“The Real Housewives of Atlanta’s” Apollo Nida, Sentenced to 8 Years!

Say it ain’t so! But it yes it is true. Reality television star, father, and husband of Phaedra Parks; Apollo Nida, has been sentenced to eight years in prison for bank fraud and identity theft! The judgement was handed down today in a Georgia court. Apollo has not been immediately arrested, but is expected to voluntarily turn himself in at a later date.

TMZ reported: “The judge who sentenced him today in a Georgia court said Nida did indeed cooperate with federal investigators by spilling criminal secrets … and that’s why he got leniency.  Nida could have been sentenced to 30 years, so eight years is a big victory.”

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Felony offenses such as the ones Apollo is being charged with do not get reduced without some kind of plea deal. The judge also noted how helpful he has been with the investigation. To some this is coded as “snitching.” One has to wonder if, or who, he might have sold out for less time.

There has been no word from his famous wife, but she cannot be feeling good about this. The couple have two young boys. Apollo is sure to miss out on some major milestones as they grow up. It will be interesting to see if this will air on the show. We know Phaedra is returning for the upcoming seventh season. However, a rift may have already formed between the couple. Surprisingly, Phaedra has spent her last few days vacationing with friends and not with her husband. Needless to say all this legal and marital drama will make for an interesting story line. We will see if, as Apollo predicts, Kenya Moore becomes irrelevant since he “made her” and is her story line. Good luck Apollo, maybe they need a personal trainer in the prison. I hear it’s the best place to get buff.

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