• 'RHOA' star Porsha Williams splits from Dennis McKinley 8 months after engagement

    By: Kelcie Willis, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    Porsha Williams and her businessman fiance, Dennis McKinley, are reportedly no longer together.

    E! News reported that the "Real Housewives of Atlanta" star is single. The news comes three months after the birth of their daughter, Pilar Jhene, on March 22. The couple got engaged in late September.

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    Fans began to speculate the couple split after Williams, her mother and her sister unfollowed McKinley on Instagram in May. At the time, E! News reported, rumors were swirling that McKinley, owner of The Hot Dog Factory, cheated on his fiance with "WAGS Atlanta" star Sincerely Ward. McKinley denied the reports in a statement, saying, “These false and slanderous allegations against me are made solely to damage my reputation, jeopardize my ongoing businesses, and negatively impact my family."

    "I really have no clue where this came from," Ward told E! News of the rumor. "It's bizarre, I've never met Dennis."

    Between May and June, Williams followed McKinely back on Instagram but has since gone back to unfollowing him. 

    The couple initially planned on getting married before Pilar, affectionately nicknamed PJ, was born, but Williams slowed down those plans, and they set a date for New Year's Eve.

    “We put that on hold. I’m pregnant so I don’t want to deal with nothing that has to do with stress,” Williams told People last month. “I originally wanted to get married before I had baby PJ. But Dennis and I haven’t really gotten into the nitty gritty of the prenup. Now I don’t think it’s the time. We should be concentrating on PJ.”

    Over the weekend, Porsha posted a Father's Day message, saying, "Happy 1st Fathers Day Dennis! Pj is blessed to have such a wonderful dad like you. It’s beautiful to witness the bond you have with our tiny angel."

    Williams has reportedly been filming scenes for the 12th season of "The Real Housewives of Atlanta" in Florida. Photos on her Instagram page show her without her engagement ring and enjoying pool time with PJ.

    People reported that Williams has not commented on the split, but a post announcing the couple's engagement is no longer on her Instagram page.

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