Porsha Williams decided to get out of ‘RHOA’ before meeting Simon
As viewers from all over the world are watching Porsha Williams make her debut on The trip of real housewivesShe took a moment to talk about some past issues related to The Real Housewives of Atlanta!
Porsha Williams claims she’s not leaving to avoid backlash
During a sit-down with PEOPLE, Porsha admitted that — while she’s happy to be back on television — there are definitely some parts that will “make you a little bit uncomfortable!”
One such example is the speculation that surrounded Porsha after she started a relationship with Simon Guobadiathe person introduced in the program when married to Falynn Pina in Section 13.
Notably, Falynn was included RHOA as “Porsha’s friend,” and there were initially rumors that Porsha would snatch her current husband. While Simon and Falynn were already apart by the time he got together with Porsha, the matter still fueled speculation that Williams left the show to avoid facing backlash over her relationship.
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However, Porsha says that’s not the case at all.
“I am not running away. And I don’t think any of the followers who actually knew me would believe that I would run away from the show because of it.
Porsha Reveals She Left To ‘Reassess’ How She Moves
After making it clear that she “didn’t run away” from the naysayers, she doubled down by stating that she “faced a lot of harsh things on the show” and always showed up to confront her. face the music.
“I dealt with a lot of harsh things on the show,” Williams recalls to PEOPLE. “And I was there at the beginning of each season filming, with the camera on. So no, this has nothing to do with that.
Additionally, Porsha pointed out that she was determined to leave the show “long before” she and Simon got to know each other.
“I decided it was time for me to leave at least six months before I told any executives what I was going to do – and long before I met my current husband.”
As for the reasons behind her departure, Porsha explained that — as she nears her 10th anniversary on the hit series Bravo — she “just needs to reevaluate” what she wants.
“I’ve turned 40, I’m marking 10 years on the show, and I’m really having to reassess where I am and what I absolutely want out of my life. So that’s where that decision comes from.
Then she ended by noting that being on RHUGT “like a fresh start.”
What do you think of Porsha Williams’ claim that she “didn’t run away” from the backlash when she got out? RHOA?