"Real Housewives of Atlanta" season 14 is full of drama from new and returning housewives.
This season, Marlo Hampton was promoted, Sanya Ross joined the cast, and Porsha Williams left.
Kenya Moore, Kandi Buruss, Sheree Whitfield, and friends are also keeping things messy and fun.
"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" season fourteen has brought viewers marital struggles, parenting challenges, and friendship ultimatums.
A few new and returning cast members have entered the mix to spice up the city.
Olympian track star Sanya Richards-Ross joined the series this season and dashed right into the center of the feud between Kenya Moore and Marlo Hampton.
Sheree Whitfield, who was one of the original "Real Housewives of Atlanta" before departing after season four in 2012, is also back. Long-time viewers may remember she also returned for season eight in 2015 as well as in 2018 for season 10.
Cast members are joined this season as well by "friends of the show" like Fatum Alford.
See some of the most shocking moments from season 14 of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" below.
Brooklyn's birthday party served more than just one kind of tea.
The season kicked off with a sweet 3rd birthday party for Kenya's daughter Brooklyn Daly in episode three.
Once the adults separated from the children, the festivities soured. Kenya started a fun party game where guests were supposed to write down low-stakes secrets about each other, but one mystery guest wrote a scandalous rumor about Kandi.
Then Fatu, who was a guest of Sheree's, began relaying rumors she heard about Drew's husband Ralph Pittman to the group. Fatu claimed to hear from an assistant Drew employed that Ralph was gay. She said she was trying to warn Drew that her assistant was talking behind her back, but Drew took the information as a perceived attack.
Eventually, the drama got so loud and intense that one of Kenya's friends stormed out screaming, "This is a child's birthday party!"
Kandi sent a sexy theater invitation.
Kandi Buruss asked the cast and their husbands to visit New York City to see her award-winning Broadway play "Thoughts of A Colored Man" in episode four.
The Bedroom Kandi founder sent live models wearing leather bondage attire to gift everyone a pair of her vibrating panties with the invitations.
Some, like Drew, found it funny, while others — including Kenya and Marlo — considered it bad form.
Tyrone stood up Sheree.
Sheree shocked fans of the series when she posted a picture of herself with Tyrone Gilliams in a prison visiting room ahead of the season 10 premiere. He was convicted of defrauding investors in his business by a federal judge in 2013.
Proudly wearing a T-shirt that read "Wifey" in the picture, Sheree appeared devoted to him. They were reunited following his supervised release due to COVID-19 as shown in episode one of season 14. She said she would be introducing her beau to the rest of the cast as soon as he was permitted to travel.
As everyone headed home to Atlanta, Sheree took a detour to Philadelphia to see her boyfriend in episode five. She sat at the restaurant where they planned to meet draped in a fur stole and a big smile, but Tyrone never arrived.
She called him repeatedly but it went to voicemail, prompting her to suspect that something unexpected was going on. Later, someone from production explained to her that he would not be coming because of concerns that coming to the restaurant might affect his parole status. Sheree was hurt and angry that he did not communicate with her and told friends in the following episode she was "humiliated." She was equally hurt and angry that images of her awaiting his arrival started to circulate on gossip blogs.
The drama carried over off-screen too. On her daughter Tierra Fuller's podcast "A Little Kiss And Tell," Sheree accused Tyrone of leaking the images and revealed they were not speaking. She said she felt "stupid" after the breakup.
The cast and Sheree celebrated her single status at a "naked party."
After walking away from the relationship, Sheree threw a "naked"-themed party to celebrate moving on in episode eight. She asked attendees to wear nude shades to represent being vulnerable and starting anew.
There were a few dustups during the event, but everyone eventually came together to support her.
The cast even set up a cleansing ritual where Sheree could squat over a pot and use steam to, uh, extract Tyrone from her genitals.
As a preacher's child, Drew chose not to engage in the process, saying she considered it too close to witchcraft.
Kenya fell on the floor drunk during Sheree's naked party.
Actress, producer, and fan-favorite Kenya Moore has always been buttoned up on the show.
Even in her most vulnerable moments, she appears totally in control, so it has been shocking to see her loosen up in the wake of her divorce from restauranter Marc Daly.
She had several drinks at Sheree's breakup party and literally gave "gone with the wind fabulous" when she tipped over in her seat and fell on the floor in episode five.
Cackling in her satin nightgown, surrounded by her girlfriends, she looked like she was having a great time letting loose in a safe environment. Castmates remarked that they loved "drunk Kenya" and that they felt they were seeing a different side of their friend.
Lisa Wu returned and reminded us nobody does it like the original Housewives.
One of the original Housewives Lisa Wu popped by unexpectedly for Sheree's naked party.
She was speaking to the ladies about the need to lead with love during the event. The speech lasted longer than the cast's attention span and Sanya Ross interrupted her.
Lisa lashed out at Sanya when she cut her off. She slipped right back into the group dynamic, making herself heard over the noise of the event.
Shortly after, she was refereeing a spat between Drew and Fatu. When they started getting aggressive with each other, she diffused the situation by asking Drew, "But do you love her though?"
The well-timed joke took the tension out of the room and reminded viewers why Lisa was TV gold.
Fatu did a background check on Drew and Ralph.
After clashing with Drew over her reaction to the rumors she heard from her assistant, Fatu chose to do a background check on the Pittmans with the help of a friend. She alleged that the pair had several aliases and shared the information with the cast.
Drew reacted by calling Fatu a stalker and saying she thought she might be the dark spirit that her preacher mother said she felt was in her orbit. She also explained that the names Fatu found were assistants the couple employed.
Drew tossed a dog bone at Fatu.
Drew refused to sit next to Fatu in a car Hampton arranged to take the ladies' gem mining during a cast trip to the nearby Blue Ridge Mountains. She said she was still upset about Fatu relaying rumors about her business and running background checks on her and her husband.
Fatu began yelling at Drew and in response, Drew shouted, "You came here to be Sheree's lapdog, bitch," before throwing a dog bone at her.
Drew addressed the incident at a birthday party for Kandi's son Ace during episode 12.
"I'm an actress and this is the way I express myself," she said of the moment.
Drew is not the first star on the show to use props to prove their point. Kenya brought a bullhorn and scepter to the season six reunion.
Marlo temporarily kicked her nephews out.
Marlo stepped up to care for her nephews Micheal and William when her sister became unable to in 2019. But when the boys began to act out, she quickly became overwhelmed with her role of "muntie."
She sent the boys to live with another one of her sisters for 30 days, shocking the cast and stirring up questions about her commitment to parenting full-time.
Sanya demanded respect and came in strong during her first season.
During a Jamaican cooking class that Sanya was hosting, Drew suggested Sanya was a clout chaser for the way she handled their issues during a New York trip. The seasoned athlete quickly clapped back at the actress and singer.
"I'm a four-time Olympic gold medalist — put some respect on my name," she screamed. She slapped the table to emphasize her point. The moment was so explosive it made the season's super trailer.
An intruder showed up on Kandi and Todd's property.
Todd approached Kandi during a "Drop it with Drew" workout class and asked her to come outside. He had a somber tone and it was odd enough that the other ladies were curious. It turned out that he had heard from their babysitter that someone had come to their door pretending that they knew them.
It alarmed the couple so much that they rushed home to their children and contacted the police.
It caused the other housewives to reflect on scary encounters they have had at their own homes as public figures.
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