“Real Housewives of Atlanta” veteran star Phaedra Parks is part of a minority of reality stars who have wisely leveraged their new-found national fame and platform and translated it into additional revenue streams and business opportunities.
Since the entertainment lawyer joined RHOA several seasons ago, She’s added a fitness DVD and certification in being mortician to her business portfolio.
Parks spoke about another love of hers, politics, and explained the allure of public service
“I always thought I would be the insurance commissioner, but then when I got into practicing law, things just evolved, and next thing I know, I’m in this entertainment field,” Parks said. “I love politics. I think politicians heal the community through their efforts in the legislation to pass laws that can help the people. Politics definitely plays its role.”
When asked if she will run for office in the future, she said: “I’m sure I will,”
“I’m very much so connected to politicians, and my own aunt was the first woman and person of color to be elected into politics in Hall County. So I come from a very political family,” Parks further explained.
Parks didn’t divulge when she will make that run for political office or exactly what level she will try out for, but our hunches it will come after her run with the blockbuster “RHOA,” by far the flagship show in the entire BRAVO TV portfolio.