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Porsha Williams

Divorce Didn't Ruin Me ...

I'm Dating a Rich African Dictator's Son

3/13/2014 5:45 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0312_porsha-Stewart_Teodoro-Nguema-Obiang-Mangue_getty_landovPorsha Williams isn't wanting for cash after her ex-husband screwed her over in their divorce -- sources tell TMZ, she's now knocking boots with the exorbitantly wealthy son of an African dictator ... notorious for human rights violations.

According to sources, Porsha has been seeing 42-year-old Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, son of Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea ... since 1979.

Mbasogo (the father) is known as one of Africa's most brutal and corrupt rulers -- not only for having his predecessor executed and political opponents tortured, but for pillaging his own country's oil wealth ... while its people live in abject poverty.

And his son is reaping the benefits -- living like a king in Malibu and all around the world.

We're told Mangue (the son) has been showering Porsha with expensive gifts for the last month -- Louboutin shoes, Chanel ... even a Rolls Royce -- and Porsha has been posting photos of the gifts on Instagram.

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Sources say the romance is pretty new ... but it's escalating fast -- we're told Mangue is currently looking to buy Porsha a multimillion-dollar house in ATL.

We reached out to Porsha's conscience for comment -- so far, no word back.

Porsha Williams

My Hubby Screwed Me

Sadly, In My Divorce!

3/12/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams got hosed in her divorce settlement with Kordell Stewart.

According to legal docs -- obtained by TMZ --  Porsha gets NO alimony, NO house, NO NFL retirement money, NO cash-out, NO health insurance.  She even has to pay her own credit card balances.

It's almost like a western movie.  She gets the Mercedes she drove in on, and that's about it.  She does get to keep the engagement ring and all of her personal crap ... jewelry, clothes and other personal items.

As for Kordell ... he gets two houses, 2 plots of land, a 2013 Mercedes and a 2010 Porsche, and his full retirement benefits.  He also gets to keep a 100% interest in his companies.

Pretty crazy -- considering there was a lot of talk on "Real Housewives" that Porsha and Kordell did NOT sign a prenup.

Porsha was fighting like crazy to stay in the house, but Kordell changed the locks on her.

And it gets even worse.  She's on the chopping block for the show.

On the bright side ... a pawn shop would probably pay a pretty penny for that ring.

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Porsha Williams

Divorce Hits Home

Real Housewives $$$ May Be Seized

1/21/2014 12:09 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0120_porsha_williams_article_tmzPorsha Williams may have a new story line on "Real Housewives of Atlanta" -- holding a cup outside Walmart, begging for money so she can pay her homeowner's bills. 

Porsha lived in a high-rise condo complex in Atlanta ... and she's fallen behind on her homeowner's dues -- to the tune of $17,959!

Now the homeowner's association has filed legal docs -- obtained by TMZ -- requesting that her bank account be frozen and the money that goes in gets diverted to pay her homeowner's bills.  Fact is ... the only real money she gets is from 'RHOA.'

Porsha has been strapped for cash lately ... we're told she's getting $5K a month in spousal support from Kordell Stewart, but apparently that's not nearly enough to make ends meet.

We're told Porsha is living with her mom now.  At least the price is right.

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Porsha Williams

Kordell TRIED To Muzzle Me

... I Told Him to Stick It

12/8/2013 12:42 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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Kordell Stewart tried to legally block Porsha Williams from blabbing about his personal life on "Real Housewives of ATL" back in April ... but she blew him off and trashed him anyway, TMZ has learned.

TMZ obtained legal docs showing the former NFL star approached Porsha back in April (right after he filed for divorce) and asked her to sign a confidentiality agreement ... in which they would both agree to keep their marriage problems private. 

But Porsha -- probably knowing if she didn't talk about Kordell, she would lose screen time (and possibly her role on the show) -- refused to sign the document ... and turned up the Kordell-bashing to an all-time high. During the show, she even implied he was secretly gay.

The marriage officially ended last week -- and just a few days after the divorce was finalized, Porsha seemed extremely pleased with her new single status.

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Kordell Stewart

The Judge & I Agree

Porsha Get Out

6/30/2013 8:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Ex-NFL star Kordell Stewart scored a legal touchdown ... when a judge sided with him and ordered his estranged wife Porsha Williams get the hell out of their marital casa.

TMZ broke the story ... Kordell and the "Real Housewives" star are in a nasty divorce battle. Recently, Porsha asked the court allow her to keep using the couple's GA mansion, after Kordell changed the locks, arguing she had no place to go.

Kordell fought back. He denied the lock-out and asked the judge to shoot down her request.

Then on June 18th the Fulton County Court judge sided with Kordell, temporarily granting him the exclusive right to use the crib ... and ordered Porsha to move out.

It's not all bad news for Porsha ... the judge also ordered Kordell to cough up $5,000 / month in alimony for the next 3 months, hand over all of Porsha's belongings and pay for moving costs and a storage unit while she transitions.  

And not everything is set in stone, the court will issue a final decision at a later date.

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Porsha Williams

Kordell Changed the Locks On Me!

5/20/2013 4:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kordell Stewart REAALLLY doesn't wanna see his estranged wife Porsha Williams anymore ... 'cause the ex-NFL star just changed the locks on the family home to keep her out ... this according to Porsha.

The "Real Housewives of ATL" star just filed new docs in her divorce war with Kordell ... and it appears the nasty split just got even NASTIER.

According to the docs, filed in family court in Georgia and obtained by TMZ, Porsha claims Kordell has locked her out of their residence on multiple occasions ... and she had to have her lawyer beg Kordell's people for a key.

Sources close to the situation tell us Kordell isn't playing ball -- and hasn't forked over a key.

But there's more ... according to the docs, Porsha tried to work things out with Kordell in a mediation session, but she claims he blew the whole thing off ... and called it a "waste of everyone's time."

Porsha wants a judge to force Kordell to either allow her to use the house ... or pay her enough cash so she can get a "suitable alternative residence."

Sources tell us Porsha is currently living with her mom in ATL -- guess she feels it's just not a "suitable residence" for a grown woman.

Calls to Kordell's people have not been returned.

Porsha Williams

My Divorce Is 100% REAL

... But I Wish It Wasn't

5/7/2013 3:50 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0507_porsha_willaims_kordell_stewart_tmz_articlePorsha Williams says her divorce from former NFL star Kordell Stewart is ABSOLUTELY NOT a publicity stunt or a contrived plotline for "Real Housewives" ... but she wishes it was.

After TMZ broke the story that Kordell pulled the plug on the marriage back in March ... several media outlets called B.S. on the split, claiming it was a cheap P.R. stunt concocted in the hopes they would stay on the show for another season.

But Porsha's rep tells us ... the notion of a phony divorce is "absolutely ridiculous" ... explaining, "Given everything this abrupt divorce filing has put her through in the public, [Porsha] would never bring something like this on herself, especially with them having a child in the house."

The rep adds, "[Porsha] wishes things could have been different [with Kordell] but that simply is not possible.”

We also spoke with Porsha's attorney, Randy Kessler, who says the two sides are trying to keep the split amicable and are working on reaching a separation agreement as quickly as possible. 

The two were married in 2011 and have no children together ... but Kordell has a son from a previous relationship.

Kandi Burruss

Kordell is Fumbling Facts

On Porsha's Mom Skills

4/12/2013 4:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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is sticking up for her "Real Housewives of Atlanta" castmate ... saying she highly doubts Kordell Stewart's claim that Porsha Williams is a stepmomster from hell.

TMZ broke the story ... ex-Pittsburgh Steeler Stewart ripped Porsha in divorce docs last week, accusing her of partying all night, disappearing for days, and neglecting his son.

But at LAX, Kandi told us Porsha "never really did anything unless [Kordell] was comfortable with it."

She also told us Porsha's the one who sacrificed -- and you gotta see the dig she gets in at Kordell's expense.

Those 'Housewives' stick together ... until they're fighting each other.

Kordell Stewart

Porsha Parties All Night

and Neglects My Son

4/7/2013 12:55 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0404_porscha_kordel_stewart_gettyPorsha Williams likes to stay out partying 'til the break o' dawn, and then call police to get her into the house she shares with estranged husband Kordell Stewart -- this according to new documents.

"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha fired the first shot ... filing a motion that claimed Kordell was locking her out of the house -- and bringing another woman into the home.

But in his response Kordell claims he only locks the house at night for security purposes. He claims the real problem is Porsha frequently leaves home for several days straight ... and sometimes comes back between 2:00 AM and 4:00 AM smelling like alcohol.

As we previously reported ... Kordell filed for divorce last month.

The ex-NFL star also claims Porsha called the police twice to let her into the house ... even though she has a key to enter the property.

As for Porsha's claim of "another woman" in the house -- Kordell says it's the nanny he was forced to hire because Porsha is "neglecting her responsibilities to her stepson."

Kordell wants the court to deny Porsha's demand for temporary support ... because as he puts it ... she's a celebrity who makes plenty of her own cash.

Porsha Stewart

All Smiles

Despite Divorce

4/3/2013 9:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Stewart struggled to describe her feelings today in NYC after her husband blindsided her with divorce papers last month ... but she's still staying surprisingly positive.

Porsha was leaving the airport with a smile on her face when we asked if she had anything to say in the wake of Kordell Stewart's divorce filing ... she couldn't find the words.

As we reported, Porsha filed her own legal docs in response to Kordell's divorce papers, demanding considerable alimony ... and exclusive use of the family's Atlanta home.

Porsha to Kordell

I Raised YOUR Son...

So Pay UP

3/29/2013 2:22 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Porsha Williams is returning fire against her estranged husband Kordell Stewart ... filing an official response to Stewart's divorce docs, claiming she gave up her life to take care of Kordell's son from another woman ... and he needs to pay.

TMZ broke the story ... Stewart blindsided Williams with divorce papers this week, claiming Porsha doesn't deserve a dime in spousal support because she is capable of earning her own income.

But according to the new legal docs, filed by Porsha's attorney Randall Kessler, Porsha's marriage set her way back professionally ... because she quit her job for two years while they were married (and even sold her businesses) in order to care for Kordell's kid from another woman.

Porsha doesn't mention the fact that she's currently starring on "Real Housewives of Atlanta."

According to the docs, Porsha's not only demanding alimony from Stewart ... she also wants exclusive use of the family's Atlanta home.

Porsha's rep told us Porsha had held off on filing her own divorce papers because Kordell had promised to work on the marriage with her ... but now, the gloves are off.

Kordell Stewart

Playdate w/ Son

Hours Before Divorce

3/29/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Before publishing ... we contacted Kordell's rep, who told us the woman in the photo was Kordell's baby mama, Tania Richardson.

Tania contacted us Friday, and said she is not the woman in the pic.

Calls back to Kordell's people have not been returned.

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The night before Kordell Stewart filed for divorce from his wife Porsha Williams, he was hanging out with another woman -- his baby mama -- and TMZ has the pic.

Kordell -- a former NFL star who spent years with the Pittsburgh Steelers -- spent Thursday March 21 at Dave & Busters video game arcade restaurant in Marietta, Georgia with former flame Tania Richardson and their son Syre.

Sources close to Kordell tell TMZ ... Stewart was initially booked to appear at the restaurant as part of an event for a local radio station where he works ... but thought Syre would enjoy the place, so he called up Tania and invited them over.

It's unclear if Kordell and Tania talked about the NFL player's marriage ... but witnesses inside the joint tell us the two appeared to be having a serious conversation and Kordell looked stressed out.

We broke the story ... Kordell filed for divorce the very next day -- and Williams (who stars on "Real Housewives of Atlanta") claims she was blindsided by Stewart's actions.

The two were married in 2011 -- and have no children of their own.

Kenya Moore

There's STILL HOPE

For Porsha & Kordell

3/27/2013 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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"Real Housewives of Atlanta" star Porsha Williams can still reconcile with her estranged husband Kordell Stewart ... that is, if Porsha's willing to put in the work ... so says her co-star Kenya Moore.

Kenya was out in L.A. Tuesday when we asked if she was shocked by Kordell's divorce filing -- and she said she wasn't ... citing a huge red flag she noticed in Porsha and Kordell's relationship.

But she says it's not over 'til it's over, adding, "It seems they just need to maybe iron some things out in their relationship. Maybe they could still make it work."

The statistics say otherwise.

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