Credit: Photo via Instagram Photo: Porsha Stewart With Kordell's Son, Syre

After staying relatively quiet following her husband's surprise divorce filing last week, Porsha Stewart is now coming forward to stand up for herself. And according to E! News, she might have left the marriage herself if it weren't for Kordell's son, Syre.

The website's insider said, "She has stayed in that marriage and in that home for all this time because there was a child involved. She loves Syre like he is her own. She was with Syre all the time, and he even calls her 'Mom'."

The source added, "She put up with everything Kordell did because of Syre. She couldn't leave before, she just couldn't do that to him."

If things got this complicated with Kordell's son from a prior relationship, it's a good thing these two didn't have any more babies of their own, since their marriage was clearly not picture-perfect.

And believe it or not, the word on the street is that Kordell and Porsha are still living in the same house. Apparently, the mansion is big enough for them to dwell in without running into each other. Still... awkward!

We're not surprised to hear that Porsha is itching to get out of town for a bit, but we were a little surprised to find out where she's headed — for a girls' weekend with NeNe Leakes.

E! News's source reveals, "NeNe has been a fabulous friend to Porsha. She has given her a shoulder to cry on. The two of them may be going out this weekend. Porsha is still trying to deal with what has happened so everything is up in the air, but, at the moment, the plan is for them to have some friend time together in New York."

Maybe Porsha can finally hit up a strip club.

Source: E! News