Tierra Fuller, the eldest daughter of Sheree Whitfield of The Real Housewives of Atlanta was almost non-existent for three seasons of Sheree’s appearance on the popular reality show.
While her two younger kids, Kairo and Kaleigh, were featured from the premiere episode, it wasn’t until season #3 that fans were introduced to Sheree’s now 26-year old daughter, who was away at college when she started the show.
Whitfield, 42, has reportedly had Fuller when she was 15, which explains why she never finished high school and while it was Tierra’s choice not to appear on air initially, she has overcame her hesitation and even wants to follow in her mom’s ‘reality show’ footsteps one day.
Tierra has finally spoken up about how she feels about her mother’s participation in all the ‘housewives’ drama.
Tierra was included in a recent Glamour article featuring a few daughters of The Real Housewives. She was interviewed alongside Briana Culberson, 25; Victoria de Lesseps, 17; Pandora Sabo, 26; and Lauren Manzo, 24
Fuller admits that watching the show upsets her but she keeps it all in perspective…
I find myself getting very angry when I watch the show. Then I?ll talk to my mom, and she?s like, ?You know, you can?t get too emotional about it.?
The whole Marlo thing was hard for me.
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That fight was really intense. You want to protect your family, and that?s my mom!
If I?m watching and something goes down, I?ll send her a text, like, ?Wow, why did you two start arguing? Did that really happen?? And then she?ll give me the background.
As far as appearing on the show, Tierra admits that it was weird at first, but now she’s got the “reality show” bug herself and may even consider doing a show with her boyfriend Damon, who appeared on RHOA with Whitfield to pick out engagement rings last season…
I was only on the show a few times, but the city of Atlanta isn?t that big, so I get a lot of recognition?especially the first season that I was on. Anytime I went out, people would come up to me like, ?Oh my God, you?re Shere??s daughter!?
One time I went back to Nashville for the TSU homecoming, and this older lady came up to me and was like, ?Can I get your autograph?? People still give autographs? I thought that was weird.
A woman approached me about being on another reality show. It was going to be about people my age being spoiled, always getting what they want. I guess they didn?t end up selling the pilot, but I was interested.
My boyfriend, Damon, and I spoke about doing our own reality show. I think it?s not a bad idea. I like Bethenny Ever After and Khlo? and Lamar.
My mom is doing her thing; I?m trying to get her to make her own workout DVD or her own juicer. A lot of opportunities come out of reality shows, and my mom is my role model. FULL ARTICLE
I would pray Tierra re-thinks following in her mom’s footsteps but who am I to judge? If reality shows are you life’s goals, so be it.