Kandi’s Wedding is a reality TV series that ran on the Bravo TV network in 2014. The series is a spin-off from The Real Housewives of Atlanta. The series follows Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker as they plan a themed wedding ceremony based on Eddie Murphy’s Coming to America. The two decide to do the work themselves, without the help of a wedding planner and they give themselves five weeks to make it happen.
Family drama adds to the stress, as Kandi’s mom, the outspoken Mama Joyce, is still opposed to the wedding. Mama Joyce refers to Todd as an “opportunist”. In addition, Todd isn’t sure whether he should sign a pre-nup, and refuses to do so until the day before the wedding.
Following is a list of the primary cast members for the show. Click on the cast member name for more detailed information.
- Kandi Burruss
- Todd Tucker
List of Episodes
Episode 1 – Say Yes to the Distress – Kandi and Todd set a date for the wedding. Although they aren’t using a wedding planner, they still pull together a team to assist with the massive effort. The team isn’t quite sure they can pull it off in such a short period of time. Mama Joyce is still expressing her doubts about the wedding, as her sisters try to help.
Episode 2 – Blessings and Dressings – Mama Joyce obnoxiously calls Todd’s deceased father a “pimp”, which is ample reason for Todd to call the whole thing off. Kandi meets with her father and asks him to officiate the wedding. Todd talks to Kandi’s father for advice, and also confides in his friend, Apollo Nida. Todd ends up confronting Mama Joyce face-to-face.
Episode 3 – Mother Tucker – Todd’s mom, known as Mother Tucker, arrives in Atlanta. Immediately, she isn’t happy about the way Mama Joyce has been acting toward her son. Kandi tries on wedding dresses. Two members of the bridal party get into an argument. The two mamma’s meet at a dinner party.
Episode 4 – Dis-Engaged – Kandi gives Todd the pre-nuptial agreement. Guest start to arrive in Atlanta. Kandi has a bachelorette party. Todd’s bachelor party almost gets out of control. At the wedding rehearsal, Todd and Kandi have a heated discussion about the pre-nup.
Episode 5 – Meet the Tuckers – Todd still refuses to sign the pre-nup and his friends start wondering whether the wedding is a good idea. He finally gives in and signs them (which we all knew he would do). Later on the show, Mama Joyce finds another way to be evil as she ignores Todd’s daughter, which causes a huge argument.
Production Company and Executive Producers
True Entertainment produced the series. The executive producers for the series include: Steven Weinstock, Glenda Hersh, Lauren Eskelin, Kandi Burruss and Todd Tucker.
Critical Response and Awards
- The show was not nominated for any awards
- The show was the highest rated spin-off from the Real Housewives of Atlanta
- The show received 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon Video
Facts and Trivia
Following is a list of little-known facts and trivia about the show and its cast members.
- Kandi’s bridesmaids included Tamera Wynn, Carmon Cambrice, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, Joyce Dallas, Fantasia Barrino, Rasheeda Frost, and Phaedra Parks.
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