Why is Phaedra Parks on Married to Medicine? Details!

Phaedra Parks traded in her peach to pursue her holistic wellness goals on Married to Medicine. Here’s what she said about the decision!

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Phaedra Parks in the confessional for “Married to Medicine”
Source: Bravo

The essentials:

  • Phaedra Parks joined Married to Medicine in Season 10, making her one of the first housewives to appear in another franchise
  • Phaedra reportedly dated a doctor and expressed interest in running a holistic wellness center before joining Married to Medicine.
  • Phaedra shared with her RHOA co-stars where she stands after being fired from the series in 2017.

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Long time Real Housewives of Atlanta Observers have long resigned themselves to the fact that Phaedra Parks may never get her peach back after her ouster from the series in 2017 (at least as long as Kandi Burruss continues her reign).

But in 2023, Phaedra stunned Bravo fans by switching franchises as one of the newest cast members of another ATL-based show – Married to medicine – together with her newcomer colleague Dr. Alicia Egolum.

At Married to medicinebrings Phaedra some of the Southern Belle charm and shady confessional moments her fans fell in love with RHOA. However, some of her cast members are eyeing the lawyer, mother and entrepreneur for her past mistakes on reality TV

So why is Phaedra willing to plunge into the chaos of a new friend group? Here’s what we know about why she joined Married to medicine.

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Phaedra Parks for season 10 of Married to Medicine.
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Why is Phaedra Parks on Married to Medicine?

If you are part of both M2M And RHOA Fandom, you’ve probably seen cast members from both shows cross over on occasion. In particular, Dr. Jackie Walters was Kandi Burruss and Sanya Richard-Ross’s gynecologist and appeared on RHOA.

Quad Webb, another of Married to medicine‘s OGs, was on RHOA with Phaedra and filmed a scene in Phaedra’s law office in an earlier season. Since then, Quad and Phaedra remained close, and the connection attracted Phaedra Married to medicine.

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In front of her Married to medicine Debut, Phaedra said BravoTV that the show seemed like a great fit since she’s been friends with Quad, Toya Bush-Harris and some of her other castmates “for years.” Additionally, Phaedra said that, like some of the ladies, she is dating someone married to medicine — her doctor boo, “Dr. O.”

“I have that in common with the ladies too,” said Phaedra. “You’re married, but I’m also cozying up to a doctor.”

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While her co-stars are happy with married life, Phaedra, who divorced her ex-husband and father of her two children, Apollo Nida, in 2017, continued to speak out Married to medicine that a second marriage was not in her plans. The Ultimate girls trip Alum also hinted at this Page six that she and Dr. Oh, we were no longer together.

Whether she’s into “dating medicine” or not, Phaedra’s career goals are also the reason she joined Married to medicine. In addition to her many degrees and even more jobs, Phaedra decided to enter the world of holistic healing and accordingly M2MHer press release for the season states, “She is ready to make her mark as a medical brand with a holistic wellness center.”

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Through her wellness center, Phaedra plans to add “holistic healer” to her resume and create a space that offers Reiki therapy, healing crystals, etc.

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Is Phaedra Parks still friends with her old RHOA cast members?

With Phaedra back on Bravo fans’ TVs, many are wondering if she has stayed in touch with the ladies from her previous show. RHOA.

As fans of the Housewives series know, Phaedra was fired in 2017 after it was revealed that she was the person who spread the rumor that Kandi Burruss and her husband Todd Tucker planned to drug Porsha Williams and take her home take. Phaedra also accused Todd of cheating on Kandi, stating that he used the alias “Marvin” when doing so, which Todd denied.

Since I was released RHOAKandi and Phaedra never managed to mend their previous friendship. However, many other cast members, such as Sheree Whitfield and Marlo Hampton, remained in Phaedra’s life. During BravoCon 2023, Phaedra told Access Hollywood that she, Sheree and Marlo flew to the event together and saw each other often.

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Phaedra and her former best friend Porsha have also posted about each other on social media, although it is unclear whether they have returned to their frick and frock antics. And although Phaedra doesn’t plan on filming with her friends again, she said People that works Married to medicine allows her to be with “smarter” girls who are less “moral” and have “careers and jobs” to lose.

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“These girls are very intelligent and they have careers and jobs,” Phaedra said when asked about the differences between them M2M And RHOA. “I absolutely enjoyed the entire cast. They were really great. Well, some of them are a little crazy. Some of them [are] a little chaotic. But you know, it was good. I mean, it’s a great combination.”

It looks like Phaedra has found a new home Married to medicine! Catch her and the rest of the cast Sundays at 9pm EST on Bravo.

Olly Dawes

Olly Dawes is a Nytimas U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Olly Dawes joined Nytimas in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: ollydawes@nytimas.com.

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