Self-made and independent is how newly single Porsha Williams would like to be labeled. This is a far cry from what some reality TV fans once thought of the Real Housewives of Atlanta star. As previously reported, Porsha and Kordell Stewart’s divorce was finalized last December.
And just last month, we reported that she allegedly didn’t receive much financial assistance after the split. Reportedly, she walked away with no alimony, home or cash.
Contrary to popular belief, Porsha explains that the reason she didn’t receive anything is because she didn’t want anything from the retired NFL’er. During her appearance on Bethenny, she explains:
I didn’t ask for anything. Right now in the press it’s, ‘Porsha didn’t get anything, poor Porsha,’ and people are feeling sorry for me because I didn’t get anything and they think that we went to trial and I lost. I didn’t go to trial, I chose not to go to court. So there was no judgement. What happened was…it just tore me apart to go through this divorce, it really did. It was so traumatic and it ruled over my life. I woke up…I’m divorcing, every single day and I wanted the freedom. I wanted to be done with it so before we had court the next week, I woke up, called my attorney, we were scheduled for court, to go to court and me plead my side and he plead his side.
So I told my attorney, ‘Listen, I am done with this. Get the divorce decree, I am coming to sign it.’ I said the only thing I want him to do is pay for my hospital bills because I didn’t have insurance. He didn’t have insurance on me or his son.
Her only request, was for health insurance, which she had accumulated debt on:
Listen, I had insurance on myself after the divorce, but the debt we had was for insurance. Remember, I wasn’t working. The debt was there still from insurance bills. That’s what I wanted him to pay. That’s it, that’s all I asked him to do and I got my car. Yeah, and he did that. I am good. I have health insurance now. I’m completely independent.
Watch the clip.
So, there ya have it! The new and improved Porsha Williams has began!