The Explosive Real Housewives of Potomac Season 8 Trailer Features Fights, "Voodoo" and More

The intense Real Housewives of Potomac season 8 trailer teases drama, divorce and a shift in dynamics for the ladies of Maryland.

By Kisha Forde Sep 28, 2023 6:48 PMTags
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Time to pick those champagne flutes back up. 
In the Real Housewives of Potomac's juicy season eight trailer, Ashley Darby, Gizelle BryantKaren Huger, Robyn Dixon, Candiace Dillard Bassett, Wendy Osefo and Mia Thornton are back and ready to embrace their new individual chapters.
"We are all Black women and we are all going through our different things in our lives and we're going to embrace that," Ashley says in the trailer before a toast with her castmates. "We're going to keep Potomac weird, OK?"
But the returning ladies (including Charisse Jackson Jordan, who is back as a friend of) aren't alone this time around, with newbie Nneka Ihim, a lawyer and self-proclaimed "rich bitch," and new friend Keiarna Stewart also joining the group. As for what to expect from new Housewives? 

"My daddy's a rich bitch," Nneka explains in a confessional, "and he made sure his daughter's a rich bitch too!"

And while a few laughs and light-hearted excursions happen throughout the season, there's no shortage of drama between the women. In fact, Mia tells Ashley that she believes she married her estranged husband Michael Darby "for his money."

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"Did you marry Gordon for his money?" Ashley shoots back, to which Mia admits point-blank, "I might have."
But Mia's marital woes don't end there, as she also tells her husband Gordon that she "retained a divorce attorney" during a rocky time in their relationship.
However, Mia and Gordon aren't the only ones in the hot seat, as Robyn and her husband Juan Dixon face yet around round of gossip after cheating accusations took center stage post-season seven.

"I'm turning into a f--king villain," Robyn says through tears to her castmates. "I didn't do nothing to y'all."
And with new faces come fresh fights, as Wendy and Nneka are at odds after the latter accuses Wendy's mom of having a "shrine" and practicing "voodoo" on her.
"I got the mother--king bazooka," Wendy declares. "Come at me again."
Catch all the champagne tea when season eight of Real Housewives of Potomac premieres on Nov. 5 on Bravo. And keep reading to see the fierce new cast photos.

Wendy Osefo is taking on another endeavor and this time it will combine her interests in politics, mental health and good gossip. The group dynamic presents a challenge as she’s not in a good place with Gizelle and Robyn, and the arrival of new housewifeNneka rubs her the wrong way.

Candiace Dillard-Bassett is extremely busy touring her Deep Space Deluxe album in multiple cities, but bankrolling the cost is taking its toll on her and Chris, and she needs to figure out her next move. Already stressed out, she becomes even more anxious due to a recent health discovery. Within the group, relationships are strained as Candiace is going through her usual on again-off again with Ashley, not speaking with Gizelle and going through a rough patch with Robyn.

Robyn Dixon

Amidst the Juan cheating rumors, Robyn Dixon has decided to remain by his side…and everyone has something to say about it. While her friend group supports her, they wonder if she’s truly happy or if she’s just making excuses for her partner.

Ashley Darby

Ashley Darby has settled into her new home with sons Dean and Dylan, but whether she’s getting a divorce  still remains a hot topic among the women. As she contemplates the life of a single mother and the financial challenges that lie ahead, she questions how she will support her family.

Mia Thornton

Mia Thornton and her husband, Gordon, have been through it this past year with the loss of their CEO titleship in the Joint chiropractor. The mounting tension has caused her to seek a divorce lawyer but, not ready to give up, she gives couples therapy a try. Mia takes steps toward making amends with Karen, but persistent rumors make it difficult for them to move on.

Nneka Ihim

Attorney and entrepreneur Nneka Ihim is a first-generation Nigerian-American who enjoys the finer things in life. She and her husband, Dr. Ikenna Ihim, recently bought a beautiful Potomac house that is being renovated. She’s looking forward to building new friendships with the women, but surprising tensions rise between her and Wendy as family secrets are uncovered.

Gizelle Bryant

Gizelle Bryant is in a situation-ship with Jason Cameron from Bravo’s Winter House, who is 16 years her junior, and the west wing has never been more alive. He’s a fun distraction as she prepares for her first-born, Grace, to head to college. Although Gizelle is in a good place with Karen, she and Robyn are experiencing a different facet of their friendship as Gizelle is no-holds-barred about expressing her feelings toward Juan’s actions.

Karen Huger

It’s the “triple twenty” milestone, aka age 60, for Karen Huger, who is entering this era in stride but a health scare causes her to make some changes with her lifestyle. As she continues to build on the legacy of her family in Surry County, she has decided to restore the home that once belonged to her grandmother into a guest house/lodge. Karen and Gizelle have called a truce and for the time being are closer than ever, but Karen resents Mia for spreading rumors and Robyn for not being upfront with the group.

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