Phaedra Parks Husband, Divorce, Boyfriend
Phaedra Parks has been through a lot after what happened to her husband. Now, she is saying that she would rather not take her children to visit their father anymore. Has this got something to do with her divorce? Let’s explore all!
Married Life, Husband, And Divorce!
On July 2014, Phaedra’s husband Apollo Nida had a major setback after he was charged with a money fraud scheme. He pleaded guilty of cashing stolen checks and laundering more than 2.3 million dollars by fake bank accounts and was sentenced to 8 years in prison; a ¼ of the maximum sentence. So, after 5 years of marriage, Phaedra decided to call it a quits with him.
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Even though the divorce between them remains unsettled, Phaedra has confirmed that they are going to go through this in an interview with The Huffington Post in October 2014.
Unhealthy For Kids To Visit Prison:
Phaedra has also taken a drastic measure not to let her kids visit their father in prison anymore. While several of her friends considered that by doing so, Phaedra would deny Apollo, his rights as a father. Phaedra believes that it is right for her kids, and this is with no beef to Apollo.
She just doesn’t want her kids; Dylan, 5 and Ayden, 8 to be around convicted felons like murderers and rapists.
On top of that, at one of her visits with her children, she encountered more than what she had bargained for; she along with her kids mistakenly witnessed an inmate being pleasured in the visitor’s room. She explains the incident as someone had their hands in someone else’s pants…a little masturbation,’ she says,
Try explaining that…they are at that age where they don’t know what’s going on
Even though she won’t let her kids visit their father in prison, there are no hard feelings for her estranged husband. Phaedra wants him to find happiness and move on in his life.
Well, she is an example of strong and independent women, she took care of her kids alone in the absence of their father.
Phaedra Parks with sons Dylan and Ayden on 25th December 2018 (Photo: Phaedra Parks 's Instagram)
It must have been difficult to raise two young kids alone as a single mom, but she is persevering and providing a stable home to her kids.
Who Is Her New Boyfriend?
After going through a tough time in her past relationship, love gods finally smiled on Phaedra. She met a kind and loving man and even made her relationship official on Instagram during New Years celebration of 2019.
Phaedra Parks cozies up to her new boyfriend Tone Kapone on 17th February 2019 (Photo: Phaedra Parks' Instagram)
Well, the new boyfriend in her life is famous radio host Tone Kapone and the pair seem very much in love as evident by their Instagram handles.
A Missing Guest:
Phaedra threw a grand birthday party for her older son, Ayden’s 6th birthday. She gave a grand ‘TMNT’ themed party renting out the Stars and Strikes Bowling Alley.
There were about 100 guests. Unfortunately, Apollo couldn’t arrive being incarcerated and he couldn’t even wish his son a happy birthday. But, Ayden won’t have to celebrate his birthday in the absence of his father from 2020 as his dad will be a free man after completing his jail term.
Phaedra Parks's Bio:
Phaedra Parks was born on 26 October 1971, in Athens, Georgia, US. She graduated from Clarke Centre High School in 1989 and went on to attend Wesleyan College where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication in 1993.
She resides with her kids in her house in Buckhead, Atlanta. In 2018, she sold her another Chastain Park mansion for $950,000. She is mostly known for being part of Bravo network's ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’ since 2010.
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In 2017, she was rumored to be fired from the show. And, since then she didn't appear on the show. Besides, she also appeared in the TV show ‘Dish Nation’ in the years 2014 and 2016 in the First run syndication network.