Breaking News: Apollo Nida Pleads Guilty!

Posted on May 6 2014 - 5:54pm by Editor
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Apollo Nida, star of The Real Housewives of Atlanta and husband to Phaedra Parks pled guilty today in in the US District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Apollo arrived in court this morning in style. The “clean man” wore a plaid jacket and dark slacks.

Apollo in court

Sketch of Apollo Nida in Court 5/6/2014

Apollo stood in front of  Judge Charles Pannell and uttered the words “Guilty” as part of a plea deal he worked out with prosecutors. Apollo’s guilty plea was expected since he “Waived his right to Indictment” last month. 

RELATED: Apollo Nida’s Co-Conspirator, Gayla St. Julien Sentenced To Years In Prison

When a defendant waives his/her right to indictment, they are basically saying that they agree that the state has enough evidence to move forward to trial or plea deal without having an independent panel (grand jury) first check the prosecutor’s case. Generally, defendants waive their right if the prosecutor is offering a very good plea bargain that the defendant fears will go away if they challenge the evidence.

Back in January 2014, the feds charged Apollo in a massive bank and identity fraud scheme. Apollo, who is currently on state parole for a 2004 racketeering conviction, didn’t seem phased by the charges. The scam involved, opening 40 bank accounts in and around the Atlanta area, using stolen identities and depositing stolen US Treasury checks, fraudulent checks, stolen retirement checks issued to Delta Airlines employees.

Apollo is no stranger to crime and prison. The former RHOA star served five years in federal prison from 2004 to 2009 for racketeering. Upon his release, he married RHOA star, Phaedra Parks and seemed to have turned his life around but as we know now that was not the case.

Apollo stated in court this morning, the pressures of being on reality television and maintaining a lifestyle he couldn’t afford drove him to commit fraud and the situation took a major toll on him. So much, he once suffered a nervous breakdown over the massive strain to keep up with the Joneses.

Mr. Nida made the following statement in court:

 “I take full responsibility for my actions. It was a dumb situation I put myself in. I got sucked in and engulfed and lost sight of things” 

Apollo pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail, wire, and bank fraud. These charges carry up to 30 years in the slammer. In addition, he will be subjected to fines up to $1 million, plus restitution for an estimated $2.3 million.

Sentencing has been scheduled for July 8 at 2 p.m.

In an ironic twist, July 8th happens to be the same sentencing day for Teresa and Joe’s Giudice, stars of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. How convenient for “All About The Tea,”  Apollo can share Teresa and Joe Giudice’s “Countdown to Sentencing” clock, located on the site’s sidebar for your viewing convenience.


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  • Michael

    I wonder if Kenya will be putting any money on his books anytime soon At least Phaedra can be sure he wont be texting Kenya. The funny thing is that Teresa and Joe Giudice will be in court for their sentencing on the same day. Maybe July 8th should become National Bravo Day this year 🙂

    • LMAO! That’s Phaedra’s Clean man.

      The AATT Sentencing Countdown Clock for Tre & Joe Serves a dual purpose! #Kill2BirdsWithOneStone

      • Michael

        First thing I thought of was Apollo telling Kenya that he isn’t a criminal, he has a criminal past. I wonder if he considers himself a criminal now 🙂

        • LOL–He’s such a doofus!! Remember when he told Kenya her toes were dirty. Now look who’s going to be touching their toes on a regular. #Don’tDropTheSoap

          • Raine Woman

            Oh Doc! LMAO

          • LOLOL! 🙂

          • Birdie11

            Suessero!! GROSSSSSS!!!!

          • And Apollo is in for it…he’s a pretty one!

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            He’s already used to it.
            Maybe he missed his Bubba Friends and needed a ticket back to the slammer to have and get his fill of it (get it?), ay.

          • Ewwwwwwww…….LMAO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • nan/4

            LOL!!!!

        • Marsbars09

          Michael, Apollo is a lying POS.

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Yep, my new name of affection for him is Duh-pollo.

    • WestCoastFeed

      Excellent idea. Let’s call it National Bravo Sentencing Day. And let’s have a big party!

      • Michael

        I was thinking of taking a shot for every year they get sentenced, but then I realized that could be near 70 shots 🙂

      • LMAO!!!

      • Birdie11

        With a prison theme! Twi will be working overtime!

      • Marsbars09

        I “third” that. 🙂

  • WestCoastFeed

    It’s probably pretty safe to say that Apollo is going to get the longest sentence.

  • Birdie11

    WOW! July 8th is gonna be FUN!!

    • Raine Woman

      Double the FUN!

      • WestCoastFeed

        I’m already stocking up on the Franzia Crispy White.

        • Ahahahahaha!!!! And don’t forget sprinkle cookies for Twi and popcorn for me!

        • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

          I had no idea there even was a Franzia Crispy White, or whatever that swill is called.
          I bet the Crispy White could give Tre’s Scumalini a run for it’s money.

    • Ya think!!!! How unbelievable is the coincidence?

      • Birdie11

        It’s wild!! Too GREAT!

        • The clock needs updating ASAP! LOLOL!!!!!

          • Birdie11

            Twi needs to bling it out with little Joe, Tre, and Apollo heads.

          • O—M—G!!! That’s genius!!

      • Raine Woman

        Not coincidence…serendipitous!

        • so true!!!

        • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

          And if you said that word to Porshit (serendipitous), she’d still have problems spelling scepter…let alone have any idea what such a long word means.

          • It must be terrific to live in a world of blissful ignorance.

          • Raine Woman

            I would take a day-pass once in a while, but couldn’t live there full time.

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Ahh…that’s a big ole NO for you Raine. I’m betting you’re just way too smart to be taking a trip into “Dumbsville” like Porshit visits often. Girl can’t help it, it’s just part of her idiom.

          • Raine Woman

            Sorry TTaA, I would pay for just one or two days a year of blissful ignorance. Of course I wouldn’t interact with the public on those days, but just think about it… 🙂

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Hey, just fake it a bit…that way you’ve got the upper and lower hand and the audience is chuckling under their breathe at your arn arn arn “ignorance”.

          • Same here! Living in world of “stuck on stupid” 24/7 would give me anxiety.

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Whull, maybe not, she went all ham on Kenya, ay.
            What is it that so many of the ROL lifers say, “She can dish it out, but she can’t take it!”
            Porshit dished it out and then took berserk to a physical level, right on up to getting her personal invitation to the Pohleece Headquarters.

          • AHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!

          • Raine Woman

            TTaA, it doesn’t compare to “wildly intelligence challenged” (below). I can’t want to use that tomorrow and I guarantee I will! Thx.

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            We aim to please…so does Louise. (sorry, from Firesign Theater, I believe).
            Hey we all plagiarize from each other ad libidum. Be my guest and to be sure, it couldn’t be put into employ by writers of better wit and understanding of the verbiage.

    • Marsbars09

      Hi birdie! The blogs are going to be off the chain that day!

      • Birdie11

        FUN!!!

  • Sharon Oliver

    Wow…just…wow

    • Sharon…your next book should be titled “Felons By Bravo”

      • Sharon Oliver

        Book? When is the movie coming out?

        • I love how you think! That’s what I’m talking about!!

  • TartLemon

    The difference is Apollo taking responsibility for his CHOICES to pretend for reality TV.

    Teresa has still not admitted anything. Yes, she pleaded ‘guilty’ to some of the counts, but has yet to admit she’s not due the stuff she stole. The ‘guilty’ plea was just words to Teresa. She doesn’t believe any of it.

    I don’t quite know how to word it, but think y’all get my point.

    • I totally get it and agree!

      • Birdie11

        How long until we hear of divorce filing?? 3-2-1…..

        • She probably has the paperwork all drawn up already and Apollo signed a pre-nup so it should be super easy.

          • Birdie11

            Yeah…with a clause that says if you end up back in the clink, it’s over.

          • oh yeah…I’m sure Fake has it covered. Apollo can barely read so he doesn’t know what he signed.

          • Birdie11

            He signed with an X

          • Using a crayon!

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            So…how many businesses do you think will want to remain aligned with Duhpollo now?

          • RealitySuxx

            Yep – and she has been living separately from him for what…9-10 months?

          • Wow! I didn’t know it was that long that they’ve been living apart.

          • RealitySuxx

            Yep … and I think in July it will be “legal”, as they will have been separated a year. After that, she won’t need his consent to divorce if it’s anything like where I live. Not up on my GA law.

          • Phaeke has it all planned out. Apollo had no clue who he was messing with. She’s so evil in nature.

        • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

          The bullet’s in the chamber….

    • Marsbars09

      I understand, tart.

    • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

      It’s the wildly intelligence challenged ones who have issues with admitting fault, showing actual remorse and then taking responsibility for the problems they’ve caused…like Teresa and Porshit and dare I say it NayNay. Neeeheeeeheeeeheeeeeheeeheeeheeee!

  • Bonita Gee

    So Phaedra since you was saying Kenya picking out sperm donors she don’t know if she getting a criminal or thug , but we know for sure you got a CONVICT!! A common THIEF!! Aaaaaaaaaahhhh!!!!!!!
    about to do up to 30 years in prison…… Oooooooohhhhh!!

    • Birdie11

      But he’s clean..remember??

      • Bonita Gee

        Yeah right…….. heeee heeee!! Now he gonna get sent CLEAN to a prison cell…. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh!!!

  • Apollo welcome home to can food. #DontDropTheSoap

  • WestCoastFeed

    Oh dear, Apollo is going to jail, so I guess that means that Kenya will have no story line next season, since he “built” her. Snark intended.

    • Birdie11

      I think I hear a Kenya TWIRL!!

      • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

        It’s the taffeta slip under her gown.

        • gloria_gloria

          Yes, exactly. And there’s no problem whatsoever with Kenya (or Beyonce) calling on this racist legacy. And twirl.

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Heh Ha Ha Ha Ha Hah, Heh Heh, hmmmmmm….

    • Marsbars09

      Hi WCF! Great point. Kray or Bravo is going to have to find a story line for her.

      • WestCoastFeed

        Hey, Mars. Kenya is bright, she’ll have a story line.

  • Who thinks Fake will quit the show? Can you see Fake come back and play single mother raising babies on her own?

    • RealitySuxx

      She will return, I don’t think she will quit.

    • Birdie11

      I think she will return with some ridiculous spin on her new ‘identity’.

      • RealitySuxx

        Since they will be filming when he is sentenced, I am sure she will have her storyline all laid out

      • Oh yeah…knowing her of course!

    • Marsbars09

      I was just thinking about that, Doc. Phae is delusional, vain, fake, and has a massive ego. If she returns to the show next season she can’t hide behind her southern belle/christian woman act. She’s going to have to come clean about her “husssband”. The show will demand she answer to Apollo’s wrongdoing and possibly reveal the true nature of their marriage. If Fake isn’t willing to do that I don’t see Bravo having her back.

      • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

        Marsie,
        Are you kidding…Bravo not have Phraudra back?? H3ll, they’ve kept Teresa on and they will likely keep Porshit on along with Get me another bale o hay NayNay.

      • You know Bravo does not turn a good scandal away. Andy/Bravo liiive for this type of scandal. RHONJ they have Tre & Joe and now RHOA has Fake & Felon! Who’s next?

        • Marsbars09

          What I’m trying to state is if Fake doesn’t admit to some of her husband’s shortcomings I don’t think they would be interested in having her back. You know how Fake likes to pretend her life is perfect.

          • Oh I see now and yes!…you’re correct!

          • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

            Oh… yup… and she’s really not the “head doctor”…that’s just some nasty rumor that NayNay peddled for a national audience to take hold of.
            Don’t want to mess up her “pretend perfect image”.

            So then Nay and Phraud became fast friends aligned against Kray K.

  • Marsbars09

    Apollo has got to be the dumbest, most misinformed criminal around. He’s blaming his wife and being on RHOA in pressuring him to commit crime? At least the dummy admitted he put himself in a “dumb situation”.
    What will Fake do now? She willingly made a f*cking fool out of herself defending her lowlife thug of a husband all the while knowing the whole world knew what the real deal was. Now she is without a “hussssband” as she will raise those two precious boys on her own.

    • Hey Marsie…..That man is a career criminal. Reality TV is a great excuse but it’s another one of Fake and Apollo’s lies. He had this scam planned from before he left prison. He got out of prison in 2009 and started this new scam in 2009. Phaedra’s next step is to file for divorce and resort back to a lifestyle she’s accustomed #whoring

      • Marsbars09

        Who do you think she’s going to “service” this time? Another ex-con, a real professional on her level, an entertainer, athlete?

    • RonnieIsBack

      Preach Mars!

  • WestCoastFeed

    Since Phaedra signed on as an officer is some of the corporations Apollo created to hide his fraudulent activities, how is she going escape scrutiny and blame herself?

    • That woman is slick. She always manages to protect herself and implicate everyone else. The odds are working against her though.

      • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

        Yeah, because what’s her name Angela Stanton, just sorta mentioned that Phraudra kinda sorta was part of it all, yes??

    • Marsbars09

      Great question, WCF.

  • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

    So, then, might it be a more salient point to pay attention to that Apollo’s female partner/friend/cohort pretty much implicated Phraudra in all of this dog and pony show that Apollo just plead guilty to?
    Is the awfully flippant with mouth action and facial gestures Phraudra going to see her day in court on this stuff too (and not on the council end but as an allegedly accused person in this whole fraud scheme)?

  • Bryan

    “Hmmmmmmmmmmm these Atlanta clowns are making us look like soccer moms!!!”

    • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

      Okay, so that looks like Big Ang to me. Is it actually supposed to be somebody else?

      As if Ang could run with those boobs of hers, ay.

      • Bryan

        Big Ang!

        • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

          You know Bryan, I think that one of her boobs rivals the size of a soccer ball. What say you?

          • Bryan

            She and Windy Gassy Williams are like a couple of Russ Meyer girls LOL

    • Babson_Chick

      Exactly!!!!!!!!! LOL!!!

  • Team Twirl is on Fiyah on Twitter!

    • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

      Oh My…I bet it’s a freakin’ blaze of struttin’ goin’ on, ay.

    • TartLemon

      Seems like Kenya wants everyone but herself to take responsibility for their actions.

      • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

        Oh…I don’t know…
        There’s a way to feign an apology, like NayNay’s (nneeeeeheeeeheeeheeeheee) “I’m Sahrrreeee”, that is an obvious double edged sword meant only for her pleasure. And you can bet that NayNay will cold cock anybody who disagrees with NayNay, who says that she didn’t say it (and you know she didn’t mean one bit of it).

        • Babson_Chick

          You nailed her facetious apology!!!

          • Hey Babs!!

          • Babson_Chick

            Hi there Doc!! Having a good day??

          • Great day, Babs!!! Hectic but hectic is good! 🙂 Hope you are as well.

          • Babson_Chick

            Am great – kinda lazy – didn’t make it to the “range” today – maybe in the am.

      • SpringBreeze14

        Apollo and his wife are criminals and frauds. That’s not Kenya’s problem.

    • RonnieIsBack

      I gotta check it out! good morning!!!

    • SpringBreeze14

      Lol! I know it’s crazy!

      • Hi Spring! 🙂

        You guys are OFF THE CHAIN!!! Go #TeamTwirl

  • Tre’s Twits aren’t Angelic

    Say, in the pic above…who dresses Duhpollo?? Red Shirt, Red Belt, Red Socks AND Red Shoes…Oh my….

    • Munch

      Maybe Aiden or Mr President picks out Apollo’s Granimals matching clothes? I sure do feel sorry for the two kids. Phaedra will land on her own 2 feet since she has multiple degrees and career paths open to her.

      • Hi Munch….The word is…Phaedra and Apollo have been living separately for the past 9 months. They arrived at the reunion separately and plan to divorce very soon.

  • JAIL is a deterrent, renunciation, suppose to be cathartic….seeing Apolo on parole and out on bail is not cathartic for me…..

  • italiano bambino

    Southern belle is eating her words right now… The clean man is going to be someone little biatch

    • RonnieIsBack

      Yall know he did some snitching….he is horrible and a criminal and should be prosecuted to the fullest extent.

      How do you feel now Fakedra!!! about your “clean man”??? #Karma

    • ZammyB

      She’s not! U know they haven’t lived together is months. She’s probably going to quietly divorce him. U know she is!

      • italiano bambino

        Well the way she btags about her apollo I think differently

        • Babson_Chick

          Sorry bam but I think she’s got the paperwork ready and will file on July 9.

  • Michael

    Does the thirty years Apollo faces include the 10 he will have to do from his last sentence for violating probation? I also don’t understand why Apollo wasn’t taken into custody immediately after he plead guilty since he violated parole.

  • Babson_Chick

    Clearly everything they said on the reunion was major BS – shame on them for thinking they could fool us with their continuous lies!!

    • Lying is status quo for the felonious couple!

      • Babson_Chick

        Apparently!! They’re all doing so well. #GonnaGetCaughtOneDay

        • It does catch up to everyone one day!!! #EggOnFaceSyndrome

          • Babson_Chick

            Truth for sure.

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