Kim Zolciak Will Leave Atlanta Eventually, But That Doesn't Mean 'Don't Be Tardy' Is Moving Anytime Soon
Kim Zolciak Biermann is one of the most recognizable faces on Bravo. She got her start on Real Housewives Of Atlanta, and after becoming engaged and married to former Atlanta Flacons player Kroy Biermann, Kim and her family got their own show, Don’t Be Tardy, which airs Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. on Bravo. Since Kim got her start in Atlanta, I can’t picture her living anywhere else, but as early episodes of this season have shown, there's a chance her family eventually be on the move. And though it hasn't happened yet, Kim tells Bustle that the Biermann family will leave Atlanta eventually, but even if Kroy's career takes him from the city, it doesn't mean they'll all be moving anytime soon.
Kroy played for the Atlanta Falcons from 2008 to 2015, which was convenient for the family, considering they already had roots there. He signed with the Buffalo Bills in August 2016, only to be cut from the team a few weeks later. Given the nature of the NFL — Kroy could be picked up by any team, anywhere, and have to spend a lot of time in the team's city — how does Kim deal with the uncertainty? “It's very unsettling. I think it that if I didn't have a stroke, I would not be as apt to look at it like I do an adventure, and kind of exciting,” she says. “KJ's in kindergarten now, Kash is in pre-k and Ariana's started high school, so I have to stay, obviously with the kids back in Atlanta. So wherever he goes, he'll be there and we'll go when we can on the weekends or we'll work it out that way.”
Keeping your children in their schools is important, but that doesn’t mean that Kim can’t leave Georgia eventually. “I grew up in Connecticut and lived in Georgia for I guess, 15, 16 years," she says. "I definitely will be moving somewhere else at some point for sure.” Kim has never been one to shy away from having an opinion, and she has a few ideas about the most ideal places where they could move.
"I want to live in Turks and Caicos and do nothing but just swim in the ocean all day long," she says, before adding more seriously, "I don't really have a preference. That's why it's a little bit exciting that — if say Kroy signs wherever, I don't know, pick a state — if it's really cool then we might just get a house there. The uncertainty of not knowing how long he's going to sign for. You don't want to go and buy a house and then only sign for a one-year deal and have to worry about that. The NFL is... it's kind of the uncertainty. I look it, though, as kind of an adventure.”
For those of you who don’t remember, Kim suffered a mini-stroke last year while a contestant on Dancing With The Stars, and according to People, she had heart surgery right after her stroke. Kim is back to being her vivacious self, but to say that her stroke changed her outlook on life would be an understatement. Since her health scare, Kim says, “I'm a lot more relaxed. I'm very high-strung and I'm also a worrywart, always worrying about my kids, always making sure this is perfect and my hair is perfect and the car is clean and the house is clean. It's kind of like, well you know what, it'll be OK. I'll get to it.”
As a constant worrier, I find Kim’s outlook refreshing, and I’d like to adopt it for myself. Whatever the future holds for Kim and her family, she definitely has the right attitude on taking life as it comes, and I'm sure all of her fans will love watching it unfold on Don’t Be Tardy.
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