Sean Drakes, for the AJC
"The funny thing is when I was talking to the producer," recalls Burruss when she was first approached by Bravo to do the 'Housewives' reality show, "I told her from the jump I'm not the type that likes to waste money, because I believe in security. I don't believe in constantly blowing money for the sake of blowing money. If you think I'm gonna be on this show spending thousands on Dior and this and that, you got the wrong person." Even this tasteful half-bath reflects her frugal sensibility.