Is Phaedra Parks Confirming She Is No Longer A Real Housewife Of Atlanta?

"I'm bigger than an hour show."

SHOW TRANSCRIPT

Well, as a black woman, I know that we are more than what is portrayed on reality TV. I understand that black women are mosaic and we need to be represented at all times and we need to show that we are not only multifaceted but that we are very diverse in nature. And so I have wanted to show that black women are intelligent, black women are innovative, and black women do most things better than anybody else [APPLAUSE] not because we've always wanted to, but because as black women we have had to, okay? [APPLAUSE] Speak now. So it has been very important to me to make sure that my portrayal on TV has shown that you can survive, you can be resilient. You can go through a life and maintain your dignity and do it with some sense of class. Very good. Television is a tough business and the purpose of television is obviously to entertain and sometimes at the expense of the people who are doing the entertaining and so it's a very hard platform to you to obviously maintain. Certain things on because it is a platform where they have the power to edit and make things appear as though they're one thing but it's really something totally different. But, you know, you can't live with regrets because, what I do know is, the size of your problem is sometimes indicative of the magnitude of your destiny. And so, it's well with me because I know that You know, I'm bigger than an hour show. I'm bigger that 12 minutes that you see me on the screen. I'm bigger than one day that you have watched me because i've been living over 40 years. So catch that.
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