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RHOA Cast Shakeup: Who’s In, Who’s Out Plus, Kenya Moore Hit With $150K Federal Tax Lien

It seems that there may be some major shakeups on the Real Housewives of Atlanta for season 12!

While rumors have been swirling that some familiar faces may be returning to RHOA, we’ve got the real tea on the fates of Phaedra Parks, Kenya Moore, and even Sheree Whitfield.

Let’s start off with Phaedra, who’s been hustlin’ to get back in the good graces of Bravo and get back on RHOA.

Despite her best efforts, Phaedra won’t be back for season 12. This pleased former friend and RHOA star Kandi Burruss who previously threated to quit if Phaedra was brought back.

“Kandi is a professional. She would film with anyone, but she did not want to film with Phaedra,” the insider explained.

“Phaedra isn’t coming back to the show,” a source snitched to Radar Online. “She had no storyline. If [ex-husband] Apollo [Nida] had gotten out of prison this year it might have worked, but he isn’t.”

Kenya Moore, on the other hand, is returning to RHOA. Kenya is said to be back with a vengeance after taking a $1 Million dollar pay cut.

And while Kenya is back her role is still up in the air. It’s rumored that she will be full-time but that’s not guaranteed.
“Her status is up in the air until filming is over, and they see what she delivers,” a source reveals. “Kenya needs to share everything this season if she wants to be back full-time.”

It’s no secret that OG NeNe Leakes is coming back for season 12. However, after NeNe burned all her bridges during season 11 she’s returning without any allies. To fix that NeNe pitched the idea of bringing either Sheree Whitfield or Phaedra Parks back.

Sources say Sheree is “ready to go. She would love to be back on the show and would do whatever she could to stir up drama.”

As for Porsha Williams sources say her role on RHOA could be on the line.

“Porsha’s job could be in jeopardy this season if she doesn’t deliver authentic stories,” the insider confessed. “She can’t act like Kenya and hide things from the show. If she does, she could lose her status as a full-time housewife, which would cost her a lot of money.”

The rest of the season 11 cast is said to be returning in some capacity for season 12. It’s rumored that Shamari DeVoe may be getting demoted to a friend, with Kenya taking her full-time spot but only time will tell.

Regardless, of who’s full-time and who’s a friend the RHOA need to bring the drama BIG TIME since their combined salary for season 12 is a whopping $10M.

Meanwhile, Kenya Moore has been slapped with a MAJOR federal tax lien just days after she started filming season 12.

According to documents Kenya owes a whopping $152,678.30 in back taxes stemming from 2017.

Back in March 2019, Porsha Williams was hit was a $240,624 federal tax lien but she has since paid it off.

The Real Housewives of Atlanta are currently filming season 12.

Thoughts on these casting rumors? Are you excited that Kenya is returning? Should Bravo bring back Phaedra and Sheree as well? Will Bravo bring Sheree back as a friend for NeNe?

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