Porsha Williams may have had Kenya Moore by the hair on Sunday night’s “Reunion, Part 1” of Real Housewives of Atlanta, but it looks like Kenya beat her to the punch — figuratively speaking. Immediately after the ep aired, the former Miss USA released a statement (how formal!), in which she had a lot to say.
We will let the below statement speak for itself, but let’s just touch on a few of the standout moments in the twirling diva’s lengthy diatribe.
1. She was a victim of domestic abuse. Is this the first we’re hearing of her abusive teen relationship? Why drop that info right now? Though we’re definitely not trying to belittle such a serious subject.
2. She’s Israeli military-trained. Say what?! Anybody who looks at the stallion booty-flaunting gal can tell she’s in kick ass shape, but if this is true, that’s some intimidating stuff right there. Throw in the weapons training and we’re quivering in our boots. Sorry, but Housewives should stick to words.
3. The obligatory Miss USA reference. You didn’t think she’d miss the chance to slip in that she’s a former crown holder, did you? Don’t forget: she was the second African American woman to hold that honor! (You probably didn’t/couldn’t.)
Read on for the complete statement:
“During the taping of the Reunion Episode for the Real Housewives of Atlanta, I was violently attacked by Porsha Williams. The episode, which aired tonight, Sunday, April 20, 2014, was taped in front of an audience of over 50 people, which included cast, crew, guests and executives, who served as witnesses. I called 911 to report the incident. The Atlanta police conducted an independent investigation, which included viewing the raw footage of the incident. As a result, Porsha Williams was charged with battery. The authorities will decide her fate, not me.
There are many inflammatory statements made by cast members to and about each other particularly during the reunion tapings. Many have made untrue, denigrating, disparaging, and inflammatory statements against me in an attempt to provoke me, but I have never reacted in a violent way. My intellect and my brain are my most powerful weapons—not my fists. If people get so angry that they lose control and admittedly “black out” and resort to violence, those persons must be held responsible for their actions. Being a cast member on a reality show does not absolve people of their rights.
After being repeatedly attacked by an abusive boyfriend at the age of 17, if someone puts their hands on me, I will not just let it go. With that said, I sought self-defense training developed for the Israeli military. I’ve also been trained in weapons. I can take someone down in three moves. It took discipline for me not to respond in kind. As violent responses escalate, they can quickly result in severe injury or even death.
Being the second Black woman to be crowned Miss USA, there are little girls who look up to me. I would never want those girls, my nieces, or my future children to see me fighting anyone. That’s the lesson we should all want to send, especially to young people—that no matter how angry someone makes you feel by what they say to or about you, violence is never an option. #stoptheviolence.”
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Source: Huffington Post