'I Dream of NeNe' Recap: Tears, Puke & Insect Bites When the Ladies Hit Cancun!

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nene leakes Just when I thought I Dream of NeNe could get no better, the ladies flew to Cancun. CANCUN, Y'ALL! As we've seen on other Housewives-related programs, things can get straight real when casts head south of the border. Wait. That sounded like I was implying stuff like murdered prostitutes and getting caught up with drug cartels. Sadly none of that occurred. (Unless they are saving it for the reunion.) 

But don't worry -- there was plenty of drama. It included the delivery of a mysterious and creepy portrait, NeNe's refusal to swim with dolphins because of her menstrual cycle, a drunk bridesmaid, a crying bridesmaid, a drunk-crying bridesmaid, and lip-disfiguring mosquito bites. Thank you Bravo, for this sweet gift. What will I even do with myself once it's over? 

While Gregg Leakes was planning all manner of romantic surprises for NeNe, she and her bridesmaids were ogling a Mexican soccer team. Fine, Mexican "football" team. Ugh, sports. I only play Quidditch. And the most dangerous game ... which is hunting a man on an island:

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Diana Gowins kept her attitude totally in check this week! She revealed herself to be ... quietly awesome? I know! I was shocked. That's why it was super shitty when a "mystery admirer" delivered the most hilarious and poorly executed portrait of Diana and NeNe to NeNe's suite. All the girls -- including Diana -- were creeped out. Marlo Hampton claimed she was innocent, but I doubt it. That girl is wily and high-school-level mean. I wish those dolphins had dragged her around the water and gotten her head straight. Sadly that didn't happen.

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She still thinks it's all about her! She upstaged NeNe at her own beach-side blue-themed party, refusing to wear blue per Diana's instructions. Diana kept her cool, but I slow-clapped when Cynthia Bailey called her out on her nonsense. Marlo's defense? She chose to outshine the bride-to-be because she had been in foster care. I'm sorry. No. Just. No, Marlo.

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Do you think NeNe should kick Marlo out of the wedding -- is she worth the hassle, because I haven't seen it?

 

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