20 Aug 2010

Meet ATL Housewife: Lisa Wu “Kicked To The Curb” Hartwell

Lisa Wu Hartwell
Season 2

Lisa, a resident of a luxurious country club community in Duluth, GA, is a busy career woman who wears many hats – she owns her own real estate firm, Hartwell & Associates, a jewelry line called Wu Girls, a baby clothing line, Hart 2 Hart Baby, and juggles a budding acting, modeling and writing career. She’s a devoted wife to her husband, NFL player Ed Hartwell.

Living a fast-paced life as a mother of three, Lisa’s never-ending energy keeps her on the move. With her real estate business slowing because of the economy, her entrepreneurial spirit kicks in and she decides to launch a clothing line, “Closet Freak.” To her surprise, she finds her biological clock is ticking, and debates expanding her family by having another baby, but Ed’s NFL career might throw a wrench in the plans. Lisa is thrown into the midst of all the drama between the other housewives as old rumors resurface. (Source)

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20 Aug 2010

Meet ATL Housewife: Phaedra “I’m Married To A Thug” Parks

Phaedra Parks
Season 3

Phaedra is a celebrated entertainment attorney who lives in the historic Vinings area. She is the Managing Partner of The Parks Group, P.C., an Atlanta based boutique law firm that caters nationally to entertainers and athletes. She has served as a legal analyst for NBC and Fox News, and has been featured on Entertainment Tonight, EXTRA, Court TV, among others for her handling of several high-profile clients and cases. An active member of the community, Phaedra, self-proclaimed “Southern Bell,” sits on numerous boards and is involved is multiple charities.

A friend of Dwight and Kandi’s, Phaedra arrives on the Housewives scene under scrutiny. Phaedra’s marriage to her younger husband, Apollo, is the subject of much gossip because he did a stint in prison for a “white collar crime.” She is expecting her first child with Apollo and has thrown herself into planning the perfect baby shower. (Source)

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20 Aug 2010

Meet ATL Housewife: Kandi Burruss

Kandi Burruss
Season 0

Kandi is a Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter who resides in Atlanta
with her seven-year-old daughter Riley. She is a former member of the platinum-selling musical group Xscape, and won a Grammy Award for her work on TLC’s mega hit “No Scrubs.” Kandi juggles her busy life as a single mom and hard working career woman, but also finds time to let loose on the Atlanta social scene, stepping out with members of the music industry’s elite.

Kandi’s world was turned upside down last year with the death of her former fiancé. Working to rebuild, Kandi is starting to date again and is back in touch with her father who she learns is sick with cancer. After her Capitol Records deal fell through last year, Kandi has signed with a new label and is putting together a new album with songs heavily inspired by AJ. Ever the survivor, Kandi moves forward building a solo career, a love life, and developing a friendship with the other housewives, particularly Kim. (Source)

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20 Aug 2010

Meet ATL Housewife: Sheree Whitfield

Sheree Whitfield
Season 0

A single socialite and resident of the exclusive Sandy Springs area of Atlanta, Sheree manages her jam-packed calendar as a working mother to three children –- Tierra, Kairo and Kaleigh. With her acrimonious divorce finally behind her, Sheree is actively focusing on a new year, a new attitude, and as always – working on her fitness.

Sheree has discovered her next passion — acting. Her sites are set on winning an Oscar one day and so she begins working with an acting coach and auditioning for roles in Atlanta. With her revamped softer attitude, Sheree begins dating a doctor and with encouragement from her friends, moves forward taking risks on her career. (Source)

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20 Aug 2010

Meet ATL Housewife: Nene “I’m So GHETTO” Leakes

NeNe Leakes
Season 0

NeNe Leakes

NeNe is an outspoken social butterfly and resides in the upscale Duluth area of Atlanta with her two boys, Brice and Brentt, and husband Gregg. She is an advocate against domestic abuse, and having experienced it herself, has recently written a memoir in hopes that her story will resonate with women who’ve been through similar circumstances

This season, NeNe is facing some of her biggest challenges yet. Once her rock, Nene’s husband Gregg is no longer working and has gone behind her back to do some “business deals.” With her marriage on the line, Nene is pursing her independence more than ever. She lands a position as an entertainment reporter for the local news channel’s morning show, seeking to transform herself into a career woman, while still keeping an eye on her sons. Though her no-nonsense, tell it like it is approach sometimes gets her in trouble, she continues to explore her ever-evolving friendships with the other housewives, even rekindling her relationship with Kim. (Source)

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