The Real Housewives of Atlanta Episode Five: Whine With Your Shade, Madam?

The fifth episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta finally introduced the world to this season's alleged pot-stirrer Marlo Hampton, who was originally groomed to be NeNe Leakes' nemesis this year. However, if you pay attention to the blogs and certain people's Twitter accounts, then you will know that the smoke will eventually clear between the two women, but it won't be a pretty road getting there. Shade was tossed around with a side of whine for good measure last night, but the overall product left me thirsty for more, and not in a good way.

Marlo, with her boyfriend Charles Grant, came onto the scene during a fashion show hosted by Cynthia (which I will get on later) and it didn't take long before Sheree, Phaedra, and Ms. Lawrence revved up the Gossip Express, sending it on a nonstop course to run right smack into NeNe and knock her down a peg or fifty. For those of you who have been in the dark about the ties between NeNe, Marlo, and Mr. Grant, the basic story is that NeNe allegedly slept with Charles Grant while still married to her now ex-husband Gregg. The news is very dated and was first brought to light during the second season of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, but had died down as of late. There has never been any real proof of NeNe dipping outside her marriage, but despite what Mr. Grant eagerly gave the women at the BarOne opening, something tells me that Marlo is an innocent bystander in NeNe and Charles's crosshairs. If there are any...


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