Drew might be new to RHOA, but fans have been noticing that the newcomer hasn’t appeared in many scenes with the other women. Although she filmed with some of the ladies at Cynthia Bailey‘s lake house early in the season, she’s been at home with her family for the majority of her screen time since then.
In fact, Drew did not attend Porsha Williams‘ surprise event, she was also missing from Cynthia and Mike Hill‘s engagement party, and in the latest episode, she was absent from Kandi Burruss‘ charity event, where the women were seen passing out food to single mothers in need. Rather than attending Kandi’s event, she opted to place a facetime call to Cynthia in order to touch base with her fellow co-stars for a moment.
Tamara Tattles shared some inside information regarding Drew’s many absences back in August when the ladies were still right in the middle of filming. As it turns out, the new peach-holder suffered a rather serious injury just as filming was set to begin. She tore her Achilles during a performance of Set It Off, which ultimately required the star to undergo multiple surgeries.
However, according to the report, producers decided to allow Drew to keep her full-time role due to the fact that she was filming such deep, authentic content, and it’s no secret that season 13 has been lacking in the strong storyline department.
The actress has been very open about her personal life thus far as fans have witnessed Drew and her husband, Ralph Pittman Jr., attend therapy to work on their strained relationship. If fans recall, Ralph disappeared for three days without telling his wife where he was going and his actions caused a major rift in their marriage. Drew’s mother was also living with them during quarantine and as they were filming, which also added stress to the couple’s relationship.
It’s unclear how many group scenes Drew ended up filming for season 13, but she did attend Cynthia’s bachelorette party in Charleston, South Carolina, which reportedly resulted in a great deal of drama as fans have likely heard.
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