Kenya Moore may have gotten off to a bumpy start on The Real Housewives of Atlanta
by being a harsh judge at a Cynthia Bailey's model casting call, but she insists that she's not a "mean girl." No matter how many times she uses the word "coochie crack" in civil conversation.
"I know initially you guys saw the Jet beauty contest and some things were said, but it was a montage," Kenya said on The Wendy Williams Show
. "I felt like it came across a little mean. I am a girl who will always support young black women. I am the last girl who will put another woman down. So it kind of felt that way when I watched it, but in the room we were having fun, we were joking and there was a ton of coochie crack going on. And I called them out on it! So I don't think it was as big as it seemed to other people."
But Kenya has some other "mean girl" actions that she has to answer for. In one of her blogs, she calls other new housewife Porsha Stewart "painfully unintelligent." And in another
, she said even though her co-star Cynthia Bailey is a "beautiful woman, at 45, maybe Cynthia should retire her dusty old wigs and worn out makeup brushes that are just as worn out as her welcome mat from the modeling industry." Ouch.Real Housewives Roundup: A Divorce on the Horizon, Kim Moving Out and Cross-Housewife Drama >>>
"That was harsh," Kenya said on Watch What Happens Live
. "I was very emotional at the time. And I really do think that Cynthia's a great gal. She's a gorgeous woman. And I really felt bad for that and I apologized to her."
As for her dig on Porsha, she stands her ground concerning Porsha's "intelligence."
"She's forgettable. She's single-handedly ruining her grandfather's legacy, for one," Kenya said, referring to Porsha's civil rights activist grandfather, Hosea Williams. "I've worked for everything I've ever had in my entire life. When someone doesn't respect your journey, I don't relate to that. And some people work for a living and some people twerk for a living. I'm just saying."RHOA: Phaedra Parks Defends Her Infamous Butt Dial >>>
Kenya also told Wendy that some of the reasons people may think she is a bully is because how real she can be when it comes to being honest.
"I can say this, I don't play for the cameras. What you see is who I am, but I have to say I think the mean girl reputation is not deserved."
What do you think?
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