RHOA Casting Update
By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
“Real Housewives of Atlanta” closed season six with a bang considering the ratings were through the roof, and the reunion was a controversial one thanks to the physical altercation that went down between Porsha Williams and Kenya Moore.
Weeks ago it was speculated a couple of the ladies would be fired, but it was later confirmed by NeNe Leakes that all of the ladies were invited back for the upcoming season.
As always, there are rumors circulating suggesting there will be some new housewives to join the cast, and MTO claimed the newbies are Claudia Jordan and “House of Payne” star Demetria McKinney.
Well that’s news to them. Both Claudia and Demetria denied joining RHOA on their Twitter accounts:
Interestingly enough, Atlanta blogger Straight from the A was informed that Claudia and Demetria have indeed been filming but Bravo hasn’t given them contracts to become full time as of yet. STFA writes:
Demetria and Claudia have both been running around town telling people that they are the ‘new’ Atlanta housewives and Demetria has even revealed to friends that her ‘sponsor’ Roger Bobb has filmed a few scenes with her and they even ‘kissed on camera’… but my sources reveal that neither of them have been offered contracts yet.
‘Both women are single (i.e. unmarried) which isn’t an issue considering Kenya Moore is also considered a ‘housewife’ by Bravo’s standards.
That being said… YES it’s true that the two ladies have been mixing and mingling with the existing RHOA cast but for now that’s all it is. Free work for free exposure.