Claudia Jordan- Kordell Is A Friend, And That’s It!

Posted: January 27, 2015 by RealMrHousewife in Drama, Housewives
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On this past Sunday’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta, we saw housewife Claudia Jordan meet up with Porsha Williams‘s ex-husband Kordell Stewart at the opening of a new bar. While fans of the show were quick to point a finger at Jordan for socializing with him, she has taken to her Bravo blog to clarify the situation. 

In her blog, Jordan claims, “It was good to see Kordell, because he’s always been a very nice and classy guy in my presence. I met him around 1998 in Los Angeles at a First Sunday party that I think his teammate Jerome Bettis was hosting. It’s no secret I’m a huge football fan (Go Patriots!), and I actually have worked on a couple of sports shows. One was Fox Sports on a show called 5-4-3-2-1, and I met tons of entertainers and athletes doing that show. Then I did another sports show with John Salley, Hugh Douglas, and Guy Torry called Ballers where we interviewed different sports stars every week and took plenty of photos with them. I also did a show pilot called The Fantasy Show, which was a fantasy football show for ESPN.”

She continues, “My point in mentioning all of this is not to brag about my resume, but to explain that I am a woman into sports — especially football. Kordell was a black quarterback early on when it was a very tough position to get, because some idiots really thought that African Americans weren’t ‘smart enough’ to QB a team. My sports folks will know this was a ridiculous theory that some tried to really perpetuate. With that said, I have the utmost respect for Kordell pushing right past that stereotype and reaching the heights he did as a great quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers. So yes, I respect him as an athlete. When we met, I of course knew who he was. We exchanged info, chatted a few times, and became platonic friends. He never even really hit on me and was a complete gentleman. I’d see him here and there at events, and that was it. I saw him at a radio show, a party, etc. We just always had a mutual respect for one another. Nothing more, nothing less.”

Next, Jordan took on the critics, stating that, “So when folks on social media were getting angry for ‘going after’ another woman’s ex, I had to laugh! NEWSFLASH: We are all someone’s ex! And it’s not like I was chopping it up with a married man or anything tacky like that. Kordell is a friend, and that is that. Besides, if you have been watching how I move on this show, I have tried to play nice with all the ladies on this show until they have shunned or disrespected me. So being new to this group, I’m not going to intentionally do anything to create more animosity than there already is. Real talk. I need my days to be less stressful, not more! Taking a selfie is not sexual activity or inappropriate behavior. Be clear — my mother did a great job of teaching me the difference between right and wrong. But once again, the double standards of right and wrong in this group never cease to amaze me! Selfie versus side piecing? Umm, I’ll take a million selfies before I go out like that!”

Jordan also detailed that she did not believe that Stewart was flirting with her, revealing that, “Hmm was Kordell flirting? I mean, barely. At the table when Kenya asked him if he was dating, he said straight up he was seeing someone and I think he was just having a little fun with me like I was with him. It was cute and harmless, and we were having drinks (I know, for me shocking, right? LOL!) and enjoying the successful grand opening of Sports One — that’s really all it was. I am happy to report Kordell has never called my phone late night breathing hard and has been a complete gentleman around me when I have run into him. He has chosen to not speak negatively of his ex in my presence despite the awful allegations that have been made about him, and for that he has my respect.”

Meeting up with Stewart was not the first issue Jordan has had with Williams. Earlier in the season, Jordan detailed a lunch where she tried to talk about Williams acting rude, but Williams just talked about her Tom Ford hand lotion.

Kenya Moore also took to her blog to defend Jordan and Stewart potentially dating.

What do YOU think about what Jordan wrote? Let us know!

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