Cynthia cakes and houses. Kenya cake, Atv’s and crazy boyfriends. Kandi and Todd, Mama Joyce, honey and handcuffs. Phaedra Democrats and Grenades. Porsha clothes and hair. Sheree, police drugs and chocolate boys. Its all about episode 5
Single Ladies got to hang by themselves
Its Kenya and Cynthia in a cake store designing a cake for Matt’s birthday. In Kenya’s design she wants to make a replica of a Gucci belt Matt lost. Perhaps it didn’t cross her mind to buy him another belt, but its the thought that counts right? Cake 4 EveryBody!
Kenya is planning a couples ATV outing for Matt’s birthday and tells Cynthia being single she probably didn’t want to go anyway. (Isn’t Kenya and Cynthia besties ? ) Kenya pours more salt into the wound by inviting couples to the event as Cynthia .
Later, Cynthia and Noelle visits a large six bedroom home. Peter wants Cynthia to sell the home they shared. While Peter doesn’t have a financial stake in the home, Cynthia views the move as a fresh start and places a bid on the 949k house.
Will The Old Lady Restaurant Damage Todd’s and Kandi’s Marriage
Construction on the “Old Lady Gang” restaurant is way behind schedule and Kandi isn’t happy with the progress or Todd’s words about the progress. Peter Thomas, Cynthia soon to be ex husband drop by . He tells Todd that his marriage to Cynthia is over. Partly due to being in business together. This makes Todd think about his marriage.
Mama Joyce comes over to baby sit, she can sense there is stress between the two and says they work hard especially Kandi. She arranges alone time for the two. She has outfitted their bathroom with wine, sex toys and handcuffs. Kandi seemed a little weirded out (who wouldn’t be) by her mothers encouragement and Mama Joyce takes it down another notch by asking to borrow Kandi’s revealing outfit she bought for Todd’s eyes only. Todd applies honey to Kandi’s body and before the show becomes sex in Atlanta, we move on.
Missing at the AVT Park
Matt and Kenya, MATT and KENYA, matt and kenya. Kenya has a secret, her man ani’t showing up for his birthday celebration. The Manboy is pissed ! He saw an ancient picture of Kenya and Jay-z (she was in his video wayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy back in the day) this sent the Manchild into a tissy and he got on his Big Wheel and peddled off to California to see his big sis. This is Kenya version anyway
Kandi, read through the tea leaves and asked Kenya to come clean. Where’s Matt? Kenya still MADD for the boy asked the Senior Couple for advice. Yes, with Phaedra-Apollo and Cynthia and Peter divorcing. Todd and Kandi are the senior couple. Kenya want to know how does their marriage work, with Kandi and her millions and Todd works
Saving the Chocolate Boys
Phaedra has been invited to attend the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, she asked Porsha to attend. She was a member of a panel on gun violence just before leaving to the conventions she learns another black man was killed by the police.
Back in Atlanta, Sheree gets a late night call from her 19 year old son Kairo. Her son Kairo was arrested for a DUI. According to Kairo, he was smoking pot and got pulled over for an expired tag. She is worries how he will be treated by the law because of his skin color. She reminds him of when they attended a rally in Washington DC where parents who have lost their children to police violence. Where they heard mothers giving over their child’s deaths. Good children, like Kairo who were killed at a young age. She tells him “You have to work harder. You have to be better,”
Sheree feels Kairo doesn’t get it and feels his father might be more effective. Bob’s opening statement, made her do a double take as he thinks medicinal marijuana is good and better than opioid’s and he has a medical marijuana card. He recovers sort of by urging his son to never drive and smoke or spend time with people who condone it.
Back in Philadelphia we hear from Jahvaris Fulton, older brother to Trayvon Martin and director of The Trayvon Martin Foundation, who tells the panel, “There’s not one simple answer. It’s definitely a combination of you have to build relationships with police in the community and you have to ban semi-automatic weapons.”
Phaedra drives to see Apollo in prison. On route she learns— someone went to her office with a grenade to blow himself and the office Up! She worries if someone knows where she lives? Freaking out, she arranges a safe place for her kids and her mother who ultimately calms her through prayer. Dammit Someone call Olivia Pope stat!