy green string bikini. She also included emojis of wine, pizza, cake, cookies and chocolate in her post.
Zolciak Biermann, 36, also took to social media Friday to defend herself against Instagram followers who called her legs "chunky" after she shared a photo of herself "getting ready for Spring Break" in a short, skintight black dress.
Easter blessings extended all the way to The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Sunday night.
Viewers witnessed something they never thought they'd see: Enemies Kenya Moore and Phaedra Parks ended their long-standing feud during their girls' trip to the Philippines with a genuinely emotional truce.
When it comes to body shaming, Bravo star Kim Zolciak Biermann won't back down!
Kenya Moore's relationship with Phaedra Parks has been strained to say the least since Park's estranged husband Apollo Nida lied about Moore wanting to have sex with him, but in a clip for Sunday night's episode of Real Housewives of Atlanta, the former enemies seem to put aside their differences and move forward.
"I was in a place of being angry, and I was very hurt by what had transpired," Parks tells Moore in a one-on-one conversation during the cast's trip to Manila.
"When we first met we were working on a friendship, and when this crazy stuff started happening, I was hurt. Hurt people do things to hurt others sometimes," continued Parks.
Viewers may have witnessed a first on Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta: A girls' trip with little drama.
The wives had a lot of baggage to deal with (both the personal and travel varieties) during their jaunt to the Philippines, but they did leave something behind: NeNe Leakes.
Leakes stayed back to meet with the creative director of Cinderella, who gave her a taste of her own shade when her reading with him was, well, not nearly as magical as a glass slipper.
"I want to bring it," Leakes said, suggesting she wanted to try out "two accents," an idea that did not float well.
"You better bring it," he said. "Your name is on the marquee."
Viewers got an inside look at Phaedra Parks's painful decision to divorce Apollo Nida on Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta.
"It was madness all the time. Every day," a teary Parks confessed to Sarah Jakes, daughter of Bishop T.D. Jakes. "He was always getting into fights. It was nonstop."
Parks said she tried to support Nida – even when he was sentenced to eight years in prison for fraud – but the never-ending drama was too much.
Perhaps NeNe Leakes should have opted for retail therapy instead of group therapy with The Real Housewives of Atlanta on Sunday, as she stormed out of a counseling session she organized when the wives focused on all their bad blood with her.
Although Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker have only been married a few months, the newlyweds acknowledged on Sunday's The Real Housewives of Atlanta that not only was the honeymoon over, but it never really began.
"We didn't even have a honeymoon," Burruss told a counselor, whom the couple sought out in order to work through tensions in their new marriage.
Tucker acknowledged that the pressure to sign a prenup – which was a major theme of last season, when Burruss's mother, Mama Joyce, called Tucker an opportunist for refusing to sign one – had affected their marriage.