The world has been introduced to Drew Sidora and Ralph Pittman via “Real Housewives of Atlanta.” However, the couple sat down with AfroTech to give us a glimpse into who the Pittmans are outside of reality television. “We are a young family that’s very transparent,” Ralph explained. “We have a purpose to be able to really highlight and showcase what Black families deal with through different challenges. — the hurdles, the highs, and the lows that are different businesses, and how we navigate it all. We want to be able to show our lives, our family, and how it is to raise three kids.”
Aug 24, 2022
Billed as a successful reality television franchise with more than 30 series worldwide, the “Real Housewives” franchise is one of the most successful reality television series of all time. The Orange County version of the franchise was the first to hit Bravo, making its premiere on the reality network back in 2005. As other versions of the franchise hit the air, the series became more and more popular, and the latest installment — dubbed “The Real Housewives of Dubai” — hit the airwaves in June 2022. Despite all these incarnations, the show is not without its controversies. As AfroTech previously reported, Nene Leakes — the breakout star of the Atlanta installment of the series — filed a lawsuit against Bravo, and the series’ executive producer Andy Cohen, alleging that she was being subjected to a racially insensitive work environment. “The ex-Housewife felt like a ‘workhorse’ whose talents were over-used and under-appreciated (and under-compensated). She also claimed that her...
Jul 4, 2022
In a 2021 interview, Nene Leakes claimed that Bravo used her outstanding tax debt against her…to the point that they were trying to force her to stay on “RHOA” in the face of blatant racism. View this post on Instagram A post shared by the Jasmine BRAND (@thejasminebrand) The interview with The Jasmine Brand (which can be seen above) revealed that the ex-Housewife felt like a “workhorse” whose talents were over-used and under-appreciated (and under-compensated). She also claimed that her outstanding tax debt was used as a form of blackmail against her, which all but forced her to stay on the show despite repeated alleged microaggressions from Kim Zolciak-Biermann and other members of the Bravo team. Now, the former reality star is suing Bravo, NBC, and other entities for what she feels is racial abuse and a hostile work environment. Let’s take a look at everything Nene Leakes is alleging in her lawsuit.
Apr 25, 2022
Tech entrepreneur Tanya Sam made quite an impression when she made her debut on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” season 11 as Nene Leakes’ friend. The Toronto native’s presence was instantly a sweet relief amid the hit show’s constant shade-throwing and alpha personalities. Thus, Sam is quickly becoming a favorite among viewers. Now, the savvy businesswoman is offering her faithful fans a little more face time with “It’s Tanya Time Cyber Book Club.” On Thursday (March 26), Sam announced the online reading group for “Book nerds and bored people,” via Instagram. The material, “Such a Fun Age” by Kiley Reid, will be discussed weekly. If you’re behind, don’t trip. The TV personality advises you to “plan to catch up to us next week.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Tanya Sam (@itstanyatime) Rules of book club engagement include “No Mean People” and “No Negative Comments.” Plus, she intends to go live with fans who join the discussion. While many wonder when Sam will get an...
Mar 30, 2020