In this past Sunday's "Real Housewives of Atlanta," Kordell Stewart came on for what will likely be a single appearance to defend himself and convey his thoughts on what led to his divorce with cast member Porsha Williams. One reason: he accused her of being financially irresponsible, including not paying her condo taxes, leading to a garnishment of her "Real Housewives" wages. (He had noted this in court documents last year as well.)
In the pre-nup agreement, court documents noted, he protected himself by making sure her name was attached to none of his assets, including the home they lived in. He said there were no major assets for them to split once he filed for divorce.
"[She's] an able-bodied person, earning income and is capable of supporting herself," according to Kordell's court documents filed last year.
As a result, after a 22-month marriage, Porsha had little leverage in court. According to documents TMZ received, she got to keep her engagement ring. He paid her attorney's fees. She also got to take home any clothing and jewelry she received while married to him.
Williams received no alimony, no house, none of his retirement money nor any health insurance. Stewart keeps what he came in with : two homes, his cars, his land, his retirement money from his NFL days.
At least Porsha, for now, has an income stream from "The Real Housewives of Atlanta." Of course, on the show, she inexplicably rented a way-too-large home that she has since moved out of, according to TMZ.
On the show, she has shown a lack of education and no real career prospects or ability to leverage her new-found fame outside of an acting stint in Kandi Burruss' play. (She can sing.)
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