Congratulations are in order for Ms. Kandi Burruss and fiancé Todd Tucker on their engagement! But as Kandi's empire grows with multiple business ventures (sex toy line, record label CEO, online talk show, chain of boutiques, and not to mention royalties still racking up from writing a variety of hits), the businesswoman revealed to fellow cast mate Porsha on a recent ariring of Real Housewives of Atlanta that she plans to sign a prenuptial agreement before walking down the aisle, to which Porsha revealed she hadn't prior to her married to former NFL quarterback Kordell Stewart.
Burruss took to her blog on Bravo.com to explain why she plans enforcing a protection plan: that it's not about lack of trust, rather simply a "safety precaution." Check out her post below:
"Since I'm newly engaged, I'm going to touch on a couple of things in the last couple of episodes that would be related to marriage and family. First I'll go back to my conversation with Porsha about pre-nups. I do believe in pre-nups. I know that some people feel if you are truly in love and are planning to be dedicated to your marriage that a pre-nup somehow means the person requesting the pre-nup is expecting the marriage to fail. I don't agree. I feel like it's a safety precaution. Just like if you have a fire extinguisher in your home it doesn't mean you expect it to burn down, but you're just prepared to put out the fire before it starts if need be. I've had friends and associates who didn't get a pre-nup say "they didn't need one," "she or he would never do that," etc. But then later when they got divorced, things got ugly, and the person tried to get everything, they were like, "I would have never thought they would have done that to me," "she or he is not the person I married," blah, blah, blah. I feel like people do some crazy and vindictive things when they're hurt, so I think there should be agreements set in place while everyone is thinking clearly. That way if D-day ever comes (and hopefully it won't, but if it does), then it doesn't have to get uglier and more hurtful than it already is.
I hope Porsha and Kordell's marriage lasts for a lifetime, but I will say that I was shocked when she told me that they didn't do a pre-nup. I don't know why I was shocked, but I was. Well, some people like things the good ol' fashion way, and there's nothing wrong with that. To each his own!"
Do you agree with pre-nups, or is love enough?