Monica Explains Why She Refuses to Join ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

Monica Explains Why She Refuses to Join ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

"What my children see me do is important to me."

by Jessica Bennett, October 23, 2017

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Monica Explains Why She Refuses to Join ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’

Monica may be hitting the road with good friends Tiny Harris and Kandi Burruss, but she’s leaving the reality show drama completely up to them.

The Atlanta songstress will be performing during Xscape’s upcoming reunion tour, and is focused on just that – her music. Even while Bravo TV head honcho Andy Cohen suggested she join the ever so popular Real Housewives of Atlanta, the mother of three puts her kids first, meaning they’ll never see her degrade herself for a check, according to People. 

“I would only join a show that I could also be executive producer of because what my children see me do is important to me,” said the “Just Right for Me” singer. “I would only be on a show where I could see everything before it airs and be a full participant in what it means.”

“And my goal if I ever were to do a televise show, would be to help girls like myself or people from the communities that are similar to the world that I’m from.”

Television could also take too much time away from sons Rocko, 12, Romelo, 9 and daughter Laiyah, 4.

“Me being away from my children too long is non-negotiable. It’s not an option, and anytime I work, I make that clear up front.”

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