Kandi Burruss’ family hopes to turn a new leaf.
In the Sunday night episode Real Housewives of Atlanta, Mama Joyce has decided it’s time for family therapy. The concession came as 47-year-old Kandi was preparing to celebrate her ninth wedding anniversary to Todd Tucker, which Mama Joyce always had trouble accepting.
Mama Joyce has a long history of dragging 49-year-old Todd – most recently at BravoCon. However, Kandi told her mother that the words were “out of control” and begged, “You should stop”.
The “No Scrubs” writer also shared her frustrations in a confessional interview: “I need my mom to understand how much Todd means to me, that this marriage is solid, and to leave him alone.”
Still, Mama Joyce couldn’t stand it and told her daughter: “The man you married was a meek and humble man, now he’s a little man like George Jefferson.”
Kandi said, “What?! You stumble!”
He continued, “Mom, you always want to talk about what a man should be like, come on. Mom, I want you not to do this to my man.
Mama Joyce also scolded Todd for visiting strip clubs, but Kandi responded, “We go to strip clubs together! I’m not threatened by a stripper at a strip club.”
When the conversation was over, Kandi offered “consulting” and her mother said “That would be fine”.
“God, thank you,” Kandi said in a confession. “It certainly gives me hope that my mother agreed to receive counseling – but I think the therapist will need therapy after hanging out with us.”
They shook hands to seal the deal, but Kandi cautiously told Mama Joyce, “I feel like there’s a side shadow.”
This isn’t the first time Kandi has sought therapy to help her family, including the couple’s therapy sessions with Todd in previous seasons. RHOA.
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Real Housewives of Atlanta It airs on Bravo on Sundays at 8 PM ET.