June 27, 2008 03:00 PM by Amanda Christensen
Bravo is expanding their hit series ofThe Real Housewives and this time they are going to Atlanta! The Real Housewives of Atlantawill air a30-minute preview special of the series on Wednesday, July 30 at 12 a.m. ET/PT after the rebroadcast of “Project Runway.” Five of Atlanta’s socialites will be followed over seven episodes. Who are the newest housewives?
The women are a range from NBA and NFL wives to the single mom, and Bravo will follow their busy personal lives, and even busier social calendars,while capturing it all in the hottest city of the south! The women are the social-elite and definitely entertaining to watch! These women allow us to watch their daily happenings and no day is boring!
Let’s meet the classy southern belles:
DeShawn Snow – Snow is the wife ofEric who is the captain of the Cleveland Cavaliers. They moved into theirdream home in Alpharetta, GA. Snow is the Mother of three boys – nine-year-old EJ, six-year-old Darius and five-year-old Jarren.Snow is a member of New BirthMissionary Baptist Church and she runs The DeShawn Snow Foundation which is anon-profit organization that focuses on helping teenage girls improve their self-esteem.Snow is an active participant of localphilanthropy, sitting on the board of three different charities. She is a busy mother, wife, and her social calendardoesn’t stop!
Kim Zolciak – Zolciak is the mother of two -11-year-old Brielle and six-year-old Ariana and lives in an exclusive gated townhouse community in Duluth, GA.Zolciak is a single Mom whoishopes to marry againsoon, but right now she is happily dating! She has dreams of becoming a country singer and is working withGrammy award-winning-producer Dallas Austin and will begin recording an album later this year. She is a regular on the Atlanta social scene and practices a careful balance between motherhood and her social life.
Lisa Wu Hartwell – Hartwell is acareer oriented woman and it’s not your typical business day! She owns her own Real Estate firmand if that doesn’t keep her busy enough, she also has a jewelry line called Wu Girls and a baby clothing line – Hart 2 Hart Baby. She is also tending to her budding career as an actress,model and writer. She has a very busy day and goes home to her luxurious country club community in Duluth, GA at night. She shares her home with her husband, Ed Hartwell, who plays in the NFL, and their three children 13-year-old Jordan, ten-year-old Justin and one-year-old EJ. It’s hard to imagine Hartwell could even have time for Atlanta’s social scene with acareer like hers, but she finds the time!
NeNe Leakes – Leakeslives in the Sugarloaf area of Atlanta with her husband Gregg who has made a fabulous living for their family asa successful real estate investor and business consultant. They sharetwo sons, 18-year-old Brice and nine-year-old Brentt. Leakesis the founder of The Twisted Hearts Foundation, which brings awareness to domestic violence against women. Leakes isthe “outspoken social butterfly” with goals of openinga luxury boutique hotel in the future.
Sheree Whitfield – Whitfield is the socialite experiencing new change in her life; she is a single-working-mother of three kids (Tierra, Kairo, Kaleigh)with a very active social life. She lives intheexclusive Sandy Springs area of Atlanta and has her focus is set on her new businesswhich is a clothing line called “She by Sheree”. She owned an upscale clothing boutique for many years but she closed down to focus on her clothing line. We definitely can’t wait to see her fashion come out on the show!
Remember to tune in and see the preview on Wednesday, July 30 at 12 a.m. ET/PT! It’s going to be a great series!
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