On the latest episode of “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” the ladies (including Kenya and Porsha) and their men headed on their couples trip to Anguilla, without Kim and Kroy. What more could they ask for? Sand, beaches, drinks, warm weather and their boos- sounds like a recipe for some fun, or disaster however you choose to look at it.
Check out the highlights below:
Kim Walks Off RHOA Set, For Good
We picked up right where we left off from last week’s episode where all of the ladies were seated at dinner talking about their trip to Anguilla. After Kim told the girls that she wasn’t able to travel due to her pregnancy, the rest of the girls weren’t too happy to hear that Kim was trying to change the plan, again, especially since the rest of them had made arrangements to travel during Kim’s specific travel dates. Once Nene jumped in and told Kim exactly how she felt, Kim decided that she didn’t want to be apart of the group anymore, and politely excused herself from the table. After assaulting the cameraman, Kim and Kroy drove off into the distance, which will probably be the last time we ever see them on an episode of RHOA. Farewell!
Off to Anguilla
Finally, it was time for the couple’s trip to Anguilla. Even though Kenya basically invited herself on the trip, and none of the ladies had ever met Porsha before, they decided that they were going to leave all the drama in Atlanta and have fun in paradise (sounds like a great plan in theory, but we all knew that wouldn’t happen). Once the ladies arrived on the island, everyone received their huge honeymoon suites equipped with a hot tub, balcony and outside showers! Except for Kenya, who received a junior suite for her and Walter’s romantic getaway. Needless to say, Kenya was not too thrilled about having to stay in the junior suite, but she was more concentrated on getting proposed to and married on this vacation and didn’t have too much time to worry about anything else.
Keep Your Paws Off Apollo!
After everyone got settled in their rooms, they decided to all meet around the pool for dinner. Now, Kenya has made it clear to us that she found Apollo attractive, and now that they were in Anguilla and Apollo was all dressed in his swim gear, Kenya was on full attack mode and ready to pounce. She pushed Apollo into the pool and he returned the favor by tossing her in the water fully clothed. Phaedra obviously wasn’t too thrilled about seeing Kenya flirt with her man, so the next day she decided to throw on her best donkey booty outfit and remind everybody how she got and is keeping her man! Later in the episode, Kenya decided to push Phaedra’s buttons a little more when she hypothetically asked if she could give Apollo a birthday gift that involved two of her friends, who would she choose, alluding to a having a threesome! Basically, Kenya was looking for Phaedra to confirm that it was okay for one of her friends to sleep with her husband! I’m not sure if Kenya was openly flirting with Apollo in front of Phaedra AND Walter’s face to make Walter jealous or to hint that she had a crush on Phaedra’s man. Either way, Phaedra let Kenya know, “You better get out of my face with that bullsh*t” and told cameras, “keep your paws off of Apollo!” Two snaps
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