A.J. Jewell, Ex-Fiance of Kandi Burruss, Killed in Bar Fight

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Rest in peace, A.J. Jewell.

The former fiance of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss was killed after suffering a severe head injury during a fight outside an Atlanta strip club Friday night.

"It appears he was involved in an altercation in the parking lot and he received a severe blow to the head," said Atlanta Police Lt. Keith Meadows.

Jewell often appeared on the Bravo reality show, clashing with his fiancee's mother. On her Twitter page, Burruss reacted to the tragedy by writing:

im just in one of those moods where i dont wanna talk, i dont wanna b held & told its gonna b ok. i just wanna cry myself 2 sleep, alone.

I could never n a million years imagine this happening. please pray for AJ's children. that's who im the most concerned 4.

Kandi, who was part of the former girl group Xtreme, has received support from her co-stars. NeNe Leakes Tweeted: "RIP AJ from the real housewives of Atlanta! My thoughts & prayers r with Kandi, his children & family;" while Kim ZolciakĀ  added:

"please Pray for my dear friend Kandi and her loss.I adored AJ and he will be misssed dearly"

** UPDATE: Fredrick Richardson has been charged with voluntary manslaughter in Jewell's death.


A.J. Jewell Biography

A.J. Jewell appeared on numerous episodes of The Real Housewives of Atlanta because he was formerly engaged to star Kandi Burruss. He's... More »
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