America’s Next Top Model winner and The Real Housewives of Atlanta alum Eva Marcille recently took a trip down memory lane and revealed some good and bad things about being a part of the cast.
Marcille recently sat down for a chat with David Yontef during an episode of his podcast Behind the Velvet Rope where she admits that the show, for her, “was a whirlwind.”
She also recalled a feud she had with fellow housewife Kandi Burrus. Marcille didn’t disappoint when giving the behind-the-scenes scoop about her time on the show.
On her feud with Kandi
Marcille has been in the business since she won the modeling competition series. She was a friend to the Bravo Reality show Atlanta Housewives show for season 10 but eventually, she became a peach holder for two seasons. During her stint, Marcille had highs and lows as a housewife. One moment, in particular, was the colorism feud between her and Burruss.
It started when Marcille made a comment about then-housewife Shamari DeVoe, referring to her time in the group Blaque, adding that fellow friend to the show Shamea Morton was also Black but "not with a q."
She insisted that she was simply noting DeVoe’s group, but Burruss wasn’t buying it.
Burruss felt the comment was referring to Morton’s darker complexion, telling Marcille the comment was “shady as f**k.” Marcille was very upset at Burruss’ accusations and explained herself during the reunion letting the ladies know she meant that Morton was not in a singing group.
An update on her friendships with her former cast members
Marcille and Burruss have made amends since the incident and decided to move past it. When Marcille described her time on The Real Housewives of Atlanta she said: “It was scary. It was fun. It was sad. It was educational.” Marcille did admit that she held back because she was pregnant much of filming and didn’t want to get overwhelmed. She says that she has maintained friendships after the show.