After one week of marital bliss, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker finally got a change to get away and enjoy their honeymoon. The Tuckers flew to the Bahamas, along with a group of their Hollywood friends, to celebrate their recent nuptials and the birthday of their good pal, movie producer Will Packer.
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As we reported earlier, the newlyweds were forced to postpone their wedding trip because Todd landed a new gig. “I just wanted to say thank you for all of your well wishes prayers for @todd167 & I,” the new Mrs. Tucker wrote the morning after she jumped the broom. “I know people are asking why am I on IG when I should be on my honeymoon. Well @todd167′s has to go out of town to set up a show his company is producing for a network that’s just starting production this week.”
“We’re gonna do a quick getaway next weekend,” she added. “Although I would have loved to take one of those long honeymoons & fly out the day after the wedding, anyone that watched #RHOA knows that I wanted Todd to produce his own shows & work for his self & that dream is coming true so I’m not complaining!”
The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” stars said “I do” in front of their closest family and friends in Atlanta last weekend. The ceremony was inspired by the classic Eddie Murphy film Coming to America. Kandi, who rocked a $20,000 custom-made Reco Chapple gown, and her new hubby danced the night away to a Bell Biv DeVoe performance at their reception.
Check out pics from their island getaway with Lala Anthony, Taraji P. Henson and birthday boy Will Packer, below.
This party is crazy!!!! Happy bday @willpowerpacker!!! They were dancing to BBD’s Poison. It’s almost as fun as when BBD performed it live at @todd167 & my wedding reception!!!
Everyone looks like they are having a great time. Check out this last video from Will Packer’s IG below.
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Kandi Burruss Celebrates Her Last Single Girl Weekend With Close Family & Friends
1. Inside Kandi Burruss' Bridal Shower!
The bride-to-be celebrated her upcoming nuptials with friends and family at a bridal shower and bachelorette party in Atlanta this weekend. The “Real Housewives of Atlanta” star, who plans to say “I do” to fiance Todd Tucker on Friday, April 4, turned up with her co-stars Phaedra Parks and Porsha Williams. Other celebs in attendance included Tiny Harris, Shekinah Jo, Rasheeda, and to our surprise, Mama Joyce!
2. Bridal Bliss
The soon-to-be Mrs. Tucker looked gorgeous — and happier than ever! — in her all-white bridal shower dress.
3. Pre-Wedding Fab
Shekinah Jo, Phaedra Parks, Rasheeda and Tameka "Tiny" Harris were there for the pre-wedding festivities.
4. A Mother’s Love
Despite her disapproval of the union, Mama Joyce came out to celebrate her daughter’s big day. Check out the party favor, a signature “Peach Kandi” drink!
5. Forever and A Day
Kandi gathered with her childhood friends that she’s known since middle school. “We've all been friends since the 6th grade! @meme0522 @camcambi & @reeceodum met at #RidgeviewMiddleSchool 26 years ago. Wow... I've known them most of my life,” she shared on Instagram.
6. Glamour Girls
“My lil buddy @majorgirl took her heels off & had @phaedraparks & I looking super tall! I'm only 5'2 but standing next to @majorgirl's 4'11 self I'm looking like a giant! 😄Lol,” Kandi wrote.
7. Family Circle
Kandi posed with the women in her family.
8. Surrounded by Love & Support
Kandi posed for a shot with friend Chanita Foster, who oversees her Kandi Cares Foundation. “My girl @chanitafoster looked beautiful today! She works so hard with her charity #BeyondTheGame & she runs my @kandicares foundation. She has such a BIG heart! Love her,” she wrote.
9. All Smiles
Kandi’s mom actually looks happy here!
10. Bachelorette Turn Up
Kandi penned these girls the #DonkeyBootyCrew. “@phaedraparks @latashawright @porsha4real #BridalKandi #LastNight" <- I had the time of my life last night,” she posted.
11. Fun With Friends
After the bridal shower, the future Mrs. Tucker enjoyed the spotlight at her bachelorette party. Kandi enjoyed music, drinks and a stripper at a local club.
12. Congrats, Kandi & Todd!
We know there are plenty of fun times ahead for Kandi and Todd. It’s been a long time coming so we wish the couple much success and happiness. We can’t wait for that baby!