Season 3 closes with Cynthia's wedding rapidly approaching, but jitters and dramas surround the big event. Elsewhere, Phaedra returns to work; Sheree's acting ability is sorely tested during a movie audition; and Kandi approaches Kim about song-related finances.
Phaedra, Sheree and Cynthia welcome Kandi's tour-bus arrival in Miami, but plans to celebrate Cynthia's approaching nuptials are marred by a ballooning battle between Kim and NeNe, not to mention Cynthia's own anxiety about her wedding.
NeNe conducts her first on-air interview, with rapper-producer Jermaine Dupri, but the segment creates tension with Kim. Elsewhere, financial problems jar Peter and Cynthia; Phaedra struggles to balance career and family; and Kandi tires of Kim's bus-tour shenanigans.
As her tour draws ever closer, Kandi scrambles to finish her CD while trying to get Kim's opening act in shape. Elsewhere, Cynthia makes moves to reconcile with NeNe, who feels the stress of trying to score a celebrity interview for her local show. Also: Kim's past jesting at Phaedra's due date comes back to haunt her.
Kim rehearses for her looming tour, but she's seemingly more interested in sculpting her body than refining the show. Elsewhere, Sheree prepares to act in a regional play; and Phaedra plans to face the ladies about gossip that surrounded her pregnancy.
Kim faces the music by meeting with the vocal coach who previously criticized her singing skills. Meanwhile, Sheree auditions for a talent agency, and Phaedra rejoices in newfound parenthood. Later, dramas are fast and furious at the FastLife drag race.
Phaedra brings her new baby home. In other motherhood developments, Kim struggles with her daughter's curious queries about sex. Meanwhile, Kandi revamps a song to make it more suitable for Kim; Cynthia arranges her dream wedding; and NeNe's hardship in her marriage nears the breaking point.
With her due date still a mystery to all, Phaedra prepares to give birth by arriving in Augusta to see her doctor. Elsewhere, NeNe tries to land a post as an entertainment reporter at a local TV station. And Sheree hosts a party, but NeNe's inside scoop about Sheree's date stirs up the drama.
Trying to prove she can dance, a driven Sheree steps up in a regional dance-themed charity event. Elsewhere, Phaedra prepares to give birth; tension mounts between Kandi and Kim over a new song; a cunning proposal surprises Cynthia; and Kim develops a new crush.
NeNe hopes to inspire a career path for her late-bloomer son by introducing him to Cynthia's club-owner boyfriend. Meanwhile, Kim lays down music tracks with Kandi's help, but creative differences create dissension; and NeNe's marriage issues escalate to the breaking point.
Kim opines on cheating while guesting on Kandi's Web show, and NeNe reveals her nip-tuck results to Cynthia. Meanwhile, a pregnancy photo shoot involves Phaedra. And the ladies celebrate Mother's Day with a meal, dishing on sex and NeNe's marital dramas.
Mired in marital problems, NeNe looks to cheer herself up---through plastic surgery. Meanwhile, Phaedra and Cynthia connect at a horse-racing event; Kim enlists Kandi to write her next song; and Phaedra plans an overblown horse-race-themed baby shower.
This Kandi is sweet---she journeys to Palm Springs to extend support to Kim, who's been invited to perform at a gay-circuit party. Meanwhile, Sheree reconnects with a family member; parenting issues plague Phaedra; and Cynthia is conflicted about the notion of marriage.
NeNe, her personal life beginning to crumble, shares her perspective about a past showdown, with model and new housewife Cynthia Bailey lending support. Meanwhile, Sheree goes on a blind date with a doctor; Kandi records with R&B vocalist Ne-Yo; and Kim is called on to perform at a gay-circuit party.
Season 3 kicks off with whispers spreading fast in the wake of Kim's delicate disclosure in a tabloid. Meanwhile, other fast rumors affect NeNe, and Kandi plunges into the dating pool. Phaedra Parks and Cynthia Bailey join the cast this season.