Phaedra Parks Husband, Boyfriend, Kids
Arguments, often heated arguments really brings out the most hideous and secretive views out from a person. Often, these squabbles end in heated situations; fight and brawls. In marriage, it can do a lot worse like divorce which literally spoils the life of three parties; the man, woman, and their kids.
It must be really hard to go through one, and even tougher to know that you are going to have one, soon.
This article covers a similar story of RHOA alum Phaedra Parks.
Planning Divorce With Husband?
Phaedra Parks is a federal lawyer, but more famously a TV personality known to have appeared as well as married her partner from the reality TV show Real Housewives of Atlanta. Having previously dated football player Chuck Smith, she was married in 2009 to her longtime boyfriend Apollo Nida, who was also a participant of the same reality show.
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Phaedra and Chuck were deeply in love, and the proof is that they were in a relationship for 14 years prior to their marriage. The couple, however, enjoyed comparatively lesser time as husband and wife than as girlfriend and boyfriend. The two of them for married in 2009, they got divorced in October of 2014.
Apollo Nida and Phaedra Parks wedding in 2009 (Photo: edaqudijoqu.net84.net)
She has even been open about it, and quite frankly is not angry or hurt by the divorce. Although raising two sons on her own can be a tough challenge for a beautiful single mom, it looks like she has thought about it and is committed to doing that. The couple had two sons in their 5 years of marriage; Ayden and Dylan.
In an interview in 2015, she revealed that she was definitely going to consider dating again, but not for some time. Phaedra also mentioned that the children were her topmost priority.
Takes Kids To See Their Father?
Apollo was sentenced to eight years in prison for fraud. He didn't see any chance of their marriage going forward because his wife didn't join him on the day of his hearing.
On top of that, he has been transferred to a more strict jail after he was found making an attempt to smuggle a cell phone inside his cell.
Although the marriage and divorce were between two grown-ups, it has affected their kids a lot more and there have been speculations on whether the mother should let the kids visit their father in jail or not. Apparently, Phaedra thinks that it is a good idea too and she would like that to happen.
When she was interviewed by people.com in 2014 about her ex-husband in jail, she revealed
"I have sent him a Christmas card and everything. I speak to him all the time.”
Having visited prison and courts on several occasions as a professional lawyer, she was seen visiting the prison with her kids for the first time, to see their father. Well, the father of her children will complete his long jail sentence and be free in 2020.
Life With Ex
RHOA alum managed a challenging life after she had to balance between her career and her two children as a single mom. Thus, love gods finally smiled on her. Phaedra is dating Tone Kapone, a famous Chicago radio host since October 2018. The pair made it official via Instagram on 2nd January 2019.
Phaedra Parks strikes a pose with boyfriend Tone Kapone on 2nd January 2019 (Photo: Phaedra Parks's Instagram)
It was the reality star’s first public romance since her romance failed with ex-Apollo Nida.
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They met at a mutual friends’ party and Tone slid into her DM. After the pair started chatting, Tone was bowled over by her sense of humor. Besides, the pair had just started dating thus they went on to enjoy their dating life.
However, sad storms befell soon after. The lovebirds - who were allegedly dating from the start of January 2019 - decided to call it quits only a few months into the dating scene.
As of the month of July 2019, Phaedra has a new love in her life. The beautiful lady herself didn't reveal the info about her new babe at first.
When talking about her dating life with Tone, the RHOA star claimed that her relationship with Toe didn't quite work out. However, she gave a glimpse into her new relationship, when she said that she had found another guy.
According to her, she finds this new guy more suitable to her than her past relationship. She could help but gush out on how kind, smart and intelligent her new boyfriend was.
Her new boyfriend - who she didn't name at the time - was revealed to the whole world none the less. Phaedra is dating new boyfriend, Medina Islam, who is a rapper turned actor by profession.
Phaedra Parks with new love Medina Islam spend a romantic date in 2019 (Photo: dailymail.co.uk)
Phaedra and Medina (who is roughly 10 years younger) were first outed as a couple by dailymail.co.uk.The two were seen cozying up to each other on a romantic date.
It seems the pair don't want to attract any attention towards each other but are definitely dating in 2019.