Pop culture observers, particularly “Real Housewives of Atlanta” fans, were ambushed by the news that newest “housewife” Claudia Jordan had suddenly been tossed onto the reality show trash heap after just one season.
Rumors began circulating immediately that Nene Leakes’ relentless campaigning to have non-wives removed from the show, coupled with the fact that Jordan fired multiple verbal darts at Leakes, may have contributed to her unexpected ouster.
Contributing to the confusion is the fact that Jordan had reportedly just signed a new contract to return to her full-time role on the “Real Housewives” most popular franchise show.
There has yet to be any confirmation of her firing from Bravo TV executives. And there is no word if Jordan will be able to return as a guest on RHOA, much like her rival, Porsha Williams, was able to after she was demoted to “friend” status after season six.
Soon after word broke, Jordan texted me this response to the shocking news:
“Way too soon. It’s not even confirmed yet. These bugs totally jumped the gun,” she said.
Jordan also took to her social media platform to deliver news to her fans and devoted watchers of RHOA: