Saturday, September 24, 2022

Rickey Smiley Slams ‘Thirsty’ Blog for Printing #FakeNews About Him and Porsha Williams

Host Rickey Smiley speaks onstage at the 2017 Black Music Honors at Tennessee Performing Arts Center on August 18, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.

*Rickey Smiley has slammed a story published on MediaTakeOut that claims he and ‘RHOA’ star actress Porsha Williams are officially dating.

Smiley says the reports is simply not true, and he posted a statement that the media will never catch him at another Atlanta event because every time he steps out, a blogger is waiting to spew negative press about him.

Read his statement on the matter below.

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Smiley said:

“If MTO wanted to talk to me I am at 107.9 everyday. 101 Marietta St. 12th floor in Atlanta. This is why I refuse to attend any events in Atlanta. Anything you do anybody you take a picture with you’re in blogs. You’re either coupled up; if you take a picture with a man, now you are gay; take a picture with a woman and you with her; take a picture with a program director and you about to leave your station and go to his station; take a picture with a little person then you obsessed with little people. What they don’t understand it takes an effect on people’s lives when you put out things that are simply not true. Porsha and I have a great working relationship and we are friends. People would like to see us together but she has her thing going on and I have my thing going on. Anybody you shake hands with you are in blogs. If you need real content just reach out and do a real interview. I will not go anywhere in Atlanta with this negative media. Blogs [are] trying to ruin your brand and reputation just because they are thirsty for content.”

Ny MaGee
Ny MaGee is an entertainment reporter with over 15 years of experience working in the film industry in areas including production and post-production, marketing, distribution, and acquisitions. She has worked for legendary film producer Roger Corman, Quentin Tarantino's production team at Miramax, the late Larry Flynt, MTV/ VH1, Hallmark Channel, Paramount, Jim Henson Co., Parade Magazine, and various LA-based companies representing above-the-line talent.

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