‘I Shole Thought It Was Kandi’: Porsha Williams’ Throwback Pic Has Fans Mistaking Her for Her ‘RHOA’ Co-Star

Porsha Williams seems to be in a throwback kind of mood of late.

After sharing her baby photo days earlier, the seven-year veteran of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” on Thursday posted a yearbook photo of herself that appears to be from her days at Southwest DeKalb High School.

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Porsha Williams. (Photo: @porsha4real/Instagram)

The star looked much different from the way she does today. Wearing what appears to be no makeup, small hoop earrings, a striped collared shirt, and a curly up-do, Williams looked more like a tomboy than the tight-dress-wearing “Dish Nation” host known today.

“Throw back Thuuurrrrsday! Back when I used to steal my brothers clothes and dress like a whole little boy! 👩🏾‍🦱 #PjTwinning #YoungP #PjMommy #DecaturGirl,” Williams captioned the post.

Commenters shared their delighted reactions to the throwback post.

“Yessssss microwave curl 🤣”

“Come thru swoop & curls 🙌🏾”

“Very pretty pic hun, PJ looks a little like you on here💯”

“Face still flawless ⚘”

But then, a fan remarked that Williams looked a lot like her “RHOA” co-star Kandi Burruss and tried to place her finger on exactly why.

“Why do you look so much like Kandi in this picture. That smile.”

Williams replied to offer up a reason for the resemblance between the two reality stars.

“@live2love_inc brown girls & big smiles,” she replied.

Others agreed with the fan and shared as much in response.

“I promise I scrolled back up to make sure Porsha posted this picture of ‘Kandi’. 😂 I was like, ‘I’m happy they’re in a much better space for real…’ lmao.”

“I shole thought it was Kandi 🤣🤣🤣”

“yes for a second I thought it was her for real..”

“yup looked like Kandi skin color and all🤔”

Last season of “RHOA” saw Williams and Burruss having a rather contentious relationship as Burruss got word that Williams’ then-boyfriend Dennis McKinley had a habit of wining and dinning every woman he dates. Plus, he was apparently seeing someone else when he and Williams were together.

But when Williams revealed she was expecting a baby with her beau, Burruss decided she owed her co-star an apology.

“I feel pretty s—-y about some of the things I said about Dennis, especially listening to what you said,” Burruss told Williams. “Obviously, those are some of the things that I had in my relationship as far as everybody had some s— to say in the beginning. … So, it’s like no matter what happened before he got to me, it don’t matter because what he got with me is amazing. So with that, I apologize for all that I said.”

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