Kim Fields is reportedly joining 'The Real Housewives of Atlanta'

theGRIO REPORT - 'Living Single' star Kim Fields has reportedly joined cast of 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' season 8...

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Kim Fields, better known to some as Tootie from The Facts of Life, is reportedly joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Atlanta.

Over the past few weeks, rumors have circulated that the former Living Single cast member was in negotiations to become the new Atlanta peach.

Today, sources have revealed exclusively to that Fields will join season 8 of the RHOA.

Since her days on Living Single, Fields has directed and produced dozens of sitcom episodes. She currently lives in Atlanta with her husband, Christopher Morgan, and her two sons.

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