Tuesday, November 10, 2009

'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Kandi Burruss revels in the gift and the curse with Fly Above

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click to enlarge BRAVO DARLING: Kandi Burruss' star is brighter than ever.
  • BRAVO DARLING: Kandi Burruss' star is brighter than ever.

When Kandi Burruss reveals, during a recent telephone interview, that her favorite expletive is "motherfucker," it's almost too cute to bear. As if we really needed another reason to root for the Atlanta native, come to find out she likes to cuss up a storm, too.

"My mouth is bad sometimes," she says, smiling through the phone. "I have to wash it out with soap. Luckily y'all don't get to see that ’cause you can't really say bad language on TV."

It's probably one of the few character wrinkles of Burruss' that wasn't excessively ironed out over the course of Season Two on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." While NeNe Leakes transgressed from fan fave to villain with a vengeance, newbie Burruss stole the hearts of viewers with her down-to-earth, charmed demeanor and an off-screen plot line that earned an outpouring of sympathy.

Considering all the tribulations and B.S. Burruss has publicly endured in recent months — from the gossip blogs that initially made a mockery of her relationship with former fiancé Ashley "A.J." Jewell to the shocking tragedy that claimed his life before the season finished airing — it almost seems as if her decision to be on the show was cursed from the start.

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