Sunday’s episode of The Real Housewives of Atlanta took a dark turn when Eva Marcille opened up about the measures she’s taken to hide from her allegedly abusive ex. Marcille got candid about maintaining multiple addresses to keep herself and her family safe from her ex-boyfriend, Kevin McCall, with whom she split in 2015. Marcille alleges that McCall is abusive and that he stalks her anytime she moves.
According to People, Marcille said she has taken out multiple protective and restraining orders against McCall, who is the father to her 5-year-old daughter, Marley Rae. Marcille also revealed she has called the FBI about his treatment in the past and refers to McCall only as “Marley’s donor.”
“I still feel a sense of threat,” she said during Sunday’s emotional episode of RHOA. “I have had to move five times, and I still feel a sense of uneasiness. He’s just so petty sometimes. I’ve walked outside of my balcony before and he’s been standing in the dark. And it is the scariest feeling ever.” She continued, “Every time I move, he finds me. Because of that, I live in multiple places. Safety is a priority for me.”
In an interview with People in 2018, Marcille said that she has no contact with McCall, though he is outspoken about their break-up and her comments on his social media channels.
“There’s no co-parenting, I’m the parent,” Marcille told People last year. “He’s not in my life, and he’s not in Marley’s life. I have full custody. Michael [Sterling, who Marcille married March 17] is Marley’s father. [Kevin] ain’t nothing but a memory.”
In December, Marcille also addressed the situation in an appearance on The Wendy Williams Show. Speaking to Wendy Williams, she said, “[McCall] thinks that biology is more important than being present. He’s extremely dysfunctional and he’s not at a place where it’s safe for himself or for others.” However, she said she would be open to him having a relationship with their daughter under specific circumstances. “He should have to go to the court and talk mediation,” she said.
Marcille continued, “I’m open to Marley having the best of what she needs. If he’s at a place where he is happy or good and where life is good for him… to be a parent, you need to be responsible. You need to learn how to be selfless.”
Despite responding to Marcille’s claims that Sterling is Marley Rae’s father in a tweet posted last week, People notes that McCall reportedly disowned his daughter in 2017 and deleted all photos of her from his Instagram. He has not responded to the outlet’s requests for comment about his alleged abuse or stalking.
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