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Phaedra Parks Defends Former Client Who Allegedly Tried to Bomb Her Office

Phaedra Parks stands up for the man who allegedly tried to blow up her Atlanta office with a bomb.
Phaedra Parks Defends Former Client Who Allegedly Tried to Bomb Her Office
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Seven days ago, Atlanta police dubbed RHOA star Phaedra Parks as the victim of a bomb threat made by her former client, Terrence Cook, better known in the streets as rapper Drama. Many would think the reality star would want justice served after the 34-year-old rapper publicly threatened her life at her place of business, but that isn’t the case.

Instead, Parks is defending the Atlanta rapper, saying, he was “racially profiled by someone in her office building,” reports TMZ. In fact, Phaedra considers Drama a longtime friend, and was aware Drama intended on visiting her office to drop off a new CD – not a bomb. 

Phaedra Parks’ Former Client Threatens to Bomb Her Atlanta Office

Phaedra says Drama’s visit began to unravel when he mistakenly went to the wrong floor, demanding to see her. The receptionist located on the mysterious floor asked him to leave, but he wasn’t going anywhere until he saw his “good friend.” 

According to TMZ, the “misunderstanding” began when building security claims he told the guard, “I have a bomb CD. It’s about to blow up,” the rapper’s mother told the media outlet. She went on to say that the security guard asked if her son “had anything else about to blow up.”  Excited about his new project, Drama answered by saying, “I got that bomb ass CD in the car.” And things just went downhill from there. 

Parks thinks “whoever called the police just saw a guy in a white t-shirt and baggy pants with gold teeth … and assumed the worst.”

Watch the video of Atlanta’s bomb squad arriving on the scene, courtesy of the world’s greatest video sharing application: Instagram.

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