The Real Housewives of Atlanta 4.17 Review: Eat the Cake, Anna Mae

An episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta without a screaming match is a sight to behold, y'all. There's always somebody mad at somebody and a lunch/brunch/party to make a scene at, but last night's episode was a markedly sedate affair that actually showed these ladies as flesh and blood people.

NeNe's divorce has been playing quietly in the background for some time, but I liked getting a clearer picture of where she's at right now regarding it. You had to feel for the poor woman because her pain and confusion over her status with Gregg read all in her talking heads and her body language; too often, NeNe fails to show any vulnerability, instead relying on her sharp tongue and physicality, but here, you got to see the person behind the NeNe facade. And you know what? I like that person, much more than the flaunt-it-if-you-got-it snotty label queen that had taken over her body this season, and I hope we see more of her. I miss loving NeNe and while I don't wish the pain of divorce and an uncertain future on anybody, it's made her more human and given depth to some of her less attractive moments this season. Read More...


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