Thursday, September 24, 2015

Cynthia Bailey Talks 'Real Housewives Of Atlanta' Season 8, NeNe Leakes and Sheree Whitfield
Fans will see a few new faces when "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" returns for season 8 this fall, and while Cynthia Bailey won't confirm the identity of the new members of the Bravo series, she did say in a recent interview that bringing new people to the reality TV series keeps it interesting.

"I'm always for new blood," Bailey told Wetpaint referring to the several potential cast members rumored to be a part of "RHOA" in the upcoming season. "I think it just changes the dynamics of the group and makes everything more interesting and more fun."

Bailey also expressed her excitement for Sheree Whitfield's return. "I'm excited to have Sheree back, in particular, because we never really got a chance to get to know each other when we were on the show before," the 47-year-old TV personality said. "We have kids of the same age ... and they actually went to an acting camp together, so it's going to be interesting to see how it plays out this time around."

Whitfield, who is one of the original housewives when the series was launched in October 2008, last appeared on the show's season 4. It's still unclear whether she's a main housewife in the new installment.

At the latter part of the interview, Bailey also addressed NeNe Leakes' exit from the series, saying that she respects her former co-star's decision despite their differences in the past.

"I know that she wanted to move on to other things, [and] it's cool," she told Wetpaint. "Regardless of what NeNe and I have been through, I always respect her as a businesswoman. She works hard, and I respect that."
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