DeShawn Snow will not return to “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” when the show begins its second season.
The wife of NBA star Eric Snow said she learned only Monday that the series would go on without her, leaving Lisa Wu Hartwell, NeNe Leakes, Sheree Whitfield and Kim Kolciak to break in another cast member.
“[One of the producers] called and said that I was “too human for a circus show” and that because the show did so well, they are about to pump up the drama and they didn’t think that I would fit in,” DeShawn told Essence.com. “He gave me an example, saying that during the reunion when I found out what a few of the other ladies said about me, they were expecting me to say more, but I’m not the type to go ‘television’ and start acting crazy because somebody’s talking about me. I’m fine with the decision. It wasn’t my decision. They let me go and there are no hard feelings. I am thankful for the opportunity.”
During an appearance Wednesday on Los Angeles radio station KJLH, NeNe said the wives of basketball legend Dr. J and music superstar Usher were being considered to replace DeShawn. However, Usher’s wife Tameka Foster has since come forward to deny the reports.
“Although [Bravo] approached me, and I was flattered by the offer, I will not be joining the ‘Real Housewives’ cast,” said Raymond, who just welcomed her second son, Naveid Ely, with her husband in December.