Apollo shares shocking news about Phaedra the night before he's scheduled to report to prison. Meanwhile, Kandi worries about problems in her relationship; Porsha's attitude at work frustrates Claudia; Kenya begins casting her TV show; and Apollo faces Phaedra.
Kandi tries to overcome bad news about her tour. Elsewhere, Kenya has high hopes about returning to her acting and producing career; NeNe tries to patch up differences at a work event; and Apollo's prison date approaches.
A return to Atlanta finds NeNe reflecting on the drama in Puerto Rico. Elsewhere, Cynthia reaches a conclusion about her friendship with NeNe; Kandi and Todd visit a doctor; Phaedra confronts a reality about Apollo; and old acquaintances are reunited on a road trip to Charlotte.
A dispute at dinner between NeNe and Claudia ends, leaving the group utterly divided. Meanwhile, Kandi presides over a beach bash; dramas rise on a bus ride to a big performance by Demetria; and Claudia reveals a shocking secret.
The ladies prepare for a trip to Puerto Rico. Meanwhile, NeNe and Phaedra help Demetria with a relationship, and Kenya seeks a personal assistant while reaching out for advice on how to deal with NeNe.
Cynthia and Peter embark on a joint business venture by looking for a new location for their lounge. Meanwhile, Kandi hosts a sex-and-relationship party, where NeNe and Claudia face one another. Also: One lady discovers her significant other might not be faithful.
Kandi struggles to keep the peace with her family. In other developments, Phaedra anticipates being a single parent; Claudia's mother and grandmother arrive; and Kenya scouts for office space in a bid to launch her business plan.
Cynthia returns to work and joins forces with singer-actress Demetria McKinney. Meanwhile, NeNe goes live on the air in Tampa to debut her clothing collection; Kenya meets a prominent producer; and Kandi receives cold treatment from Mama Joyce at a family barbecue.
Cynthia and NeNe continue to clash as they try to resolve their issues. Meanwhile, Phaedra plunges into work to keep her mind off Apollo's dramas; Cynthia makes her runway comeback at New York Fashion Week; and Kandi treks to the Big Apple to visit Todd's mother.
Claudia adapts to her new life in Atlanta and divulges information about her family history. Meanwhile, Kandi sets out to put her house on the market, and Kandi hopes to bring the ladies together with a dinner, but dramas spill over.
Todd reprimands staffers at the Kandi Factory, putting Kandi in between her team and her husband. Meanwhile, Phaedra struggles with fallout from Apollo's decisions; Claudia begins to adjust to Atlanta life; Kenya hopes to mend relationships with the others.
Phaedra and Apollo divide in the wake of his apology to Kenya. Meanwhile, radio figure Claudia Jordan prepares for her new Southern life; NeNe returns to Atlanta following her show in Las Vegas; and a meeting between Porsha and Cynthia turns sour.
Kandi tries to please her mother by buying her a house. Meanwhile, tension between Phaedra and Apollo continues; NeNe gears up for opening night in Las Vegas; and Cynthia hosts a party, where Apollo breaks stunning news.
A draining day impacts Phaedra and Apollo as he faces his day in court in the Season 7 opener. Also: Kenya returns from vacation and deals with a dispute with Porsha; NeNe heads to Las Vegas to rehearse for a Cirque du Soleil show; and Kandi questions Todd's relaxed parenting style.