[VIDEO] Phaedra Parks Breaks Her Silence: Confirms Divorce to Apollo Nida, Addresses Cheating Rumors

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Phaedra Parks has finally broken her silence, commenting on her marriage to Apollo Nida. As previously reported, in May her husband pleaded guilty to fraud and was sentenced to eight years. Since entering prison three months ago, the Real Housewives of Atlanta cast mate has said very little. This week, she opened up to Ellen DeGeneres about rumors that she cheated on Apollo (with an African man named Chocolate). She also confirmed reports that she does have plans to file for divorce.

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During their conversation, the southern belle insisted that she was clueless to the illegal activities that Apollo had been doing:

I mean, I work. I just got my fifth college degree. And so I’m pretty much an overachiever. I have two very small children. I just stopped breast feeding three months ago. So, I didn’t have any idea this was going on until he called me and he said, ‘Hey, I’ve been arrested and I’m having this problem, but it’s not