After much speculation on “The Real Housewives Of Atlanta,” Shereé Whitfield has confirmed she’s in love with a man in prison. The single mom of three gushed that Tyrone Gilliams “gets me” on the Sunday, Dec. 3 episode of the reality show. But while Whitfield seemed confident in her new found love, viewers gave her the side eye.
En route to a girls’ trip in San Francisco, Whitfield said she began dating Tyrone Gilliams after they lost touch for four years. Following eight months of courtship, the owner of Chateau Shereé said they split — and she had no idea he was sentenced to prison.
“I didn’t know he went away! We broke up,” she said on RHOA. “We stopped talking before he went to prison because he didn’t want to get me involved in any of that.”
But prison didn’t keep the two apart and Whitfield told People magazine that Gilliams, who is in federal prison after being convicted of wire fraud schemes, is “my best friend.”
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However, Twitter users aren’t so sure about the guy she was rumored in August to have married. And some remarked on her allegedly abusive relationship with former Atlanta Falcons offensive tackle Bob Whitfield.
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