An incensed Carmon tells the woman off, but then she has to deal with the wrath of mom when Joyce leaves her a nasty phone message. Carmon shares all of this with Kandi. Kandi, who thought the drama with her mom was dying down, is finding herself smack dab in the middle of ground zero, again.
Kandi breaks the news to Todd about all the Carmon/Momma Joyce drama. This includes dropping the bomb that Momma Joyce wanted to pay a mutual friend to set Todd up and get pictures of him in a compromising position with another woman. Todd says Momma is messing with Kandi's mind, and if she doesn't put the old lady in check, she'll continue to run her daughter's life.
Todd even threatens that he's got one foot out the door. Kandi breaks down and says that's the difference between family and a fiance. At a loss for what to do next, Todd suggests that Kandi go to therapy to work on herself which might help her better deal with her mom.Her Invitation Got Lost in the E-Mail
NeNe and Cynthia get together to catch up, and when Cynthia asks NeNe if she got an invitation to Kenya's ball, she says no. There have been no calls, no texts -- nothing. NeNe's holding firm that she's done with Kenya until the ex-beauty queen takes responsibility for her actions at the pajama party. Since NeNe bailed on roller derby, she doesn't know that Kenya had done just that.
NeNe has been hearing from Marlo that Kenya is putting on a masquerade ball to honor her. NeNe can't fathom that Kenya would hold something in her honor and not call. She's also a bit thrown by this new friendship between Marlo and Kenya. Party Pooper
It's time for Kenya's masquerade ball, and she finds out, on the day of, that her guest of honor might fail to attend. Kenya's got proof that the evite she sent was opened. Kenya thinks NeNe is being petty and carrying a grudge, and if she's a no-show, NeNe will look like a monster.
Kenya is on full blast for her soiree. Her ornate mask resembles a murder (group of crows). Marlo pulls a Hail Mary and manages to dig up a few more single men for the charity auction. Probably cast-offs from her own little black book.
Lucky for Kenya, Cynthia is tenacious. She spent all day calling NeNe and apparently wore her down because she finally makes an entrance. But NeNe doesn't say one word to the hostess. Kenya tries to get NeNe to address the crowd, but philanthropy be damned, she refuses to put on a happy face. All she does is make herself look bad.
After her brief but memorable appearance, NeNe takes her leave with Gregg in tow. Also ready to ditch the debacle is Peter, who is displeased with NeNe's behavior. Peter says the party is not the time or place for her to air her petty grievances. The kinder, gentler NeNe we saw so much of early in the season has definitely been replaced by the diva we all know and have a love-hate relationship with.
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