Lauren, Porsha's sister, is trying to push her big sister out of the coziness of her mother's nest. I'm not sure what kind of settlement Porsha is getting from Kordell, but it must be sizable since she's looking at an apartment with a whopping $4,500 monthly rent. Given Porsha has no discernible skills or job prospects, she might want to consider buying as an investment. Porsha has gone from letting Kordell do her thinking for her to relying on her mommy's opinion.
Mom likes the apartment, but she also likes her baby at home. Porsha feels it's too big a step, that it makes things too final. How much longer before she accepts her fate? Every episode, she has an epiphany that things are over, only to go through it all over again the next week. First Love
Since Cynthia's daughter, Noelle, recently admitted she has a boyfriend, Cynthia decides she wants to get a look at the kid and his mom. The young man in question, Arthur, and his mother, Latesha, show up for a civilized meet and greet. Leave it to Peter to get things off to a rocky start when Arthur addresses him by his first name. He immediately corrects the quaking boy with the big ears. The gathering ends on a high note when Cynthia determines that Arthur's mother is a good parent and feels lucky that if Noelle's going to have a first boyfriend, it's Arthur. The Pie is Good
Momma Joyce comes for dinner, and while she's got no shortage of love for her daughter, she barely acknowledges Todd's attempts at small talk. Momma Joyce sharpens her claws on Carmon first. In spite of supposedly being close, Joyce complains that Carmon is over at Kandi and Todd's so much, it's like she's the lady of the house as much as Kandi. She tells Kandi that Carmon is Kandi's employee, and as such, she shouldn't be going around behind Kandi's back talking about Todd. Some mutual acquaintances have apparently been shooting off their mouths about the amount of time that Todd and Carmon spend around each other.
When trying to paint Todd as a cheater doesn't work, Joyce accuses Kandi of forsaking her family in favor of her man. She's hurt there aren't enough pictures of her on the walls, whereas she's forced to stare at pictures of Todd's family everywhere.
Then she goes for the jugular by questioning Todd's role as a provider. Kandi can't take the heat, so she heads for the kitchen. Joyce tells Todd she feels he's an opportunist. He says that material things don't impress him. He says he loves Kandi, but Joyce says he'll have to prove it. She claims to not only be keeping an eye on him herself, but also of having other people watching his every move.
Todd keeps his cool, an amazing feat. He tells Momma Joyce he wants to marry Kandi, but without her support, it's tough. Todd says that Kandi's family means so much to her, they have to figure out how to squash the conflict. He humbly asks Joyce how they go about accomplishing this. All Momma Joyce has to offer in response is that she's a work in progress. I'd say she's more interested in regressing than moving forward.The Real Housewives
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